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The Physics Of Thin Lenses

- Theory: The purpose of this experiment was to demonstrate and better understand thin lenses. The two types of thin lenses are concave where the lens curves in and convex when the lens curves out. There are three characteristics of thin lenses, which include; a chef ray, which goes through the center of the lens and does not deviate, the parallel ray that shines parallel to the lens and is refracted through the focal point on the opposite side, lastly there is the focal ray, which shines through the focal point that is on the same side of the lens as the object and at the middle of the lens is refracted parallel to the lens....   [tags: Optics, Lens, Focal length, Convex]

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What Are Literary Lenses?

- What are Literary lenses. The term acts a figure of speech. The lenses are used to view a piece of literature from different angles in order to find multiple themes. This has been a relatively new expression in the last few decades as literary lenses have grown to be taught in high schools and colleges throughout the United States and the world. Since the terms creation in the late 20th century, students now learn many of these lenses in school to analyze pieces of literature. The lenses can help a reader understand why something happened, or where it is taking place....   [tags: Macbeth, James I of England, William Shakespeare]

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The Vietnam War : Through Both Lenses

- The Vietnam War: Through Both Lenses The Vietnam War was a tremendously unstable and uncertain time in U.S history. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers from both sides gave their lives for causes they believed in. Although many may seem to have been on vain, the sacrifices made on both sides are equally tragic and unnecessary. If the Vietnam War taught us anything, it is that long, brutal, and unfavorable wars are something to be avoided; and that we, as a species, should take all necessary steps to avoid conflicts escalating into a global struggle....   [tags: Vietnam War, Vietnam, First Indochina War]

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Mathematics of Lenses and Optical Glass

- Missing figures PROPERTIES OF LENSES, OPTICAL GLASS Composition Glass is a solid, structureless and amorphous. There are two main group classification of optical glass: 1. Crown, and 2. Flint (has a high content of lead oxide) Chemicals are combined to produce new glass types. These new glass types are used to benefit other different types of cameras (such as high-speed minature cameras, black/white cameras, etc). Properties The most important optical characteristics of a glass are its refractive index and its degree of dispersion....   [tags: Math]

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Optometric World: Smart People, Smart Phones, Smart Contacts?

- Throughout the years movies have implemented technology that has never been seen before to create a futuristic setting. Throughout the Terminator movies, viewers see data overlaid the main character’s world through contact lenses. At the time when Terminator was released, this was not possible through contemporary technology, but now scientists at the University of Washington are on the way to getting the perfect smart contacts. Eyes are truly an extension of the brain and receive the information which the brain sees and integrates....   [tags: eyes, brain, lenses, contact lenses]

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The Four Ethical Lenses and The 4+1 Decision Process

- The method of ethical decision making which was developed by Dr. Cathryn A. Baird presented two components contained in all ethical decisions which are; The Four ethical Lenses and the 4+1 Decision process. The Four Ethical Lenses issue claims that different ethical theories and the means in which we tend to approach the situations which form part of our ethical traditions are looked at in four different perspectives. From each perspective there are different values on which to decide whether the action taken is either ethical or not and each lens also lays emphasis on determining whether the decision made is of ethical requirement....   [tags: Ethics]

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Vision Correction: Leonardo Da Vinci experiments

- Before 1887, people relied on spectacles as their main source of vision correction. It is unknown when spectacles came to existence, however, the “oldest known lens were found in the ruins of ancient Nineveh” (Drewry, 2001). Spectacles were magnifying glasses, used to make objects appear larger than its actual size. Not only were spectacles magnifying glasses, they were also used by the Chinese to protect your eyes from evil forces (Drewry, 2001). The majority of Europeans were self-conscious about wearing spectacles in public....   [tags: europeans, scleral lenses, contact lenses]

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Looking at Hugh Hefner's Portrait from Various Lenses

- ... Then when you look to your right, you see the four girls who all have different facial expressions. The different expressions all give the same underlying look of envy. The girl sitting on the ottoman is glaring at the other girls while the two girls on the bed are engaging in conversation while showing wariness. The woman on the floor is looking longingly at the camera as if she wants to say something but you do not know what. Tolstoy’s belief of “an artist’s chief job is to express and communicate emotions to an audience” (Freeland, 155) is conveyed when you initially look at the Hugh Hefner portrait....   [tags: expressionist, interpretations, emotions]

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Exploration of Death Through Socio-Historical Lenses

- Religion defines death by portraying ideas of legitimacy to life and, therefore, providing shelter and meaning to death. This essay will explore death through socio-historical lenses by identifying key death concepts in both Christianity and The people’s temple religions. Christianity is the contemporary sense has around 41,000 (PewReasearch , 2011,)interconnected denominations, making it have overall influence of 31.7 percent (PewReasearch , 2011,) of the world religions. Making it one of the most powerful and influential institutions in the worlds....   [tags: death, christianity, religion, aquina]

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Optical Distortion Lenses in Chicken Raising

- Introduction Optical Distortion Inc. is a small new company, not yet in business, with a cash asset of $200,000 and a patent for an innovative new product (the only one) which is a contact lens designed to impair the eyesight of chickens. . These lenses are used instead of debeaking. Lensed chickens are more likely to survive. They also eat more efficiently than debeaked chickens. The key issue facing ODI is "How to market these lenses?". The analysis in this paper provides recommendations for ODI on their marketing and pricing strategy to launch this new product....   [tags: Optical Distortion Case Study]

