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Creating Liquid from Non-liquid Foods

- For non-liquid foods, the microbial cells must be released from the food matrix into a liquid diluent or growth medium before separation and concentration can be attempted. Then the pathogenic target(s) can be identified and enumerated by either conventional or rapid detection techniques. Filtration has been suggested as a relatively simple, economical and fast way of separating and concentrating microbial cells from large volumes of aqueous food suspensions. Food matrix materials that may interfere with the rapid detection methods can be simultaneously eliminated so as to avoid false-negative results....   [tags: filter, pathogens, suspensions]

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The XTL (Anything to Liquid) Process

- ... This section is the most important section of any XTL factory and in fact XTL is translation of the classical Fischer Tropsch Synthesis the language of industrial and commercial world. Finally the hydrocarbon products might undergo some finalizing steps to reach the specifications of the market. This is the final step of a XTL process and might be comprised of different units with a variation of complexness depending on the final product quality and perhaps quantity. The most important process for finalizing of a FTS unit product are hydro-cracking [6, 7] and thermal cracking [7]....   [tags: carbon, catalyst, hydrocarbons]

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A Short Note On The And Liquid Limit

- LL=Liquid limit PL=Plastic limit PI=Plasticity index %S=Percentage of ground granular blast furnace slag %FA=Percentages of fly ash M=Molar concentration A/B=Alkali to binder ratio Na/Al=Ratio of Na to Al Si/Al=Ratio of Si to Al MGGP parameters which develop the models are demonstrated in Table 1. The parameters are selected according to suggested values [2, 4] and trial and error in order to reach a balance between running time and the complexity of the solutions. MGGP model are developed by computer software, GPTIPS [11]....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Solid And Liquid And Vapor

- Solid to liquid and liquid to vapor is the general idea many have of the transition of water from ice to gas. Water changes to these three phases because of the change in the amount of heat added, which leads to a change in the temperature and the pressure. Temperature is a measure of the average kinetic energy of the particle. As the temperature increases or decreases, it affects the movement of water molecules. Potential energy is the energy that has a constant temperature, but has an increase in heat....   [tags: Energy, Kinetic energy, Atom, Water]

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A Volatile Liquid Data Analysis

- For the Identification of a Volatile Liquid Data Analysis I had the unknown number A53826. There are many ways that I used to determine the identification of the liquid. Some characteristics of the liquid that will help further in my research are that the liquid was colorless with a harsh strong odor. Before I did my research there were many components I did to help with my research. I first started by performing an experiment that helped determine the mass of my sample. The mass of my sample is one of the key components that will help me determine the moles of my sample....   [tags: Water, Mass, Oxygen, Temperature]

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Liquid Liquid Extraction

- Liquid Liquid Extraction We were asked to extract benzoic acid from a kerosene-benzoic acid mixture. This was to be done using the stirred liquid-liquid extraction column in the senior laboratory. Fresh water was used as the continuous phase in the extraction. We were asked to measure the benzoic acid concentrations of the feed, raffinate, and extract streams. These measurements were to be made at several different steady-states. The number of theoretical stages and the height of the theoretical stages (HETS) was also to be determined....   [tags: essays papers]

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Franchise Assignment: Liquid Capital

- 1. Description of the Franchise Liquid Capital has an international network of franchisees specialized in financial services for existing businesses in urgent need of financing. The main strategy to find funding for those businesses experiencing cash flow problems is to collect the accounts receivable of their customer businesses, that is, the money that is owed to this business by its own customers. Furthermore, the latest press release published on Liquid Capital’s corporate website on December 1, 2007 states that there are 25 franchise owners (or “principals” as the company calls them) throughout Canada....   [tags: Business Administration]

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Life Destroying Liquid: Alcohol

- ... I searched “alcohol addictive” in the search bar and came across an interesting article discussing a study on alcohol and its addictive effects on the brain, which I thought would add a nice scientific dimension to my essay. After that great start, I had also thought about the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and headed to their website. After maneuvering my way around for a while, I found another interesting article talking about how one can go from having control over a behavior to doing it compulsively and why....   [tags: drinkable poison, substance abuse, alcoholism]

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Liquid Crystals

- We were all taught that there were four states of matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases, and Plasma, but some states of matter cannot be defined by one the these four. One of which are liquid crystals. These crystals have properties of both liquids and solids. They physically flow like liquids, but also share characteristics of crystalline solids. There is also more then one type of liquid crystals along with their different phases. Since they have so many properties, its no wonder how much we use them today....   [tags: Chemistry]

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Chemistry: Gas-Liquid Chromatography

- Extraction To obtain oils from plant materials steam distillation is typically used. Solvent extraction is also used to create a resinoid (resembling characteristics of resin). Solvent extraction is commonly used with volatile substances that may be lost with distillation. Solvent used are pentane, hexane, and mixes of solvents such as ethyl acetate and hexane which is commonly used in place of benzene (see Figure 2). Gas-Liquid Chromatography Gas-Liquid Chromatography is the process of separating complex mixtures into the components and measuring the individual components....   [tags: extraction, resinoid, benzene]

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The Use Of The Liquid Biofuels ( Biodiesel And Bioethanol )

- The use of the liquid biofuels (biodiesel and bioethanol) has been proposed and offered in the market as an alternative option for liquid transport fuel and this primarily aimed to substantially reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases in the transport sector, increase urban incomes and minimize the impact of fuel supply emergency by attaining fuel security (Joint Nature Conservation Committee, 2009). This report will highlight all the aspects concerning the economical and environmental use of biofuels, as well as outlining the scientific and technological principles inlvolved....   [tags: Petroleum, Fossil fuel, Carbon dioxide, Ethanol]

