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Composite Material Systems - ... Wear and corrosion resistance : It is used as wear resistant linings for pipes and vessels, pump and faucet seals, thread and wire guides because of its high resistance to wear and corrosion. 2.3Aluminium Casting Alloy LM25 (Al – Si ,Mg) 2.3.1 Introduction This alloy conforms to British Standard 1490 LM25. Castings made of this alloy are standardised as per following conditions : 1. As cast, LM25-M 2. Precipitation treated LM25 - TE 3. Solution treated and stabilized LM25 - TB7 4. Fully heat - treated LM25 - TF.It is suitable where good corrosion resistance combined with thermal properties are required....   [tags: material science] 2998 words
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Discipline Literacy of Material Engineering - Material science, which is also known as material engineering, is considered an interdisciplinary field and it mainly applies the properties of matters on the earth to a variety of areas concerning science and engineering. In the more advanced stage, the discipline will reach a new scientific field to explore the connection between the structure of materials at the atomic or molecular level and their macroscopic attributes. Moreover, it also includes factors of applied physics and chemistry in which Nano science and nanotechnology have been put the most attention....   [tags: material science, matter, atomic level]
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The Ideal Dental Material - ... When drinking cold or hot liquids the teeth can expand or contract. The filling will expand and contract as well making the filling more likely to crack. Finally a few amount people may have allergic reactions to the mercury found in amalgam. Tooth colored composites are a mixture of submicron glass filters and acrylic that form a tooth colored restoration. The main advantage of composites are seen when mentioning aesthetics. The color of the fillings can be matched to that of the tooth. This is why they are used in the anterior teeth....   [tags: amalgam, copper, zin, toxic material] 685 words
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Spider Silk is the Material of the Future - Spider Silk - the Material of the Future Abstract: Spider silk is well known for its strength yet elastic nature, and for this reason scientists and engineers from a wide variety of fields have begun researching its structure and the possibility and methods of synthesizing spider silk for industrial use. However, extraction of silk from spiders is not cost effective, so most research is focused on synthesis of spider silk either chemically or using DNA recombinant technology. Although research is still at an early stage and ongoing, it is only a matter of time before spider silk can be successfully synthesized for industrial use....   [tags: Material Silk]
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Critically Discuss of the Importance of Material Culture to Either Tourists or Migrants - The number of international tourists has been steadily increasing globally to 1035 million in 2012 with arrivals growing by 4% in the same year (UNWTO, 2012). With this number set to increase and numerous countries' economy becoming ever more dependent on tourism, it is essential to examine a tourist's relationship with material culture whilst on their travels. With the purpose of critically discussing the importance of material culture to tourists, two key terms are needed; 'material culture', the relationship between people and objects (Thrift, 2000), and 'tourist', a traveller who visits places away from home for pleasure....   [tags: material, culture, tourist] 1775 words
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Bamboo- An Important Material - Introduction Bamboo is a widely used and it is an important material that is found typically anywhere in the world. It is generally found in rural areas as building materials in small tropical countries, this is due to bamboo having a high strength and low weight. Even though bamboo is referred to as a rural material, Architects and Engineers have begun to incorporating bamboo into buildings for strength and beauty. Bamboo is a versatile, renewable and sustainable resource in South Africa. It is easy to use bamboo in buildings, as simple tools can be used bend and cut it easily....   [tags: building materials, high strength, low weight]
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Just living in a Material World - What makes the American society American. Is it our big cities. Our adaptations to new technology. Our extravagant shopping opportunities. Is it the convenience of our society. The fast food opportunities. The drive-thrus. It is our emphasis on personal travel and transportation means. Or is it our desire for wealth and success. Many Americans focus on these aspects of our society to be happy in their lives. Americans strive to be the best and often little will stop them on their way. There is an emphasis on money, success, and owning the newest and most popular items....   [tags: american society, technology, fast food]
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The Material Known as PVC - ... This is because it is known for being less expensive and a material you can count on. It is safe to use, the quality is great and contributes to lower environmental impacts. An example of this would the use of PVC in pipes. These pipes will not degrade to damage the environment and suffer fewer breaks and leaks than other alternatives (iom3.org). Second we talk about the use of PVC in the health industry. PVC is known to be flexible so it is used for tubing and as a container. The containers such as ones that are used to take samples of blood or urine and tubing used for blood taking and blood giving sets are made from PVC....   [tags: Polyvinyl chloride, chemical compounds] 849 words
