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Ship, Boat, and Yacht Design | Discussions | GrabCAD Groups

https://grabcad.com/groups/ship-boat-and-yacht-design

Saved by uncleflo on December 21st, 2019.

Aquatic engineering modeling methods, concept ideas, etc. Discussions on the latest trends and news in the boat design world. Any and all are welcome to share their models, experience, knowledge, and suggestions.

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Discuss Engineering & Design Related Topics | GrabCAD Groups

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Saved by uncleflo on December 20th, 2019.

Groups provide a space to communicate about shared interests The Computer-Aided Design ("CAD") files and all associated content posted to this website are created, uploaded, managed and owned by third party users. Each CAD and any associated text, image or data is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with any company, organization or real-world item, product, or good it may purport to portray.

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Pros and Cons of Monocrystalline vs Polycrystalline solar panels

https://www.solarreviews.com/blog/pros-and-cons-of-monocrystalline-vs-polycrystalline-solar-panels

Saved by uncleflo on December 20th, 2019.

There are 3 types of technology utilized in the solar panels available on the market today, these are monocrystalline, polycrystalline, and thin film amorphous. As the names suggest Monocrystalline and Polycrystalline are both types of solar cells that are made from crystalline silicon. Almost all quotes you will get when considering buying solar panels for your home will use crystalline solar panels. 2-3 years ago the most common type of solar panel used in residential solar installations in America were monocrystalline solar panels but in the last three years polycrystalline solar panels have become the most commonly used solar panels in residential solar installations in America.

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Compare 5 best solar panels by reviews, efficiency, & price

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Saved by uncleflo on December 20th, 2019.

At SolarReviews our mission is to arm consumers that want to buy solar panels with the best information tools possible to help them find the best solar panels for their home, the best inverter for their solar system and also the best solar prices they can get. Buying solar panels is not a simple purchasing decision because they are designed to last at least 25-30 years and so this is a long-term investment. In the first table below you will find our expert reviews of the top 5 brands of residential solar panels commonly used in the US in 2019.

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K40 C02 Laser Rail System | OpenBuilds

https://openbuilds.com/builds/k40-c02-laser-rail-system.5270/

Saved by uncleflo on December 19th, 2019.

The goal of this build was to use as many off-the-shelf Openbuilds components as possible, leveraging bundles to simplify the build further. Still, there are a few pieces that need to be custom printed, such as the mirror and laser head mounting plates and the Mini V gantry shims. The gantry shims are essential to ensuring the height remains consistent as the beam travels from mirror to mirror. The main problem with stock "Cheap Chinese" "K40" 40W CO2 Laser cutters commonly purchased off of eBay is that they use custom, hard-to-find hardware of often questionable quality and consistency. Also, their chassis separates the tube and its fixed X Stage mirror from the moving Y Stage, thus making it nearly impossible to ensure the mirror heights stay consistent. This creates a needlessly painful alignment problem that many people constantly suffer from. Still, the core laser components provided in a stock K40 are serviceable, so the hope is that this replacement rail system will allow for a relatively affordable modification option that drastically simplifies the alignment process by improving the component quality and integrates the stages together to effectively turn a 3 dimensional alignment into a 2 dimensional one.

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Self-build home: project plan - Designing Buildings Wiki

https://www.designingbuildings.co.uk/wiki/Self-build_home:_project_plan

Saved by uncleflo on December 18th, 2019.

This is a free-to-use, open-access plan for the organisation, design and construction of self-build homes. If you have ideas for things to add to the plan, you can either edit the plan and add them yourself, or submit a comment and we will add them for you. There are a number of delivery routes for self-build homes: It may not be clear which route should be followed until initial assessments have been carried out, a plot located and a brief prepared. See: Develop a delivery strategy for more information. It is also possible to work with other organisations such as social landlords, developers, or community groups to develop a self-build home, however, these projects are likely to follow a plan imposed by the lead organisation and so they are not covered here, although many of the project stages will be similar. Working with a developer is sometimes called ‘custom build’ rather than ‘self build’.

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Ground source heat pumps - Designing Buildings Wiki

https://www.designingbuildings.co.uk/wiki/Ground_source_heat_pumps

Saved by uncleflo on December 18th, 2019.

Heat is stored by the thermal mass of the ground of water thermal. There are two types of heat sources: In the UK just a few metres below our feet the ground keeps a constant temperature of about 11-12°C throughout the year. The Earth’s internal heat was originally produced during accretion. Since then heat has been produced by the radioactive decay of elements such as uranium, thorium and potassium. Due to its high enthalpy, this type of heat is often harvested in volcanic areas for electricity production and large district heating. The majority of heat stored right in the Earth’s surface comes from the sun. This heat is widely available, and because of its low enthalpy, it is often harvested for local heat pump applications.

