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Construction Vibration Damage Guide for Homeowners

The Construction Vibration Damage Guide (CVDG, Copyright 2013-2017 John M. Zeigler) was developed for use by homeowners who feel they might have experienced damage from construction vibration and wish to evaluate their options in making a claim for damage reimbursement, whether or not they may wish to litigate the claim. It also provides information on how to prepare for pending construction in your area. The free, downloadable PDF version of Guide is a printable compilation of our construction vibration damage pages, minus ads and navigation, with added content not available online. You will need a copy of the free Adobe Reader to view or print it. The download link below will take you to our companion site,, dedicated to this topic, where you can download the Guide (110+ pages) for free or view it as web pages online. You can also get the expanded Professional version (270+ pages) of the Guide there for a nominal price.

Disclaimer: The Construction Vibration Damage Guide is not offered and should not be considered as legal advice. Seek the advice of an attorney with construction vibration damage claim experience and knowledge, if you need legal help.

Download Construction Vibration Damage Guide for Homeowners (PDF format)


SPCALC Electronic Solvent Property Database and Calculator

If you are a working scientist, engineer, student, or formulator or you simply need to find optimum solvents or solvent mixtures for any application, try SPCALC. SPCALC can find solvents in its database of physical properties, with data for 1200 solvents in the registered version and 200 solvents in the shareware version, meeting single or multiple criteria for any solute, sort the results in any of 8 ways, predict solute solubility, or calculate an optimum solvent mixture from basic physical principles. Full, context-sensitive, pop-up help, extensive documentation, quick-tour tutorial, fully-customizable, macros, Windows/OS2 multitasking support, and much more! Based on the original Hildebrand-Scott solubility parameter concept, as extended by Hoy and Small, SPCALC's calculation methods are founded on accepted, fundamental physical principles.

SPCALC System Requirements

SPCALC, Version 5.0.1, requires an IBM PC compatible computer with 1.5 Mb free hard disk space, 384K RAM of free conventional memory, and any video card and monitor (color VGA recommended). The program will run under DOS, v. 2.11 or later, any version of 16 or 32-bit Windows (including Vista), 64-bit Windows with a DOS emulator, and OS/2. Macintosh users can run it only if they have DOS emulator software running on their machines or if DOS is supported natively. See our support page for more information on DOS emulator software and SPCALC.

Download SPCALC Trial Version
Download trial version of SPCALC! (includes Windows installation program and ASCII version of manual).
Download trial version of SPCALC for Macintosh (ZIP file requiring a DOS emulator like DOSBox or native DOS emulation to run the EXE, after unzipping)
Download instructions: Save the file to disk or your Desktop. Then simply open Explorer to the directory in which you saved the SETUPSPC.EXE file and double click it to start installation. If you saved the file to your Desktop, simply double-click its icon to begin installation. You may also start the installation program from your browser's download manager.
SETUPSPC.EXE, and the registered version, have been checked for viruses, adware and spyware with three different up-to-date scanning programs and found clean, but we recommend, as a matter of good download policy, that you scan it (and any other downloaded software) with your own up-to-date antivirus software before you run it, if you have any questions about virus contamination. Neither version incorporates adware, spyware or embodies use tracking in any form.

Order SPCALC Full Version

A full version of SPCALC, with support, over 100 page manual in printable PDF format (see reduced size pages at left), full functionality, and the full 1200 solvent database is available for $29 US, plus $5 S/H on diskette or CD-ROM, or $29 US (no S/H) sent by e-mail or downloaded upon receipt of your check or money order. See our Buy SPCALC page for an order form and details.



SPCALC users, or those who would like more information, can get free support from the SPCALC Online Support Page


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