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Optical Distortion Lenses in Chicken Raising

- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY THE COMPANY Concept: Make and market red-tinted contact lenses for egg-laying chickens, altering their behavior so they will fight less, eat less, and produce more eggs -- increasing egg-ranch profitability Projections: Eventual pretax net margins of 25%; 1989 sales of $329,000; 1992 sales of $24 million Hurdles: Persuading historically conservative egg farmers, operating on thin margins, to risk money up front for an unproven product; sustaining the company in the face of slower-than-expected product acceptance; defending an easily copied product from competitors likely to enter after the market has been opened Randy Wise's decision to sell contact lenses for chickens is n...   [tags: Optical Distortion Case Study]

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Mathematics of Human Vision and Corrective Lenses

- Missing figures/tables It is a daily ritual...wake up, eat, shower, contacts, class. I do this every morning, however I have never stopped to think, "Why?" No, not "Why am I going to class so early?" but "Why do I need these contacts?" With this project I will attempt to explain the basics of vision and corrective lenses, as I, myself, finally learn the reason for sticking my finger in my eye every morning. Basic Eye Anatomy The cornea is responsible for protecting the eye and for refracting incoming light rays....   [tags: Math Eye Glasses Contacts Contact Lens]

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Analyzing Canadian Energy Trade Policy Through Two Lenses

- 1. Introduction “Using history as a mirror allows one to see the future trends. Using a person as a mirror allows one to see what is right and what is wrong.” – Chinese Tang Dynasty Emperor Shimin Lee. In this paper, I will use two lenses to analysis Canadian energy trade policy. First, I will compare Canada’s old National Energy Program (NEP) in 1980 and today’s Free Trade Regime, and predict what the future trend might be for Canada’s energy trade policy design and implementation. Second, I will compare Canada’s energy free trade policy with China and Russia’s state control energy trade policy, and analysis their lessons for Canada’s future energy trade policy design....   [tags: Energy]

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Lens Types: Single Vision, Bifocal, Trifocal, and Progressive

- Lens Types It is essential that all people have a basic understanding of lenses. Eventually, all people will need reading glasses if they do not need glasses from the very beginning of their life. The user needs to have a general knowledge of what is available and the different characteristics of some basic lens types. Also, the understanding of one’s own needs is necessary to avoid being steered into a more lucrative sale for the commission paid optician. Eyeglass lenses are one of the many different types of lenses....   [tags: Classification of Eyeglass Lenses]

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The Evolution of the Microscope

- ... Now by 18th century the microscope were better and easier to use they also became more popular to use with in the scientists. Combining two typed of glass made the chromatic effect, which was also one of the important discoveries. During 1830 Joseph Jackson Lister discovered that putting some weak lenses together at a specific distant the result would be getting no blurry image. 1878 Ernst Abbe he formulates a mathematical theory in which led resolution to the wavelength of light. In 1903 Richard Zsigmondy was able to study objects under the wavelength of light with the help of the ultra microscope....   [tags: lenses, atoms, molecules]

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Interpersonal Communication : Relation, Quality, And Social Media Lenses All Make Good Points

- Every single day interpersonal communication happens. Still, for something that happens so frequently, we do not have a complete understanding of interpersonal communication quite yet. There are multiple lenses that take different approaches to understanding interpersonal communication. Although the Relation, Quality, and Social Media Lenses all make good points, the Goal Lens I prefer the most due to it’s detailed, yet open definition, and honest nature. Canary et al. defines interpersonal communication as the “exchange of symbols used to achieve interpersonal goals.” (Canary et al., 2008) What I like the most about this definition is the focus on goals....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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How Globalization Has Assisted Crime Groups Pursue For Profit Through The Lenses Of Security

- In regards to the past, Al Qaeda once only focused on their country, Afghanistan, territorial integrity and independence as its main concerns, globalization had forced, angered Muslims like bin Laden to open their thinking to consider other courses of threats, which are considered as transnational threats. The increase of transnational organized crime was led by globalization. Organized crime is an alternative approach to detect the changes that globalization has produced. In order to achieve this, this paper will present another way at looking at international affairs—political economy....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Osama bin Laden]

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The Canon EOS Rebel T3i

- Believe it or not, the Canon EOS Rebel T3i was released following the Great Japan Earthquake in 2011. In March 2011, the Japanese-based company Canon Incorporated released a new generation of the digital single-lens reflex camera, or DSLR for short. Canon launched the Canon EOS Rebel T3i in North America, which is considered by many consumers as one of the best DSLR cameras Canon has ever made. The camera itself came from a series of EOS Rebel cameras which began almost 14 years ago, and the model of the T3i became a basis for models of future EOS cameras....   [tags: Great Japan Earthquake, Camera, Digital, Lenses]

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The Untold Stories Through the Lenses of the ARVN Soldiers

- ... Ho Chi Minh declared himself president on September 2 and announced the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (Marr, 1997). Once Ho Chi Minh proclaimed Vietnam’s Declaration of Independence, he called on the allies to recognize the Vietnamese people’s rights to independence and to be a liberated country. However, not long after Vietnam gained their independence did the United States declare war. Although Vietnam was able to withstand a thousand years of Chinese ruling, they suffered enormously during the Vietnam War....   [tags: the Vietnam War]

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Abraham Lincoln Through Many Lenses

