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High Definition / Density Digital Versatile Disc

- High Definition/Density Digital Versatile Disc, popularly known as HD-DVD is usually referred to as an out-of-date disc format designed for high-definition video, as well as storage of information. As a digital optical disc designed for storage of data and video as well, Blu-ray disc supersedes the HD-DVD disc format in terms of storage, considering the fact that it’s usually used to store high-definition video resolution of up to 1080p, compared to HD-DVD’s, which is only 1080i. Blu-ray and HD-DVD discs emerged between 2000 and 2003, but became commercially available at the beginning of 2006, but their failure to attract mutual and exclusive support from various technological forums led to...   [tags: Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD, DVD, Sony]

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What Are the Symptoms of Disc Degeneration?

- A 36-year-old man presents with low back pain since the past two weeks. He reports that it came on while he was lifting a heavy object. Since that time, the pain has been intermittent and is located in the lumbar area of his spine. Describe in detail possible signs and symptoms in a patient that has intervertebral disc disease versus a musculoskeletal disorder. How would the treatment vary between the two disorders. What is intervertebral disc disease. According to Grossman and Porth (2014), the intervertebral disc is considered to be on of the most critical components of the weight bearing structures in the spine....   [tags: lumbar spine, arthritic pain]

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Personality Test And The Disc Assessment

- Taking any type of personality test can lead to a lot of thought and reflection on yourself, how you live, and how you interact with other people. I have taken some personality tests in the past that seemed to have been way off from what I believed about myself. This could be in part because I took them at a younger age and didn’t really “know” myself at that time. The results of the JUNG Typology test and the DISC Assessment actually proved to be fairly accurate to how I view myself today. While the tests weren’t exactly eye-opening for me, they did serve to confirm many beliefs and views that I had toward myself, my interactions with others, and what I enjoy in life....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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The Disc And Jung Assessments

- The DISC and JUNG assessments were spot on about the type of person I am. They both concluded that I love encouraging people, I am reserved, and I think things through thoroughly before making an important decision. The assessments opened my eyes about the confidence I need to gain to be a more effective leader. There are four categories in the DISC assessment: decisive, interactive, stabilizing, and cautious. The DISC assessment concluded that I tend to take careful precautions when it comes to decision-making....   [tags: Personality psychology, Decision making, Feeling]

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DISC Assesment

- Introduction In 1940, Walter Clark developed the Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Conscientious assessment based off of Harvard graduate Dr. William Marston’s 1928 theory. Individual behavioral patterns in professional and personal arenas are important factors on how communication, interaction, teamwork and productivity are influenced. DISC Platinum Rule Behavioral Self-Assessment provides assessment and analysis on individual behavioral styles. DISC Insights provides a pictorial depiction of the styles and their associated personality traits (DISC Insights, 2013)....   [tags: Producer, Impresser, Dominance, Walter Clark]

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DISC Assessment for Learning Team C

- William Marston developed his DISC model through his book Emotions of Normal People. William Marston’s book does not give a behavioral assessment instrument for determining one’s behavioral style. Dr. Tony Alesandra develops such an instrument for one to use, assisting individuals, and teams into understanding how these behavioral styles may adapt to promote effective communication. The developing of a professional development plan (PDP) ensures that individuals of a learning team hold a tool for assessing the individual member’s skills, strengths, areas of improvement, and the resources necessary to help these individuals reach their goals....   [tags: effectiveness, William Marston, behavioral style]

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Undergoing The Vertebral Disc Replacement And Fusion

- Accordingly, on the day of surgery, I was extremely nervous about the procedure. Again, my neurosurgeon addressed the pros and cons of undergoing the vertebral disc replacement and fusion. Also, he reiterated the 50 percent chance of success or failure. He did not want me to have an unrealistic view of the expected outcome, as well as, he discussed that if my pain was decreased by 50 percent, then the surgery would be considered a success and we would have achieved our goal. At that time, he also elaborated on how the procedure would be performed, the anticipated length of the surgery, as well as, how long I would have to remain in the hospital....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Anesthesia, Pain]

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Sound on Disc

- Sound-On-Disc: From Inception ‘til Death From the Kinetophone to the Vitaphone, the sound-on-disc format dominated the pioneering stage of sound in movies. For the first time ever, people were able to hear sound synchronized with the images on the screen, and the revolution had begun-the talkies were here to stay. It was the sound-on-disc format that helped create many of Hollywood’s “talkie” classics, including The Jazz Singer and The Singing Fool. However, another format, sound-on-film, would soon take reign of the talking motion picture movement, as the audience and the exhibitors started to become more demanding as technology was slowly improving....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Creation Of The Compact Disc

- The Creation Of The Compact Disc The creation of the compact disc, better known as the CD, can be traced back to the late 1960s. A Dutch scientist named Klass Compaan of Philips Research conceived the idea for the CD. He teamed with another scientist, Piet Kramer, who together introduced the first color videodisc prototype in 1972. Sony teamed up with Philips on the creation of the compact disc, and together they were able to develop a standard, universal compact disc to hold audio information....   [tags: Technology Descriptive Essays]

