Project Essays

  • The SOHO Project

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    The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory or SOHO for short is a cooperative joint effort by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the U. S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The main mission of this project is to study the internal structure of the Sun, its extensive upper atmosphere, as well as to determine the origin and characteristics of the solar wind. The SOHO spacecraft was launched on December 2, 1995 where then it was directed to go about 930,000 miles sunward from the Earth

  • Project Planning In Project Management

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    Projects are implemented as a means of achieving an organization’s strategic plan. Operations and projects differ primarily in that operations are ongoing and repetitive while projects are temporary and unique. A project can thus be defined in terms of its distinctive characteristics- a project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service. Temporary means that every project has a definite beginning and a definite end. Unique means that the product or service is different

  • Project Methodology In Project Management

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     Project Methodology plays the vital role in completing the project faster by meeting the project requirements and amplifying the use of time and resources. The few definitions of project methodology from various authors are:- Project Methodology is the template or a game plan which provide a standardized way to plan, control, supervise, and execute the task to be finished by prescribing steps, processes, tools, and approaches to be followed. (Marchewka, 2015) A Project Methodology can be defined

  • Project Prioritisation In Project Management

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    Disciplined time management is fundamental to effective project management, if a project manager cannot control his own time, then the project cannot be controlled. (Kerzner, 2013). Key elements to time management are planning and prioritisation. Planning is a system in which you categorise what you need to do for a project such as determining objectives, identifying achievement steps, the breakdown of the task into components tasks, time taken and identification of what you require from others (Caunt

  • Supermarket Project

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    Supermarket Project After a quick stop by my place of work on Saturday afternoon, I ventured across the street to the local Albertson’s grocery store. This excursion was an oddity to say the least as I couldn’t recall a time before high school when I was ever in a grocery store before dark. This, I figured, made a very familiar environment seem very alien to my senses. The purpose this was, and I knew I was correct in my decision-making as I found it difficult to locate a parking space that was

  • Project Management: The Characteristics Of A Project Management

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    Introduction "A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service" (Project Management Institute 2008). Certainly, it can be individually or collaboratively performed. Discovery of new products, running a political campaign, enhancement of old products, modifications in the technique of drilling can all be called projects (Heerkens 2002). Yet, for a project to be taken serious, proper management skills are necessary for its completion. Project Management is the set

  • The Yucca Mountain Project

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    The Yucca Mountain Project Kai Erikson argues that radiation and other forms of radioactive waste are a new species of trouble (Erikson, 1994). Nuclear waste disposal is a pressing issue of extreme importance. Nuclear waste is material that either contains a radioactive substance or has been contaminated by radioactive elements and is no longer useful. With all of the dangers surrounding nuclear waste and a half-life of one hundred thousand years this issue must be solved with complete certainty

  • Project Scheduling

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    Project Scheduling Managing a project is no easy task. A project is a series of tasks or jobs that are related to each other and directed toward a common goal or output. Projects usually require a significant time commitment, and tend to be handled by groups of workers. The employees at Craft Construction, a small business that deals with complete remodeling and some small commercial buildings, generally divide into groups of two or three workers per project. The number of employees assigned to

  • The La Jolla Project

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    The La Jolla Project The presence of the past is everywhere. One does not have to look very far to realize that the past has quite an influence on the present. In fact, there are a few examples of modern works of art at the University of California, San Diego, that bring to mind architectural works of the past. One such example is the La jolla Project, which is a collection of stone blocks on top of a hill on the Revelle College lawn south of Galbraith Hall. The isolated groups of blocks refer

  • Boat Project

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    Individual Report This boat project was a very fun one and it was really enjoyable. There were times that it was frustrating and other times where it was good fun but in the end the project got completed. In this project report the steps to completing this project will be discussed. The topics that will be discussed include brainstorming, design, construction, testing, and the best run. The boat brainstorming session started with the thought that a canoe would be the best design for the boat. After