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Analysis of Patient Education Material - Introduction There has been a significant increase in the interest of health literacy as a field of study. Recent research indicates that low levels of health literacy are prevalent in the general population, in Western countries. People with inadequacy in comprehending health information materials may find it difficult to make good use of such materials. As a result, more weight is needed on the health literacy by conducting vigorous research on the area to improve health care provision to the growing community....   [tags: healthcare systems, health literacy]
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Safety: Handling Material By Hand - Safety Handling material by hand The insulated panels, while not particularly heavy, can be awkward to handle and carry, and the wind can catch them. Use good lifting techniques and body position when you lift or move the panels. Installation often requires working at unusual angles while accessing duct systems. Eye protection Making minor modifications to the panel system or routing out for the insulation can create airborne dust and particulates. Wear safety glasses with side shields (Z87-1)....   [tags: Workplace Health and Safety] 886 words
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Properties of Material: Gallium Nitride - ... It could further find use in the medicine industry as it is biocompatible could be used as electronics of implants in living organism. GaN: Synthesis As already mentioned GaN has characteristics that are very favorable for application as LED because of the following reasons: • The bandgap is widely tunable in the visible and UV range by adding impurities of alloys like AlN and InN. • Both n-type and p-type can be manufactured by introducing trace amount of Mg and Si. In order to truly take advantages of GaN we require highly pure Sheets of GaN which can be manufactured by the following two methods: Metal Crystal Assist Vapor-Liquid-Solid (VLS) Process Also knows as the VLS process, it be...   [tags: direct band gap semiconductor] 888 words
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Percast Material Requirements System - What are the aims of inventory management. The aims of inventory management are the following: a) provide both internal and external customers with the required service levels in terms of quantity and order rate fill, b) ascertain present and future requirements for all types of inventory to avoid overstocking while avoiding ‘bottlenecks’ in production, c) keep cost to a minimum by variety reduction, economical lot sizes and analysis of costs incurred in obtaining and carrying inventories, and d) provide upstream and downstream inventory visibility in the supply chain....   [tags: Business Management]
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Development Material: The Cement - COCONUT SHELLS AS AGGREGATE REPLACEMENT IN CONCRETE INTRODUCTION Cement is world's most broadly utilized development material. The use of cement is expanding at a higher rate because of improvement in foundation and development exercises all as far and wide as possible. The climbing expense of development material is a matter of concern. The purpose behind increment in expense is popularity of cement and shortage of crude material. Thus the solid technologists must look for some temperate elective to the coarse total....   [tags: coconut shells, concrete, natural fibre]
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Importance of Material Management - ... offspring of right map looking upon overlooking of pilferage are also got answer to by working well materials managers of a business. questions looking upon act of making regular and copies of smaller size methodologies1 for getting (making) better amount produced are also got answer to by working well materials managers of a business. working well materials managers of a business also helps in undergoing growth policies and way for managing waste materials. (Brunner, 2004) The Major sporting offer that materials managers face is supporting a in harmony move liquid-like of materials for producing....   [tags: produce, transport, business]
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Graphene: The Wonder Material - October 22, 2004 wasn’t a particularly special day for Andre Geim and his colleague Kostyz Novoselov. Previously, a student had tried to separate graphite into ten or even one hundred layers but only succeeded in obtaining a specimen of one thousand layers. Then Geim had the brilliant idea of using Scotch tape to peel off individual layers of graphite. Geim and Kostyz took pieces of tape and manually separated the graphite until one layer remained (Lucibella 2). After hours of work and several pieces of tape with thin pieces of graphite on them, the final step was ready (Fuente)....   [tags: electrical and medical applications]
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Organic vs. Inorganic Material - The following information will focus on the two substances forensic scientist use to identify and compare matter, whether a material is organic or inorganic. Evidence that will be used in a court trial will depend on the examination that forensic scientist processed in the laboratory. The importance of distinguishing between organic and inorganic material is a necessary step in the criminal justice process. The differences between organic and inorganic will be explained first, next will be to explain the strengths and weaknesses of each, and finally the significance of both as it relates to the justice system....   [tags: Scientific Research ]
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Offensive Material - In Voltaire’s biography, S.G. Tallentyre penned the famous quote, “I disapprove of what you way, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” This quote is often repeated in first-amendment discussions and freedom of speech debates, as it acknowledges the need to preserve freedom, even in spite of its allowance for distasteful and even potentially offensive expression. The internet is a powerful venue for knowledge. With information on virtually any topic, collaborative forums, and a massive library of media, it seems at times that everything is available on the internet....   [tags: Internet, freedom of speech, filtering, freedom]