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Liquid Metal Battery in Energy Conservation

- Energy conservation is becoming a global issue as the earth is nearing its carrying capacity. Energy consumption has steadily been increasing around the globe despite the drive for more energy efficient machines and devices. Rapid advancements in alternative energy sources have shed new light to the use of renewable energy sources in replace of fossils. Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar are able to be converted to electrical energy to power the daily needs of human beings. However, renewable energy sources can only provide so much as they can only be used in certain circumstances....   [tags: Energy consumption, Natural Resources, Earth]

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Water Is The Most Crucial Liquid On The Planet

- introduction Water is the most crucial liquid on the planet .without water ,there would be no life ,at any rate not the way we know it. In today 's living condition the fundamental for perfect drinking water is changing into the issue for the general man. Eighty percent of the human maintenance structure consolidate water . this is the inspiration behind why 80% of human ailments are water borne . there are 3 sort of water dirtying impacts ,which are key driver of water borne issue. 1. microbiological microorganisms/sickness 2....   [tags: Water, Drinking water, Waterborne diseases, Brand]

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Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography

- Experimental Although there has been many ways to isolate the compounds in frankincense, this paper is looking at two methods in particular. Moussaieff et al. Method 4 The first method involves incensole acetate being extracted from the resin of Boswellia carterii (20 g, Pamir, Tel Aviv, Israel) with 150 mL of petroleum ether (3x). The extract was then washed with 200 mL of 5% NaOH solution (3x) and the non-acid-containing petroleum ether portion was acidified with 1 M of HCl. The solution was then washed with a saturated NaCl solution and dried over MgSO4....   [tags: Chromatography, Thin layer chromatography]

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Measuring the Viscosity of a Liquid

- Measuring the Viscosity of a Liquid Aim The aim of this experiment is to find out how fluid Bath Oils really are by measuring its viscosity. Plan The first thing that I'll do is to measure the spheres volume by first measuring its radius. I will then, by calculating the spheres mass, be able to calculate the density of the sphere. This will be used later when calculating the viscosity of the bath oil. I will then find the density of the bath oil, also used during calculations later on....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect Of Liquid Nitrogen On The Cold Weight Methods

- Discussion The results were similar to expected with liquid nitrogen and isopentane showing significantly better quality sections than the cold weight methods. This may be because the tissues rate of freezing was faster when immersed in the extremely cold liquids, compared to the -20degree weight. The surface area of tissue exposed to the cold was also more than that of the other methods. Liquid nitrogen had the best results which was unexpected, however it should be noted that the quality of both the liquid nitrogen and isopentane sections was very similar....   [tags: Temperature, Gas, Thermodynamics, Heat transfer]

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Benefits Of Liquid Biopsies On The Blood Testing Of Tumor Development

- Everything about china is big. Their inventions, the great wall of china, their population, including its cancer problem. In wealthy cities like Beijing, cancer is known to be its most frequent killer. Air pollution, high rates of smoking, and notorious cancer villages scarred by industrial pollution are increasing death rates around the country. Today I will discuss the benefits of liquid biopsies in the blood testing of tumor development. Liquid biopsy is basically a liquid biomarker that results in blood tests that detect cancer cells or DNA that tumours shed into the blood....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Tumor, Medical test]

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The Future of Energy: Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors

- Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors are seen as the future of energy. The concept is simple, yet thoroughly investigated. When people started to do research in the field of nuclear energy in the mid-nineties, the molten salt reactors were soon invented. However, it is only a few years ago since mankind seriously took the liquid fluoride thorium reactors into account. This decision to further investigate the liquid fluoride thorium reactors could be the solution for the earth’s energy problem. Currently, (non-) renewable energy resources are being used at a staggering speed....   [tags: Future of Energy, Natural Resources, Nuclear]

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History of Chemistry: Family of Cyanoacrylate or Liquid Glues

- ... These products have made fixing our little mishaps easier and quicker. I will deal with the product Super Glue in this paper. First, before I can tell you what Super Glue is, I must tell you what it is not. It's not made from natural materials, but from man-made chemicals. Super Glue was not created to stop wounds from bleeding in World War II. Super Glue was really a mistake when it was first made. Scientists headed by Harry Wesley Coover Jr., was trying to invent a clear gun sight back in World War II....   [tags: glue, adhesives, products]

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America 's Power At Its Most Liquid

- American aphorist Mason Cooley said, “Money: power at its most liquid.” This statement holds much truth, especially regarding the period prior to the 18th century. In this time, European countries searched for wealth and economic gain in order to become the most powerful. France, England and Spain’s desire for money and economic prosperity greatly changed the world, as well as their people’s lives. As these nations searched for an alternate trade route that would allow them to reach Asia and its wealth, the New World was discovered....   [tags: United States, Europe, Americas, New World]

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Liquid Diets

- Liquid Diets Obesity is one of the most common problems faced by people today. Since thirty-four million Americans are estimated to be obese, one out of every three Americans must live with this disorder. Obesity is defined as a body weight consisting of 20% or more above the standard ideal weight (http://www-med.stanford.edu/school/DGIM/Teaching/Modules/obesity.html#RTFToC12). In order to reduce obesity, most invest in diet and exercise programs. Recently, liquid diets have been positively modified, thus rising in popularity since their fall out during the late 1970’s....   [tags: Dieting Obesity Papers]

