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A Functional Floor Plan

- Introduction It is usually very important for any restaurant, not just a college restaurant to have a proper floor plan that will ensure proper flow of activities and service. Failure of which usually leads to mishaps for example guests finding it difficult to locate the guest room or even getting lost on their way there, servers and guests bumping into each other while going round a sharp corner or when individuals have to take a seat next to a stranger(s) so as to give space for another individual to go through an aisle way....   [tags: Architecture]

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Dental Office Floor Plan

- The dental office floor plan detailed above clearly and cleanly divides the dental space into 3 clear segmented areas: non-clinical (patient and administration), clinical, (dental delivery) and clinical support (supplies, storage, and laboratory). The non-clinical space has the most diverse user traffic patterns since patients and family members, clinical, and non-clinical staff may use this area. This non-clinical space should not be blended with the clinical and clinical support areas. The bottleneck areas are the patient in-take and out-take or registration area of the patient reception desk....   [tags: Office Design]

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The Benefits of Using Kitchen Floor Mats

- Kitchen is a composition of many things. Kitchen appliances, furniture and utensils are the significant and major components which make the function and its task possible in the kitchen. However, there are other minor components that aids in the work while preparing the food as well as cleaning in the kitchen. Similarly, there are mats in the kitchen that helps us in many ways as they save the floor from oil, grease, dirt and liquid which is redundant in the kitchen. Kitchen floor mats play an important role in saving the floor from the damages as well as your feet....   [tags: Interior design, interior decorating]

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Stripping and Re-Finishing a Tile Floor

- Abstract This is a systematic paper on how to strip and re-finish tile floors. Caring for tile floors is not as simple as sweeping and mopping. They must be stripped and refinished every six months to ensure it remains looking its best. The steps include preparation of the supplies. Then there is the preparation of the floor. The next step is stripping the floor. The next step is laying the sealer and finally laying the finish. By following these instructions, the floor will look newer, longer, and with a high gloss shine....   [tags: Instructional Process Essays, how-to essays]

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Hextech: Floor 100 Ruby Castle

- Floor 100 Ruby Castle Our gilded group approached the entrance to the dreaded Ruby Castle. Loaded with excitement that we will win the unimaginable powers. Our group of heros charged into the a room full of Red Crystals. At the end of the hall there was a throne surrounded by the rarest crystals one could equire, not even I Kawaoe had some of those items. Suddenly, the Blood stained Knight appeared in front of us as the final boss. Floor 1 Town of Beginning A rainbow coloured light flashed across the eyes as if I was warping from one dimension to another....   [tags: online video games]

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The Killing Floor

- The Killing Floor Frank Custer leaves his young family in rural Mississippi in pursuit of industrial employment in the northern “Promised Land” of Chicago, Illinois. Little did he know about the true extent of the journey he was about to embark on. Initially a move to secure work and improve upon the conditions which surrounded him and his family; Frank was about to change more in his life then just his economical status. Immediately upon arriving in the bustling city, Frank and his close friend Thomas gravitate towards other working class African-Americans with similar backgrounds....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Price Floor System: The Price of Food Import in the EU

- Before the introduction of payment schemes the CAP established a price floor which was mainly enforced by tariffs. These tariffs- also called variable levies- where used to keep food prices within the EU above the price floor. The Price floor was set above the world price but below the equilibrium point in the market. This point is known as ‘self-sufficiency’ and at this point the EU would import no food. The tariff causes the price of food imports to increase to the initial price plus the value of the tariff....   [tags: tariff, markets, production]

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Story in the Floor Plan

- Story in the Floor Plan The firm hand of the architect draws straight lines on translucent paper. The lines intersect into corners—forming rooms. More lines intersect—forming more rooms. The rooms line up, one after another, leaving spaces for doors, naturally. The house is built. In The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, the narrator’s voice shadows this architect’s hand, ingraining the familial relationships and intentions of the Samsa family into the walls. The rooms of the architect are the vessels that the narrator fills with the virtuous and appalling intentions of the members of the Samsa family....   [tags: The Metamorphosis Architecture Essays]

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Use Bathroom Floor Plans to Create a Stunning Space