  • The Mobot Project: Longwood

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    The MOBOT Project: Longwood In modern engineering, a systematic approach is used in the design, operation, and construction of an object to reach a desired goal. The first step of the process employs what is commonly known as the scientific method. The next step involves forming an interdisciplinary team of specialists from not only the various engineering disciplines, but from other fields whose knowledge may be useful or even necessary to completing the project. This step doesn't apply to our

  • Project Management: Project Quality Management

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    Project Quality Management Abraham Hermosillo National University Project quality management is defined as ensuring that a project will satisfy the requirements that it is initially intended to have. This means that not only meeting written requirements for scope, time and cost is needed in a project management, but it also must meet the specified and implied needs from a stakeholder(s) and this is where project quality management comes into play (Schwalbe, 2015, pg. 302). Project quality management

  • Project Proposal

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    Project Proposal INTRODUCTION Topic and Purpose This proposal identifies the need for a document, which will propose and develop reasons why a for-profit transportation service for Kent should be perused. This service should be considered because of the recent parking and commuting problems both on and off campus. There have been many reasons why on-campus parking has become difficult in recent years. Increased student enrollment at Kent State University has posed many problems. The parking

  • The Manhattan Project

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    The Manhattan Project On the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay flew over the industrial city of Hiroshima, Japan and dropped the first atomic bomb ever. The city went up in flames caused by the immense power equal to about 20,000 tons of TNT. The project was a success. They were an unprecedented assemblage of civilian, and military scientific brain power—brilliant, intense, and young, the people that helped develop the bomb. Unknowingly they came to an isolated mountain

  • Project Hope For The Homeless

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    Project Hope for the Homeless "I work off and on. Mostly day work is all there is. Used to be a teacher. I'd like to find a good job, but how? When you're on the street, you've got one set of clothes, two if you're lucky, and they're always dirty. No place to shave, shower, clean up. And any job that's decent will ask for an address, phone number, a driver's license. It's hard to break out of the cycle and into focus. " --Mark (a homeless person) Mark is just one of the estimated 1.2 -2 million

  • Project Lifecycle : Closing A Project

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    Although it takes place at the end of the project lifecycle, closing a project is an equally important step in managing a project. In the final phase, project manager has the opportunity to schedule a formal completion or de-commissioning meeting with the client, project team and Project Sponsor. “The purpose of the meeting is to review the final acceptance document and obtain final approval that the project is complete and objectives have been attained” (Mastering-projectmanagement.com, 2014). This

  • Project Mercury

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    Project Mercury Project Mercury, the first manned U.S. space project, became an official NASA program on October 7, 1958. The Mercury Program was given two main but broad objectives: 1. to investigate man’s ability to survive and perform in the space environment and 2. to develop basic space technology and hardware for manned space flight programs to come. NASA also had to find astronauts to fly the spacecraft. In 1959 NASA asked the U.S. military for a list of their members who met certain qualifications

  • The Manhattan Project: The Manhattan Project

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    The Manhattan Project The launch of the two atomic bombs on Japan in August 1945 will lead to a long controversy is the U.S. decision to destroy the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki responded to an exclusively military objective or also had political and diplomatic aspects? For some researchers could reach the Japanese surrender by blocking one end or through diplomatic channels. The fanatical behavior of Japanese suicide pilots was rather a manifestation of weakness and impotence of the resistance

  • Math Fencing Project

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    Math Fencing Project I have to find the maximum area for a given perimeter (1000m) in this project. I am going to start examining the rectangle because it is by far the easiest shape to work with and is used lots in places (most things use rectangles for design- basic cube .etc). To start with what type of rectangle gives the best result. A regular square or an irregular oblong? I start by having 4 individual squares. [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE][IMAGE]

  • Skills Project--Shyness

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    over and over in my head, “Ashley is shy.” (Ch. 4 – Language, p. 98) I am capable of changing this part of my life, it is something that I have to have the will to gain the skills I need to be able to change. The main thing that I learned from this project and life is, shyness may be difficult to overcome, but loneliness is harder.