- http://www.kkk.bz/kidspart5.htm 4)Who said, "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States or Jefferson Davis, President , President of the Confederate States of America. Answer: Abraham Lincoln - First Inaugural Address - March 4, 1861. 6) What was the major emphasis of the Emancipation Proclamation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Motives for Iraq War through Realism and Neo-Conservatism Lenses

- The invasion on Iraq by the United States in 2003 has become the biggest, lengthiest, and most expensive use of armed force since the Vietnam War. It is the first major post-Cold War U.S. military action taken unilaterally, without an international coalition, and the first U.S. experience as an occupying power in a Middle Eastern country. Although the invasion decision was distinctive (U.S. military connection in an Arab or Muslim country), the argument here is that the Iraqi invasion deals with motives related to natural security, power, and resources....   [tags: American Politics War History]

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Employment, Leases, And Products Are Needed

- In order to launch and maintain a business, contracts for services, employment, leases, and products are needed. First, a business owner must acquire a lease of property contract. This contract is needed so that I will have property to operate my restaurant. The provisions that should be included in this contract are the term of the tenancy, premises clause, exclusive use clause, assignment clauses, contingency clause, option to extend, and the good guy guaranty clause. These provisions will reduce my restaurants potential liability....   [tags: Employment, Discrimination, Contract]

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Two Types of Leases

- A lease is an interest in land that permits the holder to enjoy the land for the duration of the lease. There are two types of leases: fixed term and periodic tenancies. The former may exist for any period of time provided the maximum duration is fixed while the latter is characterized by payment at a regular fixed interval such as weekly, and it continues to be automatically renewed until either the landlord or tenant chooses to terminate the lease. In contrast, a licence is a personal authorization to occupy or use the land owned by the freeholder....   [tags: Fixed Terms, Periodic Tenancies]

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An Ocean Apart, a World Away written by Lensey Namioka

- An Ocean Apart, a World Away written by Lensey Namioka was such a fascinating demonstration of persuading readers to go on Summary An Ocean Apart, a World Away written by Lensey Namioka was such a fascinating demonstration of persuading readers to go on and pursuing your own dreams. It was published in 2002 by Dell Laurel-Leaf, who is an imprint of Random House Children’s books in New York. This book that I had just read was mostly about this one Chinese girl named Xueyan who is also known as Yanyan, or Shelia in her school....   [tags: An Ocean Apart, a World Away]

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The Invention of Different Types of Glasses: Bifocals

- The invention of the bifocals was one of the most important inventions of the 1700s. They have changed the lives of both children and adults that have issues with their eyesight. They rid people of eyestrain and headaches. Also, bifocals rid people of the inconvenience caused by having to shift from one pair of glasses to the other. Bifocals also allowed for more types of glasses to be developed. As Benjamin Franklin grew older, his vision worsened. He became both far-sighted and near-sighted and the constant switching of his glasses frustrated him so much that he decided to solve this problem....   [tags: benjamin franklin, invention, eyesight]

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The Contact Lens

- The Contact Lens When the contact lens was invented, the world of vision correction was altered forever. No longer were those people lacking perfect 20/20 vision forced to look any different than everyone else. Both discrete and revolutionary, the contact lens provided a brand new, viable, alternate solution to an age-old problem. After centuries of engineering and discovery the contact lens has evolved greatly. Presently contact lenses are made hard or soft, for daily or continuous wear, gas permeable, and even providing ultraviolet protection....   [tags: Eye Sight Vision Corrective Lens]

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all that begins

- Photographers probably take more pictures of people than any other subject. Whether you prefer carefully posed (and composed) photos or more of a candid style, there are a variety of lenses in the Canon EF system that can produce excellent results. Traditionally, photographers have relied upon moderate telephotos for portraits, lenses such as the 85mm f/1.8 USM or 100mm f/2.0 USM. These lenses allow you to back off a little bit from your subject, and still produce frame-filling shots while minimizing the amount of background distractions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Invention Of The First Telescope

- Space: up until a few centuries ago astronomers knew little about the universe outside of our planet. But now, with vastly improved technology, astronomers are able to uncover so much more about what lies outside of Earth. While today’s observational technology is greatly superior to that of the past, we can’t disregard the accomplishments of astronomers in the past, because without their work our knowledge of space would far less than it is today. From Galileo’s first telescope to the Webb space telescope that has yet to be launched, there are so many observational technologies that made important contributions to the observation and exploration of space....   [tags: Hubble Space Telescope, Astronomy]

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Contact Lens Complications

- Contact Lens Complications The last 20 years has seen a tremendous increase in the use of contact lenses. Despite the recent trend towards fashionable eyewear and the advances in refractive surgeries, there are still approximately 1 million Australians who are currently wearing contact lenses. This is partly because of the variety of lens materials, replacement schedules, specialty designs, and convenient contact lens care systems available today. While there are many benefits of contact lenses, both cosmetic and therapeutic, contact lens wear is not without risk of complications....   [tags: Papers]

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How to Take Professional Quality Pictures with a Digital SLR Camera

- A former point-and-shoot photographer can take professional quality pictures with a digital SLR (single-lens reflex) camera by learning about and experimenting with its complex operations. There are many advantages to making the transition from a point-and-shoot digital camera to a digital SLR camera. These include capturing images “more quickly, more flexibly, and with more creativity” (Busch, Digital 9). Furthermore, taking photos with a digital SLR camera reduces the amount of time that otherwise would be spent editing with photo-editing software to improve the quality of the photos....   [tags: Technology, Digital Camera]