- When it comes to putting together a new bathroom, the process seems like it simply calls for a tub, toilet, and sink to be fitted into a room and then the bathroom is finished. All that would remain to do would be to add a few decorations and then your bathroom should be done. While this may work for a basic utilitarian bathroom, this haphazard process won't work if you want a beautiful bathroom that adds to the ambiance and value of your home. For that, you need to develop some solid bathroom floor plans....   [tags: Electricity-Efficient Fixtures, Accessories]

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Ground Floor Customer Service and Marketing Department

- ... Though the connection to that particular computer is broken, the network still operates. Since this computer network is interconnected exclusively within itself, it can be referred to as a Local Area Network. At this point, the definition of a hub is imperative. Quite simply, a hub is a small inexpensive device that joins computers together. Most hubs today use the Ethernet Standard and others the USB standard. The Hub represents layer one and two in the OSI model, also know as the Open Systems Interconnection reference model seen below....   [tags: network, topologies, program]

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Process of Floor Maintenance

- PREFACE Floor maintenance is a vital activity in any building which has tile flooring, whether it be a hospital, university or office building. Floors can either reflect a positive or negative image of an institution, depending on how they appear. This paper discusses the proper procedures for the three main steps in floor maintenance: stripping the floor, applying the finish and maintaining the finish. Everyone that is associated with the field of janitorial supplies and maintenance should have at least a general understanding of the correct procedures in floor care....   [tags: Process Essays]

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Ceiling and Floor Prices

- Ceiling and Floor Prices The United States government is known for its laissez faire approach to business. However, at times the government must intervene and take control of prices. When this happens, it is said that a ceiling or floor price has been put into effect (according to the price change restrictions). A ceiling price is usually set below the EP and it benefits the buyer. The reason for a ceiling price is to help keep prices down when a certain item is in great demand. According to the basic principles of micro economics, the seller will raise the prices of products in great demand so they ( the seller) can profit the most....   [tags: Papers]

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Floor Exercise

- Floor Exercise Floor exercise is a sequence of tumbles, leaps, and balances, which make a gymnastics performance. No equipment is used, only a mat and open space. At competitions, judges look for good posture, proper technique, continuity, and variety. Floor exercise builds confidence and character. Your self confidence increases as you learn body control. As you become involved you will gain self discipline. You will learn valuable lessons about exercise, eating correctly, and getting the proper amount of rest, leading to a healthy and longer life....   [tags: Exercise Physiology]

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Room on the Third Floor - Original Writing

- Room on the Third Floor - Original Writing The reception was painted a mint green colour. Children playing football or another kind of ball game had taken large chunks out of the wall. In front opposite the gold revolving doors was the reception. The desk was made of a dark wood and on the desk sat a large dusty computer faded by the bright lamp above. Surrounding the computer was post it notes stuck onto the desk reminding that someone staying here wanted a vegetarian dinner or a complaint about a room with their TV too loud or even one that said karaoke in the bar that night had been cancelled due to trouble with the microphone....   [tags: Papers]

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The Benefits Of Bamboo Flooring Outweigh Traditional Hardwood Floor Coverings

- If remodeling or building a home sometimes the hardest choice can be in the flooring options. A vast majority of homeowners are opting for natural looking wood as opposed to carpet. There are a number of benefits of bamboo flooring to considering when choosing a wood floor covering. Choosing bamboo flooring will provide a more durable and adaptable floor. The bamboo is great for areas with temperatures that go from extreme cold to extreme heat. The extreme durability is great for any room and could be used in an outdoor living space as well due to the advantage bamboo has to withstand high humidity’s....   [tags: tips, flooring,]

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Job Loss in the Solar Market Industry and Rice Market Floor Prices

- ... In contrast if the farmer decides to decrease water consumption by using dry farming technique then it would have a positive external affect as there would be more water available for all farmers dependant on the aquifer. The reason there is likely to be an external affect is because all the farmers that are dependent on the aquifer are drawing or consuming water for the same source so the decision of an individual farmer affects all the farmers consuming water from the aquifer. b) The negative external effect described by the line,' there might not be enough left for their children and grand-children to irrigate the soil' shows that the current consumption of water is higher than the so...   [tags: business analysis]

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Social Changes of American Women in the 1920's