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Material Love - “We are living in a material world.” This quintessential quote of Madonna’s from the song “Material Girl” equates mans relation with money. The world is not run by people, but by material goods and money. Ever since the beginning of monetary means, the amount of money one possessed dictated their status and opportunities for marriage. Likewise marriages can even center on money, and are often arranged to be profitable. This was especially true in the roaring 1920s and in the novel The Great Gatsby by F....   [tags: Literary Themes]
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Attention Material - INTRODUCTION I. Attention Material A. Issue at hand. 1. Disasters can occur at any moment, anywhere; financial and human consequences are very difficult to predict. 2. Disasters, over the last century have been increasing at a rapid rate as only 50% of events require Federal assistance. (FEMA) 3. Federal mitigation plans and programs reduce the impact of a given disaster also with our dependence on taxes, Treasury for relief. B. What is Mitigation. 1. Mitigation is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters....   [tags: NDSP, FEMA,mitgatoin]
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Plant Material - Plant material The seeds of A. precatorius were collected from the medicinal plant garden of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H. S. Gour University, Sagar, M.P., India. Seeds were sterilized and germinated by following the protocol described in our previous publication .[15] Initiation of A. precatorius cell cultures Different explants from aseptically germinated seeds viz. leaves, epicotyle and petiole were tested for culture initiation by variation in plant growth regulators (PGR) and Agrobacterium mediated transformation....   [tags: Plants, Seeds] 2549 words
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Polyurethane: Predominant Material - ... Weight Injection moulded polyurethane is a light material as it creates a hollow within. This enabled the working components of a product to be placed inside to protect them as well as creating positive aesthetics. Lightweight, as well as correct hand grip dimensions add to the products aesthetics. Material Testing To discover the type of material used in the GP Discovery Torch, tests were conducted on all differing types of materials. The materials deemed different included the outer case that has a matte finish and is tough, predominantly used for protection and durability....   [tags: GP Discovery Torch]
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Sequency Hereditary Material - ... 2013, Kumar R et.al. 2013, Kohli P et.al. 2013) It’s nearest neighbour is Sphingobium chinatense IP26 with ANI value 99.83 (Goris et.al., 2007 ),whereas nearest neighbour by 16s rRNA studies happens to be Sphingobium japonicum UT26 (Nagata et. al.2011). • The DNA G+C content was calculated to be 64.59 mol%.(Aziz et.al. 2008) • The presence of spermidine was revealed by polyamine profile . • The respiratory pigment is ubiquinone Q-10. • The major polar lipids of strain F2(T) are : 1. Phosphatidylethanolamine 2. ,Phosphatidylmethylethanolamine, 3. Phosphatidylglycerol, 4. Diphosphatidylglycerol 5. Sphingoglycolipid (Garg N....   [tags: genetic engineering and research] 1975 words
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Material Possessions Does Not Being Happiness - ... Thus, one who spends his time to pile up their treasures is setting a trap for themselves. The status of an individual is not important, because eventually one day all of it will be gone. Furthermore, those who believe that possessions make an individual happy could argue that money is everything one needs in life. If one has money, they have the capability to accomplish more and satisfy their desires. But, if one does not have money, then they have nothing. There are individuals who believe money is a must in everyday life because they can use that to buy unnecessary materials....   [tags: money, wealth, pleasure, excitement] 995 words
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What to Do with All the Waste Material? - INTODUCTION 1.0 Background of Study Nowadays industrial sector has grown increasingly higher thus produce more waste material that need to be drain out to the environment. Most of this waste contains a lot of chemicals that are dangerous to human and may corrupt the biodiversity of our ecosystem. Heavy metals in industrial waste are one of the problem encounter today as one of a serious matter that need attention to. Due to rapid industriallisation, heavy metals have been excessively released into the environment, with remarkable impact on humans and other organism....   [tags: environment, wate, health, biodiversity] 1608 words
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Sexual Material in the Media: Parents and Children - ... Double entendres, such as “Take it off, Take it all off” sparked interest and started appearing more and more. With the introduction of the television in 1946, sex in marketing was able to enter a new and massive outlet. Sex truly has been a part of marketing for a long period of time, but only recently has it become excessively used. It is now causing an unseen burden on society. In the past the media has always straddled the line between just enough sex appeal and too much, but only recently (with the new millennium) has it gone too far....   [tags: marketing, magazines, history] 859 words