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Different Types of Diving Mask: Scuba Dive in Nassau Bahamas

- ... Mask squeeze is when a diver's mask starts constricting the face due to the water pressure in deeper waters. While diving and full face masks can equalize this pressure through exhaling through the nose, swimming goggles don't have that option. They can also leak and move around more easily, which is dangerous when deep underwater. Diving Masks A favorite of snorkeling and a great option for scuba diving, full face masks offer large and flat lenses for a clear view underwater. They also cover your nose to help avoid accidentally breathing in water, and they allow you to avoid the pain and bruising of mask squeeze by allow you to equalize the pressure with nasal exhalation....   [tags: goggles, proper equipment]

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Zacharias Jansen and The First Compound Microscope

- ... Spherical aberration is the blurred image of an object due to parallel light rays passing through the middle of the lens and focusing further away than light rays passing through the edges of the lens. The outcome is various focal points, giving a distorted/blurred image (Amazing-space.stsci.edu). Chromatic aberration is a common optical issue that occurs when either wavelengths of colour are focused at different points in the focal plane and/or when the lens is unable to bring all wavelengths of colour to the same focal plane....   [tags: resolution, scientists, objects]

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Cortical Visual Processing in Axial Myopia

- Myopia is a refractive defect in which parallel rays of light are brought to focus in front of the retina when no accommodation is used (Grosvenor and Goss, 1999; Saw, et al., 1996). This causes distant objects to appear blurred while near objects can still be seen clearly. Myopia can be classified in various ways: cause (axial or refractive) (Emsley, 1953), age of onset (congenital, youth onset, early adult-onset, or late adult-onset) or degree (low, intermediate or high) (Grosvener, 1987). When classifying myopia by degree, high myopia is indicated where myopia is greater than 6.00 dioptres, intermediate between 3 and 6D and low 0.50 to 3.00D (Fitzgerald, Chung, and Krumholtz, 2005)....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Laser Eye Surgery Information

- Refractive Laser Surgery: An In-Depth Look at Lasik Refractive laser surgery offers the chance to have near perfect vision, a God-send to people who are tired of wearing glasses. As its popularity grows, it is worth taking an in-depth look at Lasik and finding out what this wonder surgery entails. Refractive laser surgery is a surgery to correct the refractive index of the eye to reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses. It can correct such vision problems such as myopia, or nearsightedness, hyperopia, or farsightedness, and astigmatism, which is the inability of the cornea to focus a sharp image on the cornea....   [tags: Lasik, Eye Correction]

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Synthetic And Semi Synthetic Organic Compounds

- What exactly is a plastic and what are they made of. A plastic is a material made an extensive range of synthetic and semi-synthetic organic compounds. Typically, plastics are organic polymers with a high molecular mass, but usually contain other substances. (Susanfreinkel.com, 2016) So what is a polymer. Polymers are substances which have a high molecular weight, are made up of a structural units called monomers and can be both naturally occurring and synthetic. These structural units, or monomers repeat themselves over and over in chains and bond covalently with one another to form a polymer....   [tags: Polymer, Plastic, Crystal, Eye]

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The History of the Telescope

- For centuries, mankind has always pondered upon the wonders that is beyond our planet, the Earth. The invention of the telescope has vastly improved our view of the skies, sharpening our perception of the universe and penetrating ever deeper, to the furthest edges of time and space. The underlying roots to the invention of the telescope is vague and thought to have started around during the 13th century. An accidental discovery made by a glassmaker during this era, resulted in the development and defined the early beginnnings of spectacles....   [tags: Important Inventions, Technological Developments]

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Microscopes- Why is it Relevant?

- Microscopes Why is it relevant. Microscopes are used to see things that are too small for the naked eye to see. It is essential for scientists in discovering new diseases and seeing tiny details on things like bacteria and the living tissue. In everyday life, microscopes is used for learning in schools and in medical research. Microscopes are relevant in all fields of science and many major discoveries have been made. Living cells, circulating blood, an understanding of nerves, different materials and their qualities and bacteria and diseases were all discovered by microscopes....   [tags: Scientists, Diseases, Bacteria, Living Tissue]

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Laser Eye Surgery

- " Laser eye surgery " What makes someone with law Vision have a laser eye surgery?. "Laser eye surgery" or "Lasik" or "laser corneal sculpting" it’s a revolutionary mutation in the field of medicine. Thanks to Lasik people have no more to wear their glasses or lenses. In this operation the surgeon uses a specific kind of laser to reshape the cornea. Although there is a very small ratio for the mistake or the Failure of this kind of surgery, but it is a very effective way to treat the deficiency of the sight....   [tags: reshaping the cornea]

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Bausch + Lomb's Unethical Practices and the FASB Codifications

- Bausch + Lomb, now a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. began in 1853 in Rochester, New York, as a small optical shop that grew to become a multi-billion dollar corporation with approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Its mission is to help you see better to live better, and to protect and enhance the gift of sight. Its products consist of three different marketed goods. The first of which is its vision care segment that includes products such as contact lenses, and solution to clean and care for them with....   [tags: cooking the books]

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Galileo Galilei, The Creator of Modern Science and Physics

- In 1564 the creator of modern science and physics was born in Pisa, Italy. Galileo Galilei was Europe’s most celebrated scientist. His early experiments laid the foundation for modern physics. His observation revealed new truths about the universe. Galileo was a great philosopher of nature. He revolutionized our understanding of astronomy. Galileo was a devout Catholic with a strong faith and strongly believed in the Holy Scriptures. In 1600 Galileo’s first of three illegitimate children, Virginia was born....   [tags: telescope, astronomy, observations]