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Choosing the Right Switch: Know Your AC from Your DC

https://www.electronicdesign.com/technologies/analog/article/21807286/choosing-the-right-switch-know-your-ac-from-your-dc

Saved by uncleflo on December 18th, 2019.

When picking a switch to use in electrical design, many people believe they can use any switch, provided its current rating is more than the maximum load in the circuit. This, of course, isn’t true. Alternating current (ac) or direct current (dc) circuits are capable of carrying very different currents, as illustrated by the ratings on the switch in Figure 1. This is why it’s so important for designers and engineers to understand how to pick the right switch for their product.

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diesel hp VS electric hp - Glen-L.com

https://www.glen-l.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=5704

Saved by uncleflo on October 28th, 2019.

The Boatbuilder Connection I would like to know if,when replacing a diesel engine with an electric motor someone need to look for the same HP for the electric motor as the hp the diesel had. probably not the exact same HP, because electric motors have more torque at lower RPMs than an internal cumbustion engine

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Top tips for comparing marine insurance policies... - YBW

https://www.ybw.com/expert-advice/boat-insurance-guide/choosing-an-insurer/top-tips-for-comparing-policies-5222

Saved by uncleflo on October 12th, 2019.

Go for the cheapest and hope you don't need to claim, or go for the most expensive because that must be the best? Or take a more logical approach with our handy checklist. Here are some issues to consider when comparing policies. If an accident happens because a worn out part fails, is the part excluded or is the claim rejected? If there is a No Claims Bonus, is it protected at its maximum? If you have a claim, what is the effect on NCB in the following year? Do the insurers need a condition survey? If not, and your boat is more than say, 10 years old, why not? Is the policy an Agreed Fixed Value policy?
If a ‘New for Old’ deduction can be applied, does it apply to parts and materials only, or to all costs including labour costs?

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VHF radio channels [Archive] - Yachting and Boating World Forums

http://www.ybw.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-227354.html

Saved by uncleflo on October 12th, 2019.

I have just bought a yacht back from France with a NAVICOM RT 450 DSC a couple of years old. But I cannot get the full range of radio channels, especially M1 and M2, is it me or the radio? Is the radio set on USA rather than International channels? There's usually a means of switching from one to the other.

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element14 Community - CONNECT. LEARN. CREATE. INSPIRE.

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Saved by uncleflo on October 11th, 2019.

Established in 2009, the element14 Community is the industry standard for electronics collaboration. It has popular technical blogs, videos and webinars that provide information on the latest in electronics trends such as the Internet of Things and Wireless Technologies. It also hosts our video project releases in element14 presents on Wednesdays and Fridays. It is a place where you can: CONNECT with a community of thousands of engineers and innovators from all over the world. LEARN about the very latest in new technology from industry experts, suppliers, independent sources and user reviews. CREATE and source your next electronics project with access to 24/7 community support to tackle tough project challenges. INSPIRE and be Inspired; build your next project and help others to create a better connected world.

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Thread: engine rpm v propshaft rpm? - YBW

http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?31815-engine-rpm-v-propshaft-rpm

Saved by uncleflo on October 6th, 2019.

On a typical sailing boat with shaft drive, does the prop turn at engine rpm? Or is there a reduction? And when the prop freewheels while under sail, what would be a typical rpm? Presumably for a given boat speed (whether sail or power), the prop rpm will be less under sail than the rpm under power for the same boat speed, and presumably this ratio is closely linked to the propeller efficiency. I know on aeroplanes that prop efficiency is around 85% - is this a realistic figure for water-screws?

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Marine Battery Maintenance 101 - e Marine Systems

https://www.emarineinc.com/Marine-Batteries-Maintenance-101

Saved by uncleflo on October 6th, 2019.

As someone in the industry once put it, "few batteries die a natural death, most are murdered". The following information is designed to tell you how to get the longest life possible from your battery bank and also why batteries fail.

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Hot Water Systems – A DIY Guide to Different Domestic Heating and Hot Water Systems with Common Faults and How to Cure them

https://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/domestic_hot_water_systems.htm

Saved by uncleflo on September 9th, 2019.