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Growing National Demand for Herbal Material - ... 2013). In 1970s only 18 different plant materials were imported by Sri Lanka and these imports cost Sri Lanka about Re. 1 million in foreign exchange each year. The apparent reason for importing plants that are already available on the island is that they grow in remote areas and it is less expensive to import them than to collect and transport them within Sri Lanka itself. It was strongly suggested that studies be made to determine whether or not transportation difficulties can be overcome so that Sri Lanka can conserve its foreign currency and provide its farmers with employment (NSC, 1975)....   [tags: medicinal plants, imports, ayurveda systems] 746 words
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Human Connections through Material Goods - ... They believe it is the status quo in their industry and they set specific objectives such as, strive to be an industry innovator on environment issues, commit to environmentally friendly ways to produce and package our products and reduce, reuse and recycle within their workplace.” Their intentions of redefining casual footwear were done by utilizing sheepskin, nature’s own technical fabric, and to make them more comfortable. The sheepskin inside the boot serves to naturally regulate body temperature so one’s feet can stay warm in cold temperature....   [tags: humanr reliance on shoes] 1049 words
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Material Possessions - The Path To Happiness? - In the science of Psychology, there have been many tests showing that there is no physical point in life when a subject can obtain pure enlightenment, fulfillment, or complete satisfaction of mind and body. This supports the assertion that money cannot buy happiness. Although this idea is very popular, could it be proven wrong. It seems only natural that happiness should flow from having more money. Could material possessions actually increase the happiness of a person. In his essay titled "On Dumpster Diving," Lars Eighner discusses his experience of being homeless and having to resort to living off of other people's unwanted possessions to survive....   [tags: Happiness Essays]
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The Relation of Consciousness to the Material World - The Relation of Consciousness to the Material Worl The relation of consciousness to the material world is puzzle, which has its origin in dualism, a philosophy of mind which posits their fundamental separation. Dualism, in turn, has its roots in folk wisdom. The belief that humans are more than bodies and that there is something in human nature that survives bodily death has its origins in prehistory; it becomes explicit in the mythology of Ancient Egypt and Assyria and was formulated into a philosophical position in the Platonic thought of Ancient Greece....   [tags: Papers] 696 words
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Epistemology and the Material Environment - Epistemology and the Material Environment ABSTRACT: This paper presents an epistemological approach to the investigation of material properties that is opposed to both phenomenalistic epistemology and recent linguistical and ontological accounts of matter/mass terms. Emphasis is laid on the inherent context dependence of material properties. It is shown that, if this is taken seriously, some deep epistemological problems arise, like unavoidable uncertainty, incompleteness, inductivity, and nonderivableness....   [tags: Philosophy]
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Reasons for Learning Material in Schools - Reasons for Learning Material in Schools Learning a variety of different subjects in school, falling under such categories as the sciences, humanitarian, linguistics, the arts and otherwise, it is often lingering in a student's mind how exactly this seemingly irrelevant information could possibly be beneficial later on in life. Although I am myself prone to this thought more often than I'd like to admit, looking at education from a broader, more objective standpoint, there are very valuable reasons to why exactly education is important to us, even when we fail to realise it....   [tags: Papers] 1114 words
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Four Sources of Beach Material - Four Sources of Beach Material Most beaches of composed of rock breakdown with varying proportions of biological material usually shell fragments. However if its an accumulation of material at the high tide mark the following may be included; 1) Canada-timber beach 2) USA-tin can beach A beach may be a store in a bay or a mobile stream along the coast. Four Sources of Beach Material; · 1) Material eroded from headlands dependant on the rock type....   [tags: Papers, informative] 2635 words
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The Material Nature of Spirituality - The Material Nature of Spirituality It was observed from the 'time to think' experiments done in Biology 103 lab, that thinking is material. Thinking was associated with material changes and activities in the brain and the connected nervous system. This promulgates the brain=behavior notion. According to this notion, all aspects of human behavior and experiences are functions of a material structure, the brain. Who one is, is determined by his or her brain. Nevertheless, many people continue to believe in a 'higher power' that guides and controls human action and behavior....   [tags: Spirit Spirituality Brain Essays]
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Comparing Sources of Research Material - Comparing Sources of Research Material The purpose of the assignment is to compare and contrast the source of research material available to a learner. We were first assigned to find a source from the Internet, and the second assignment was to find another source from the periodicals in the USCA library. This comparison will help each individual to determine the type of reading that benefits him or her the most. From these two sources, I learned a great deal of information about the different influences and ways that people learn....   [tags: Reseach Sources Writing Education] 1165 words
