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Category Archive: Transportation

  1. The Chinese Are Testing a “Sodramjet” Engine and it Looks Good

    Dec
    08
    2020

    A team of scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing are testing a “sodramjet” engine in a wind tunnel, and their creation has reached Mach 16 speeds. That is multiple times the speed of sound, which is absolutely impossible using conventional jet engines. That’s enough speed to get a plane anywhere on the […]

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  2. What Metals Don’t Rust or Corrode

    Nov
    04
    2020

    Rust and corrosion are some of the biggest enemies of metals. These deficiencies can lower the strength of the part over time, and in some circumstances, become a safety issue. There is a difference between rust and corrosion, though. Rust is generally used to describe the oxidation of iron and iron-based alloys only. Usually, rust […]

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  3. Which Metals Conduct Heat the Best/Fastest

    Oct
    27
    2020

    Thermal conductivity is a crucial quality of metals since it measures the amount and speed of heat the material can displace. This quality is especially important in high-temperature environments. Extremely high temperatures can change the properties of any metal, usually reducing the strength. Therefore, conducting the heat quicker can significantly reduce the stress on the […]

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  4. GEV Has Presented a Compressed Hydrogen Ship Design

    Oct
    26
    2020

    GEV (Global Energy Ventures) has designed a compressed hydrogen transport ship called “H2 Ship”, which is meant to solve the puzzle of transporting the precious fuel from northern Australia to Singapore, South Korea, China, and Japan. The “H2 Ship” can theoretically store up to 2,000 tons of compressed hydrogen that is produced in Australia using […]

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  5. Kinds of Tube Drawing

    Oct
    01
    2020

    Tubes are an integral part of the modern world. Its use is diverse – apart from the transfer of liquid and gas, tubes are used for structural purposes. Thus, tubing finds use in various industries, including construction, aircraft, oil, gas, and petrochemical, automotive, chemical, water treatment, sanitary systems, medical, pharmaceutical, etc. This variety also necessitates […]

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  6. How to Protect Tank Farms for Catastrophic Corrosion

    Sep
    14
    2020

    Tank farms are often called to withstand harsh weather conditions as they are exposed to the elements of nature, be it sun, rain, frost, and sand particles hitting their walls with speeds as wind blows on them. It’s only a matter of time before corrosion takes its toll on the vessels, and tank farm operators […]

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  7. Japan’s Bullet Train That Can Run During an Earthquake

    Aug
    17
    2020

    Japan’s latest Shinkansen bullet train model, the N700S series,  has come into service. Large number of fans celebrated its debut, despite COVID-19 restrictions. The N700S S in the name of N700S series stands for “supreme”. The new model runs faster, smoother and is equipped with upgraded cabin features. Not only that, it is also designed […]

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  8. Cadillac Lyriq is an Electric Crossover with New Battery Technology

    Aug
    11
    2020

    Traditional carmakers accelerated the launch of new electric vehicles to catch with Tesla. The latest company that revealed more details about is EV strategy is Cadillac. Judging by its new electric crossover, due to launch in two years, the American luxury manufacturer has an ace up its sleeve. As expected, Cadillac will inject a lot […]

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  9. Autonomous Wheelchairs Will Help People with Disabilities in Airports

    Aug
    04
    2020

    The lives of people with disabilities will soon be made much more manageable. Many startups already work on autonomous wheelchairs, which use technology similar to self-driving vehicles to navigate around an area. WHILL is a startup from Yokohama that’s at the forefront in developing such vehicles. The Japanese company was established by a former Nissan […]

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  10. The Iconic Ford Bronco Has Returned and it Looks Awesome

    Jul
    27
    2020

    Ford has announced the revival of the iconic “Bronco”, a highly successful off-roader that was first introduced in 1966. While there have been another four generations carrying the same name, all of the successors were bigger and clumsier SUVs that were less capable when pushed out of the bounds of paved road networks. So, eventually, […]

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