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The Importance of Water Treatment Processes

- ... The coagulants with opposite charge are added and neutralization of particles charge will occur. The unwanted group substance will be stick together to form larger and heavier particle of flocs (Smethurst, 1988). This is known as flocculation process. Flocculation process defined as the process by which clumps of solids and unwanted substance from the sewage are made to increase in size by chemical action ( Binnie et al., 2002). The clear appearance of the water surrounding the flocs formed shows that all the unwanted particles have been coagulated, and the coagulation process has completed....   [tags: a vital liquid]

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Gauges Shall Be Liquid Filled And Accordance With Asme / Ansi B40.1

- Indicating pressure gauges shall be liquid-filled, and in accordance with ASME/ANSI B40.1. Liquid filled gauges shall have a small vapor space for thermal expansion of the liquid fill. Fill fluids used in liquid filled gauges shall be selected carefully, and account for both process and ambient temperature limits. Glycerin or silicone fill fluids shall normally be used. For on line pressure gauges the minimum dial size shall be 100mm. Pressure gauge measuring elements shall be the C-type seamless Bourdon tube-type....   [tags: Temperature, Thermodynamics, Gas, Pressure]

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Main Purpose of Liquid Crystal Display/Flat Panel Monitors

- LCD/Flat panel monitors- LCD is Short for liquid crystal display. LCD technology can be found in computer monitors. LCD displayer is the monitor; the main purpose of a monitor in a computer system is to show text and graphics, which are generated by the computer. The LCD monitor is connected by a cable. One side of the cable is plugged into the back of the monitor and the other side of the cable is plugged into the hard drive cable port. Computer case- A computer case is also known as a computer chassis, system unit, base unit or simply just a case....   [tags: text and graphics, cpu, computer]

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The Effect of a Liquid on the Heat Given Out in a Reaction

- The Effect of a Liquid on the Heat Given Out in a Reaction During the course of this investigation, I will attempt to discover whether the concentration (or amount) of a liquid affects the amount of heat given out in a reaction. Background Knowledge The knowledge that I know will be of use to this investigation is: * Neutralisation always produces a salt * An alkali will neutralise an acid * Alkalis are not the only compounds that will neutralise acids * When acids and alkalis mix, they try to cancel each other out * Water is always produced from an acid/alkali neutralisation reaction * As well as water, a salt is produced by the react...   [tags: Papers]

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Investigation of the Cooling of a Liquid in Cups with Different Materials

- Investigation of the Cooling of a Liquid in Cups with Different Materials Aim: To investigate how a liquid cools down in cups with different materials. Prediction: The factors which will affect the amount of heat loss are: § Material of the cup – Conduction § Colour – Radiation § Surface area of cup § Amount of water (surface area:volume ratio) § If the cup has a lid or not – Convection and Evaporation § Room temperature § Thickness of the cup § Temperature of the liquid § Air movements – Convection/Evaporation I will be investigating the material of the cup....   [tags: Papers]

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Does the Colour of a Liquid Effect How Fast it Cools?

- Does the Colour of a Liquid Effect How Fast it Cools. I am trying to find out if the colour of a liquid effects how quickly it cools down. Method: 1. First I took five test tubes and filled each one with 5ml of black, blue, green, red and ‘clear’ colouring (for the ‘clear’ colouring I simply used water.) 2. I then filled each of the test tubes with 25ml of boiling (of course whilst wearing safety goggles.) water and waited for the temperature to fall to 50°C and then measured the temperature of the water, using thermometers, every 30 seconds for three minutes....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Clear Liquid Thought: The Photographs of Jim Dine

- Clear Liquid Thought: The Photographs of Jim Dine The camera sees even beyond the visual consciousness. --Ralph Eugene Meatyard Argument: The Photographic Unconscious In his article "Photographie avant analyse"1 photography critic François Soulages discusses the reciprocal influence between photography (as an emerging technology in the nineteenth century) and the study of the unconscious (prior to the invention of psychoanalysis). To what extent, he asks, did a new technology such as photography enlighten, modify, or enrich the understanding of the unconscious....   [tags: Photography Photographic Unconscious]

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The Effect Of Evaporation On The Levels Of Water

- Evaporation is the process in which a liquid turns to a vapor without its temperature reaching boiling point. The rate of evaporation rises if the liquid is warmed up. The temperature of a liquid decreases as it evaporates because the evaporating molecules remove energy from the liquid. ¨Water is the most ordinary substance on Earth. It covers 70 percent of the world’s surface. Each water molecule is made up of two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Water freezes at 32°F (0°) and boils at 212°F (100°)....   [tags: Water, Evaporation, Liquid, Gas]

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Calculation Of Phase Diagrams For Binary Systems

- The discussion about the calculation of phase diagrams for binary systems will be focus on the results obtained from the minimization method. Nevertheless at the end of the section some results obtained from the Lagrange multipliers method will be described and compared with the results for the minimization method. As it was mentioned above, before performing the phase diagram, the Gibbs free energies for each phase were plotted as a function of the composition of the component B at three different temperatures: melting point of the component A, melting point of the component B, and intermediate temperature between these two melting temperatures....   [tags: Thermodynamics, Entropy, Temperature, Liquid]

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LC-MS and LC-MS/MS: Principles and Applications