- After women fought for their right to vote and Congress passed the19th Amendment of the Constitution, women believed they were capable of doing anything. Before the 1920s, women were considered lower than men, treated poorly, and didn’t have equal opportunities. Women were not given the same opportunities as men because it was believed that women could not tolerate as much work as a man. Women were not educated and therefore didn’t have jobs. They were housewives who cooked, cleaned, and took care of their children....   [tags: floor-length skirt, women]

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The Architecture of the Colosseum

- The Colosseum is one of the most well-known structures in Rome, Italy. The Colosseum was built almost two thousand years ago to host games for gladiators. The Colosseum provided for entertainment for the Romans, a form of punishment for those who did not obey the laws, and a place of great architectural beauty. The Architecture of the Colosseum is very grand, with the capacity to hold up to 80,000 people. The Colosseum is over 160 feet tall, it “has a length of 620 feet and was close to 513 feet wide” (“Colosseum Architecture.”)....   [tags: design, floor, seating]

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SHALL WE DANCE ? LIFE AS A DANCE FLOOR?

- You expect a ‘comedy’ to tickle your funny bone so you can walk out chuckling. Yes, Shall We Dance does raise laughs. But - it also raises some interesting questions. The DVD says it’s ‘A New Comedy About Following Your Own Lead’ and a pun like that is bound to appeal to the individualistic age we are supposed to be living in. It does indeed – and yet, what is happiness and contentment. Is it a lovely, loving and loved spouse and all the trappings of a comfortable settled life. Can there be a sense of incompleteness in spite of having ‘everything’....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Scientific Method: The Continental Drift Hypothesis and Plate Tectonic Theory

- The initial ideas of the continental drift hypothesis led to the development of plate tectonic theory. In order for the theory to be accepted, the whole scientific concept had to undergo the extensive process of scientific method. This involves an initial Observation leading to a hypothesis, attempting to explain the occurring observation. In order for this to be determined, predictions are made to explain the specific hypotheses, which are then backed up by evidence, finally leading to having a generally accepted theory....   [tags: observation, earth's mantle, sea floor]

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Reasons to Choose Pre-Made Trusses

- Pre-made trusses are a convenient product that is worth the price. It out strengths and is easier than traditional rafter and roof framing. Using pre-made wood trusses is less labor intensive than traditional framing methods. It doesn't require any special skills to install. This is a good factor because it doesn't require any special training or knowledge. It is already pre-built which makes way faster and easier to install. All it takes to install one of these is a crane and an operator. With other traditional forms of framing it requires a lot of math thinking and labor which tires employees faster than pre-made trusses....   [tags: floor trusses,framing methods,labor]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

- The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an accumulation of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. Marine debris is trash that culminates up in oceans, seas, and other sizable voluminous bodies of dihydrogen monoxide. Its also known as the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch and the Pacific Trash Vortex. It’s located in a high-pressure area between the U.S. states of Hawaii and California. This area is in the middle of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. For many people, the conception of a “garbage patch” displays images of an island of trash floating on the ocean....   [tags: marine debris, trash, ocean floor]

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The Ways in Which Lian Hearn Develops the Theme of Personal Identity in Across the Nightingale Floor

- The Ways in Which Lian Hearn Develops the Theme of Personal Identity in Across the Nightingale Floor The book opens with the main character Tomasu having his whole village burned down by Lord Iida and the Tohan clan. This is due to the fact that his family and villagers are part of a small clan called the hidden. Tomasu then runs out into the mountains with Iida's men after him and comes across Lord Otori Shigeru who saves Tomasu' life. This is where Tomasu' identity develops a stage....   [tags: Papers]

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The Burgess Shale Fauna

- B.ED. SCIENCE WITH SPECIALISATION IN BIOLOGY   Table of Contents The Burgess Shale Fauna 3 Introduction 3 History of Discovery 3 Preservation Bias 4 Major Fossils 4 Concluding remarks: 7 References: 8 The Burgess Shale Fauna Introduction The Burgess Shale Fauna is a fauna that was constructed based on a group of fossils that were initially found, in the Burgess Shale area in the Canadian Rockies (Gould, 1989). They are a very important group of fossils as “modern multicellular animals make their first unprotected appearance in the fossil record some 570 million years ago” through this group (Gould, 1989, pp....   [tags: fossils, canadian rockies, sea floor]

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The Importance of Safety in School