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The American Disc Jockey

- The American Disc Jockey The American Disc Jockey is one of the most important aspects in the development of music, especially rock-n-roll. Many radio personalities became widely recognized on the notion of them having a specialized voice or that they are able to provide a wealth of knowledge about the artists that they play (Eliot, 92). Whatever the situation, the fact remains that disk jockeys have helped to build an excitement for radio, yesterday, today, and hopefully tomorrow. A day in the life of a disk jockey is not just about spinning records and announcing the latest contest....   [tags: Papers]

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The Disc Jockey Business

- The Disc Jockey Business I have been in the disc jockey buissness since I was fifteen years old, I own many different sets of equiptment and have been to conventions were the new lines are presented. I also work for Pioneer as a company dj representative so I know their line like the back of my hand. For my project I choose to shop around for new equiptment at two stores, with me I brought a friend who knew absolutly nothing about dj equiptment. I was amazed at my findings and it is becouse of this experiment that I will never shop at Sam Ash again....   [tags: Papers]

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lumbar disc problems

- lumbar disc problems Summary The lumbar region of the human spine is a location that is very susceptible to injury and trauma. A majority of the population experience back pain at some time during their life, and although in most cases the pain subsides after a time of rest, there is an enormous need for treatment of this malady. The various types of treatment for lumbar disc herniations include a more conservative method of rest, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatory or non-steroidal drugs....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Different Types of Powder Sander Machines

- There are many different types of sanders in our world that vary from random orbit, spindle, belt, disc, hand, vibrating, drum, detail, and so forth. A sander is a power tool that is used for smoothing a surface with sandpaper or other abrasive materials. Each woodworking sander serves a certain purpose so that you may be able to complete your task more efficiently. They vary from being a manual sander to being an electrically powered sander. Typically in the world of carpenters and woodworkers they will usually stick with power sanders just because they are more time consuming and there is less manual labor that is necessary....   [tags: disc and belt sander machines]

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James T. Russell and the Invention of the Compact Disc

- James T. Russell and the Invention of the Compact Disc James Russell was born in Bremerton, Washington in 1931. His first invention, at six years old, was a remote-control battleship with a storage chamber for his lunch. In 1953, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in physics and graduated from Reed College in Portland. Afterwards he went to work as a Physicist in General Electric's nearby labs in Richland, Washington. There he started many experimental instrumentation projects....   [tags: Papers]

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Automatic Optic Disc Detection in Digital Fundus Images Using Image Processing Techniques

- Optic disc (OD) is important part of eye. In developing systems automatic OD detection is an important step for automated diagnosis of various serious ophthalmic diseases like Diabetic retinopathy, Glaucoma, hypertension etc. The variation of intensity within the optic disc and intensity close to the optic disc boundary are the major hurdle in automated optic disc detection. General edge detection algorithms are frequently unsuccessful to segment the optic disc because of this. Complexity increases due the presence of blood vessels....   [tags: health, ophtalmic disease]

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Steve Jobs ' Qualities Of Leadership

- STEVE JOBS’ QUALITIES OF LEADERSHIP Drive Steve Jobs’ key qualities of leadership would have been his drive to achieve high quality. Steve Jobs’ energy was extremely high which gave him the ability to be persistent. Steve Jobs’ was not the typical born leader type. This is something that he developed along the way. By having the drive Steve Jobs’ encourage others to have the same drive. Desire to lead. Although, Steve Jobs’ did not had a strong desire to lead others. Steve Jobs’ did have a strong desire to change the world....   [tags: Leadership, Steve Jobs, DISC assessment]

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Self Reflection Paper From The Information Obtained From Completing The Disc And Jung Assessments

- The following is a self-reflection paper from the information obtained from completing the DISC and JUNG assessments. The assessments both showed me being well rounded and not strongly to any one side or direction for the most part. This fits right in with my personality and gives me faith in the results. Although I did not agree completely with all of the feedback from the test, it is something to take note and to help me be more mindful in my actions and decisions. The DISC assessment gives feedback in both personal strengths and personal values....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Thought, Personality psychology]

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Design of a Reconfigurable Hybrid Database System

- ... Placing the reconfigurable platform near the device’s memory further reduces the processing time. Combination of all these three types of database systems described above gives us the “Hybrid Database System (HYBDBS)” that harnesses the power of all three. The design of a Hybrid Database System with Hybrid DB-server as its core component is shown, as provided in the research paper. It differs from standard DB systems in that it has a “Routines Repository” that stores database operators as hardware and software libraries, services and metadata....   [tags: disc resident databases, main memory]

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What Compact Disc Would I Take to a Desert Island?

- What Compact Disc Would I Take to a Desert Island. Tough question. What else to take. Easy Enough. I would bring as many bags of Utz Salt n’ Vinegar potato chips as possible, one copy of Earnest Hemmingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, and I figure just about any woman would suit me. Denied these things, the choice of a Desert Island Disc is made much more complicated. With nothing else to occupy my mind I need that one great disc. Much like Nick Tosches’ choice of Sticky Fingers I find this decision extremely difficult: "But Sticky Fingers is a choice as mysterious and as difficult to explain to myself as anyone else."(Tosches 4) The choices are numerous and I’m pulled and so many different di...   [tags: Music]

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Case Study : The Japanese Brake