- Introduction Mass spectrometry (MS) is a method used to analyse a sample and measure the mass-to-charge ratio thereof. It can be used to determine the mass of samples as well as the composition of the sample. Liquid chromatography (LC) or more specifically known as high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is a technique that makes use of chromatography to separate a mixture of complex compounds into its constituent molecules and can further be used to identify, quantify and purify these components....   [tags: Mass Spectromy, Liquid Chromatography]

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Pharmaceutical Emulsions: Principles of Pharmacy

- Introduction Emulsions are a dispersion system composed of two immiscible liquids or more. One of the liquids is dispersed as small fine droplets throughout the other liquid. Depending on the dispersed and external phases, emulsions can be classified as: water-in-oil emulsions which are fine aqueous droplets dispersed in an oily hydrophobic continuous phase or oil-in-water emulsions which are fine oily droplets dispersed in an aqueous hydrophilic continuous phase. Other types are multiple emulsions which consist of a dispersed phase containing droplets of another phase for example w/o/w or o/w/o....   [tags: liquid droplets, hydrophilic surfactants ]

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Portfolio Reflection on Hematology

- The first department that I completed my check offs in was Hematology. I work in Hematology on a regular basis, but there were still things I learned by going through my check off sheet with the hematology supervisor. One of the first things I learned was the proper way to count a fluid on a hemacytometer. Recently our lab purchased two new Beckman DXH Hematology analyzers that believe it or not will do the cell count on a fluid for you. You can check the count on a hemacytometer if you want, but no one does that anymore....   [tags: liquid, platelets, urinalysis]

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Finding the Densities of an Unknown Solid and Liquid in Order to Determine What they Are

- Finding the Densities of an Unknown Solid and Liquid in Order to Determine What they Are Purpose: To find the densities of an unknown solid and liquid in order to determine what they are. Materials: Toluene(V) and Zinc(E) Equipment: A stoppered flask, and an analytical balance Safety: To begin the experiment, we wore our safety goggles. We were careful with the chemicals as to not get it on our hands, or clothes. When we were finished with our chemicals, we poured our “unknown liquid” into a container, specifically for that, located under the hood....   [tags: Papers]

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States of Matter and How Matter Changes

- ... Another type of solid is an amorphous solid. These solids are formed when a liquid is suddenly cooled. An amorphous solid has no regular crystal structure but does have definite volume and shape. Amorphous solids are classified as viscous, or slowly flowing, liquids. These solids do not have sharp melting points. Also, amorphous solids have a wide range of melting points. Examples of amorphous solids are butter, plastic, rubber, and coal ("States of Matter"). Many outside forces may bend a solid out of its original shape....   [tags: solid, liquid, gas, plasma, particles]

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The Need for Water: Is It Really Just Eight Glasses of Water?

- For how many years we have given a wonderful life even it was follow by neither good nor bad experience. Think, how could we still alive untill today, doing our daily routine such as going to class, go for a shopping or playing games. There must be a reason, right. So let me wake you up from your dream and open your eyes about how helpful liquid with tasteless, odorless and colorless which is known as water in our live without we realizing it. Actually, since antiquity, there are many reseach that had been done about water....   [tags: liquid, drink, age, exercise, condition]

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Membranes And Its Effect On The Separation

- Membranes provide physical barriers that permit the passage of materials only up to a certain size, shape or character. There are four cross-flow, pressure‐driven membrane separation processes currently. Employed for liquid/liquid and liquid/solid separation: ultrafiltration (UF), reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF), and microfiltration (MF). Membranes are manufactured in a variety of configurations including hollow fiber, spiral, and tubular shapes. Each configuration offers varying degrees of separation....   [tags: Water, Liquid, Chemical engineering, Desalination]

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The Benefits of Breasfeeding Newborn Babies

- ... Life can be easier, it can save money, it can feel great, it can help mothers health, it helps mothers miss less work (if they work), and it is supposed to prevent pregnancy Life can be easier when you breastfeed. Breastfeeding may take a little more effort than formula feeding, but it can make life easier once you and your baby settle into a good routine. When you breastfeed, there are no bottles and nipples to clean. You do not have to buy, measure, and mix formula, either. There are no bottles to warm in the middle of the night....   [tags: liquid gold, health, prevents diseases]

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Innovative Techniques for Desalination of Salty Soil

- Introduction Desalination is the process that separates and removes excess salt and other minerals from water. In this process, water is desalinated to convert salt water to fresh water so that to become suitable for human consumption or irrigation. In the process, two discrete streams are produced, saline solution and fresh water. During the operation, much attention is paid to the treatment and disposal of the brine waste majorly generated during the operation. Despite the high cost, desalination is one of the parameters that highly limit its applicability and most valuable alternative water resources that are applied to many countries globally....   [tags: Excess Minerals, Zero Liquid Discharge]

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Procedure Of A Sand Bath

- Procedure: A sand bath was set atop a hot plate set at power level 5, while a 10 mL round bottom was prepared with the addition of 14 (0.33 mL) drops of olive oil and 1 mL of cyclohexene. Once the contents of the 10 mL round bottom were mixed thoroughly, a boiling chip was added, and the round bottom was attached to a reflux condenser apparatus. The reflux was run for 20 minutes starting at the point in time when the mixture within the round bottom flask (that was submerged in the heated sand bath) began to boil....   [tags: Distillation, Laboratory glassware, Liquid, Water]

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A Strategic Assessment of Medifast