- Thousands of people are affected by the lack of school safety in schools across the nation. Students everywhere are attending schools that are more dangerous than expected. This is a growing concern everywhere, and schools need to improve, or else they are prone to being unsafe. Whether it is building, drill, concussion, social, or technology safety, schools need to improve to lower the risk of an incident. Project Citizen is an effort to improve our community one step at a time. Project Citizen requires a lot of research for specific sections of our main problem....   [tags: community improvement, danger, incidents]

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Lack of School Safety

- Thousands of people are affected by the lack of school safety in schools across the nation. Students everywhere are attending schools that are more dangerous than expected. This is a growing concern everywhere, and schools need to improve, or else they are prone to being unsafe. Whether it is building, drill, concussion, social, or technology safety, schools need to improve to lower the risk of an incident. Project Citizen is an effort to improve our community one step at a time. Project Citizen requires a lot of research for specific sections of our main problem....   [tags: project citizen, concerns]

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Alternatives on Making Better Homes

- Turbular Skylight Skylight is one solution for buildings that do not have side and rear openings, it gets sunlight. However, skylights are applied in residences is a little different than usual. Skylights are placed almost in the middle of the building, extending from front to back. Under the skylight there is a empty area that divides the left and right sides of the mass of the building. When we entered the house, especially during the daytime, skylights that will immediately attract attention....   [tags: tubular skylight, metal foofs, hot water systems]

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Lakewood Nuring and Rehabilitation Center: A Personal Narrative

- Living in this place is more enjoyable in ways that people realize. I took it upon myself to move here after a heart attack had left me incapable of living by myself. My children, and grandchildren worried about me falling and they had to check on me every day, becoming a burden to them. So I sold my house and most of my non-personal belongings and moved here. The name doesn’t even hide the fact of what it is, Lakewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This is where I will spend the rest of my life....   [tags: home, hospital, residents, retirement]

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L Is For Laughter at Pulley Hall

- Living with twelve strangers for an entire year might not sound too appealing to everyone. Yet, to the girls on the first floor in Pulley Resident Hall, it brings something new and exciting every day. Being a part of this discourse community means that the girls and I share a threshold for membership, common behaviors, language, goals and beliefs, and a way of communicating. Bonding as a group and growing closer to each other was a challenge to begin with, but became easier as our common goals and interests surfaced....   [tags: College Life]

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Costing Procedure of Flooring Contrator

- ... The price for this can range from $25 to $75 per hour, based on the type of flooring being removed. Carpet and vinyl are easy to remove, thus would be on the low end. Tile is more difficult because mortar is used to install it and all of that has to be broken up and removed. Again, the customer can save during this phase if they do the removal themselves, with the same penalty if not removed prior to the contractor arrival. The final part of this phase is repairing the subfloor. Costs for this repair vary greatly on what needs to be repaired, and are usually unable to be estimated until the subfloor is exposed....   [tags: supply analysis and procurement]

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The Benefits Of Bamboo Flooring

- The Benefits Of Bamboo Flooring Make It An Environmentally Wise Choice In Flooring When it comes to decorating a home rather it be new or refurbished, the flooring is one of the most noticeable components. Many are opting to replace carpet with hardwood flooring for the ease and eye appeal it offers. The most attractive and durable flooring is bamboo. The benefits of bamboo flooring are well beyond those from the normal choices of flooring. It is very durable and will withstand many elements other wood surface flooring cannot....   [tags: Bamboo Flooring]

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Research on what Cables are Mostly used in the US

- In this task, I was required to search on what cables that are mostly used in my country, like Fiber Optic, Copper Cable, Cat-6 and more. And for this task 1, I choose the Cat–6 cables for my assignment. This Cat6 cables is commonly referred as category 6, which it standardized the cable for Gigabyte Ethernet and for others Physical Layers that is backwards compatibilities with the category. STAFFING OIL & GAS DEPARTMENT PETROCHEMICALS DEPARTMENT ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT RECEPTION 4TH FLOOR 3RD FLOOR 2ND FLOOR 1ST FLOOR GROUND FLOOR In this task, there are 4 departments for a new 5-storey company building that would need to install the computer and telephone networ...   [tags: fiber optic, copper cable, cat-6]