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Parable Of The Sower By E. Butler

- A novel creates a dynamic connection with the audience and helps its readers use different physical and ideological perspectives to evaluate a figure. Style and rhetorical devices are used to express the author’s ideas. An author’s style makes a novel colorful and convincing or bland and boring. Octavia E. Butler’s novel, Parable of the Sower gives us very detailed examples that allow me to see the world through completely different lenses. Based on those examples, I have chosen to analyze and evaluate the main character, Lauren Olimina, in several ways....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Idea, Ontology]

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Film in a Digital Era

- It's strange, after being such an enthusiastic early adopter of digital cameras, I've found myself returning the the very first film camera I ever used. It was long before digital had caught on that I was lucky enough to own one of the first consumer grade digital cameras available. Although, it was a little out of date when it was given to me by a relative, I couldn't afford a digital camera at the time new or old. Not a lot of people bought them at the time, even if they could. I remember someone stopping me, asking "where's the viewfinder?" They were thinking it was some kind of dangerous device until I showed them pictures via the LCD screen....   [tags: Photography]

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The Evolution of the Microscope

- ... His microscopes allowed him to be the first pearson to ever see bacteria, yeast plants, the circulation of blood corpuscles in capillaries, and the teeming life in a drop of water. These discovieries is what makes him famous. Leeuwenhoek used his lenses to study both living and nonliving things. Robert Hooke is known as the english father of microscopy. He had reconfirmed Leeuwenhoek's theory of tiny organisms living inside of a drop of water. he had actually taken Leeuwenhoek's design of the microscope and improved it....   [tags: science, magnify, experiment]

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Choosing A Perfect Wedding Photographer

- Choosing A Perfect Wedding Photographer  Introduction Photography is about taking the best quality pictures which incorporate setting the state of mind and lighting utilizing props and embellishments. Get these from a quality source at a value you can deal with. A picture taker why should attempt to become famous as one of a kind and surprisingly will utilize an assortment of €tricks ' and routines to fulfill a look that is changed and verging on unfathomable. This requires the utilization of an uncommon green screen foundation that is uniquely created to have an alternate picture or activity laid over it so that the people give off an impression of being in positions that they were never i...   [tags: Photography, Camera]

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The Renaissance Period

- The Renaissance started in Italy during the 1300’s before spreading throughout Europe in the 1500 and 1600’s. It came about because of a change in the way of thinking. In an effort to learn, people began to want to understand the world around them. This study of the world and how it works was the start of a new age of science. “The people were curious and questioned the known wisdom of the church. They began to use experimentation and observation to solve worldly problems”. (Johnson). Many Renaissance intellects focused on trying to define and understand the laws of nature and the physical world....   [tags: italy, gun powder]

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The Mechanisms and Effects of Frost Heave

- The Mechanisms and Effects of Frost Heave ABSTRACT Frost heave is the increase in volume experienced by soils when they freeze. Water moves to the upper horizons from below; when it freezes it forms segregated ice lenses which push apart the soil around them as they grow, causing the observed volume increase. Frost heave has a number of effects upon the soil and upon structures supported by the soil which make it an important process to understand. INTRODUCTION During the freezing of some soils, nearly pure ice forms in segregated lenses parallel to soil isotherms (Hillel, 1980)....   [tags: Soil Soils Agricultural Agriculture Papers]

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Separation Between the Narration in Response to Frankenstein

- In reading Frankenstein, by Mary Shelly, a motif of distance and separateness can be discerned from the text. In the structure of the narrative, the reader is distant from the action. The setting of the narrative is situated often in isolated and nearly inaccessible areas, creating separateness between the action of the story and the everyday world. The Frankenstein monster is remote compared to the rest of world by narrative structure, geographic area, and his namelessness. The reader must look through several lenses throughout the novel....   [tags: Frankenstein, Mary Shelly, literary theory]

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Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek and His Contribution to Microbiology

- ... Leeuwenhoek was the only person to use his design because it was difficult to handle. While up close to the eye, the plate needed a good amount of backlighting and required much patience from the observer. “The short (about 1 millimeter) focal lengths of the lenses would have necessitated placing the eye almost in contact with the lens” ("Anton van Leeuwenhoek"). Leeuwenhoek obtained the clear image by carefully moving the angle of lighting left and right. Leeuwenhoek's techniques of lighting samples under the microscope are still not well known today....   [tags: invention of the microscope]

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My Future Profession Through My College Years

- Like many other students, I was stuck in the dilemma of figuring out and deciding on a future profession halfway through my college years. I’ve explored many career paths such as research, pharmacy, and dentistry to name a few. Even after shadowing and researching about these professions, nothing quite stood out to me. This brings me to the question: “Why Optometry?” Well, simply because I love what this profession has to offer. It’s one of the few professions where you can help people and make a huge impact in someone’s life....   [tags: Ophthalmology, Physician, Optometry]

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William Shakespeare 's ' Macbeth '

- Macbeth lenses essay lenses help a reader to look at a book in a different light. Different lenses can all view the same work in different ways, and they can all be correct as long as they are supported. Lenses can add different perspectives to a piece, that would usually require multiple people with different dispositions to look at the piece to see everything. This class has taught multiple lens types that can all help improve a story’s message. The play Macbeth can be viewed with many of these different lenses....   [tags: Macbeth, Three Witches, Macbeth of Scotland]