- The total diet market segments served by Medifast is $18 billion. Of that, Medifast has a 2% share of the customer market. This seemingly insignificant percentage of the market is actually quite admirable. The diet industry is a very large one because there are not a lot of requirements to create and market a diet plan. This creates a multitude of companies and individuals competing for Medifast History In 1979, Dr. William Vitale and his son founded Jason Pharmaceuticals in his kitchen as a way to get weight loss products to doctors and their patients more easily....   [tags: liquid diet plans, business analysis]

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Ethanol or Ethyl Alcohol

- Ethanol, or Ethyl Alcohol is a clear, colorless liquid that has a wine-like smell. As one of its names suggest, it is a hydrocarbon that belongs to the Alcohol functional group; a complete, saturated hydrocarbon consists of Carbons and Hydrogen, but in an alcohol one or more of the hydrogen get replaced with a hydroxyl or alcohol group (-OH). This is demonstrated in Ethanol’s chemical formula: C2H5OH; a hydrogen in the original hydrocarbon, Ethane (C2H6), was replaced with a hydroxyl group to form Ethanol....   [tags: clear colorless liquid, hydrocarbon, alcohol]

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States of Matter

- Matter is defined as anything that occupies space and can be perceived by one or more senses; a physical body, a physical substance, or the universe as a whole. There are four distinct states of matter: solids, liquids, gases, and plasma. There are other states of matter such as Bose-Einstein condesates and neutron degenerate matter, but those states can only be found under extreme conditions. These phases can go from one to another when affected by certain things, which is known as phase changes....   [tags: solid, liquid, gas, plasma, space ]

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The Structure Of Foam Developed At 850 Âş C

- IWhere r* is the critical radius for the homogeneous nucleation of a bubble, ∆p is the pressure difference inside the pore and γ is the surface tension of the liquid. Figure 1a shows the structure of foam developed at 850 ºC. It depicts nearly uniform cell size, small size of node and large ligament length of the cell. At lower foaming temperature (850 ºC), there is no bubble-free zone, coarsened cell structure, and unfavorable curvature in LM13 alloy foam (Fig. 1a). At this temperature, the equilibrium pressure of carbon dioxide gas increases, due to the decrement in viscosity of the alloy [1], which is sufficient enough for the foaming....   [tags: Gas, Ideal gas law, Pressure, Liquid]

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Fracture and Fatigue of Amorphous Metals

- Introduction A metallic or amorphous metal is one that lacks a traditional crystalline atomic structure and is instead composed of a microstructure that looks more like a liquid than a solid. As a liquid metal is cooled from the melt, the atoms typically rearrange from a random orientation, typical of a liquid, to a highly structured, lower energy crystalline lattice-type structure. Figure 1.1 a shows the typical crystalline structure of CuZr. Figure 1.1 b shows the same material in a glassy, amorphous arrangement....   [tags: liquid metal, CTOD, chemical, glasses, alloy]

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How the Different Types of Candle Scents Effects the Amount of Time the Candle Turns into Liquid

- How the Different Types of Candle Scents Effects the Amount of Time the Candle Turns into Liquid My science question is: “Do the different types of candle scents affect the amount of time the candle turns into liquid?” I am going to take four different scents of candles, strawberry, cinnamon, pear, and honeydew, all the same size, and do my experiment. My dad, mom, brother and I will all light the candles at the same time and wait to see how long they take to burn. I will record all of the information....   [tags: Papers]

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Finding the Right Foundation

- Foundation is a liquid for your face that must be the same color as your skin and it is best known as make-up. I asked 8 females how many of them used make-up on a daily basis, and 6 out of those 8 females answered (yes) as in they would use make up on a daily basis. (Interview) Some of those females commented on how difficult it is for them to find a foundation for their skin tone. Many females these days have a huge problem discovering what foundation is best for them. I consider myself one of those females that have trouble finding the right foundation for my skin tone and skin type....   [tags: Liquid, Make Up, Skin Color, Clear Skin,]

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Water for Africa: Managing the Vital Liquid for Life and Preservation

- ... In addition, wells are drying up. In some areas wells are the only source of water. Pastoralists across the continent are losing cattle, with nothing to provide for them, due to the arid conditions. Along with the wells, natural springs are disappearing. Sand erosion is also causing wells to vanish. "In one village in just a few years, nine wells have been covered by sand erosion, and the village has no means of reclaiming them" (Waititu). Little has been done for the pastoral, or grazing livestock over the years....   [tags: conservation of freshwater basins]

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Archimedes and Fluid Mechanics

- Archimedes and Fluid Mechanics Fluid mechanics studies the behaviour of liquids and gases at rest or in the motion. It can be divided into 3 different areas; fluid statics research on fluids at rest, fluid kinematics that investigates fluids in motion, and fluid dynamics that analyses the effect of forces on fluid motion. The second and especially the third areas are greatly used on both solved and partly solved problems. The study of fluid mechanics is significant to engineers; because the main interest of engineers is to solve industrial problems in the applications of fluid mechanics....   [tags: liquid, gas, archimedes screw, motion, rest]

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Density And Alcohol Proof Experiment

- Density and Alcohol Proof Experiment NAS 236 Introduction Density is proportional to mass over the unit volume. Density plays an important role in estuaries. An estuary is a body of brackish water or saltwater and freshwater. Fresh and salt water is stratified through the water column in estuaries. Fresh water has a density of 1.000 g/cm3 at 4°C. The density of salt water is a bit more, 1025 g/cm3 . In a body of brackish water the fresh water is at the top of the water column and the salt water is under it....   [tags: Water, Density, Liquid, Volume]

