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How to Read a Civil Scale Ruler

As engineers are designing roads, topographical structures and water mains, they use scales (size reduction) to transfer the design concept to a manageable size set of drawings that provide two- or three-dimensional representation of the project. Civil or engineer rulers (scales) refer to the tools that engineers and plan reviewers use to measure these projects […]



Photoshop Won’t Start Reading Preferences

Adobe Photoshop enables users to set up custom preferences so they can save time and speed up work flow. When Photoshop is launched, the software “reads” a user’s preferences before loading the program so that everything is as it should be when the user begins working. If Photoshop fails to read your preferences, you can […]



How to Read a Soil Texture Triangle Chart

Soil texture, which refers to the relative proportion of mineral particles of various sizes in soil, is among the most important soil characteristics. Texture influences water-holding capacity, drainage, aeration, organic matter content and other properties. A common soil science and agricultural tool, the soil texture triangle uses the percentages of sand, silt and clay in […]



What Is a Microfiche Reader?

To understand a microfiche reader, you must understand what microfiche is. Microfiche is a storage medium, similar to microfilm. It is a collection of single sheets of film, filled with tiny images of documents or reports that must be read using a special piece of equipment called a microfiche reader. Microfiche was widely used by […]



How to Read a Pet Scan Report

A positron-emissions tomography or PET scan is an X-ray that can find cancer, determine how advanced it is and examine the effectiveness of treatment. If an X-ray detects a spot in a lung, a PET scan determines if surgeries, biopsies or other treatments are needed. PET scans use radioactive tracers attached to glucose to discover […]



Difficulties Adjusting to Reading Glasses

Getting reading glasses can be exciting but it can also cause some difficulties. There are some common symptoms people experience when adjusting to new glasses. For other, the symptoms are more severe. Knowing what will happen and what should not happen, will help you adjust to the glasses and know when to return to the […]



How to Read a Propane Gas Meter

Gas meters measure the flow and usage of either propane or natural gas. These meters use different measurement systems, but the most common types of meters used for propane gas are the rotary meters containing several dials and multiple pointer clock hands, or the digital readout meters. The digital meters are the easiest to read […]



How to Read the SYS DIA Pulse

Personal blood pressure monitors allow you to check your blood pressure at any given time. When you use one of these monitors to check your blood pressure, the monitor displays two numbers. One of these numbers measures your systolic pressure, which is the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, and one measures your […]



Do You Crab During High or Low Tide?

Crabbing is the practice of catching crabs in the ocean, usually by means of a net, crab trap or crab pot. It is popular in locations on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the U.S., including Oregon, Northern California and Maryland. While crabbing is not difficult, conducting a research into the ideal places and […]



How to Read a Torque Wrench

Reading a torque wrench is very simple, as it have numbers that go down around the handle, and they can read in pounds or in metric measurements. Learn about torque wrench settings with help from a general contractor in this free video on using shop tools.