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Interaction Effects Between Silos and Supporting Structures

As one of the most remarkable structures from medieval era, Leaning Tower of Pisa is worldwide known not only as a symbol of national monument but also as a pleasant engineering mistake. The tower has leaned from the start because … Continue reading

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Friction and Problems

Read about how the Egyptians solved their friction problems while building the great pyramids. Today friction still causes issues that aren’t so easily solved! Continue reading

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Silo Dynamics?

Have you ever heard of or come across a silos enthusiast or hobbyist? Probably not, unless you know someone working for Jenike & Johanson! No wonder, silos are not the most exciting or appealing object for appreciation. Silos are plain, … Continue reading

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What Happens When Bulk Solids Specs “Don’t Get No Respect!”

When it comes to descriptions of bulk solids in contract specs, I’m reminded of the old Rodney Dangerfield wail, “I don’t get no respect!” All too often they’re forgotten by one or both parties until something does go wrong, and … Continue reading

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