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The Effect Of Temperature On The Summer Winter And Winter

- As oil is evaporated, viscosity and oil density increases (Mishra and Kumar 2015) this can be seen from the values of viscosity for both the results for the summer and winter; the oil for the summer is more viscous than the crude weathered during the winter because of amount of volatile crude evaporated as seen in figures 15 and 25. Density for summer is less than the density for winter because more oil has been evaporated see figures 14 and 21. Dispersion of oil slick is dominant with high sea state conditions and low viscosity oils (Lehr 2001, Simecek-Beatty2010, Wang and Stout 2007)....   [tags: Water, Liquid, Petroleum, Oil spill]

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Dielectric Properties Of Microwave Thermal Technology

- Introduction: Retorts, batch kettles, and aseptic processes are a few thermal techniques used within industrial food production. Overall, aseptic processing is a superior method for fluid systems[1]. Aseptic processing offers shorter processing times, higher production rates, and better product quality[1-3]. Within aseptic processing, there are several different forms of heat transfer, including direct, indirect, ohmic, and microwave heat exchange[4]. Microwave thermal technology offers more consistent temperature profiles across fluid systems because of dielectric properties of a fluid[5-11]....   [tags: Heat, Heat transfer, Energy, Liquid]

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Replacing A Fractured Laptop Screen

- There a tremendous secret, or scheme some may say, that computer companies do not want to tell their customers when there is a need to replace a particular part for your personal laptop. The secret that major computer companies do not want to induce to the population is that they outrageously overcharge people to replace a fractured screen on a laptop that could be easily done by a non-professional. For instance, major companies like Dell and HP would approximately charge their customers between 100-300 dollars to simply replace a fracture laptop screen....   [tags: Laptop, Personal computer, Liquid crystal display]

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Examination of the Densities of Different Liquids

- The purpose of this experiment is to examine the densities of different liquids, such as soft drinks and water. This experiment will help us answer the question, “which among these liquids has the greatest density?” The data collected from this experiment will be analyzed to compare the densities of these liquids. In using the Archimedes’ Principle, this experiment will seek to examine the density of liquids rather than solids. This experiment will explore the area of physical science and applying it to everyday objects....   [tags: density, archimede's principle, coke]

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Solids, Liquids, and Gases

- Solids, liquids, and gases are the three main, or fundamental phases of matter. Each one has a different density and a different level of stability. What determines the stability of each phase is the bond between it's atoms. The tighter the bond between it's atoms the more stable that phase of matter is. Solids are the most stable form of matter, followed by liquids, and then gases. Solids have a definite shape and do not take the shape of their container. Liquids do not have any definite shape and do take the shape of their container, the same is true with gases....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Research: Passing a Metal Ball Through Viscuous Liquids for Velocity Check

- Conclusion: To conclude, the hypothesis was proven right. Syrup, the most viscous liquid, caused the metal ball to have the slowest time. The strong frictional force that acted against the ball, caused the ball to have the slowest time. For example, water had the smallest frictional force which was 8.73 × 10-4 N, but syrup had a frictional force of 2.9x10-3 N and the time it took the ball to fall through the water was .16 s and for syrup was 5.03 s, which took longer than water .Therefore, the ideal frictional property that the U.S....   [tags: Science, Friction ]

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The Brilliant Dmirti Ivanovich Mendeleev

- Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was born on February 7, 1834. He was the youngest of 14 children and the favorite of all. Mendeleev was provided as many opportunities that his mother could afford. When he was young he spent many hours in the glass factory his mother operated, learning from the chemist, who influenced him, about the concepts behind glass making and from the glass blower about the art of making glass. Another great influence in his life was Bessargin, his sister’s husband. Bessargin occupied himself teaching Dmitri the science of the day....   [tags: biography, atomic weights, expansion of liquids]

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Cooling Rate of Certain Liquids

- Cooling Rate of Certain Liquids Scientific Investigations Experiments to Determine the Cooling Rate of Coffee, when Milk should be Added and what Container should be Used The aim of the first experiment was to find out and record the cooling rate of coffee under three different conditions and thus showing when milk should be added assuming you have a phone call. The three different conditions were chosen because these were the most likely situations encounted by someone who is making a cup of coffee....   [tags: science]

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Preparation A Acid Base Extraction Technique For Separate Organic Compounds Successfully By Separatory Funnel Preforming On Two Liquids

- The Objective The purpose of this experiment was to learn and preform an acid-base extraction technique to separate organic compounds successfully and obtaining amounts of each component in the mixture. In this experiment, the separation will be done by separatory funnel preforming on two liquids that are immiscible from two layers when added together. The individual components of Phensuprin (Acetylsalicylic acid, Acetanilide, and Sucrose as a filler) was separated based upon their solubility and reactivity, and the amount of each component in the mixture was obtained....   [tags: Solvent, Sodium bicarbonate, Hydrochloric acid]

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Diet Tips for A-Fib Prevention

- Diet Tips for a-Fib Prevention “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” -Mahatma Gandhi As the saying goes it is indeed that health is the highest form of wealth anyone coveted and it costs more than any gold and silver in this world. Eating healthy is the key in attaining a healthy life, thus it is really important to make healthy changes in your lifestyle if you want to be on your best shape. A heart-healthy diet is recommended for those suffering atrial fibrillation or a-Fib....   [tags: health, disorder, food, liquids, supplements]

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The Mechanics Of The Drinking Bird

