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Thom Gunn’s In the Tank - A Manifestation of the Human Consciousness - Thom Gunn’s In the Tank - A Manifestation of the Human Consciousness A thorough analysis of subject material and literary style exhibits the complexity of establishing a strong thematic base, which does not deter from the ebb and flow of a poetic medium .  In Thom Gunn’s In the Tank, a felon is overwhelmed by emotion at the state of his existence in prison.  In what appears to be a moment’s reflection, Thom Gunn’s narrator in In the Tank reveals an abundance of sentiment pertaining to his environment.  From meticulous description of the prison environment, to the exasperated feeling of loneliness and dejection, Gunn lures an audience into a seeming first-hand account of prison-life....   [tags: In Tank]
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The M1 Abrams Tank...and Beyond - The United States military decided to develop a new tank that could compete with and defeat the tanks of the Soviet Union. They began several projects initially in an attempt to replace the dated M60 tank, which entered the service in 1960. After several attempts, the U.S. Army awarded a contract to General Dynamics for the production of the MA Abram tank. The M1 tank has been continuously improved and it has proven itself as one of the military’s most effective and important fighting vehicles in battle....   [tags: Military Science]
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A History of the 714th Tank Battalion - A History of the 714th Tank Battalion, 1942-45 The men of the 714th Tank Battalion served their country in its greatest time of need. A key element of the 12th Armored Division, the 714th fought in harsh conditions against a desperate German enemy for five consecutive months, driving the Nazi Armies from France and back into the German heartland. The 12th Armored Division was activated on 15 September 1942 at a freshly built Camp Campbell, Kentucky, and soldiers from across the nation began arriving to fill the division's ranks on 24 October 1942....   [tags: United States History Historical Essays]
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RC Tank Combat Rules and Strategy Tips - RC tank combat is an exciting hobby that offers military enthusiasts the opportunity to recreate combat situations using their favorite armored vehicles from history. These vehicles range from tanks to armored cars, to even including artillery pieces. If you are passionate about military history, then this hobby offers you the opportunity to recreate tank battles from the past and test your own strategies in simulated combat situations. As with any combat situation, solid strategic planning, speed, and the element of surprise will play a role in winning a RC tank battle....   [tags: Military History, Tabletop]
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The Black Panther Tank Battalion - The 'Black Panther' Tank Battalion The 761st 'Black Panther' Tank Battalion was the first African-American armored unit to see combat. Before and during mobilization for World War II, officials in Washington, D.C., debated whether or not African-American soldiers should be used in armored units. Many military men and politicians believed that blacks did not have the brains, quickness or moral stamina to fight in a war. Referring to his World War I experiences, Colonel James A. Moss, commander of the 367th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Division, stated, "As fighting troops, the Negro must be rated as second-class material, this primarily to his inferior intelligence and lack of mental and...   [tags: essays research papers] 2858 words
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Tank Chromatography. - Tank Chromatography Introduction: Chromatography is a method used to separate both organic and inorganic compounds so that they can be analysed. Scientists often use chromatography to figure out which basic constituents makes up a specific mixture. Chromatography relies on the principle of selective absorption. A botanist named M.S. Tswett in 1906 first discovered chromatography. Tswett used a method called 'column chromatography' to separate chlorophylls by pouring petroleum-ether extract of green leaves into a column of powdered calcium carbonate....   [tags: Papers] 2593 words
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Physics Ripple Tank - Physics Ripple Tank If someone were to spend time near an ocean in the southern United States, they would probably notice one thing. They would notice that it was so hot, that they would need to cool off all day long. And the best way to do this would be to go to the nearest beach, and cool off in the refreshing waters. At the beach, they would hear the seagulls cawing, feel the hot sun shining down onto them, and they would notice all of the waves in the ocean. They may notice different wave phenomena, such as the waves breaking and growing and wonder what were going on, and why this phenomenon was occurring....   [tags: Papers] 1198 words
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The Mark I Tank’s Role in Changing Trench Warfare - During the First World War, 1914 to 1918, the “Western Front” referred to a series of trench lines that ran from the Belgian coast, to the Alps. The Western Front was a direct result of the stagnation. Both the axis and allied sides “dug in” and settled down to a war of attrition, with little movement over three years. Born from the need to break the domination of trenches and machine guns over the Western Front, Britain designed the world’s first combat tank, known as the Mark I. It was developed to be able to cross trenches, resist small-arms fire, travel over difficult terrain, carry supplies, and capture fortified enemy positions....   [tags: Military Technology ]