- Akebono the Japanese brake, manufacturer has emerged as one of the dominant providers of braking components around the world. From their early days in Hanue Japan starting out as a provider of woven linings and clutch surface products Akebono was opened in January 27, 1929 (Akebono,nd). Akebono started their Hanue manufacturing facility and completed their construction project in 1940 (Akebono). Not far after the end of world war two, Akebono moved from their clutch assemblies and into a multiple faceted product lines....   [tags: Disc brake, Brake, Drum brake, Brake lining]

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The Impact Of Technology On The Music Industry

- In the year 2000 there was an article written in TIME magazine called “How will we listen to music?” (Moby, 99) In this article the author, a popular recording artist at the time, wrote about what he believed the future of music would look like. He predicted that by the year 2025 “music will be available on command” without being confined by compact disks. He also predicted that most music will be available to download almost instantly to any portable music device that people may be using. In 2015 these things are now possible....   [tags: Gramophone record, Compact Disc, Digital audio]

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Disc Golf

- Water and Salt water sound similar, at first you would think that but as soon as you research either of them you’ll find that the only thing they have one thing in common water. This pair brings to mind somewhat of a similar situation in golf and frisbee golf. One would think that you frisbee golf is just golf with a frisbee but this is not so it s deeper than that. When you experience both of these it come to you, although they share similar names golf and frisbee golf have many differences between them....   [tags: Ultimate Frisbee Golf]

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Netflix And The Video Service

- When Reed Hastings discovered an overdue movie in his closet and paid the subsequent exorbitant fees associated with it, he realized that something needed to change. Having already started and sold a software business, this entrepreneur contemplated about alternate video service ideas that would better satisfy customers. Netflix entered the market in 1997 when the market leader was rental giant Blockbuster Inc. At the time, Blockbuster attempted to grow by opening new locations in order to expand geographic coverage and to increase penetration and share in existing markets....   [tags: Renting, Rental shop, Netflix, Blu-ray Disc]

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Flash Drives and Optical Storage

- Flash Drives and Optical Storage In Computing, optical disc drives are described by Wikipedia as a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs. Some optical disc drives can only read from discs, but recent drives are able to both read and record, also called burners or writers. These drives are very commonly used in computers to read software and consumer media distributed on disc, and to record discs for archival and data exchange purposes....   [tags: disk, memory, usb]

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Review of Thanatology in Protoplanetary Discs

- Review of Thanatology in Protoplanetary Discs: The combined influence of Ohmic, Hall, and ambipolar diffusion on dead zones (Lesur, Kunz & Fromang 2014) Introduction Protoplanetary discs are cool and dense, their gas is composed of neutrals, ions and electron, and in the presence of a background magnetic field this becomes magnetised plasma. Due to the fact that this is normally poorly ionised, the plasma in protoplanetary discs, is therefore subject to three non-ideal magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) effects; Ohmic dissipation, ambipolar diffusion and Hall effect....   [tags: Ohmic, Hall, ambipolar diffusion on dead zones]

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The Day of His Life

- ... Now five forty-five in the morning, Alex decided to join the migratory of people leaving the hotel. On his way to the course Alex started to feel like he was incongruous in this tournament because he has never played this course before. Feeling scared (Participial) to lose, he turns on the radio and listens to some pump up music. After parking the car and getting his gear, Alex walks to the tent for sign in. As he signs in, he is given a Dynamic Disc Ranger Bag and then six discs as the Player Pack for this tournament....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Flash Drivers and Optical storage

- Flash Drives and Optical Storage Bill Gates once said, “I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.” Flash drives and optical storage is not something people think about on a daily basis. What most people don’t realize is that a lot of times a person uses their laptop, their optical drive is helping them out tremendously. Or the report that was started at work and wasn’t finished is probably going to be brought home to finish on a flash drive....   [tags: CD, DVD, USB]

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Flash Drives and Optical Storage

- Flash Drives and Optical Storage What is a flash Drive. Well a USB Flash drive is a memory storage device that is plugged into a computer or other mobile devices. Flash Drive also called Thumb drives are very convenient for users, they are small and light weight and have a memory storage ranging from 512MB to 64Mb. (Gary B. Shelly).Most flash drives are removable and rewriteable. USB Flash drives are typically used for backups or transfers of computer files. Flash drives consist of small printed circuit boards carrying circuit elements, and USB connecters that are installed electorally, and are protected by plastic, metal, and sometimes a rubberized case....   [tags: usb, disks, data]

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Collection and Identification of Plant Parts and Dental Caries Pathogens

- Collection and Identification of Plant Parts and Dental Caries Pathogens.  Plant Materials Collection The small branches of locally available Z. zanthoxyloides and T. glaucescens were collected from local Ogbete main market Enugu and were authenticated by Prof. Okigbo R.N of the department of Botany of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. These plant materials were dried under the sun for two weeks and also cut into pieces of approximately 15cms and transferred to the oven set at 45°C for 20-30mins before it was reduced to fine powder with the aid of mechanical grinder....   [tags: caries sample, patients, tooth]

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The Mechanical Hearth Valve

- Addressing Issues with Thrombosis and Investigating Backflow in the Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valve (St. Jude Medical Valve) Introduction The past six decades have fostered the rise of remarkable innovations in the design and production of mechanical heart valves that are safe and hemodynamically favorable. The mechanical heart valves have been used widely over this time with the successful implantation of over 100,000 Omni-Brand tilting-disc valves and 300,000 Hall-Brand tilting-disc valves since the late 70's [1]....   [tags: implantation, tissue valve replacement]

