Site Policies and Disclaimer

Privacy Policy

Privacy online is important to users of This statement governs privacy policies with respect to users or visitors of this site termed “you”.

When you contact the website or make a blog comment personally identifiable information may be collected including your name, email address, and demographic information. This information may be used for personal record keeping.

Log files are used on this website to record information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), the date and time of your visit, your demographic information, the type of browser you used to visit this site, which page referred you to the site, on which page(s) on the site you viewed, on which page of the site you exited on, and the number of clicks you made on the site. This information is not personally identifiable.

This website uses cookies to store information about visitors of this site. You can chose to disable or selectively turn off cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in certain programs.  However, this can affect how you are able to interact with this site as well as other websites.

This site may display third party advertisements and by viewing such ads you agree the owner of this website is not responsible for the content of those ads, the content of the sites or products advertised in those ads, or the actions taken by those sites. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies which will also send these advertisers information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit this site, and your demographic information. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes, showing certain ads based on specific sites visited, and measuring the effectiveness of the ads. You can look at the privacy policy of the third party advertisers and may be able to opt out of certain information that is collected. This website does not endorse any product or service contained in any of these third party advertisements.


This site is not intended to replace a consultation with an engineering professional.

The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

The owner of this website is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or any other monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties, liabilities arising out of or relating in any way to this site or sites accessed through this site, and/or content provided. Use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk. There is no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy and completeness of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information may contain inaccuracies or errors and may not be up to date.

Other sites on the internet are linked for your convenience as a means to educate and inform. They do not signify any endorsement of that website. This site has no responsibility for the accuracy or the content of the linked websites except for the,,,, and specific pages/accounts as identified on this site. However, there is also no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy and completeness of the information and materials found or offered on these linked websites. They may also contain inaccuracies or errors and may not be up to date.

Content provided on this website can be changed and altered at any time without notification.

Comments Policy

This site encourages visitors to add to the discussion by commenting and offering their own opinions and information. Leaving a comment does not mean it will necessarily remain and be displayed. When making comments please follow the rules below or the comment may be deleted.

1) Do not post off topic comments and off topic website links.

2) Leave comments related to the content.

3) Be civil.

If you are interested in getting a custom Gravatar icon displayed next to your name when you make a comment please visit the Gravatar website.

Copyright Policy

The content provided on this website is owned by and/or licensed for use with permission in which the respective copyright holders are indicated. You may not in any cases infringe upon the copyright of the content provided on Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with copyright laws. If for some reason you feel content provided on this website is infringing on your copyright please contact the owner of this website.

While the owner of this website is located in the United States of America, copyrights are enforceable throughout the entire world as a result of provisions and international treaties which provide protection and allow for enforcement of intellectual property rights. If you would like to use content on this website you may request permission and from time to time this granted.

This site is continuously monitored on the internet for violations of copyright.

In cases where copyright of is infringed the owner of this website will do the following:

1) Notify Google (Alphabet Inc.), Bing (Microsoft Corporation), and other search engines. These search engines will be told information to demonstrate the violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Search engines may react by removing any infringing websites from their search results.

2) Contact the website in violation and request them to immediately remove the infringing content from their website.

3) Charge a retroactive licensing fee for any content infringing the copyright of

4) Contact the hosting provider of the website in violation if there is not a timely response to remove the infringing content.

5) Take legal action if appropriate if the above four steps do not result in the infringing content being removed in a timely manner.