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Septic Tank and Sewer System Analysis in Nobelton, King City, Ontario, Canada - ... Also this study explained there is sewage content in the creeks which was initiated because of septic tank failures. It has been proven that these failures are cause of sewage content to go in into the streams of the Humber River. 1.3 Purpose and Scope The objective of the proposal is to replace well designed sanitary sewer system instead of the septic tanks to improve the sanitary servicing in Wellington Street. The requirements of the objective subdivide into the durability of the sanitary sewer systems, the installment cost, maintenance, and the comfort of installation and the functionality of the sanitary systems....   [tags: sewage disposal]
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The Mark I Tank’s Role in Changing Trench Warfare - During the First World War, 1914 to 1918, the “Western Front” referred to a series of trench lines that ran from the Belgian coast, to the Alps. The Western Front was a direct result of stagnation. Both the Allies and Central Powers “dug in” and settled down to a war of attrition, with little movement over three years. Born from the need to break the domination of trenches and machine guns on the Western Front, Britain designed the world’s first combat tank, known as the Mark I. It was developed to cross trenches, resist small-arms fire, travel over difficult terrain, carry supplies, and capture fortified enemy positions....   [tags: Military Technology ]
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Physics of Caterpillar Tracks - Every time you see one of the CATs clearing the hill at university of the snow, you probably don't see anything amazing about it. However, caterpillar tracks used on it are just ingenious and its invention is comparable to the invention of the wheel. History First vehicles powered by the steam engine started to appear in the early 1800s. Various machines started slowly replace horses. It was especially true for the jobs that required a lot of power. Transportation, of course, was the first and the most beneficial adopter....   [tags: physics tank tracks] 697 words
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Keeping Heat in a Hot Water Tank - I am going to investigate which out of a number of coatings on a copper tin will insulate heat the best. I am going to repeat the investigation as many times as possible to get the best results. The coatings will include Foam, Tin Foil, Newspaper, Plastic Sheets, Bubble wrapping and no coating at all. Equipment All the coatings: Foam, Tin Foil, Newspaper, Plastic Sheets, and Bubble wrapping. Six copper cups Six tins tops A kettle Six thermometers (If you are doing all cups at the same time) A timer Method 1....   [tags: Lab Report] 560 words
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Tanks: The New Advance Weapon of World War Two - The modern tank is called the elite weapon of every military. With powerful cannons and armor that makes a tank unstoppable this has been called the cavalry of today military and today’s soldiers could not enter combat without them and their support. The tanks use is not a long one as it was not until world war one the tank was produced, and when the first one was built no general knew what the military role the tank would play was. It was not until the world was moving into the nineteen thirties and world war two beginning the tank was still in the beginning stages when it was still in development of how it would be used in large scale battles and wars....   [tags: Warfare Technology, Artillery]
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New Technologies During World War One - World War I also referred to “The Great War” began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. World War I was started by the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo over who controlled Serbia. Austria soon declared war on Serbia. World War One included the following countries: Turkey, Bulgaria, Austria-Hungary, and Germany in which they were known as the central powers and Japan, Italy, United States, Portugal, France, Britain, Russia, Belgium, Greece, Romania, and Serbia which was known as the Allies power....   [tags: toxis gas, tanks,the great war,caterpillar tracks]
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Transformer Oil Quality/Oil Filtration - Most substation transformer failures, excluding acts of man or nature, can often be traced to poor maintenance of the transformer or its related components. Catastrophic failure of a substation transformer can be prevented by accurately testing the condition of the oil on a yearly basis and by having a monthly visual inspection program in place. Most of the checks on a substation transformer are relatively simple: checks for oil leaks, oil level, temperature, the operation of the on-load tap-changer, etc....   [tags: Oil] 1834 words
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The Bhopal Disaster - The Bhopal Disaster Just after midnight on 3 December 1984, a dense gas cloud formed and rolled through the city of Bhopal and its surrounding villages. The people that inhaled the gas immediately started feeling its affect. They coughed uncontrollably, the gas burning their eyes, noses, and throats. The gas then attacked their central nervous system and, if they were unable to escape the cloud, they fell dead. The Union Carbide Corporation, an American based corporation, opened the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide factory in 1970 and began producing Sevin, their brand name for carbaryl, a Methyl Isocyanate (MIC)-based pesticide....   [tags: industrial accident, pesticide plant]
