Heat Balance Diagram for Thermal Power Stations

What is Heat Balance Diagram? Heat Balance Diagram or HBD for Thermal Power Station is the basically schematic representation of the whole steam cycle from Boiler to High Pressure (HP) Turbines Intermediate Pressure (IP) Turbines and Low Pressure (LP) Turbines to condenser to pumps to re-heaters and again to boiler. This diagram also contains some…

Village: One City: Nil

Village life. Whether you’re a burnt out urban dweller desperate to trade your Jimmy Choos’s for a pair of mud splattered Hunter wellies, or, like me, a born and bred country bumpkin with the badge to prove it, here are some of the realities of the often hilarious, but more frequently, downright ludicrous goings on…

10 Things That Will Make You Stronger in Midlife

Entering midlife can make you feel more vulnerable than you’ve ever felt and there is mounting scientific evidence that the lifestyle decisions you make in midlife can dramatically impact your health in your senior years. Here are some things that you can do to get on the right track. 1. Educate yourself about exercise and…

Beat The Bunion

When young women notice that their big toe is turning inward they do not pay much attention to it. They presume everything will be OK where the fact is that it will not. This is usually the first sign that you are getting a bunion. Many women suffer from bunions for years; Up to 4.5…

Reclaimed Wood Flooring

Ripping out the carpet and replacing it with hardwood floors has always been on the top of your remodeling wish list, and the day has finally arrived. Now, however, you have to battle your conscience as you contemplate all of those trees that will have to be cut down. Horror stories abound describing the consequences…

We're Movin 'On Up – Packing Supplies Must-Have

It's amazing to think all of your household goods, prized possessions, and furniture can be literally packed and moved to somewhere new. To ensure your household arrives in good condition (including yourself and your family), make sure you have purchased the right packing supplies. Your time and money are valuable – so purchase supplies that…

Humphrey Bogart in Film 1899-1942

It’s very rare in the cinema when an actor comes along with the charisma, style, and talent that captures the audience’s imagination and admiration enough to propel him/her to the status of a theatrical icon. Humphrey Bogart was one of these actors. Voted at the top of a long list of the ‘greatest male actors’…

In Review: A Walk Across America

At the ripe old age of 22, and already married at just 19 years of age, Peter Jenkins was lost. Metaphorically, at least. Having grown up in a nice middle class family, in a nice middle class neighborhood, and having been groomed and prepared for entry into a nice middle class college, his life seemed…

Brother PC-420 PRW Project Runway Sewing Machine Review

If you're sewing projects need a very personalized touch, the Brother PC-420 PRW Limited Edition Project Runway Sewing Machine is a machine consistently worth considering. With a grand total of 294 stitches built-in and the option to create your own custom stitches, both beginner sewers and professional designers are well catered for. Brother PC-420 PRW…

Time to Change

Fat is unhealthy! This article is directed at both mens 'and womens' health. You're reading this article because you've come to the realization that you are overweight and that your lifestyle must change. You do not feel well, you are not physically fit, sex is an activity of the past, you can not buy clothes…