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Physics of MiniDisk Players

- Introduction: In 1986, designers at Sony began the quest to develop a sound medium that combined the benefits of the compact disc, such as sound quality and track accessibility, with the recordability of the cassette tape, in a player with unprecedented portability. They gave engineers the task of creating what would later be called the Minidisc, a wallet sized unit that could record, play, and store music on cartridge enclosed discs. Engineers integrated several technologies to produce the Minidisc, all utilizing the laws of physics....   [tags: physics electronics minidisk]

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Being a Radio Disk Jockey

- Being a Radio Disk Jockey missing sources cited Imagine a career that music fanatics everywhere would love to have. Imagine sitting in a sound room all day, talking calls from listeners and playing the music of one’s choice. Imagine interviewing your favorite musicians, and afterwards attending their concerts, including a tour backstage. The job being described is the one of a radio disc jockey. As a disc jockey, one communicates through music to an audience from around the surrounding areas, therefore must know what they are doing, and what the people want to hear....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Format Video Game Platforms For The Future

- Formatting Video Game Platforms for the Future Video games have impacted world culture since the late 1970’s. Video game companies like Atari and Midway helped lead this digital revolution by introducing arcade games such as Pong, Pac-Man, and Asteroids. Though Atari and Midway receive the most recognition for beginning this video game revolution, no video game technology would have been possible if not for Japanese companies like Namco and Taito. Namco and Taito created the software for the video games listed earlier....   [tags: Video game console, Nintendo, Video game]

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Flash Drives and Optical Storage

- Flash Drives and Optical Storage Flash drives and Optical Storage are quick and easy ways to transfer data, and with all the technology that has been introduced over the years, these have many uses. There compact, portable, and very useful in many situations. To help understand these two topics more in depth, I will be explaining what they are, how they are used, and many other details. First, I will be explaining flash drives. Flash drives are a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface (Wikipedia)....   [tags: technology, data, transfer]

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Difference Between BD and DVD

- BD and DVD both have pits and bumps. The difference between the two is that the BD pits and bumps are smaller and packed closer together. A blue laser is used to read the BD. The BD has spiral tracks running from the center of the disc out to the edges. The information is stored in these tracks in the form of audio and video. The blue laser used to read this information has a wavelength of approximately 405 nanometers and must be much more accurate than that of a DVD as the pits and bumps are smaller and closer together....   [tags: blue laser, tracks]

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The Adult Spinal Column

- Abstract—Understanding the relationship between repetitive lifting and the breakdown of disc tissue over several years of exposure is difficult to study in vivo and in vitro. The aim of this investigation was to develop an asymmetric Porovisco elastic finite element model of a lumbar motion segment that reflects the biological properties and behaviors of in vivo disc Finite element predictions were compared to in vivo measurements published by Tyrrell et al. (1985) of percent change in total stature for two loading protocols, short-term creep loading and standing recovery and short-term cyclic loading with standing recovery....   [tags: Biology, Tissues]

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The Future of Biomedical Engineering

- While still a young and relatively new field, biomedical engineering has been reported as the fastest growing career in America. With a projected growth of seventy-two percent by the year 2018, the potential for new opportunities and projects is immense (“Fastest Growing Jobs”). While past innovation has solely included use of artificial devices, the field is now exploring the use of regenerative medicine and stem cells, cells that can be used for the growth of tissues or organs. The use of stem cells may lead to several future advancements including the regeneration of back discs, laboratory grown kidneys, and the cure for Alzheimer’s Disease....   [tags: Biomedical Engineering Essays]

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How Audio Products Work

- How Audio Products Work There are several standard music distribution formats. The MP3 and the compact disc (CD) are the two most common at the moment, but cassette tapes are still around. The Sony Minidisk is another format that Sony has been trying to popularize for many years. A Minidisk looks a lot like a floppy disk but is slightly smaller (7 cm, 2.75 inches square). CDs store 74 minutes of music in a nearly indestructible form and have the advantage of being a digital format, but until fairly recently you could not record on a CD....   [tags: Papers]

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Mercedes-Benz CL-Class v/s BMW 3

- MERC v/s the BMW: Mercedes-Benz CL-Class 500: Engine Engine Type V-Type Engine Engine Description 5.5L 388bhp V8 Engine Displacement (cc) 5461 No. of Cylinders 8 Maximum Power 388@6,000 (PS@rpm) Maximum Torque 54@2,800-4,800 (kgm@rpm) Valves per Cylinder 4 Valve Configuration DOHC Fuel Supply System SEFI Bore x Stroke 98 x 90.5 mm Compression Ratio 10.7:1 Transmission Transmission Type Automatic Gear box 7 Speed Drive Type RWD Overdrive Yes Suspension System Front Suspension 4-link with antilift control & stabilizer bar Rear Suspension Independent Multi-link with an...   [tags: Automobile Analysis ]