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Factors that Affected the Outcome of World War Two - Factors that Affected the Outcome of World War Two There were many factors that affected the outcome of World War Two. Some of these were how many tanks you had, how powerful your tanks were, and how well they were built. The Allies had the most tanks in the war and this was one of the main things that helped them win. The Germans had the most powerful tanks in the war, but the allies out numbered them. The Allies using light and medium tanks in big groups against the Germans powerful tanks was the main thing that helped them win World War Two....   [tags: WWII World War 2 Essays] 2629 words
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Weapons of the First World War - Research Overview of WW1 Weapons During World War I many new kinds of weapons and technology were invented and improved. Some of these weapons included tanks, chemical and biochemical weapons, grenades, and machine guns. Chemical Warfare was used for the first time on a large scale in World War I. There are two main types of chemical warfare, one affects the surface of the body they come in contact with and the other affects the nervous system. Almost all chemical warfare weapons needed to be inhaled to cause severe damage or death....   [tags: research paper, world war I, military] 712 words
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Creative Writing: My Life as a Fish - One of the most unique creatures are fish. As I am sitting here in my room, my fish are swimming about with not a care in the world. I wonder what it would feel like to be a fish. I'm swimming about and see eight other fish swim around me. The thermometer reads 72 degree Fahrenheit, but the cold water suits me just fine. There are white, black, and gray pebbles all over the bottom of the tank which collects the deserted food particles. I accidentally suck up a small pebble with the fish food I tried eating from the bottom of the tank....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 995 words
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Weapons of World War II - Weapons of World War II "Necessity is the mother of all invention", and so it was taught and learned throughout all of World War 2. During World War 2 weaponry had to be upgraded and revised to fit every situation. The engineers of the war had to constantly develop new and better weaponry. Much like the engineers, the generals and officers were required to develop new ways of outsmarting their enemy. Today most everything is computerized for battle situations, and much is known about all other foreign defenses, but during the period of World War 2 there were many secrets, and a constant distrust of some allies....   [tags: Papers] 1696 words
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A Sniper's Night - Just outside a small town, in the dense woods was a sniper preparing himself for the coming night. The moon had begun to peer up, fading away the summer twilight. It was a harsh, desolate place the sniper was to inhabit tonight. He set his sniper rifle against a nearby tree; he lowered his head into his hands. He took deep breaths. The sniper was a young man. Strong, with sleek features, he looked like a normal person any other day, but on nights like these he was a different man. His eyes were cold, gleaming like a hunter, but deep and withered like a man who has seen too much death....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1398 words
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Aquaria In Relation To Science - The hobby of fish keeping is much more difficult than it seems. It is also directly dependant on science. The bacterial cycle is one aspect related to science. As is how different filters work. Water conditions such as temperature, ph, and salinity play a big role in successful fish keeping as well. Science and Fish keeping go hand in hand. When a tank is first started fish waste and excess food begins to decompose at the bottom. One type of bacteria breaks it down to ammonia, which is highly poisonous to fish....   [tags: essays research papers] 533 words
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The 1984 Upheaval in Bhopal The Worst Industrial Accident in History - INTRODUCTION: A curtain of gas rapidly dispersed over Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India without warning, causing hemorrhaging, muscular convulsion and blindness – leaving its victims defecating and urinating in their clothes – wishing for death. In the dark early hours of December 3rd, 1984, children, elderly – men and women of all ages were dying from a poisonous methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas poisoning which treacherously leaked from the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant. The leak of MIC gas and other toxic chemicals resulted in the immediate death of an estimated 3,828 people....   [tags: Environmental Disaster ]
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Film Essays - Comparison of the Movie, Life is Beautiful and the Bible - A Comparison of the Film, Life is Beautiful and the Bible Many elements of the film Life is Beautiful can compare to the Bible. For example, Guido, the main character, acts as a Christ figure in that he saves his son, Joshua from the evils of the Holocaust. Another example that compares with the Bible is the tank that is promised to Joshua. Finally, Guido’s death eventually saves Joshua from his own death. Such examples in the movie are comparable to examples in the Bible. In the film, Guido is a Christ figure to his son....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays] 582 words