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A Career as a Decorator

- ... One great feature of a rug pad is that it manages to secure your rug in place and prevent it from sliding. This really only applies to smaller area rugs, therefore if you are only interested in keeping your rug from slipping, shifting, or sliding - then a simple non-slip rug pad will work just fine. If you are having a large rug, you can buy a simple non-slip rug pad to keep your area rug from slipping or shifting from its position. If you are only interested in keeping your larger area rugs from sliding from its position, then just buying a basic non-slip rug pad can do the trick....   [tags: rug, floors, enhanced safety]

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Production and Inventory

- Introduction to Supply Chain Management Production & Inventory Inventory is plays a very important part in today’s business world. Companies must maintain some type of inventory to cover the uncertainties of supply and demand. Inventory must be closely monitored to ensure there are just the right amount and not an excess. Inventory that has expiration dates must especially be monitored closely to avoid spoilage. Inventory control is a very big issue and companies use many different ways to monitor this....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of New York City

- The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire not only affected the city of New York, but also the rest of the country. It forever changed the way our country would look at safety regulations in factories and buildings. The fire proved to America what can and will happen if we over-look safety regulations and over-crowd buildings. Unfortunately, 146 lives are taken before we fully understand this concept. On July 13, 1900 Joseph Aschs’ new building plans in New York City are approved and by January 5, 1901 the building is complete....   [tags: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, fire, New York,]

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Maison de Verre and Its Contribution to Modern Architecture

- Maison de Verre and Its Contribution to Modern Architecture “Form follows function.” Every great Modern architect thought, designed by and breathed these very words. Or at least, their design principles evolved from them. Modern architects Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Pierre Chareau, and Rudolf Schindler to name a few believed that the function determined the space whether the space was solely for a particular purpose or they overlapped to allow for multiple uses. Form didn’t just follow function, function defined the space....   [tags: architectural environment, maison]

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Unexplained Movement: Continental Drift

- Unexplained Movement The land we know to be certain continents, today, may not have existed in their current positions long ago. As technology has advanced in oceanography, it has been learned that there are many activities below the surfaced of the land and oceans, which can contribute to changes in, land mass. Those changes include wave erosion, volcanic activity, and lithospheric pressures. Plate tectonics was developed through a theory once named continental drift. In developing plate tectonics, continental drift helped form hypothesis of a shifting landmass and sea floor....   [tags: plate techtonics, geological analysis]

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The Effects of Staffing on Patient Care

- The Effects of Staff Ratio on Patient Care A common problem today that many nurses face is the lack of staff to properly care for the residents in the long-term facility that they work in. When a nurse is forced to work short on the floor, there may be some details in a resident’s care that are left undone. This type of behavior can lead to minor problems, such as the inability to ensure a resident’s personal body alarm is in place, or forgetting to put on a protective barrier cream as order, to major problems, such as medication errors, neglect, or even death, if the nurse is so stressed out, she overlooks a sign of potential problems....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing]

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Business Overview: Distressed Real Estate Purchase

- • Business overview Having $150,000 acquired in cash to be used specifically for a distressed real estate purchase, I would buy a two story building that is between 2000-4000 square feet. The ideal location is in a progressive lower-middle class, urban area accessible to public transportation. The first floor will be a renovated and designed to meet the needs of a commercial space. iSOAR© will occupy the space. The second floor will be renovated and designed as a residential space to be rented out for extra annual residual....   [tags: iSoar, Monetary Distribution]

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Implementing a New Wide Secure Wireless Network at Brigham Young University Hawaii

- ... We will be installing 8 Access Points per floor which would be sufficient to cover the entire floor, there is also a printer connected to the floor switch. Students can even use their personal Wireless Devices to send print to the Printer. The network coverage is designed to ensure smooth handoff for all wireless users. Network Segmentation Segmentation divides the network into smaller units, hence reduces the amount of traffic on a network. Also it limits the amount of access granted to someone, to what that person needs to know....   [tags: network security flaws, access point]

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Medieval Castles the Start of the Modern Age

- ... The tables that everyone would sit around had white linen cloth on them and the tables could also be easily removed. If the king was especially prestigious he would have a stationary table that would never move. The hall often had stone or wooden pillars the supported its wooden roof and if the hall was on the second floor it was supported by stone or wooden pillars as well. The floor that these pillars supported was almost always wooden or if they could afford it stone vaulting. The floor was often wooden and covered in rushes and herbs that would be changed periodically....   [tags: buildings, chapels, royal family]

