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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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Setting up a Fish Tank - Saving Nemo Fish keeping may seem like a fun and easy hobby, but without the proper research and knowledge one will kill the fish rather than keep them. Most people think keeping fish is an easy hobby because all you have to do is buy a tank and the fish to put in the tank, but they are extremely wrong. Fish are very hard to care for, and they are also very temperamental to changes within the tank. Fish require constant care and a watchful eye of the water conditions in the tank. If the water condidtions in the tank are not set up properly, or if there is a spike or sudden change in the water conditions it could cause the fish to become sick or even kill the fish....   [tags: fish keeping hobby]
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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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Hot Water Tank - ... The outlet valve will close as soon as the water reaches the min level (I01) and the process of the tank filling the water will restart automatically. When I7 is pressed Inlet valve Q1 turns on and starts filling water When water reaches max level (I4), Q3 turns on and the tank starts draining Figure 2 (Basic Sequence 2) iii. HWT 3 (Batch count sequence) Objective The objective of this experiment is the same as the second, but this time we have been asked to design a system which restarts three times automatically once the min level (I01) is reached when water is being drained, using a counter....   [tags: Lab report, control system, subject code] 1152 words
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Thermal Stratification of a Hot Water Tank - For many years, the standard for residential household hot water systems has been an oil, gas, or electrical hot water tank that provides a reliable supply of water at a set temperature. The temperature gradient within the tank was thought to have little significance, as long as the output temperature was constant. It wasn’t until Sharp and Loehrke’s report [36] on the topic was published in 1979 followed by Hollands and Lightstone [37] ten years later that the potential rewards of thermal stratification became apparent....   [tags: hot water, temperature] 1240 words
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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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A New Frontier for Engineering: The Mark I Tank - ... Many said the tanks weren’t ready for battle, and that they should keep them a secret from the Germans until they were running at full capacity. These hesitations became a reality. The tanks failed during the attack. They struggled on the terrain of the Somme, many of the crew members were inexperienced and unfamiliar with their controls, and several had mechanical failures as well. By the end of the week, British and French forces had made a considerable advancement, at most 2,300 miles in some areas, but had failed to break through the German lines....   [tags: warfare weapons] 1174 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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Effects of LNG- Tank Sloshing on the Global Motions of LNG Carriers - Introduction Figure 1. Schematic configuration of two- dimensional wave sloshing Sloshing has been very important for many years and widely studied in many of the engineering areas. Wave sloshing can be described as motion of the wave in a subjected area. More specifically, wave sloshing is the change of wave height and its frequency with time. Wave sloshing could be very dangerous for ship containers during navigation because sloshing may cause serious damages on container walls and sometimes even hull structures, eventually affecting vessel's motion, especially for offshore supply vessels which transport natural gas (LNG carriers)....   [tags: conceptual analysis, wave sloshing, engineering]
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Septic Tank and Sewer System Analysis in Nobelton, King City, Ontario, Canada - 1.0 INTRODUCTION The community that is focused on this report is called Nobelton and it’s situated within King City at the intersection of Highway 27 & King Road. The sewer services were provided through on-site septic tanks in this community. The purpose of this report is to propose a well-designed sanitary system instead of the septic tanks for the distribution of sewer services at Wellington Street conduct an assessment of possibility of connecting it to existing sanitary systems on Ellis Avenue....   [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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Changes in War througout Time - ... By the end of this war there was an average of ten million troops that died during the war. The most recent war that the United States was involved in was the Iraq war that started in 2003. The U.S was brought into this war by a terrorist attack, which is remembered as 9/11 now. This attack took place in New York and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area where four planes were high jacked and each plane was meant to hit four different targets. These targets were the Pentagon, the World Trade Center, both the north and the south towers, and the fourth plane was headed towards Washington D.C....   [tags: iraq, tank, military]
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How Hawaii Citizens Recieve Fresh Water - Fresh water is an essential need that is taken for granted. On the south side of Hawaii many have the problem of being unable to access county water lines directly from their home. In the southeastern region it is difficult, as well as expensive, to set up a water line ("Water in South Hawaii"). It cost about $1,580 on average for homeowners to install a water line ("Water Main"). Along some roads, pipes can be seen running up the sides and unfortunately the exposure causes it to sustain frequent damage ("Water in South Hawaii")....   [tags: rain catchment tank, waterlines, commerical]
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Options for Production Systems Applicable to IAAS - ... For this project the pond type will be discussed, as the fish farm we selected is pond culture. There are different reasons affecting to the choice of the selection of farm. The main reason for choosing the Charly’s Angels culture is that as the main goal of this thesis is to utilize water use of fishponds the largest water user farms must be taken into consideration. Another main issue which was taken into account during selection is the existence of crop area near the fishing farm. As it was mentioned all in all there are 235 fishponds in Armenia....   [tags: farm dams, pond cultures, tank culture] 544 words
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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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Boston Molasses Disaster - ... After the tank exploded, USIA blamed anarchists or Bolsheviks, claiming a bomb was dropped into the tank, causing it to explode. Others blamed fermentation, claiming the pressure was too much for the tank to hold. In reality, the tank was poorly constructed. The company wanted the tank built so quickly that they didn’t follow regulations. The construction foreman wasn’t an engineer or an architect, and couldn’t even read blueprints. An engineer wasn’t even consulted. Civil Engineering Professor Charles Spofford was hired by the Boston Elevated Train Line, the company whose train was derailed when the molasses exploded....   [tags: tragic,strange disasters, massachusetts]