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Formar Letter from a Consultant Engineer to a Client - " Deleted Manager´s name" Dear Sir, As a consultant engineer with WMW, the company you engaged to evaluate the Ford Pinto gas tank placement problem, I hereby submit my results. Your engineers have come up with four solutions to the problem: to relocate the gas tank from its present position between the differential and the rear bumper, to above the differential; to install a part that will prevent the gas tank being ruptured by the exposed bolts of the differential in the event of a rear-end crash; to insert a rubber bladder into the gas tank to prevent fuel spillage; or to stay with the original design and absorb the legal costs....   [tags: essays research papers] 371 words
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Use of Batch Reactors - Figure 1: Simple batch homogenous reactor. [Fogler, H. S. (2010, November 22). Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering: Mole Balances. Retrieved April 24, 2014, from Pearson Education: http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1652026&seqNum=3] Characteristics • Batch reactor normally deals with chemicals or biological reaction. • Two holes in the top of the tank, to charge the reactant and to transfer out the reactant. • Typical batch reactor equipped with agitator as stirring mechanism to increase effectiveness of reaction....   [tags: reactions, gas reactions]
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Fuel Systems - Fuel Systems In this report I will explain the fuel systems in an automobile. I will cover different parts and how they work. First thing to do is explain how the fuel system works. The purpose of the fuel system is to store and supply fuel to the cylinder chamber where it can be mixed with air then vaporized and burned to produce energy. The fuel, which can be either gas or diesel is stored in a fuel tank. A fuel pump draws the fuel from the gas tank through lines and brings it through a fuel filter....   [tags: essays research papers] 950 words
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The Importance of Britain's Contribution to the Defeat of Germany in World War One - The Importance of Britain's Contribution to the Defeat of Germany in World War One Question 1: Describe the strengths and weaknesses of British tanks in World War On. The origin of tanks in world war one was when British, French and Russian engineers and military personnel experimenting with tanks from 1915. Germany was not interested in tanks in the First World War. Tanks also kept on being developed from 1915 onwards. The first tanks in action were in the Battle of the Somme (nov....   [tags: Papers] 808 words
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The Apollo 13 Mission - The Apollo 13 mission was the fifth lunar mission and was planned to be the third lunar landing. Because the spacecraft did not actually land on the moon, it is often called a “lunar swing by”(Angelo 40). After a rupture in the service module oxygen tank made landing on the moon impossible, suddenly the main focus of the mission became getting the crew home safely. Apollo 13’s original mission was aborted but is still considered a “successful failure” because of the experience gained in saving the crew....   [tags: lunar mission, odyssey, risky]
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Dolphins in Captivity vs. Dolphins in the Wild - Dolphins have long been a creature of great fascination for many humans around the globe and throughout time. They were once completely wild and are now reduced by the hundreds, if not thousands, each year from various events that occur. These events range from being caught for research and used in an aquarium for human entertainment to being trapped and killed for their market value. Any of these occurrences come down to making money. Some of the similarities and differences associated with the two primary living environments known for dolphins, wild and captive, will be explored....   [tags: Dolphins] 2032 words
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Technological Advancements Brought on by World War II - One of the most recognized technologic advancements in plans during world war one and two waqs the blitzberg plan. The World War Two era was a time of change. There were many technological advancements during this time. These advances can be categorized into three categories. They are weapon advances, vehicle advances, and strategic advances. This technology would change the face of war forever. The first category, weapon advances, is a very important category. Leading up to the war, weapons were changing constantly....   [tags: world history, world war II] 1707 words
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Why the Stalemate on the Western Front Was Broken - Why the Stalemate on the Western Front Was Broken All of these reasons are important reasons as to why stalemate finally broke on the western front and they are all linked in various ways, The development of new technology like the tank was a important contributor but not the most important as there were advantages and disadvantages to the tank, advantages being that it caused a lot of alarm within the German troops and was a great moral boost among the British troops, another advantage was that it could advance ahead of the troops crashing through the enemies barbed wire and spraying the enemy with machine gym fire....   [tags: Papers] 565 words
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Wastewater Treatment: Primary and Secondary Treatment - CHAPTER-3 3.1 Introduction As the given situation describes, eutrophication is a result of the presence of nitrogen and phosphorus in river since no protection methods are carried out to end the release of waste into the water bodies. Such rivers are commonly known as sensitive rivers. These nutrients excite the production of algae providing food for their growth under the accurate circumstances thus causing eutrophication. Eutrophication can harm the ecosystem causing unwanted alteration in aquatic population, extreme reduction of oxygen, health issues to human-beings and animals, expensive water treatment costs and, interfering with recreational signifi...   [tags: microorganisms, organic waste]