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Old Car vs. New Car

- Cars general work with the engine turning over from the driver using their key which makes the four piston strokes start. Once that happens, it starts moving getting hot and while that is happening, it moves the transmission belt which moves the alternator, and the alternator starts generating power through kinetic energy which in turns keeps the battery powered so you don’t lose power while driving. After the engine does that then power is supplied to the various computers in the car which gets it started moving....   [tags: purchase analysis]

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Motivation Plan For An Organization

- Leadership Style Michael Green LDR/531 January 13th, 2016 Dr. Kathleen Kemmer   Motivation Plan Strategic Development One of the most important component to any organization are its employees. Successful organizations exhibit the leadership skills essential for providing maximum job satisfaction and performance in their employees. These skills ensure high levels of motivation throughout the organization. Leaders must develop and implement motivational strategies to get the highest work performance out of their employees....   [tags: Employment, Management, Motivation]

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The Blu.Ray Media Player

- ... Pixels are the smallest element of a picture that can be transferred to a digital display, and the quality of the video depends on the number of pixels. The Blu-ray player can do multiple things such as recording, rewriting, and playing high-definition videos (7 Facts). The equipment also contains 24p True Cinema output, which delivers an experience that resembles actually being in the theater (New Networked Blu-ray). In 2012, Pioneer Electronics created a 3D addition to their Blu-ray player, making the viewing experience more realistic....   [tags: media technology research paper]

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Lumbar Microdiscectomy

- Patients suffering from herniated disc(s) of the spine have a variety of options available to them to help alleviate the pain they feel. When conservative methods do not deal with the symptoms, there is a minimally invasive and highly effective procedure that can be performed: the lumbar microdiscectomy. The relevant anatomy, preoperative diagnostic tests/procedures, preoperative procedures, including OR setup, prepping of patient, and draping, the surgical procedure and post operative results and potential complications will be described and discussed....   [tags: Surgical Procedures]

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Car And Bicycle Brakes

- Caliper Brakes Effectiveness: good mechanical advantage as it allows the operator to brake with little effort on the hydraulic lever, which needs to be squeezed. Material: Calipers are fixed mount, opposed piston calipers cast from aluminium alloy. Calipers are the hydraulic clamp portion of the disc braking system. Manufactured from either ferrous or non-ferrous materials and bolted firmly to the suspension upright(or knuckle) the caliper holds the pads in place and, through the action hydraulic pistons actuated by the master cylinder, force them against the rotating surface of the disc when pressure is applied to the brake pedal....   [tags: essays research papers]

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History of the Development of Brakes

- History of the Development of Brakes The first brakes were drum brakes. They were metal upon metal, and made a terrible noise, although they did work. Since then, brakes have been made with asbestos, which is heat resistant, hard wearing, and relatively silent. Drum Brake (1890s~1980s) The working parts of a drum brake are contained in a hard metal drum that is attached to the hub of a wheel and revolves with it. Inside, but unattached to the drum, are a pair of stationary curved brake shoes that are normally held away from the drum by springs....   [tags: Design and Technology]

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The Theory Of Planetary Motion And Nasa 's Kepler Spacecraft 's Discovery

-   Introduction As scientist and astronomer continue the journey to look for a single theory that could explain the workings of everything, for example from the smallest of matters such as quarks to the largest such as galaxies and black holes. We achieve ground-breaking discoveries day by day and gradually we get closer towards the ultimate goal of the Theory of Everything. This writing contains the combine information gathered from official sites, well-known writings, documentaries as well as some official graphs and illustrations....   [tags: Planet, Solar System, Earth, Jupiter]

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The Evolution of Portable Music Devices and How They Impact Society

- Between 1877 and 1925, there was an acoustic era. Acoustics is a branch of science introduced by Joseph Sauveur in the early eighteenth century (Chanan 22). Music was acoustically made using pure instruments and raw recordings. In 1925, headphones were introduced, which brought about the electrical era (Taylor 12). By the 1920s, more than 150 companies were making records and record players, which played discs. The discs were typically seven inches in diameter and played at a speed of 78 revolutions per minute....   [tags: music industry and listening technology]

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Leadership : A Leadership Assessment Quiz

- Have you ever taken the time to determine if you have the “juice”. According to the Urban Dictionary’s webpage, the term juice refers to having respect and credibility on the street. However, as a leader, we are always hoping that we have this same respect and credibility in the work environment. A good way to determine whether or not you are, or will be, a good leader is to take a leadership assessment quiz. A leadership assessment quiz is an excellent tool to aid in determining one’s possible effectiveness as a leader....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill, Multiple choice]

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Technology of the DVD Player

- Ever since Thomas Edison’s introduction of the first commercially viable film projection device in the late 19th century, society has been enamored with the idea of recording and playing back events in the form of “motion pictures,” and the 20th century has marked a rapid progression of said technology. Initially, video playback was expensive and cumbersome, meaning that consumers had to attend movie theaters to enjoy their favorite flicks. The next advance came in the 1970’s with the development of the Video Home System (better known as VHS), which brought about the advent of VCR’s and the ability to view “video tapes” in the comfort of your own home....   [tags: Technology]

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Types Indicators Of Personality Test

- Everyone’s personalities are different. After taking the “Everything DISC Personality Test” I have realized there are a lot more personalities than I thought. There are many things you can find out about personality test. You can find the name of the creator of the test, what the test measures, type indicators of the test, how the scores are calculated, your personal results, if you think the results are accurate and if you would recommend it to a peer. “Everything DISC” has been around for quite some time....   [tags: Personality psychology, Personality type]