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Possession of Obscene Material and Infringement on Civil Liberties - According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Obscene is defined as “disgusting to the senses, repulsive”. California law defines obscene matter as “taken as a whole, that the average person applying contemporary statewide standards, appeals to the prurient interested, that taken as a whole depicts, or describes sexual conduct in a patently offensive way and that taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value”. Obscenity refers to the examination of books, periodicals, plays, films, television and radio programs, news reports, and other communication media....   [tags: Human Rights] 1342 words
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Material and Ideational Relations Between Humanity and Its Environment - The concept of a continuum of material and ideational relations between humanity and its environment requires a nuanced approach which avoids generalizations. I theorize that one cannot argue the greater importance of either the material of ideational aspect without making dangerous assumptions. While some scholars may theorize that it is mankind's religious and ethical worldviews which shape the environment, there is also strong evidence supporting the idea of humanity's technologies and surroundings affecting religious and ethical systems....   [tags: Environment] 1327 words
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Material Culture in Daniel Miller´s The Comfort of Things - ... Pierre Bourdieu says that this phenomenon is typical for the French society in the 1960s as well. People believe they are free and can decide about their own life, maybe they don't even realize, but they are influenced, and their choice of the way of life was highly influenced by what they were taught. As a comparison Miller mentions few examples from Stuart Street: for example there is Elia, who becomes emotional when her feelings are not reciprocated – this behavior is typical for Greek people; or there is James and Quentin who like gardening and going to pubs, which is a typical characteristic of British people....   [tags: humanity, law, society, question]
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Changing Raw Material Into Standard Stock with Primary Process - 1.a Define and describe primary processes A Primary Process is changing a raw material into a standard stock. This is a rather ambiguous definition as some processes can be a primary process or secondary process depending on the product being produced. For example pig iron from a blast furnace can be standard stock (for cast iron) or it can be sent to a BOS furnace for further processing into steel, which is the standard stock in this case. Some basic examples of primary processes are: Wood Trees are cut down from native, regrowth or plantation forests....   [tags: casting, cutting, moulding] 2690 words
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Confirmation of Bacterial Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material - Confirmation of Bacterial Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material   Confirmation of Transformation and DNA as the Inducing Material Introduction The experiments in this report are a recreation the famous Griffith and Avery experiments which discovered the transformation process that bacteria can undertake and that DNA is the genetic material, respectively (Griffth, 1928. Avery 1944). Bacteria can incorporate foreign DNA found in their medium into their genomes in a process known as transformation....   [tags: genetic studies and experiments]
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The Mock-Epic and Material Desire in Not All that Glisters Gold - “Not all that glisters gold,” Gray surmised in his poem, Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat. While the term is widely understood now as meaning that not everything is precious, there is evidence to suggest that there is a more cautionary tone which surrounds this saying. As Gray uses it to lament the death of Horace Walpole’s favorite cat, when the text is analyzed further, aspects of the mock epic are revealed. However this usage of the mock epic is less humorous in tone and more as a vehicle to warn readers of the tragedy that befalls them when they mindlessly pursuit certain desires....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 2007 words
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Using Slavery Based Material in the High School Classroom - Slavery has been a controversial topic since the early nineteenth century and continues to be a touchy subject today. This problem is only exacerbated once children and their education become involved. There has been debate whether novels and similar material depicting slavery is acceptable in the high school curriculum. People are often most opinionated and stubborn with their views in regards to race and discrimination. As a result little progress has been made on the topic. People’s views range from either extreme on the spectrum....   [tags: american history, huckleberry finn]
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Remixing Original Material from Different Artits Controversy - Remixing original material from different artists has become an important controversy in today’s modern world. The matter of stealing copyright material is taken very seriously and offends a lot of artists. Lawrence Lessig, author of “Remixed: Media” and a professor at Harvard Law School, writes about how he doesn’t agree. He uses several examples and personal stories to back his position and try to get his readers to understand that what new contemporary artists have started doing. Is nothing illegal and attempts to make it socially acceptable....   [tags: remixed media, lawrence lassig,copyright]
