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    Army Alpha Testing

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    assessment. In developing the mental tests, the psychologists subscribed to the position that one could be quite intelligent, but illiterate or not proficient in the English language. Based on this reasoning, two major tests were developed, the Army Alpha for literate groups, and the Army Beta for illiterates, low literates or non-English speaking (Yerkes, 1921). Both tests were based on the theoretical position that intelligence was an inherited trait, and the assumption was made that native intelligence

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    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is an organization that I first learned about my senior year of high school. The Vice Principal of my high school, Mr. Woody, is a member of the organization Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and the first time I saw him wear his letters, I began to ask more about the organization. From that point on, I began to do research on Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, while also noticing there were other members in my community. Many of these members

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    Alpha and Beta Centauri

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    brightest stars (11th as viewed from Earth). Hadar is a blue-white super giant in the constellation Centaurus (Cen). In about 4,000 years, the motion of Alpha Centauri, who’s proper name is Rigel Kentaurus, will carry it close enough to Hadar that they will appear to be a magnificent double star. Because of the distance away from Earth that Alpha and Beta Centauri are (approximately 90 parsecs), they will be an optical double. As they sit today, the two stars look like a pair of eyes, the right one

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    The Piper Alpha Disaster

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    Critical Analysis: Piper Alpha Introduction: The Piper Alpha, was an offshore oil production platform that was located in the British sector of the North Sea. It was operated by the Occidental Petroleum Caledonia Ltd. Piper Alpha at the time accounted for approximately ten percent for all gas and oil that was produced from the North Sea (Konard, 2011). Initially Piper Alpha started as an oil platform but later on it was converted to gas production. On the 6th of July 1988, a catastrophic explosion

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    Piper Alpha Disaster

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    when an explosion and fire occurred on the Piper Alpha platform in the North Sea on 1988. That incident made 106 safety improvement recommendations have been used across the world to improve safety, not only in the oil industry but also in the nuclear, airline, military and other industries. There were a total of three blasts in which most men died, the fire in 2 hrs. had sent the rig into the Sea. Regular maintenance was being done on the piper alpha rig. On July 6 two pumps designated pump A and

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    Piper Alpha Disaster

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    It is considered as the worst offshore catastrophe in the world that killed 167 people. This disaster happened due to the explosion and fire of the Piper Alpha platform in the United Kingdom in 1988. The disaster has caused by a combination of different causes including human factors. However, this disaster has led to many changes across the world in the field of safety regulations in order to improve safety in different fields. Background In 1972, four companies have joined after obtaining the

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    In the 2006 hit movie Alpha Dog Emile Hirsch plays the role of a young marijuana dealer named Johnny Truelove. Supplied by his father Sonny, Johnny distributed marijuana to buyers with the help of his closest friends . This act of deviancy gave him power and authority over the people In his life. Even so much authority that he could have someone killed by just a simple request. Throughout the film there were many characters that played a critical role in the kidnapping and murder of Zack Mazursky

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    Located in the North Sea approximately 120 kilometers eastward of Aberdeen was the Piper Alpha platform. It was a production platform owned by Occidental Petroleum. Construction and placement of the platform began in 1975, where it sat in the Piper field. Production on the platform did not begin until 1976. The production of oil escalated after the platform began drilling operations with Piper Alpha making up to 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day. At its peak of oil production the platform brought

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    Comparing DEC Alpha and Intel Pentium Processors The main difference between the architectures of Digital Equipment Corporation's (DEC) Alpha and Intel's Pentium processors are the instruction sets. In this paper I intend on defining both RISC and CISC processors. In doing this I will be comparing DEC's Alpha 21164 (a microprocessor that implements the Alpha architecture) and also Intel's Pentium processors (from the Pentium-R through the Pentium II). Reduced Instruction Set Computing or RISC

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    never been witnessed at any other time during the history of the industry. The legacy of the Occidental Piper Alpha, which sat 474 feet above the sea floor and was operated by Occidental Petroleum, had come to a tragic end taking 167 souls with it. The oil and gas platform was the most productive in the North Sea at the time it was destroyed by fire. It was the disaster of the Piper Alpha that prompted many changes in the oil and gas industry and exposed what could go terribly wrong if procedures

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