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How to burn a cd

- This is copied off of i just needed something to get into an account.. sorry. In 2000, one of the biggest news stories was the rise of Napster and similar file-sharing programs. With these programs, you could get an MP3 version of just about any song you want without shelling out a dime. The record companies were fairly upset over this turn of events, and understandably so: They weren't making any money off the distribution of their product to millions of people. An external writable CD drive, also called a CD burner: With this type of drive, you can take music or data files from your computer and make your own CDs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Arrival Of Blu-Ray Technology

- Formatting Problems The Arrival of Blu-ray Technology Blu-ray- also known as Blu-ray Disc (BD), is the name of a next-generation optical disc format which was jointly developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), a group of the world's leading consumer electronics, personal computer and media manufacturers (including Apple, Dell, Hitachi, HP, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, TDK and Thomson). As compared to the current optical disc format such as DVD, this new format allows users to record, rewrite and playback high-definition (HD) video and store large amounts of data....   [tags: Technology]

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How the Heart Works

- How the Heart Works The cardiac electrical system The heart generates its own electrical signal, or impulse. This electrical impulse can be recorded by placing electrodes on the skin of the chest, thus producing the electrocardiogram (ECG, or EKG). The heart's electrical impulse arises in the upper portion of the right atrium and spreads across. As it spreads, it triggers the heart muscle to contract in a coordinated fashion. If the electrical signal becomes deranged in some way, the efficient pumping action of the heart may deteriorate, or stop altogether....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Battle Of Blu-Ray versus HD-DVD Formats

- The Battle of Formats There are two new formats of DVD's coming out one is Blu-ray and one is HD-DVD, will this become the battle of VHS vs. BetaMax and which will be in your home. First, let me give you some history on both of these new forms of DVD's. Blue-ray which was invented by a group of companies called Blue-ray Disc Association. It consists of companies like Sony, Apple, Dell, HP, and many more. Blue-ray will hold 25 gigabytes and will be the same size and shape of a DVD. The only difference is that it uses a different laser which is the color blue....   [tags: Technology]

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A History of Curvature and Applications of Hyperbolic Space

- While the study of curvature is an ancient one, the geometry of curved surfaces is a topic that has been slowly developed over centuries. The Ancient Greeks certainly considered the curvature of a circle and a line distinct, noting that lines do not bend, while circles do. Aristotle expanded on this concept explaining that there were three kinds of loci: straight, circular, and mixed (Coolidge)Then in the third century B.C. Apollonius of Perga found that at each point of a conic section there is exactly one normal line (Coolidge, 375-6)....   [tags: geometry, ancient greeks, einstein]

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Music : A Turning Point For The Music Industry

- “It will go down in history as a turning point for the music industry. This is landmark stuff. I can’t overestimate it!” This is what Steve Jobs said about his multimillion dollar music service ITunes in 2003. Over the course of history we have been shaping the way we technology has helped access music. Music has become easier to access and the way that we can listen to it has changed immensely. The way music can be accessed has come in many forms such as radio, hard copy, or internet sources. The radio was one of the first inventions to enable people to get information out to hundreds of people at one time....   [tags: Radio, Frequency modulation, Gramophone record]

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The Quickest Technique For Achieving Acknowledgement Among Inventors

- The quickest technique for achieving acknowledgement among inventors, and in addition a Ph.D. what’s more, riches is through inventions, to issues. At the end of the day, if a person has his or her own particular patent, achievement is ensured. A patent is a creation as well as, sole rights to the development allowed by the country, to which the individual resides. The invention does not necessarily have to be a solution to a technological problem via an item, it can be as straightforward as even a procedure....   [tags: Thomas Edison, Incandescent light bulb]

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Personality Traits Impact My Social And Professional Life

- For starters, these assessments were more in depth than any other personality quiz I’ve ever taken. I appreciated how they covered such a wide array of one’s personality and though most of what they told me reaffirmed things I previously knew about myself, I learned a lot about how these personality traits impact my social and professional life. The “D” section of DISC covers decisiveness. I scored above average here in both Natural and Adaptive categories. Most of the traits presented here were things I was already relatively aware of, such as my tendency to somewhat “push the envelope” and how I tend to work better without a lot of supervision....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Trait theory]

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Training At The Chief Petty Officer Academy

- I have become accustomed to some very lackluster training throughout my Coast Guard career and to be frank my expectations for the Chief Petty Officer Academy (CPOA) were not very high. As it turned out, CPOA has been the best training I’ve received in my nineteen years of service. Goals and values brought to light the fact that not everyone places the same importance on everything. The training given in public speaking has been highly useful and I feel much more confident in my abilities to address groups of people than before I arrived....   [tags: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator]

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The Death Of The United States

- The smell of sweat and wet grass smeared the air. A deafening roar of the cheers from the sidelines echoed loudly through everyone’s ears. Emotional tears started building in each and everyone’s eyes. Everyone was screaming and laughing and rushing out onto the field. Emmanuel threw the disc into the air, watching it flop gracefully onto the wet and muddy grass. The area then gets flooded by a swarming body of red and white. Everybody 's dirty white jersey collected at one central point around the disc in the end zone....   [tags: High school, High School Musical]