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To What Extent Do Women Go Through To Stop Aging? - “On an AVON survey of women aging 15-24, 80% of them experience the signs of aging …more than half of the women of the world do something about their signs of aging, through regular facial care and also an at home ‘Microdermabrasion kit’. In the US, 71% of women prefer a fusion of natural and scientifically advanced ingredients in their facial skin care products to help them fight the signs of aging.”(My Nippon). In Society today, both men and women try everything they can to stop the natural process of aging....   [tags: Beauty]
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Ashland Oil Inc.: Trouble at Floreffe - Relevant Facts Ashland Oil Incorporated, the largest oil refiner in the country at the time of this case analysis, was faced with a great dilemma when one of the tanks constructed by the company itself, ruptured while being filled. On Saturday, January 2nd of 1988, employees of Ashland Oil were filling one of their tanks at the Floreffe terminal outside of Pittsburgh, when the tank collapsed and released approximately three and a half million gallons of petroleum into nearby dikes. Of the initial spill, around three-quarters of a million gallons of petroleum poured into the Monogahela River, located in Floreffe, Pennsylvania....   [tags: Business Case Studies] 2537 words
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Analysis and Description of Mudpuppies - My research paper is going to focus on the mudpuppy. I think many people like the mudpuppy because you can see them around this area. The mudpuppy is in the tank that I was taking care of. I’ll go into detail a little bit about the mudpuppy and tell some facts about where they came from and so on. Mudpuppies are native to this area so it was cool to take care of something that’s around here. The mudpuppy to me is one of my favorite animals that live under water. The mudpuppy is related to amphibians....   [tags: amphibians, mudpuppy, waterdog]
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The Physics Of Water Travel - The Physics Of Water Travel Plumbing is something all of us take for granted. We use it everyday freely and never think about how exactly it woks. Why can water travel up through pipes defying gravity. How can all that pressure be stored that always seems to be waiting for you at the very moment you turn on the faucet. How does water accelerate and slow down without much external help from us. These questions are often unthought of but are very interesting. To understand how plumbing works we must understand some basic principles of water flow....   [tags: Plumbing Science Essays] 1117 words
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Fuel Gauges - the is cut and pasted off howstuffworks.com to get an account If you're like me, you like to squeeze every last mile you can out of your tank of fuel. If you could get 20 miles extra from each tank, that could save you two or three trips to the gas station over the course of a year. The main impediment to stretching your mileage is the fuel gauge on your car, which makes you think you have less fuel than you actually do. These devices are notoriously inaccurate, showing empty when there are gallons left in the tank and showing full for the first 50 miles....   [tags: essays research papers] 751 words
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Ford Pinto Trial - Ford Pinto Trial The objective of this paper is to investigate what led to the Ford pinto criminal trial and the impact that it had. What led up to the criminal indictment of Ford, the trial itself, the verdict of the trial will be discussed. The Impact that this trial has had on the Automobile industry will also be investigated. In the late 1960's there was strong competition from VW and several Japanese companies in the small car market. Due to this competition Ford hurried the design of their small car, the Pinto, to market....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Yom Kippur War - Israeli preparation for war with Syria was less extensive than the Egyptian preparations, because the border was smaller (Approximately 80 miles vs. 40 miles) in comparison to the Egyptian-Israeli border. (See Figure 2. Israel - Syria Border). Israel built fortified Jewish settlements in the Golan. Anticipating Syriawould attack with armor, Israel made obstacles, tank traps, and minefields. Reinforced bunkers and tank placements were created. The battlefield plan was laid out with interlocking fields of fire to halt any Syrian advance....   [tags: Israel] 1811 words
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Maintaining Marine Reef Aquarium - Maintaining Marine Reef Aquarium Important Aspects in Maintaining a Marine Reef Aquarium There is something fascinating and relaxing in having an aquarium in a home. Like a fireplace’s warm glow and bright colors, the colors that are emitted from an aquarium can be just as warm and even more colorful. From the slow and graceful movement of the fish to the frantic feeding frenzy, an aquarium is different each time it is viewed. Although a freshwater tank can be full or color, it does not come close to the fiery colors that are present in a marine aquarium....   [tags: essays papers]