A guide to the most common types of domestic heating and hot water systems with diagrams, including indirect boiler system, unvented system, thermal store. A guide to the different ways of heating domestic hot water so you can identify problems and faults with the hot water tank or central heating system and carry out any maintenance needed. Advice on identifying the type of hot water system you have and the types of maintenance needed, faults with the heating system and how to carry out any maintenance needed. Advice on identifying the type of hot water system you have and the types of maintenance needed. In the majority of houses in this country, there are two different types of hot water system. The circulation from a boiler around the radiators is the central heating system. The water to your taps is the domestic hot water. The water to your radiators is the central heating system.

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Porta Potti portable chemical camping toilets FAQ all you need to know how do they work - YouTube

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Saved by uncleflo on August 1st, 2019.

The facts about portable chemical toilets or camping toilets FAQ how do they work, all your questions answered. How it works, the toilet demonstrated is a Thetford Porta Potti Qube 165. Other popular models Porta Potti 335, 365 and the electric Porta Potti Excellence

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Sensor Fusion Algorithms For Autonomous Driving: Part 1 The Kalman filter and Extended Kalman

https://medium.com/@wilburdes/sensor-fusion-algorithms-for-autonomous-driving-part-1-the-kalman-filter-and-extended-kalman-a4eab8a833dd

Saved by uncleflo on July 24th, 2019.

Tracking of stationary and moving objects is a critical function of Autonomous driving technologies. Signals from several sensors, including camera, radar and lidar (Light Detection and Ranging device based on pulsed laser) sensors are combined to estimate the position, veloctiy, trajectory and class of objects i.e. other vehicles and pedestrians. A good introduction to this topic can be found at: http://www.onenewspage.com/video/20161006/5695999/Mercedes-Benz-presents-the-Sensor-Fusion-at-2016.htm

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AWS Aurora MySQL – HA, DR, and Durability Explained in Simple Terms - Percona Database Performance Blog

https://www.percona.com/blog/2019/01/11/aws-aurora-mysql-ha-dr-and-durability-explained-in-simple-terms/

Saved by uncleflo on July 11th, 2019.

It’s a few weeks after AWS re:Invent 2018 and my head is still spinning from all of the information released at this year’s conference. This year I was able to enjoy a few sessions focused on Aurora deep dives. In fact, I walked away from the conference realizing that my own understanding of High Availability (HA), Disaster Recovery (DR), and Durability in Aurora had been off for quite a while. Consequently, I decided to put this blog out there, both to collect the ideas in one place for myself, and to share them in general. Unlike some of our previous blogs, I’m not focused on analyzing Aurora performance or examining the architecture behind Aurora. Instead, I want to focus on how HA, DR, and Durability are defined and implemented within the Aurora ecosystem.  We’ll get just deep enough into the weeds to be able to examine these capabilities alone.

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AWS - How to redirect database traffic to a new master on RDS after promoting a read replica? - Server Fault

https://serverfault.com/questions/780605/how-to-redirect-database-traffic-to-a-new-master-on-rds-after-promoting-a-read-r

Saved by uncleflo on June 23rd, 2019.

A lot of RDS's documentation about read replicas contains a magical step along the lines of "direct database traffic to the new master." For instance, their instructions on implementing failure recovery say: This talk about directing traffic glosses over what is actually a complicated step, though. If I were using EC2 instances to host my database, I could give them elastic IPs, use the public DNS address of the instance to address it (which resolves to its private IP from inside AWS), and then instantly swap my entire stack to the read replica by reassigning the elastic IP (and thus simultaneously reassigning the public DNS). I used this method happily back in the days when RDS was considered straightforwardly inferior to rolling your own database instance on EC2 by many DBAs. RDS instances still cannot have elastic IPs, though, so I cannot use this particular trick to magically redirect all my database traffic to a new instance when using RDS.

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Electric Boats, In General

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Saved by uncleflo on February 23rd, 2019.

Have you just bought an old sailboat with a dead or dying engine? You might have a boat worth less than a third of what a new diesel would cost, and you don't want to buy a used engine and inherit someone else's cast-off problems. Or maybe you are tired of smelling fuel, buying fuel, spilling fuel, running out of fuel, or hearing a smoke belching valve clattering clankasaurus hard at work, or crossing your fingers and hoping it will start when you actually need it. There are a lot of reasons to repower with electric drive. Electric is not for everyone. It has a lot of cons to balance out the obvious pros. But one con that is widely diseminated by self proclaimed experts is that it is expensive, and that is not necessarily the case at all. It is quite possible to replace that cranktankerous old infernal combustion engine very cheaply indeed. I did it, for less than $2500. I didn't know it at the time, but I could have spent even less.