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Modern Doemstic Design and Traditional German Architecture

- Heinrich Tessenow’s (1876 –1950) family house built in 1930’s in Germany consists of two floors and one basement, with a staircase that links all floors together as one. The house has one supporting pillar that is hidden away in the basement; the house comes with seven reasonable sized windows on all four walls of the building. The roof of the house is pitched up towards the sky, in the shape of a triangle on both sides of the building. The house is made of wood and bricks. (Fg.1) The style and design of the house is classical and contemporary for its time....   [tags: Form and Function]

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The Cultural Heritage Site of the Anstey’s Building

- About the Anstey’s building According to UNESCO, heritage is considered to be our legacy from the past, what we live with today and what we pass on to future generations. This extract will specifically examine the cultural heritage site of the Anstey’s building, but prior to that, one must first define what cultural heritage is or is conceived to be. Cultural heritage is an embodiment of sites or people, particular to this investigation, cultural heritage sites are portrayed through architectural designs which display a certain uniqueness of that particular building....   [tags: south africa, monumental art deco]

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Fundamentals of Fire Protection

- Fundamentals of Fire Protection Tragedy in Worcester December 3, 1999 December 3, 1999 is a day that forever changed the Worcester Fire Department. Six career fire fighters died after they became lost in a six-story, maze-like, cold storage and warehouse building. Those lost were, Joseph T. McGuirk, 38; James F. Lyons III, 34; Lt. Thomas E. Spencer, 42; Timothy P. Jackson, 51; Paul A. Brotherton, 41; and Jeremiah M. Lucey, 38. (Firehouse.com/worcester May 2002) This research will discuss the importance of operating within the incident command system, the importance of an accountability system, crew integrity, rapid intervention teams and the use of thermal imagin...   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Height a Squash Ball Bounce

- Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Height a Squash Ball Bounce Aim: To investigate the effect of temperature on the height a squash ball bounces. Prediction: I think that the higher the temperature of the squash ball, the higher the squash ball will bounce. I think that as the temperature doubles so will the height of the bounce. I think that they will be directly proportional. Scientific Knowledge: If you drop a ball onto a hard floor. It will rebound, but even the bounciest ball will not bounce back to its starting position....   [tags: Papers]

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Why Do We Have so Many Problems in Today’s Society with Schools?

- Why do we have so many problems in today’s society with schools. This is why. School safety is a very big problem in today’s world. We have to work to make school safety better. Although schools and districts are doing everything they and to keep their students as safe as possible, there are still many problems. There are many aspects that go into school safety such as drills, concussions and other head injuries, bullying, technology safety, and intruders. Project Citizen is a yearly 100 point project that students must do in 7th Grade Social Studies in which students focus on different aspects of the world....   [tags: school safety, drills, project citizen]

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Structural Makeup of the Commercial Building

- Contents • Introduction • Site Analysis • Structural Make-up • Beam Calculations • Load Trace • Choice of Materials • Conclusion  Introduction This report will investigate the structural makeup of the commercial building we are working on as part of the Studio 2 module. The building has a single-storey basement that is to be used for car parking, with 5 upper storeys comprising of a café and open plan offices. This report investigates firstly the site that the building is situated on, secondly, the structural make-up of the building, thirdly the load trace and finally, materials used along with reasons for choosing them....   [tags: beam caculation, load trace]

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Bamboo Flooring Is Economical and Environmentally Safe

- Choosing the flooring for your home can feel overwhelming with all of the available choices. Carpet is also being replaced by many do to the conveniences and healthfulness of a wood floor. Replacing the traditional hardwood is bamboo. There are many benefits of bamboo flooring not found in traditional hardwood floors. Bamboo is extremely durable and more adaptable to the elements than traditional flooring. It will withstand a great difference in fluctuations of temperatures. It will go from extreme cold to extreme heat without damaging the flooring....   [tags: tips, flooring,]

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Installing Bamboo Flooring

- Usually there are no instructions in the box on installing bamboo flooring, but it is done just like ordinary hardwood flooring. The proper floor preparation is essential before any installation. It is important that all sub flooring be flat with a tolerance of no more than one half inch over a twelve foot span. If the sub floor is made of wood, staples are better to use than flooring cleats. Staples hold better and do not squeak when stepped upon. If you decide to use a glue down installation, use the adhesive that is specified by the manufacturer....   [tags: tips, home repair, ]