- The drinking bird is one of the wackiest inventions of all times, the weirdest think about this simple looking toy is how it works. The drinking bird is made of out of two glass balls with a tube made out if glass running between the balls. In the center of this tube is a bracket attaching the bird to a pair of legs. The two balls and the tube are all hollow. Running through the outer tube is a tube that ends just before the bottom of the bottom tube. On one end of the bird there is a beak like object, the beak and head are covered in a felt like material....   [tags: Science, Evaporation, Condensation]

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How Boiling Is The Most Efficient Forms Of Heat

- Boiling is the most efficient forms of heat transfer since large values of heat flux can be realized at small value of temperature difference between a heated surface and working fluid. For conventional engineering applications the temperature difference is in the range of 5 ~ 15 K, which can cause heat flux values typically exceeding 10 W/cm2 (and in some reports reaching values as high as 1 kW/cm2). This is 100 ~ 1000 times higher than other forms of heat transfer (such as natural convection)....   [tags: Temperature, Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Heat]

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The Heat Of Gaseous Molecules

- Discussion At a constant temperature, a pure liquid has a vapor pressure that describes the pressure of escaped gaseous molecules that exist in equilibrium at the liquid’s surface. Adding energy to a pure liquid gives more molecules the kinetic energy to break the intermolecular forces maintaining the liquid and raises the overall temperature of the liquid. Eventually, adding energy boosts the liquid’s vapor pressure until it equals the surrounding atmospheric pressure. When this occurs, the pure liquid boils at a temperature called the boiling point....   [tags: Distillation, Temperature, Gas, Thermodynamics]

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History of Air Conditioning

- ... These actions are collectively called Sensible Cooling and Latent Cooling, but only occur if the dew point of the air inside is higher than the temperature of the coil’s surface. The sum of the sensible and latent cooling in the AC system is called the unit’s capacity. There are many factors that influence the cooling capacity of a direct expansion air conditioner. Outdoor temperature is inversely proportional to total cooling. Total capacity decreases as a result of the increase in outdoor temperature....   [tags: Stuart Cramer, fan, devinci]

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How pH Level Affects Corrosion Rate

- The purpose of this project was to discover how the pH level affects corrosion rate. The hypothesis was if the pH level affects the corrosion rate, then the lower the pH level is quicker the corrosion rate would be. This will happen because liquids below the pH level of 7 possess stronger acidic attributes. The effect of pH level on corrosion rate was determined by depositing a copper penny in each of three plastic cups, and then three different liquids by their pH levels, were assigned to be displaced into each cup formulating a chemical reaction to be observed....   [tags: science fair, hypothesis, scientific process]

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Heat transfer of nanofluids in turbulent pipe flow

- Heat transfer of nanoparticle suspensions in turbulent pipe flow is studied theoretically. The main idea upon which this work is based is that nanofluids behave more like singlephase fluids than like conventional solidliquid mixtures. This assumption implies that all the convective heat transfer correlations available in the literature for single-phase flows can be extended to nanoparticle suspensions, provided that the thermophysical properties appearing in them are the nanofluid effective properties calculated at the reference temperature....   [tags: Technology, Nanofluids]

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The Life of Konstantin Tsiolokovsky

- ... Oberth performed experiments to simulate weightlessness and designed a long-range, liquid-propellant rocket – ideas that he submitted to the German War Ministry in 1917 but which were rejected. In 1922, Oberth submitted a doctoral thesis on rocketry “By Rocketry to Space” for his Ph.D. degree from the University of Heidelberg, which was also rejected. In 1923, he published his first draft of his book, “The Rocket Into Planetary Space”. “The Rocket Into Planetary Space” introduced the idea of the optimal velocity that minimises propellant consumption, and explained how rockets could escape the Earth’s gravitational pull....   [tags: russian math teacher, spacecraft engineering]

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Features Of Web Design Layouts

- According to Eccher (2015, p. 169), before a designer begins to build a website, he/she must understand the infrastructure of a web page. As affirmed, a good website is aesthetically pleasing, is usable, and is functional. Web designers seek to have a mortised website. Having a good layout where content is easy to find and to follow achieves the usability aspect of web design. To achieve functionality and aesthetics, one needs good content layout. There exist two types of website design layouts: fixed layout and fluid layout....   [tags: Web browser, World Wide Web, Web page, Web design]

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William George Armstrong and The Hydraulics System

- Although, hydraulics are known to be used as far back as the Hellenistic age, the Proper named father of hydraulics is William George Armstrong. Hydraulics systems work in a very simple and easy to understand way. Force that is applied at one point is transmitted to another point using an incompressible fluid. When Force acts on a small area it can create a much larger force by acting on a larger area by virtue of hydrostatic pressure, Allowing large amounts of energy to be carried by a small flow of highly pressurized fluid....   [tags: Bernoulli's law and Pascal’s Law]

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Infrared Spectra Of Unknown Molecules

- Abstract: The goal of this lab was to measure the infrared spectra of unknown molecules and use the measurements to determine which sample was obtained. An IR spectra of a solid sample and an IR spectra of a liquid sample were generated and the functional groups were identified from each spectra respectively. The peak frequency above the fingerprint region (>1500 cm-1) were identified for each sample’s spectra and the appropriate functional groups were assigned to each peak. The liquid sample was determined to be 2-propanol and the solid sample was determined to be benzoic acid....   [tags: Infrared spectroscopy, Spectroscopy, Infrared]

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The World 's Population And Its Effects On The Earth