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Gender Norms Affect Behavior And Personality

- Gender plays a big role in who you are, and can sometimes be easily overlooked when it comes to their culture. Gender norms can influence personalities by highlighting different traits between different genders. This is the same way that cultural norms may influence behavior and personality. Gender for me will play a big role into my career because, I was told by multiple students that I have worked with in elementary schools that there are not many male teachers in their school. As an educator I find it important that if there are diverse students in a school, it is important to implement a diverse set of teachers, not only by ethnicity and culture, but by gender....   [tags: Gender, Education, School, Teacher]

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The Invention of the Telescope

- ... The ocular lenses which you use to look through, body tube which is the tube you look through using the ocular lenses. The arms where you use to move the microscope and there is the base where which holds up the actually microscope. There is also a stage where you put your sample you want to examine on. Overall the microscope is mainly made out of plastic and glass. The main natural resource used to make the plastic of the microscope is petroleum. Most modern day microscopes used in labs outside of the school uses electricity and use light to help function the microscope....   [tags: history of chemistry, science tools]

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Newton 's Telescope Project Report

- Newton’s Telescope Project Report Introduction One of the outcomes of the Newton’s work was the development of the reflecting telescopes. In essence, the earliest telescopes such as the one used by Galileo consisted of the glass lenses mounted in a tube (Jenny, et al. 12). Further, Newton discovered that when light passed through a lens, the different colors were refracted by differing amounts. In solving this problem of the chromatic aberration, Newton designed a telescope that used mirrors, rather than lenses, to bring the light to a focus....   [tags: Optics, Lens, Geometrical optics, Focal length]

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Vision Problems: Retinal detachment

- What are common vision problems. Some people take their health for granted they don’t notice how it can affect them in the future, but others don’t even stop and think about their vision. Vision is one of the most important parts in your body. Without being able to see you wouldn’t see the most wonderful things in the world. Teenagers care so much about their tv shows and their cell phones but without your vision you wouldn’t be able to watch tv nor text and use all those social networks. There is many ways you can test your vision....   [tags: eye problems, light receptors]

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Human Vision and the Eye

- ABOUT THE EYE Human eyes receive and form images from outside, also automatically changes in light and seeing things close up and at a distance. Therefore, we can see most of things from outside world. But without light, we can't see anything. Light travels though space and the sun gives off light rays then enter the eyes they are bent or refracted and these light rays create images or picture of all the objects around you, that's why we can see things very clearly. How light enter the eye, first light enters the eye though pupil which control different amounts of light into our eye....   [tags: Math]

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Importance that a State’s History imposes on its Strategic Culture

- With the end of the Cold War in 1991, the international community encountered changing relations and strategic employment between state-actors. As intellectuals around the world identified this shifting landscape, scholarly interest re-surfaced asserting “that culture can affect significantly grand strategy and state behavior.”1 To this end, multiple models abound illustrating different factors and their impacts on basic, political, and strategic culture. Utilizing the Air Force Culture and Language Center’s (AFCLC) model of 12 cultural domains, a brief analysis of the domain of history seeks to explain the relationship between a state-actor’s history and its strategic culture....   [tags: Air Force, Domains]

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Accurately Predicting the Focal Length For Four Lens Systems

- Abstract: We attempted to accurately predict the focal length for four lens systems: a 100 mm lens, a 200 mm lens, a compound lens system, and an unknown lens. This was done by using an optics track with a mounted light and displayed image, and measurement of the location of image in full focus after movement of a white display plate set up after the lens system. The best value of f100 was determined to be from unweighted computations, with a value of f100=(0.096±0.0004) m, with a percent error of 3.6%, a fractional error of 0.4%, and a discrepancy of 9.1σ....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Becoming a Criticallly Reflective Teacher by Stephen D. Brookfield

- Introduction The thesis of Stephen D. Brookfield’s book, Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher, is that teachers usually have specific assumptions about what effective teaching really means and what it entails. In this regard, teachers embark on imparting knowledge and new skills to their students based on what they assume to be the best approaches as appertains to effective teaching. Additionally, Brookfield (1995, p. 9) goes on to propose that these teachers never really pose to examine the nature of these assumptions, which essentially guide the way they intuitively instruct their students....   [tags: teaching, effectiveness, education, pedagogy]

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Symbolic Interactionism Theory, Functional Analysis Theory Or Conflict Theory

- Lenses are all different shapes, sizes and have different viewpoints. The lenses that sociologist look through are the same; they are as if looking through a big lens, macro or a smaller lens, micro. There are three lenses that sociologist use: Symbolic interactionism theory, functional analysis theory or conflict theory. These lenses that Henslin (2015) discussed place ideas into a, “conceptual framework to determine how some parts of the world fit together and how they work” (pg 12). Whether it’s the symbolic interactionism theory, functional analysis theory or conflict theory lens, they all will shift the viewpoint and perspective of what is being viewed....   [tags: Sociology, Symbolic interactionism]

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The Transformational Theory Of Leadership And Macdonalisation

- Leadership and Macdonalisation are two very fascinating topics when understanding how they help Aravinds hospital case. They help understand how the Aravind hospital was run using multiple leadership styles and how its efficiency was multiplied equalling to this social enterprise to becoming one of the best in its field. This essay will evaluate the use of leadership and Macdonalisation in this social enterprise founded in India that helps millions of civilians suffering with partial loss of sight regain their vision....   [tags: Leadership, Scientific method, Management, Theory]