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Local Area Network

- 1.4 Project Scope For this project scope, all the staff of Airod will be allow to use this Local Area Network. As in one organization they are consists of 4 departments, all of department are connected with each other and also have their own limitation access. This project is created in order to develop a secure LAN architecture for this organization in which is to make them easy to communicate and sharing resource between them. As what I have observed in this organization, they are still use a conventional method if they want to communicate on each other....   [tags: the case of Airod]

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The tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911

- Girls and women ran to the doors and to the elevator. The elevator operator saved as many as he could, but he had to stop running the elevator because the fire had spread too far to keep operating it safely. Sisters, mothers, and daughters were separated. For some, the last thing they saw of their family member was either them going down the elevator, or trapped in the building. The workers became truly desperate. Some threw themselves down the elevator shaft after the elevator stopped coming. Others rushed to the fire escape, but it collapsed under all the weight....   [tags: fire, workplace safety, law]

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An Plan for the Construction of a Building, An Outline

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Musee du Louvre: An Artistic and Architectural Analysis

- Paul Cezanne once said, “Keep good company-that is, go to the Louvre.” (5) Indeed, today it is known as one of the most famous buildings in the world. Some of its most famous pieces include Venus of Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, the Code of Hammurabi, and most notably, the Mona Lisa. Established in the sixteenth-century as the private art collection of King Francis I, it is now one of the most famous museums in the world. The Louvre is located in the heart of Paris, in France. To be more precise, it is located on the Right Bank of the river Seine, on the first arrondissement....   [tags: Art, France, Reknown]

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Working Out Your Body from Head to Toe

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The Market for Alcoholic Beverages, Questions and Answers

- ... The results from the research mean that demand for beer is price inelastic (increase/decrease in quantity demanded is comparably small than the decrease/increase in price) and beer has “virtually unitary” income elasticity of demand. Hence, policy makers, specifically government, are prompted to reduce alcohol consumption. Alcohol supply also follows the law of supply, which is assuming ceteris paribus, “increases in the price of a product cause an increase in the quantity supplied, and decreases in the price of a product cause a decrease in the quantity supplied”....   [tags: policy makers, curb consumption]

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Our Lady of Angels: Tragedy in Chicago

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Workplace Health and Safety

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Exercises for the Glutes

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The Chicago Bulls

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The Grace Building

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Calculating the Morphotectonic Indices of the Mula River Basin, Western Maharashtra, India

- ... MOUNTAIN FRONT SINUOSITY: This index tell us that whether the fronts of area is active or not by tectonically. The index is defined as; Smf = Lmf / Ls Where Smf= mountain front sinuosity index Lmf= true distance along the same contour line Ls= straight line distance along a contour line The morphology of a mountain front depends upon the degree of tectonic activity along the front. Active fronts will show straight profiles with lower values of Smf, and inactive or less active fronts are marked by irregular or more eroded profiles, with higher Smf values (Wells et al., 1988)....   [tags: GIS approach, tectonic geomorphology]

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The Boeing 777 Jet That Disappeared in The South Indian Ocean

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Designing Proactive Fall Prevention for Autonomous Monitoring

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Fracking: Is It Really Damaging the Earth?

- ... A person driving a car with a windshield that’s cracked would be preposterous, how would the driver be able to drive safely. Normally a person would replace the windshield but can we replace our ocean floor. The answer is no. Fracking enthusiasts have said that breaking into the ocean floor basically does nothing but awaken the slumbering natural shale gas. Well when a surface cracks, inevitably that crack will expand and spread out through the surface it lies on. Lets go back to 2010 when BP promised and swore that their gas company was completely safe towards the environment....   [tags: energy, green, primary, harmful]

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The Assassination of John F Kennedy

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Seeing Art in a Curated Exhibition

- Wilfred Bion (1897-1979), a great British psychoanalyst, formulated the object relations theory, which informs us that through repeated experiences in our environment we form internalized images of objects, and those images would be later on reshaped and transformed by other experiences we may have. In this theory objects are people, or rather our internalized images of the people we have come in contact with in our lives. How we relate to these images, and reshape them to accommodate our shifting perceptions constantly changing the whole, is a demonstration of our tolerance to ambiguity (Greenberg and Mitchell)....   [tags: Objects Relations Theory, Wilfred Bion]