- As the world’s population increases at an astounding pace, our mother Earth is getting very crowded and congested. Our natural resources are being overused and the land available for life is decreasing day by day. The world is realizing this issue and the best way to solve it is find more land for habitat. This is where our next door neighbor comes into play, Mars. After earth, Mars, the beautiful red planet, is the planet with the most hospitable climate in the solar system. So hospitable that it may once have harbored primitive, bacteria-like life....   [tags: Mars, Water, Temperature, Mars Exploration Rover]

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Physical And Chemical Properties Of Water

- Physical and Chemical Properties of Water Physical Water is the most cohesive non-metallic liquid. Hydrogen has a positive charge and Oxygen has a negative charge, so they attract each other and form a bond. Capillary action happens because of waters cohesiveness and stickiness. Capillary action occurs when the adhesion of water to the sides of the vessel it is in are stronger than the forces between the molecules. Another physical property of water is its color, water is actually not colorless, despite popular belief, but is actually slightly blue tinted....   [tags: Water, Atom, Oxygen, Fundamental physics concepts]

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The Effects Of Fossil Fuels On The Environment And The Ozone Layer

- In 2007, the world consumed 5.3 billion tons of coal, 31.1 billion tons of oil, 2.92 trillion cubic meters of natural gas, and 65,000 tons of uranium. All of these energy needs could have been met with only 6,600 tons of thorium, an abundant, slightly radioactive element found in the Earth’s crust. We depend on energy; nothing in our daily lives could be possible without it. Electricity primarily comes from burning fossil fuels or using nuclear reactors. But the plain truth is, we are running out of fossil fuels....   [tags: Nuclear power, Coal, Uranium, Light water reactor]

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Key Components Of Unknown Chemical Mixtures

- Identifying features and key components of unknown chemical mixtures are an essential part of chemistry. In many cases it is necessary to analyses and understand the chemical makeup of pharmaceuticals. Qualitative analysis is a method of testing a chemical mixture to determine its chemical makeup, such as its functional group. Identifying functional groups of an unknown compound are important, as it helps in understanding how a chemical acts under certain conditions, such as when changing physical states....   [tags: Alcohol, Functional group, Ketone, Carboxylic acid]

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Are Electronic Cigarette Safer?

- The electronic cigarette is claimed to be a healthier alternative than smoking a cigarette. The next big thing in the tobacco industry and are they safe as they claim to be. One of the claims is it will help stop all the effects of second hand smoke. The electronic cigarette has many known and un-known chemicals in them such as nicotine. The study of electronic cigarette can give us answers to the question are electronic cigarette safer than smoking cigarette. They claim to be less toxic to second hand smokers unlike tobacco cigarette, but electronic cigarette is just as toxic to the user as the cigarette is....   [tags: Cigarette, Tobacco, Electronic cigarette]

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An Investigation Into How the Thickness of Insulation Affects the Time a Drink Takes to Cool Down

- An Investigation Into How the Thickness of Insulation Affects the Time a Drink Takes to Cool Down · Aim In this investigation I am trying to find out how the thickness of insulation around a drink in a cup affects the time a drink takes to cool down. I want to find out if insulation does affect the cooling time of a drink and if so how. I would like to produce an unbiased and fair set of results. I would like to produce results that match my prediction and the scientific theory behind them....   [tags: Papers]

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Application of CFD Simulation for Evaluating the Separation Efficiency of Deoiling Hydrocyclones

- Introduction Having an efficient and reliable system for oil-water separation is of crucial importance especially for offshore oil and gas industry. Due to the platform movement, space, weight and operating limitations in offshore, the usage of common methods (gravity based vessels) for oil/water separation are ineffective. On the other hand producing oil is often accompanied by large amount of water that is discharged into the sea on offshore platforms. The amount of oil in water is confined from environmental standards....   [tags: Environment, Oil-water Separation]

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Modern Portfolio Theory, Financial Engineering, and Their Roles in Financial Crises

- The article “Modern Portfolio Theory, Financial Engineering, and Their Roles in Financial Crises” discusses modern portfolio theory, and the financial engineering. The author mentions roles that modern portfolio theory and financial engineering played in the financial crises. Also, the author states the issue of why elegant mathematics leads to bad polices. In this assignment, I will summarize most of the points that are discussed in the article. The author begins the article by defining the concept of modern portfolio theory (MPT)....   [tags: financial engineering, Black Monday, crisis]

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How Does The Basic Physics of LCD Technology and Plasma Works

- Until recently people were stuck with large clumsy CRT (Cathode ray tube) devises within their everyday life, within the space of a decade after their move to television screens LCD’s (Liquid Crystal displays) and plasma screens have made CRT Displays obsolete. In this article I will explain in detail how the basic physics of LCD technology and plasma works and compare the two and decide which one is better for your needs. The wide range of applications for LCD displays are used for is impressive; they include computer monitors, televisions, instrument panels and signage....   [tags: screen, sub pixels]

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Pervaporation for Treating Volatile Organic Compounds in Groundwater

- Introduction “Pervaporation is a process in which a liquid stream containing two or more components is placed in contact with one side of a nonporous polymeric membrane, while a vacuum or gas purge is applied to the other side. The components in the liquid stream sorb into the membrane, permeate through the membrane, and evaporate into the vapor phase” (Freeman 6.59). The term pervaporation is derived “from the two major operations, involved in the separation process, namely, permeation and evaporation” (Peng Ming 815-820)....   [tags: water treatment methods]

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