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How to Test Your Lens | B&H Explora

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/tips-and-solutions/how-to-test-your-lens

Saved by uncleflo on January 6th, 2019.

So, you just bought a shiny, new, and maybe expensive, lens for your camera, and being the savvy consumer, you did your homework. You pored over customer reviews on the B&H Photo website, read online reviews splattered all over the Internet, grabbed a copy of every photo magazine that reviewed the lens, bookmarked dozens of websites, and now have the lens’s MTF curve charts burned into your retinas. Now, your lens is here and it is time to go out shooting. Honestly, not a problem. Your lens should be as good as it can be and, as photographers, we want to take photos. So, stop reading and go out and make some photographs! Still here? OK, let me tell you why you might want to test that lens yourself. The main reason is that even with today's precision computer-controlled manufacturing techniques, there are variations in each and every lens that rolls off an assembly line. This means that some examples will be better than others. Some lenses will be outstanding and others will make you wonder if all of those glowing reviews you read online were completely bogus.

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Comparing x264 “RF” settings in Handbrake (examples) | mattgadient.com

https://mattgadient.com/2013/06/20/comparing-x264-rf-settings-in-handbrake-examples/

Saved by uncleflo on January 6th, 2019.

Here, I’m taking a look at various RF settings in Handbrake, both in terms of visuals and filesize. I started with encodes from the “24” DVD (Season 6, Episode 1). If you have the same DVD and are looking to reproduce this test, the following settings were used: I tested the following RF values (listed in Handbrake under “Constant Quality”: 0, 10, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 I’ll start with a few screenshots at different RF values. There’s a video below too, but it comes with a bit of a caveat so might not show everything well for you. Pictures should work for nearly everyone. Note that the first one (RF0) is for reference (lossless). Worth noting that x264’s psychovisual enhancements (trellis, etc) do a pretty good job of keeping detail where you’d notice it (the face), at the expense of the stuff you normally wouldn’t notice while watching (like those background areas). Of course, this only goes so far – once the RF value is high enough, there’s no saving Jack’s facial features from the effects of compression!

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NFS - which ports to open? - Storage - Discussions

https://discussions.citrix.com/topic/289912-nfs-which-ports-to-open/

Saved by uncleflo on December 23rd, 2018.

No problem connecting to NFS with firewalls disabled,but even with TCPView it's not obvious which ports require opening.
We've opened port 2049 for both UDP and TCP and all seems well, but there's a selection of ports mentioned across the web for NFS. So with XenServer just 2049? Sharing filesystems by NFS: Regardless of which choice is made for ID mapping you will need to adjust any firewall the system is using so that NFS clients can communicate with the server. You will need to ensure that the following ports are open before sharing any filesystem: UDP: 111, 1039, 1047, 1048 and 2049. TCP: 111, 1039, 1047, 1048 and 2049. See _this article_ Tobias

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Sophie Hellyer - What Are You Made of? // The Sustainable Swimwear Guide

https://www.sophiehellyer.com/blogposts/2018/1/31/what-are-you-made-of-the-sustainable-swimwear-guide

Saved by uncleflo on December 20th, 2018.

I realise when I first released this post, it was January, a time of year that not everyone is throwing themselves into water without a wetsuit. A lot of you have been asking about sustainable swimwear options again over the past month with this never-ending heatwave we are having, so I thought I’d update and repost this guide. With environmental issues becoming much more prominent in the mainstream media, a quick google into the textiles and fashion industries will provide you with endless reasons to choose slow fashion. If you didn't follow Fashion Revolution and the #whomademyclothes movement go and check it out, alongside the documentary The True Cost. The price is often more because these companies pay workers a fair living wage, and source sustainably grown and produced materials. I've been trying to buy everything I wear consciously and not fall into the consumerism trap too often (although I'm occasionally slip up and find myself on the high street, damn those glittery topshop dinosaur socks). I try to follow the guide lines:

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London housing crisis extends to the water

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Saved by uncleflo on December 20th, 2018.

London vies with Hong Kong and Monaco for the unenviable title of the world's most expensive city for housing. The average house price in the English capital is now nearly £600,000 ($787,000), and a study from the charity Shelter found just 43 properties affordable to people on an average income. Several of these properties were houseboats. Life on London's 100-mile network of canals, or 42-mile stretch of the River Thames, has become a popular option for beleaguered citizens, and such homes can cost as little as £20,000 ($26,500). But as more people swap apartments for houseboats, the popular, romantic vision is giving way to a harsh reality.

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