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The Transition of Film Technology

- The other day, I went to the Vue cinema and watched the new movie "Thor 2 - The Dark World". It was a marvellous movie with mind-blowing actions. There was a short scene that really has blown my mind and kept me thinking of how it works, Thor- the marvel hero got himself sucked into the space with a tremendous speed. I can imagine how advance is the filming technology of fast forwarding motion pictures today. The scene has also inspired me to consider the transformations of media from the early 80s....   [tags: Motion Pictures, Old Media Types]

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Evolution of Music Reproduction Technology

- INTRODUCTION In 1877, Thomas Edison invented the first Phonograph. This was a device that was capable of producing sound by mechanically etching grooves onto tin foil cylinders. Originally used to playback voices, Edison could have never foreseen the profound effects on his invention would have on musical consciousness (Koenigsberg, 1969). By producing the first sound recording, Edison was essentially catalyzing the reordering of music across time and space. In 1910, the subsequent development of mass produced Phonograph records would have profound economic and esthetic effect as well....   [tags: from analog to digital, piracy]

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Catalase Is A Common Enzyme

- Catalase is a common enzyme that is produced in all living organisms. All living organisms are made up of cells and within the cells, enzymes function to increase the rate of chemical reactions. Enzymes function to create the same reactions using a lower amount of energy. The reactions of catalase play an important role to life, for example, it breaks down hydrogen peroxide into oxygen and water. Our group developed an experiment to test the rate of reaction of catalase in whole carrots and pinto beans with various concentrations of hydrogen peroxide....   [tags: Enzyme, PH, Chemical reaction, Hydrogen peroxide]

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ATA to Ultra ATA

- ATA to Ultra ATA/66 Advanced ATA Storage Interface Introduction Interface History Understanding the Need for a Faster Disc Interface Technology Overview Performance Increase Cost Stabilization Backward Compatibility System Requirements Data Integrity and Reliability Conclusions More Information Introduction The PC industry is constantly searching for advanced technology. This equates to more disc space, faster performance, more memory, better displays – virtually every component is under relentless pressure to improve....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bacteria Resistant to Penicilin

- The first reports of ESBL-producing organisms in Europe appeared in 1980. Since then, reports from different countries showed that the prevalence of bacteria producing ESBLs varies worldwide. beta-lactam antibiotics include penicillinase-resistant penicillin; first- to fifth-generation of cephalosporins; monobactams; and carbapenems are considered as an important tool for severe infections treatment but extended-spectrum-beta-lactamases(ESBLs) inhibition, restricts beta- lactam therapy to carbapenemes(3.4)....   [tags: esbl, beta-lactam antibiotics]

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Experimentally Induced Resistance to Nalidixic Acid in Bacillus subtillis does not Result in Resist

- Experimentally Induced Resistance to Nalidixic Acid in Bacillus subtillis does not Result in Resistance to other Antibiotics Introduction: In the environment, bacteria frequently encounter various antibiotics and through various mechanisms, evolve to become resistant to these antibiotics. Some of these mechanisms sometimes involve beneficial mutations in a bacterium that allow it survive antibiotics but more frequently involve a transfer of genes from other bacteria, even bacteria of different species....   [tags: Science Research Biology Essays]

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How To Listen To Music, Not Just Hear It

- How to Listen to Music, Not Just Hear it To learn to listen to music, not just hear itYou need the right room, the right equipment, the perfect volume, the perfect spot, and (of course), the embracing of the music. After you have all the proper tools, you can sit and enjoy the music. The first consideration is to listen to music in a comfortable chair. I would highly recommend a good quality Lazy Boy recliner. Now, you need to find the best room to put that chair in, so you can listen to you music....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Features of the Church of The Blessed Sacrament

- The Features of the Church of The Blessed Sacrament Description of the outside of the church The church consists of a tower and a longer shorter building joined together. The church is made mainly of red brick. The corners and windows of the church are decorated with white stone. Also along the top and bottom of the church is a white stone decoration. There are two main entrances to the church. One is under a Greek style pillared entrance with a triangular top. The other is in the side of the tower....   [tags: Papers]

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Interocular Transfer of the Motion After-Effect

- Interocular Transfer of the Motion After-Effect A prominent phenomenon in the field of visual science is the motion after-effect (MAE) which is believed to provide a way of bringing together current knowledge of neurophysiology with a measurable visual phenomenon. The MAE is described as a visual illusion produced by viewing any number of motion types (i.e. lateral or vertical linear, spiral, radial or rotation). By viewing a moving physical object for a period of time until the eyes is adapted to the motion....   [tags: Papers]

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Software Piracy And Its Effects

- Software Piracy and it's Effects Identification and Description of the Issue Copyright law are perhaps those laws which are breached the most by individual on a daily bases. This is because one might not know be informed about these law or because not much is done to enforce these law. Also some countries of the world have no Copyright laws. Software Piracy is a breach of a copyright law as one copies data contained on the medium on to another medium without the consent of the owner of the Software....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Apple's Digital Music Player Market