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Fun Activity for Adults: Reconstruct, Reuse and Recycle Material - Ever since I first heard of natural play areas for kids in my anthropology class I have been interesting in finding an activity that would encourages a similar type of behavior in adults. Natural playgrounds are areas that are made of “junk” in which children are free to experience a more natural play where they are able to reconstruct, reuse and recycle material and learn important life skills through play.[1]Parkour is an activity that encourages adults to learn through risk taking and discovery, much like children in the natural playgrounds....   [tags: natural playground, parkour] 532 words
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Advantages of Digital Media Over Printed Material - ... The technology used for flipping books means most types of content meant for a web page can be easy to convert to a virtual document. Another reason that Yunpu.com is beneficial is the ability to have any PDF reduced in size. I have discovered the PDF compression that is used will reduce the total size of a document by over 40 percent. Users will not see any loss in quality as the compression will ensure that image details are retained. Flipping books that are created can be viewed in any mobile web browser....   [tags: yumpu.com, flipping books, pdf] 554 words
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Food Material Characteristic: Foaming Properties of a Protein - ... The water-binding ability of milk produced from a blending process is dependent on the solubility of its constituent parts and the production process. Gelation Cow’s milk is composed of carbohydrates and two main dairy proteins: casein and whey. When milk is coagulated, it automatically divides out the proteins into semi-solid lumps and a liquid portion. Casein is found in the lumps, or curds, whereas the whey protein is found in the liquid portion. As soon as the cocoa powder is mixed with milk, the casein is immediately adsorbed to strengthen the network formation....   [tags: flavor, water biding] 1007 words
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Porfirio Diaz's Contributions Towards Mexico's Material Prosperity - Porfirio Diaz contributions towards his country’s material prosperity pulled Mexico out of it stagnate position, and in this prosperity one of the greatest factors was the rapid development of the Mexican railroad transportation facilities. Through Diaz’s progression not even his biggest enemies could deny the success that quickly followed his movement. When Diaz first took office there was only two small lines of rails, and through this progress, Mexico expanded over nineteen thousand miles of rails....   [tags: Mexican History ]
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Light as a Raw Material of Photosynthesis - Photosynthesis is the process of making glucose using the raw materials water, carbon dioxide and radiant energy. Which is trapped by the chlorophyll molecules and then oxygen is given off as a bi-product if the process. It is the conversion of radiant energy into chemical potential energy. The occurrence of photosynthesis is very important to us as humans, because it provides us with the oxygen we need to breathe and plants are at the bottom of every food-chain and so without them, I would collapse....   [tags: radiant energy, chlorophyll, glucose]
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EU’s Plant Reproductive Material Regulation - Introduction This paper analyses the EU’s Plant Reproductive Material Regulation. This may seem to be a topic that does not concern regular EU citizens. On the contrary, it is highly significant for every one of us. This regulation massively influences which plant reproductive materials, either at supermarkets and markets or at other seed suppliers of your choice, can be bought. In order to understand what this regulation is about, we need to define what plant reproductive material even is. Plant reproductive material, short PRM, “is material of any kind of plants (from seeds up to fully grown trees) used for the production of other plants” (European Commission [2013]:1)....   [tags: European Parliament]
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Primary Source Material on the Web - Primary Sources on the Web Teaching with primary sources is not a new idea, but the ways in which to access these valuable sources has changed dramatically with the popularization of the Internet. More and more historical collections and archives are being digitized and made available online by governments, museums, and other educational and non-profit organizations. Now it is just a matter of training educators to locate, access and utilize the vast amount of primary source materials available in digital format....   [tags: Educational Technology, teaching]
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Smuggling Of Nuclear Material - Smuggling of Nuclear Material Over the past five years the former states of the Soviet Union haven't been able to prevent the leakage of nuclear material. Nuclear materials and technologies are more accessible now than at any other time in history, due to the breakup of the Soviet Union and the worsening of economic conditions. No longer does the Soviet KGB, the Soviet military and the Soviet border guards have the control to stop the smuggling of nuclear material's. With the Cold War being over, there is a huge stockpile of over 100 nuclear sites (See Appendix A)....   [tags: essays research papers] 998 words
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Censorship and Material Selection Policies - ... Certain words are inappropriate for such a young audience, but as a child gets older, reading a word in context from the point of view of someone else can be less intimidating. They get used to particular things being said. Promoting student power in the choice of high school literature can prove uncomfortable, wild, and touchy. Without the right amount of preparation, research, and reading, teachers may find language, content, and themes to be more mature than they really wanted. Young adults’ choices in literature can make teachers cringe at the very thought....   [tags: freedom, books, language]