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Costs and Requirements of Caring for Bearded Dragons - Bearded Dragons are becoming quite a common pet. Bearded Dragons can come in many different morphs or colors. Bearded Dragons are a very docile reptile. In addition, it is very easy to take care of in comparison with other reptiles. There several things a person would need to start a breeding pair of Bearded Dragons. Such as, two Bearded Dragons, a food source, a habitat, lighting, and incubation area. In addition, breeding requires other special aspects like making sure that there is one female and one male....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Prediction of Clean Coal Product Using Mathematical Models - 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 COAL WASH PLANT The wash plant is feed by a 100T bin fitted with a vibrating feeder to aid and ease the flow of coal onto Conveyor belt 18-31. The bin can be filled up to 80T; above that it overflows through the chute connected to its side. Below 30T the bin is interlocked not to feed the wash plant to avoid coal and the bin lining being subjected to impact causing damage and excess fines generation. The maximum feed rate of the vibrating feeder and the capacity of the belt is 200t/h....   [tags: Coal Wash Plants, Coal Productions]
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The Cause of Dawnfall for Nazi Germany - A. Plan of Investigation Despite its defeat in World War II, many historians continue to debate the cause of downfall for Nazi Germany and argue that the factor at hand was the key to stopping a surely unstoppable force. While many say that the defeat is due primarily to poor strategy, was the limited development of advanced military technology by Nazi Germany the flaw that led to its defeat in World War II. In this investigation, the overall implications in limited development of technologically advanced weapons that were designed and planned to be massed produced in order to help Germany win the war in Europe will be assessed....   [tags: artellery, missiles, manhattan project]
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The Impacts of the Propane Shortage - Governor Scott Walker declared a State of Emergency for Wisconsin on January 25, 2014, for the propane shortage. The shortage is a major concern because there are approximately 250,000 people, in Wisconsin, who rely on propane to heat and run appliances in their homes. The three reasons given for the propane shortage include the below average winter temperatures, pipeline maintenance in late fall to early winter, and a wet fall increasing propane consumption to manually dry crops (Governor Scott Walker's Office, 2014)....   [tags: propane shortage, natural gas, wisconsin]
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Marine Engines: Fuel Oil Systems - Fuel oil Systems; Marine Engines are mainly designed to run on Low cost fuel such as Diesel Oil or Heavy Fuel Oil which contains high dense particles, waste residue and other contaminants. These waste materials should not be pumped into the engine directly as they will damage the engine and decrease the efficiency. So, first these materials have to be separated from the fuel oil and then the purified oil can be supplied to the engine for better performance. So, this plays a very important role in the efficient functioning of the ship....   [tags: diesel oil, alternator, safety]
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Landmines: Aftermaths and International Conventions - ... Even where there is a school, parents hesitate to let their children walk alone because they fear the children will not make it home in the same state in which they left. When landmines are planted in the ground, years and decades later they affect the resources the communities are able to produce and the education of the area in which they are placed. Some of the most war torn countries that are still affected today by landmines are Angola, Egypt, and Iran. Angola, one of these struggling countries, has an estimated ten to twenty million landmines planted in its country....   [tags: contaminated countries and fields]
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Classification Essay - Types of Gas Pumpers - Types of Gas Pumpers There are many types of people who purchase gasoline, but three types are easy to spot. All three have an obvious physical appearance which sets them apart from other gas purchasers. Each also has a distinctive pumping technique and freely vocalizes his opinion. Finally, each type has a particular way of annoying every other patron at the same location. The first type of gas purchaser is Leisure Lou. He can be identified immediately by his appearance. He drives a station wagon with wooden side panels and a bumper sticker that tells the world that he is retired....   [tags: Classification Essays] 979 words
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Vehicle Exhaust Analysis - Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) [11] It is an emissions control technology that actively injects a liquid-reductant agent through a special catalyst in the exhaust stream. This form of emissions control is currently primarily used in the heavy trucking industry. The reductant source is called Diesel Exhaust Fluid. The DEF is an automotive-grade urea which sets of a chemical reaction that converts nitrogen oxides into nitrogen, water and tiny amounts of carbon dioxide which are the natural components of air....   [tags: Carbon Emissions, Automotive]
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Physics of Water Waves - All waves possess the properties of reflection, refraction, diffraction and interference. These phenomena's were observed with the use of a ripple tank. A ripple tank consists of a large rectangular tray with a transparent bottom. Water is placed in this tan to a depth of approximately one centimeter. A light source is then placed above the tray of water. When the water is disturbed it can be seen on a white surface positioned under the tray. The first phenomenon observed was reflection....   [tags: Lab Report] 475 words
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