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Ethical Issues Of The Ethics Game Simulations

- n this reflective journal entry, we are going to look at that the ethical issues that were presented in the Ethics Game simulations, the decision-making steps that were completed to address ethically the issues, and the ethical lenses that I used to make decisions throughout the simulation. We are also going to take a look at how these different ethical lenses influenced my decision and the how I could use the concepts that I have learned in my workplace. The ethical issues that were presented in the simulation were very different in nature....   [tags: Ethics, Medicine, Patient, Morality]

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Polycarbonate Eye Glasses: Safer than Glass

- When people are under the influence of alcohol, using glasses in bars wouldn’t be a good idea, it would actually be pretty dangerous. After what happened to their client the bar decided to switch from glasses and glass bottles to polymer ones, which don’t shatter, they are so strong that they are bulletproof. “Doctors want drinks to be served in plastic to stop 'glassing' Up to 300 people a week are believed to be injured when glasses are used as weapons in pub brawls.” (BBC, News, Society, Health) So polycarbonate is definitely solving a big safety issue....   [tags: eyewear technology]

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LASIK Eye Surgery

- Nowadays, different options for correcting vision problems are available. LASIK eye surgery is one of these options that is a procedure done on the cornea; the clear part in front of the eye. This procedure tends to reduce the dependence on glasses and contact lenses and provide excellent vision. LASIK has been proposed as the perfect way to provide excellent vision without the need for glasses. Furthermore, some advantages have been emphasised such as the shortness of procedure duration time and the immediate noticeable excellent results....   [tags: Medical Technology]

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Corrective Eye Surgery

- Until contact lenses were popularized in the 1950s, eyeglasses for the past seven centuries had been the only practical way to correct vision errors. Now, several modern approaches to corrective eye surgery range from laser reshaping of the eye's surface to surgical insertion of artificial lenses to correct eyesight. In corrective eye surgery, laser energy reshapes the curvature of the eye's clear front surface, the cornea, to alter the way light rays enter the eye. Artificial lenses surgically inserted into the eye also can refocus light rays to sharpen vision....   [tags: Medical Technology ]

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The Scope of Optometry

- The Scope of Optometry The practice of Optometry is the examination, diagnosis, measurement and treatment of the ocular health of the human eye and includes, but is not limited to: • the examination of the human eye by any method, other than surgery, to diagnose and to treat or to refer for consultation or treatment any abnormal condition of the eye and adnexa and to co-manage along with physicians and other professionals the ocular well-being of the patient; • the employment of instruments, devices, test lenses, or any refractive procedures, automated or otherwise, pharmaceutical agents and procedures intended for the investigating, measuring, examining,...   [tags: Papers]

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Nature Vs. Nurture Debate

- Nature vs nurture debate is one of the oldest arguments in the history of psychology. It is the scientific cultural, and philosophical debate about whether human culture, behavior, and personality are caused primarily by nature or nurture. Nature and nurture are both equally important. They are the two are major influences that affect the person you grow to be and will determine what your children will be tomorrow. Nature refers to heredity, which are traits and features that are inherited from your parents and ancestors....   [tags: Nature versus nurture, Human nature]

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The Perceived Challenges of Women in Leadership Positions That Prevents Them from Climbing the Corporate Ladder

- The Perceived Challenges of Women in Leadership Positions That Prevents Them from Climbing the Corporate Ladder Introduction For years, women have encountered gender bias in the corporate environment. Men have dominated the workplace making it difficult for women to advance in power and leadership. Gender bias has become problematic for the career oriented women creating barriers such as stereotyping, job advancement, power imbalance, and unequal wages. Hymowitz and Schellhardt (1986) described the challenges as invisible barriers, the glass ceiling that prevents women from advancing to a certain level in various institutions....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Impact Of Traditional Enterprise On Financial And Budget Issues ( Economic Value )

- Social enterprise is an organization with a clear social mission that aim to financially self-sufficient. Most of its revenue come from the primary activity of trading goods or services. Social businesses should realize who their target market is, what goods or services they should trade, why it is important in the environment, and how their strategy can accomplish their objectives. Commercial approach is important for social businesses to meet their target market needs, also maximize profit for social returns....   [tags: Cost accounting, Management accounting, Costs]

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Symbolism and Crossing the Rubicon in Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie.”

- The masterful use of symbolism is delightfully ubiquitous in Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie.” He uses a collection of dim, dark and shadowy symbols that constantly remind the audience of the lost opportunity each of these three characters continually experience. This symbolism is not only use to enlighten the audience to their neglected opportunities to shine, but it is also repeatedly utilized to reinforce the ways in which the characters try in vain to cross over turbulent waters into a world of light and clarity....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Web Accessibility: How Improving Online Communication for the Blind Aids Businesses

- Many businesses are struggling in today’s sluggish economy. According to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate, total retail sales for Christmas week 2010 were down 4.1 percent and foot traffic in brick-and-mortar stores fell 6.1 percent. To increase sales, companies must look for new marketing ideas and revenue streams. Web advertising and the creation of online storefronts— ‘click-and-mortar’ stores versus ‘brick-and-mortar’ stores—are two such ideas (Journal of Interactive Advertising 2002)....   [tags: Technology ]