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The Most Suitable Material for a Backpacker's Towel - The Most Suitable Material for a Backpacker's Towel Chemistry: Data Analysis for the most suitable material for a backpacker’s towel. Method ====== In groups, we tested three different types of material (named pale blue, dark blue and brown) to find out which one would be more suitable as a backpacker’s towel. The criteria that would make a good backpacker’s towel would be aspects such as a low density, high absorpancy, rapid drying etc. We weighed the fabric before wetting it and weighing it again....   [tags: Backpacking Towels Essays] 1228 words
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Finding a Material's Specific Heat Capacity - Finding a Material's Specific Heat Capacity Skill A Aim: The aim is to accurately find the specific heat capacity of a material given a certain mass of that material and other experimental equipment. The specific heat capacity of a substance is the heat energy required to raise one kilogram of the material by one Kelvin or one degree centigrade - it is usually measured in J kg-1 K-1. The experimental technique and results will be analysed. The purpose is to be able to conclude the reason for certain materials having higher or lower specific heat capacities than others and to discuss these reasons scientifically....   [tags: Papers] 6042 words
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Statement of Purpose for Material Science Major at John Hopkins University - ... To put what I have learned into practice, I participated in some research projects after my undergraduate work. Highlighted by a project with Prof. Juhyuk Moon in the multi-scale structural material lab, I have proven my strong research motivation and potentials. In particular, our project investigated yeelimite, the main phase in calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement, which is a very promising environmentally friendly material with CO2 emissions significantly lower than that of the traditional Portland cement....   [tags: engineering, research projects, technology] 771 words
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Emotional Poverty Within Material Wealth in Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare centers Romeo and Juliet on the tension of opposing forces, including the conspicuous dichotomies of life and death, peace and war, and young and old. But Shakespeare also explores the underlying theme of emotional poverty within material wealth.             The affluence of the Capulets is apparent in the first act, when the stage is continually adomed, between scenes, for the family's banquet. First, before Juliet's initial appearance in 1.3, long crimson tapestries are unfurled from the gallery to coverthe cracked marble ofthe facade, and the bench is given an ornate cushion and the fountain a decorative cover....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet Essays] 1248 words
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Assessment of the Movement of Material Along Deal's Beach - Assessment of the Movement of Material Along Deal's Beach This was carried out at site 3 because there are groynes at site 3 which created an area within 2 groynes called a groyne box which I could study in order to look at the movement of pebbles within a confined area. Diagram of a Groyne Box: Sea Wall [IMAGE] 1 2 3 4 5 [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Groyne 1 Groyne 2 Sea The purpose of this aim is to see the effects of Longshore Drift over a longer period of time....   [tags: Papers] 932 words
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What's Sustainable Development? - “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs” (Sassi, 2006). Council house is first purpose built office building in Australia and also known as CH2 and located in Melbourne CBD, which is at 240 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. CH2 is one of the biggest sustainable building in Australia, which is owned by city of Melbourne and has achieved maximum six Green Star rating, certifies by the Green Building Council of Australia on 22 March 2005 (Green Building Council of Australia, 2014)....   [tags: material science, recycable materials]
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Gains in Retention Using The Cornell Note-Taking Method - A student seeking better retention of material taught in the class-room environment may employ the Cornell note-taking method. With such a method, the three sections of the note-taking outline can aid the student’s retention by improving encoding. For a student to be able to retain oncoming material, they first must be able to encode, as in interpret and internalize, oncoming material (Faber, Morris, & Lieberman, 2000). The note-taking section forces the student to use elaborative rehearsal which helps material reach long-term storage....   [tags: material taught, class-room]
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Principles behind the Growth Process of Thin Films - ... Different tools are necessary to determine the different important parameters of a material such as: reactive ion etchers, ellipsometers, atomic force microscopes, and x-ray diffraction spectroscopes. An inductively coupled plasma reactive ion etcher is commonly used in industry and it will be utilized to determine the hardness of the films [VLSI]. This technique is exploited to remove unwanted material and form features in the device. Ellipsometers are applied to characterize materials because they are fast and they can measure many different parameters....   [tags: experimentation and material properties]
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The Process of Forming Sheet Metal - ... Depending upon the size and the profile of the component Combinations of these operations are used to produce the final part. Dies & Presses: Die is a tool used to cut or shape sheet metal using a press. Dies are classified based on the size of the component, the transfer procedure of the part, the size of the die and the press. Large sheet metal components, found in automobile industry are commonly produced using single set of die. Double action dies are also used when large mounting area is available, Left hand and right hand doors can be formed in single working stroke using vacuum suction systems....   [tags: material, manufacturing, piercing] 3061 words