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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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The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster - ... Just after liftoff, not even seconds into the flight, photos showed gray smoke was emerging from the right Rocket Booster. Graphic analysis of the film captured from many other cameras showed that the initial signs of smoke were coming from the aft field joint of the right Rocket Booster. This part of the booster faces the External Tank. The vapor flowing from the joint proved that the sealing action in the joint did not fully complete. While each vapor puff was being left behind by the Shuttle flying upward, it appeared the smoke was rising upwards....   [tags: infamous explosion, Christa McAuliffe] 604 words
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The Ford Company and Pinto Case - ... Based on the Ford officials’ decision to release their Pinto even though they knew how dangerous the situation that Pinto could bring due to any accident, we can say that the moral principle that they invoke is utilitarianism. This system of ethics refers consequences to judge what the right is or wrong is in actions taken. They use this philosophy to guide business decision making. They believe the release of Ford Pinto could enhance people live by make them easily move everywhere. This suits with the goal of utilitarian ethics which is to promote the greatest happiness for greatest number of people....   [tags: moral, issue, money, customers, global] 1909 words
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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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A Fight Aganist Public Schools Strict Dress Codes - ... Unfortunately, one of Elizabeth Forward’s more strict policies prohibits students from wearing tank tops; students must wear some type of sweater that covers their shoulders if they desire to wear a tank top to school. Over the years there has been confusion over what violates the dress code – some teachers would say that students could wear a tank top if the he or she could fit three fingers in the width of the strap, while other teachers would say that any type of tank top, regardless of the width of the strap, was prohibited....   [tags: uniforms, temperature, trends, hypocrisy] 920 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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Design of a Railway Coach Solar Heater and Pump System - ... Water inside the panels can freeze in colder weather conditions which may result in damaging the system (Choosing a solar geyser, 2010). Figure 1-Direct System Advantages of a Direct System  Service water used directly from collector loop  No heat exchanger – more efficient heat transfer to storage  Circulation pump needs only to overcome frictional losses. Disadvantages of a Direct System  It is only convenient to use them in areas where it rarely freezes and the quality of water must be really good....   [tags: alternative sources of energy applied]
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Treatment of Waste Water from Domestic, Agriculture and Industry - Treatment of Waste Water from Domestic/ Agriculture/ Industry Major contaminants of waste water from domestic: - Suspended solids - Dissolved solids - Settleable solids - Inorganic matters (eg. Minerals, heavy metals, as well as compounds like cadmium, calcium, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, potassium, sodium, zinc) - Organic matters - Nutrients (eg. Nitrogen, phosphorus) - Oil and grease - Pathogens (eg. Bacteria, viruses, parasites) Major contaminants of waste water from agriculture: - Suspended solids - Dissolved solids - Settleable solids - Inorganic matters (eg....   [tags: water quality and health, contaminated water] 1917 words
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A Wild Ride with Demolition Derby - Demolition Derby The word demolition means collisions and hitting two objects together while derby mean a race. These two words put together creates a competitive place for people to enjoy derby cars. Demolition derby drivers come from long family history of drivers. The pasion starts when they are old enough to walk, helping dad at the garage. He can remember their first demolition derby going forty miles per hour, smashing into another car and coming in third. From that moment on, he was hooked....   [tags: vehicle, race, car] 1768 words
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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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Slaughterhouse's Wastewater Treatment Plant - ... Water Science and Technology 47, 285–292. 5. Chudoba P, Chudoba J, Capdeville B., 1992. The aspect of energetic uncoupling of microbial growth in the activated sludge process: OSA system. Water Sci. Technol. 26, 2477–2480. 6. Devikarani M. Ramakrishna and Thiruvenkatachari Viraraghavan, 2005. Strategies for Sludge Minimization In Activated Sludge Process - A Review. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 14, 2-12. 7. European Commission, 2005. Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control: Reference Document on Best Available Techniques in the Slaughterhouses and Animal by-Products Industries....   [tags: activated sludge system]
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Alternate Septic System - ... The low pressure pipe system is useful in high water table areas where traditional septic systems are often not enough. They are able to eliminate clogging and other problems traditional septic systems may have. The low pressure pipe system allows water waste to flow into septic tank where is is briefly stored until gravity forces it into a pipe leading it to a pump. The pump is controlled by a floater and once the water waste hits this point the pump will transfer the waste to a distant location....   [tags: wastewater management ] 996 words
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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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The Ford Pinto: An Inexpensive and Compact Vehicle - Background In the late 1960’s, Ford Motor Company was being pressured by its stockholders and the American public to design and manufacture an inexpensive and efficient compact car to compete with other similar vehicles such as the Volkswagen Beetle and Chevrolet Vega. In response, Ford Motor Company began designing the Ford Pinto, a two-door subcompact car that would take only 25 months to engineer, as opposed to the industry average of 43. Furthermore, engineers discovered during the pre-production phase that “rear-end collisions would rupture the Pinto’s fuel system extremely easily ”, which would in turn exponentially increase the odds of the vehicle bursting into flames....   [tags: notorious car models ]
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