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Web Accessibility: How Improving Online Communication for the Blind Aids Businesses

- Many businesses struggle in today’s sluggish economy. According to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate, total retail sales for Christmas week 2010 dropped 4.1 percent and foot traffic in brick-and-mortar stores fell 6.1 percent (Christmas Week Retail Sales). To increase sales, companies must look for new marketing ideas and revenue streams. Two ideas are using Web advertising and creating online storefronts— ‘click-and-mortar’ stores versus ‘brick-and-mortar’ stores (Journal of Interactive Advertising 2002)....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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One Of The Best Perks That St. Norbert College Offers

- One of the best perks that St. Norbert College offers are the courses revolved around theology. Even though they might not be my favorite classes, my faith and what it means to me matters. With these classes, I can explore and learn more things about my faith and affirm a belief that I may have. During this past semester I have spent my time learning about multiple religions, beliefs, and ideas that I hold true to my faith and what others hold true to theirs. Theological Foundations has changed my understanding of revelation, faith, God, and what it means to be Christian....   [tags: Meaning of life, Religion, God, Faith]

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Letter “e” and The Cheek Cells through a Microscope

- Microscope are useful in viewing the letter “e” and the cheek cells. It shows a close visual image, which help to observe the two objects. Following the methods is important, because it provides the necessary materials and the steps of the procedure. It’s extremely important to wear a apron , goggles, and gloves. Also, be cautious in using the materials. The purpose is to observe and how to use the microscope under the specimen. For the results each figure image shows the differences between the low-power and the high-power objectives....   [tags: Microscopes, science experiments,]

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Development Of Science And Medicine During The Middle Ages

- Despite the hardships during the Middle Ages science had many advancements during this time period. The development of science and medicine during this time period had huge impacts in our world today. The Middle ages begin after the fall of the Roman Empire and is divided into three periods; the Early Middle Ages, the High Middle Ages, and the Late Middle Ages. The Roman Empire lasted for five hundred and seven years. In 410 AD, the Visigoths, a Germanic barbarian tribe, invaded the city. They gained possession of treasures, killed and enslaved many Romans and destroyed many buildings....   [tags: Middle Ages, Periodization, Europe]

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The Evolution of the Light and Electron Microscope

- Birth of the Light Microscope In Circa 1000AD the first vision aid was invented (the inventor is unknown) it was called a reading stone. It was described as a glass sphere that magnified reading material when placed on top of an object. Someone picked up a piece of transparent crystal thick in the middle than at the edges, they looked through it, and realized it made objects look bigger. “Magnifying glasses” are mentioned during the first century A.D by Roman philosophers Seneca and Pliny the Elder, but never used much until the invention of spectacles, at the end of the 13th century....   [tags: evolution, eletron, light]

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Analysis Of Robert Van Leeuwenhoek 's Paradigm Shift

- Robert Van Leeuwenhoek was a prominent scientist of his time. He could arguably be considered an absolute genius of his time period. Nobody was able to reproduce his findings for nearly a century later. That is a huge span of time, showing just how advanced his scientific methods truly were. This is an example of Thomas Kuhn’s paradigm shift. Kuhn came up with the idea of paradigm shift in a sudden moment of eureka. Kuhn readily challenged the ideas of other scientists and the way science ought to be learned and processed (Wienberger)....   [tags: Science, Scientific method]

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The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

- In life there are many factors that compose how each of us experiences life events. Key factors in this determination are either internal (controlled by your mind) while others are external (require your internal views and paradigms to change). These factors are unknown to most, due to the lenses they view life threw. These lenses (that are taught to us since birth) are a major controlling factor in the way we see our life roles, influence, judgment, habits, and other self-talks that happen on a daily basis....   [tags: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People]

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The Earliest Microscopes and Pond Ecology

- ... The revolving nose piece holds two or more objective lenses with different objective power. Many microscopes have Diaphragm or Iris control the intensity and size of light. All these parts in microscope help observe the specimen.                      Pond Ecology is the interaction of life in pond with environment. Pond have low oxygen levels, little animal life, and lack of food supply. A pond contains mostly water, few nutrients, and less aquatic life. Organisms live, grow, and die in the pond....   [tags: electron microscope, environment]

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Synthetic Rubber Coatings And Electric Insulators

- Polytetrafluroethylene, previously listed above, can be used here again for utensil coatings and electric insulators, just as polystyrene may be utilized for insulating materials. For interior and automotive design, polyvinyl acetate is used in adhesives and latex paints. Fiber products such as indoor-outdoor carpeting, textiles, car and truck parts, packaging, and toys can all be made from polypropylene. Other commercial applications of chain-growth polymers include break resistant containers (polyethylene), glass substitutes (polymethyl methacrylate), synthetic rubber (isoprene rubber), and CDs/DVDsPolymethyl methacrylate, or Plexiglas and Lucite are very popular glass substitutes for obj...   [tags: Polymer, Plastic, Synthetic rubber]

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Visual Light Microscopy ( Sem )

- Visual light microscopy provides a relatively inexpensive and quick way for someone to observe features in a sample such as layer shift in composites, porosity in ceramics, or cross sectional views for welding. In fact, VLM is often a go to means for engineers and scientists to examine the microstructure of materials. Unlike other processes such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM) there is no requirement for sample preparation beyond using slides or hot/cold mounting procedures along with relatively simple grinding and polishing procedures....   [tags: Welding, Arc welding, Gas tungsten arc welding]

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