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Improve Inventory Management To Support Maintenance Management Program - BACKGROUND Material management is one of the main components in the management of all types of companies. Material management plays an important role in supporting the company's performance, which relates to customer satisfaction, cost of production and financial performance. Ruauw (2011) stated that the raw materials required should be sufficient available so as to ensure smooth production. However, should the quantity of inventory it should not be too large so that capital tied up in inventory and costs....   [tags: Material Management, Companies]
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Commonly Used Composites and Their Characteristics - ... This adjustment is done by tweaking the microstructure of the materials by changing the state, shape, amount and distribution of the filling, which is also called as the reinforcing phase. Instead of restricting this tweaking process within a certain material class, the idea is being implementing in cross-material classes as well. Ceramics powder can be added to plastics to make hard and fireproof polymers. Ceramic powder when mixed with metals, gives cermets, which are used in tips of metal cutting tools....   [tags: material, fibrous, construction] 705 words
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Biofilm Formation and Colonization are of Prime Importance in Initiation and Progression of Dental Caries - ... et al. 1999) [8]. Botelho et al. [9 ] in their study claimed Cetrimide-GIC combination to be more effective in comparison with Chlorhexidine-GIC combination. Chitosan is a safe and nontoxic material, which is capable of promoting regeneration of oral soft tissue and alveolar bone. It has bactericidal effect against bacteria and fungi. Ekarnon Mahapoka et al. [10] incorporated chitosan whisker from shrimps shells into dimethacrylate based dental resin sealant and claimed that sealant containing chitosan exhibited antibacterial effect against S....   [tags: restorative material, dental trauma] 551 words
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On How Ecounters between People, Societies, Cultures and Material Objects Had an Impact on Early Globalization in the Viking Age - ... Skilled traders and explorers: The Vikings were known as one of the best shipbuilders and sailors which allowed them to travel long distances, explore new land, increase trade that opened up new trade routes. They were very skilled traders and explorers which kept the material culture circulate through. With decades of experience of previous sailors and knowledge, the vikings had an understanding in nature. The way the vikings traveled across the oceans was by navigation by the stars and the position of the sun or the birds that were found at different places and times of the year....   [tags: art, technology, voyages of exploration] 690 words
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The Art Of Forgetting by Adrian Forty - The introduction to Adrian Forty’s “The Art of Forgetting” discusses the uncertain relationship between memory and material objects, particularly regarding societal/ collective memory. Forty builds upon three distinctive points concerning objects and memory to illustrate the doubts in the Aristotelian tradition. He suggests that objects are agents to forgetting and that there is a process to remembering. With this argument Forty establishes a means of further understanding collective memory. For Aristotle objects are “material enactments of mental decay....   [tags: mental memory, material objects]
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Blast Overpressure and Its Negative Effect on The Human Body - ... Contrary to fragmentation, blast overpressure is silent and can cause injuries inside the human body that cannot be seen externally. Stephen Wolf explains, “Although most blast-related injuries (eg, fragmentation injuries from improvised explosive devices and standard military explosives) can be managed in a similar manner to typical penetrating or blunt traumatic injuries, injuries caused by the blast pressure wave itself cannot” (406). Imagine ripples in the water, when you place a drop in the center there are waves that move out from the center point of the drop....   [tags: fragmentation material, brain injury] 717 words
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Maylasia's National Archives is Our Nation's Heritage Treasures - ... • Materials produced by or any public agencies, statutory industries about Malaysia • Materials produced by Malaysian citizen whether about Malaysia or not • Materials about Malaysia that generated by non-citizen whether local or overseas. Currently, NAM is holding several types of audiovisual collection which acquire from various methods such purchase, donations, exchanges and in-house creation policy. PPAV also perform the recording documentation of places, building and importance event/ historical functions for research purpose....   [tags: audiovisual, material, collection] 2360 words
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The Discouraging Truth: Propaganda in World War II - We all look back at World War II and view it as one of the most depressing, impactful, and downright evil times in history. Although, when we learn about this time period in school, we focus on the Hitler, the Germans, and the Japanese. They were the prime enemy, full of evil and monstrous capabilities. Then there was us, the strong, great, undefeatable United States of America. If you look back on the principal now, its almost as if it was an action packed film, full of war, superheroes, and villains....   [tags: Fear Appeal, Material Waste]
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