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How to Read Civil Grades & Elevations

Civil engineers must sometimes execute plans that reference a particular elevation. For example, a plan might require an engineer to build a wall up to a certain elevation, and no higher. The engineer relies upon several pieces of equipment to calculate elevations to ensure his team executes the plan correctly. The grade rod is a […]



How to Read a Megger

In order to measure the insulation resistance in electrical wiring and electrical motors, electricians use the megohmmeter, also known as a megger. It differs from an ohmmeter in that, unlike the ohmmeter, it is able to measure resistances in ohm values of more than one million. This capacity is practical when measuring resistance in high-voltage […]



How to Read Concrete Construction Plans

Construction plans consist of graphic descriptions and written specifications for construction projects. Specifications describe the performance standard and quality of materials; there are also several sections about concrete form, place and finish. Reading construction plans takes practice and requires familiarity with graphic symbols and line weights for drafting. Read written specifications carefully as well; if […]



How to Convert Mobipocket to Sony Reader Ebook Files

Ebooks and ereader technology give you many new reading options. But they can also give you an occasional headache, since not every ebook format can be read by every ereader. Incompatibility is a hurdle if you have switched ereaders or want to read an ebook in a format not supported by your current ereader. However, […]



How to Read Highway Blueprints

Civil engineers design highways and create large sets of documents called highway blueprints. These plans are sheets of drawings and charts that illustrate proposed new roadways or existing road improvements. Highway blueprints convey design, construction and right-of-way information that designers, contractors, estimators, construction workers, appraisers, negotiators, attorneys and property owners use. Contact your Department of […]



How to Read a Car Battery Charger

Car battery chargers come in all shapes, sizes, price ranges and options. Reading the information that the switches and gauges are telling you once it’s hooked up to a battery is generally the same no matter what kind of charger you have. You get what you pay for in life, so the more elaborate the […]



How to Read a Profit & Loss Statement

A profit and loss statement shows all the expenditures and income for a business during a specified period of time. A profit and loss statement can be confusing to read by someone who’s never seen one before. However, once you understand what the items on the statement mean, it becomes much simpler to read. How […]



How to Use Reading Aloud to Learn a Foreign Language

As a language teacher, I believe reading aloud should be used more in foreign language learning. Whether you are learning English as a second language or another language, reading aloud is a simple way to learn faster and better. And it is easy to do by yourself, in your own home! Reading aloud can help […]



How to Read a Digital Compass

Digital compasses are handy electronic devices that use sensors to determine the magnetic field, then display those measurements numerically. Digital compasses can now be found on watches and other small, hand-held devices. Point the compass in one direction, holding it at waist level. You should also be careful not to tilt the device too much, […]



How to Use RSS Feeds

RSS feeds provide any user of the Web with a way of easily storing and finding their favorite websites and blogs, making bookmarking much easier and totally web-based. By using an RSS reader, everything you store is web-based and can be opened from any computer. Open a free account with any one of a number […]



How to Read Engineering Blueprints

Every engineering project starts with a good idea, but once the idea is concrete in someone’s mind, it needs to be solidified in engineering blueprints. The blueprints are drawings that engineers and other professionals use to construct the structure. At first glance, these blueprints can seem like hieroglyphics, but reading them requires just a bit […]



How to Read a Stopwatch

There are two main types of stopwatches, the traditional non-digital watch with a large hand that circles the clock in a clockwise motion and more modern digital clocks that typically show readout times up to one-hundredths of a second. Depending on which clock you use you’ll want to know how to read them. Reading a […]