- Apple's Digital Music Player Market There are two main key issues when dealing with Apple's digital music player market. The first issue consists of Apple maintaining its digital music player market share. The second issue pertains to whether or not Apple has a niche music player by not licensing its technology. Apple has a substantial market share consisting of 60% of the digital music player market when only 11% of the U.S. population owns digital devices. In order for Apple to maintain its major role in the digital player market it must consistently maintain its innovativeness over other digital music players in the industry....   [tags: Apple Macintosh Business Market Analysis]

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Toshiba Protégé R700

- Toshiba Protégé R700 An amazing piece launched by the Japanese company, this laptop is getting huge following as this laptop is a total portable and durable product. A piece of innovation and revolution this laptop is already everyone’s topic of the town. Toshiba has this stunning 13.3inch display with which it gives you the pleasure of watching high end and high def multimedia applications and videos too. This laptop still has everything you need in a laptop with the right memory, right storage, and stunning processor power for great performance, giving people the advantage their required in their busy lives....   [tags: Product Review ]

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The Compact Disk Revolution

- The Compact Disk Revolution The use of computers was challenged, until recently, by a simple yet seemingly insurmountable problem: the transmission of data between one fixed hard drive and another. Traditional methods, such as floppy and ZIP disks, have extremely limited capacity. These are appropriate only for smaller documents and files. They are also fragile and prone to data corruption, notably I/O (input-output) errors. These flaws make them inappropriate for the transfer of large--or important--files....   [tags: Computers]

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Lumbar fusion

- In 1993, Will, a 49-year-old pipeline welder started experiencing back pain. At first he believed the pain was due to normal muscle strain after working hard on the job, but many years later the pain still hadn't subsided, and had become increasingly worse. In 2002, Will was experiencing higher levels of pain in his lower back, and pain traveling down the back of his left leg. Over the course of a year this pain grew into a stabbing sensation in his thigh, that would come and go in electric shock like bursts....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Back Pain]

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Blue Ray

- Blue Ray 1: A little science first 2: Blue. 3: The history of CD 4: The consortium 5: Why Blu-ray. 6: Store. 7: Get RID of it 8: The recording technology 9: Groovy. 10: Land Ho. 11: Those who not like it 12: MPEG 13: Basic Blu-ray Disc Characteristics 14: Main Specifications 15: Conclusion 1:A little science first As we all know, CD players and recorders read and write the CD’s with the aid of a laser. Laser is short for: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. In a nutshell this means that high emitted energy gives radiation in the form of light, sort of like a lightbulb does....   [tags: Lasers Science History]

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Redbox Automated Retail

- Redbox Automated Retail, LLC – Marketing Mix Redbox Automated Retail, LLC specializes in automated DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and video games rentals, was founded by McDonald’s Corporation. Customers are able to rent movies or video games at an affordable price via a vending machine. The idea was to drive more traffic to McDonald’s and added convenience to customers. In 2002, the company tested two concepts by placing fully automated convenience store kiosks (vending-like machine that sells anything from milk to shampoo) and DVD rental kiosks in the Washington D.C....   [tags: marketing, DVD and videogame rental]

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Redbox SWOT Analyisis

- Negative change in contracts with movie studios (price; discontinue) Companies like Netflix that have been in the movie streaming industry for many years, and have a large portion of the market for streaming movies make it difficult to others to enter into the online movie rental industry. Netflix has already established a large library of movies and TV shows available for its members. It would take Redbox a number of years and resources in order to catch up with the infrastructure that Netflix already has available and ready for the consumer right now....   [tags: DVD rental companies]

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My Client Is The University Of South Carolina 's Women 's Club Ultimate Team

- 1. It is my goal to teach my client how to throw a Frisbee backhanded because she wants to join SCORCH, the University of South Carolina’s Women’s Club Ultimate team. My client is a 22 year-old female who is 5 feet, 8 inches and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She is in good physical condition, but has never played the game of Ultimate or thrown a Frisbee before. Sam, the client, has no learning-disabilities or physical-disabilities. She is right-handed and is a self-proclaimed visual learner. As she has had no prior experience with Ultimate, she is classified in the cognitive stage of Fitts and Posner’s Learning Stage Theory....   [tags: Learning, Skill, Teacher, Performance]

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Relationship Between Juanita, The Sales Manager And The New Employee

- This case study focuses on the interaction between Juanita, the sales manager and the new employee, Sandra. Juanita is an effective manager skilled at observing behaviors and as a result has brought out the best from her employees by matching them to projects that play to their strengths. However, Juanita is continuously surprised by Sandra’s inconsistent personality and is now wondering if Sandra is truly a good fit for Trumbell and Son (Cengage 1). This paper will examine a deeper understanding into both Juanita and Sandra’s behavioral and personality styles to both explore Juanita’s difficulties and evaluate her options in this dilemma....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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Iep And Three Year Re Evaluation Of Special Education Services

- Purpose of the Meeting: IEP and three year re-evaluation of special education services. Discussion: Parents: brought a survey to this meeting from Family Services and Guidance (FS & G) to evaluate Damion’s performance at school with/without his meds. Parents are requesting each of Damion’s teachers (or other school personnel who have contact with Damion) complete the form now and repeat it in February. Sped teacher will make double copy for all teachers to complete. FS&G is having the school complete a blind study of dates taking medication....   [tags: High school, Teacher, Family, Pedagogy]

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