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Some of the Aspects of Architecture

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Exercises to Alleviate a Separated Rectus

- ... 64) Your emphasis should be on retraining your stabilizing muscles, which includes your pelvic floor muscles and transverse abdominis. (See References 2) These corset-like muscles can help tighten your midsection and reduce the gap in the rectus abdominis. After correcting the separation, a progressive abdominal-strengthening program can be incorporated. Always get your doctor's consent before starting any exercises, to ensure that your planned regimen is safe and suitable for your condition....   [tags: Pelvis, Muscles]

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Our Lady of AngelsTragedy in Chicago

- ... Two, that there was only one fire exit located at the end of the hall on the second floor in an unprotected corridor Near the stairwell close to the source of the fire. Lastly, there was no fire protection, there were no sprinklers or fire pull stations located in the north wing and all of the 5 extinguishers that were present were located seven feet off of the ground which made access to them incredibly difficult even for adults. The fire started at approx. 1415 hours and burns slowly for the first few minuets carrying heat and smoke up the unprotected stairwell and into a hole leading to the cockloft which will ultimately result in the collapse of the roof in the later stages of th...   [tags: fire, heat and smoke]

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How a Bill Becomes Law

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Various Roles Within the Government

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Creative Writing: Encounter in Brazil

- ... While gliding his parachute he got caught up in a branch of the tree. He was stuck, he looked down and realised the immense height of the trees, a lethal 50m fall. Zeldon’s well-built body grasped on to the branch and made his way to the trunk of the tree. His hugged the tree and climbed down to the forest floor. It was different from what he had seen from the chopper. The trees were far from artificial. It was a house with the leaves being the roof and the roots being the floor. If Zeldon did not hear the chirp of the cricket tree he wouldn’t be able to recognise night or day because of the leaves....   [tags: zeldon, evacuate, mission]

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CEO of Chrysler: Sergio Marchionne

- ... Another point to mention, and a result of his close contact with the engineer, is that the engineers were performing for him and were able to get a brand new car model designed and produced in less than a year; which proves his leadership style works. In order for a great leader to get this kind of effective cooperation from his employees shows his skills in leadership. By giving them positive reinforcement and being a motivational leader with high hopes with an optimistic vision for the future he was able to get them to perform and meet his standards and goals in a short allotted amount of time....   [tags: leader type, company development]

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An Explination of Newton's Three Laws of Motion

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The U.P. Apartment Act- Your Rights and Responsibilities

- ... Higher will be the floor area, higher will be the density of residents. Supertech was initially permitted to build 24 floors in its Emerald Court project, but later on, in the greed of maximizing the returns, it sought permission from the authority to build 40 floors without taking consent of the apartment owners. This led to a surge of fury among the members of Resident Welfare Association (RWA). Similar was the case of DLF Ltd in which the builder made abusive use of its dominant position and made the buyers sign certain tweaked agreements....   [tags: property, fraud, mandates]

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Wedding Dresses 101: Knowing the Different Styles

- ... Ball gown This dress is also known as the fairy tale dress because of how it makes the bride look. The ball gown dress makes a bride look like a princess with its fitted bodice and full skirt that flares out from the waist down. The dress would add drama to a wedding especially if it comes with a trail. It is best worn for large, formal and traditional weddings. While the ball gown dress is not ideal for petite brides, brides who are pear-shaped would look best with this dress. Empire The empire dress is good for almost all body types, including those with pear, apple and hour-glass shapes....   [tags: types, styles, decision, dress]

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Various Cardio Exercises

- No matter how many exercises you do to strengthen your abdominals and the muscles surrounding hips, if you have excess body fat, you'll never see any definition, because your muscles will be hidden under the fat. The American Heart Association suggests losing weight by doing 30 to 60 minutes of cardio on most days of the week and strength training on two days. Cardio can include jogging, bicycling or swimming, while strength training should target your large muscle groups. Combined with a reduced-calorie diet, this can result in a daily deficit of 500 calories and weight loss of 1 pound a week....   [tags: Strength, Training]

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