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  • Seepage Control In Earthen Dams

    Most dams in active use today exhibit seepage of one form or another. The location, rate of flow, and turbidity (clear or murky) are the critical factors when evaluating the seriousness of seepage from a dam. Seepage is the continuous movement of water from the upstream face of the dam toward its downstream face, and is a major minor problem when it comes to the life span of dams and embankments. It is a major

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Design A Universal Remote Control

    If you were asked to design a universal remote control for a smart home please describe (with reasons) the design of the user interface. Years ago setting up a remote control system for a home would have sounded like a thought out of a wild imagination. However, there are things that man has come up with today that have made the world stand up and take notice. Wiring a home or putting everything on remote

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mike
  • Enlightenment Versus British Political Control

    Enlightenment Versus British Political Control The Colonial American enlightenment ideals compared to the British oppression The development of enlightenment ideals such as equality, democracy, and religious freedom were more influential on the American colonists than the British oppression, and helped catalyst the American Revolution. The idea of equality is a strongly preached idea of enlightenment, and was one of the main points in the evolution to the American Revolution. As stated in the declaration of

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Gun control is a very big issue in the United States today. Many people don't agree with the gun control laws that they have today. Gun control laws only take guns away from law-abiding citizens. Many people have their own reasons for owning a gun. Why would the government want to make it harder for people to own a gun? People that own guns are not very likely to be attacked by criminals.

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    Essay Length: 1,348 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Control Issues

    2001: A Space Odyssey is just that: a long wandering voyage of the body and mind. Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clark collaborated brilliantly. In examining both works, the film and the novel, there are certainly differences, yet the theme and overall idea coincide thoroughly. That this was made in the 1960's augments both accomplishments. The visuals, seen in 2004, are still captivating. What they must've seemed like in 1968! I flout those who received

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: regina
  • Gun Control Vs Gun Rights

    Gun Control vs. Gun Rights Gun controls vs. gun rights have been an issue for many years. With every death used by guns, the debate gets hotter and hotter. Gun control believers want you to believe that if all guns were outlawed then there would be no crime. Gun rights believers want you to understand that it is your constitutional right to own a gun. Unlawful or irresponsible people contribute to the debate between gun

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    Essay Length: 1,181 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Steve
  • Facts Controllers

    ABSTRACT With the ongoing expansion and growth of the electric utility industry, electricity has become a highly engineered product; it is increasingly being considered and handled as a commodity. In the evolving utility environment, financial and market forces are, and will continue to, demand a more optimal and profitable operation of the power system with respect to generation, transmission and distribution. Power electronics based equipment, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), provide proven technical solutions to

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Edward
  • Internal Controls And Sox

    I. Introduction a. Overview of Paper This paper will first take a brief look into what internal controls and the Sarbanes Oxley Act are. Then it will proceed to show the relationship, or interrelatedness, of the two. It will then give an International perspective and possible future of the Act, as felt by the author and finally sum up with a brief conclusion of the author’s thoughts on the Act as a whole. Afterwards the

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    Essay Length: 2,183 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Edward
  • Quality Control

    12/12/04 Topics in Liberal Arts Math. Quality Control Quality control, as described through the Encarta Dictionary, is a system used in many companies, departments, and businesses for achieving or maintaining a desired level of quality in a manufactured product by inspecting samples and assessing what changes may be needed in the manufacturing process. To do this inspectors are hired and made to look over every step of the manufacturing process to make sure the product

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    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Romeo And Juliet - How Does Shakespeare Control His Audience'S Responses In Act Three Scene Five?

    This scene is important to the whole play as we can begin to see how the relationship between Romeo and Juliet is doomed. This is different from what our first feelings were about their relationship, which is what Shakespeare had intended to do. Shakespeare constantly changes how we feel and what our moods are during this part of the play so that we finally realise that the relationship between Romeo and Juliet is doomed. Shakespeare

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Gun Control

    Gun Control “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Does our second amendment really give rights to civilians to carry guns, which are a mechanical device that expels a bullet which can accurately travel colossal distances? As the U.S. sees it today, guns are legal to anyone who fits their criteria. Guns have been used for

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Gun Control Is Inevitable

    Issues involving the ownership and possession of guns have led to heated debates in American society. One of the most notable is the issue of gun control. Many believe some form of gun regulation is necessary in order to lower the level of gun related violence in the country. However, the opponents of gun control feel that it would be an infringement of their rights according to the Second Amendment. The outcome and extent of

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Does Not Reduce Crime Americans are faced with an ever-growing problem of violence. Our streets have become a battleground where the elderly are beaten for their social security checks, where terrified women are viciously attacked and raped, where teen-age gangsters shoot it out for a patch of turf to sell their illegal drugs, and where innocent children are caught daily in the crossfire of drive-by shootings. We cannot ignore the damage that these

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Gun control is a topic that can be debated for days. Firearms have and will continue to affect many lives. Trying to eliminate the bad people from getting their hands on firearms should be done with a sort of vigilance. One way of doing this is the Brady Bill. The Brady Bill was implemented to so that those who desire to own a gun must go through a background check first. “The Brady

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Control Of Mice

    The house mouse is remarkably well-adapted for living year-round in homes, food establishments and other structures. Homeowners are especially likely to notice mice during winter, following their fall migration indoors in search of warmth, food and shelter. Once mice become established inside a home, they can be extremely difficult to control. Reasons To Control Mice Although most people consider mice less objectionable than rats, mice are more common and cause significantly more damage. Mice are

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Anna
  • Impulse Control Disorders

    IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS Many of the self-control disorders involve disturbances in the ability to regulate an impulse - an urge to act. People with impulse control disorders act on certain impulses involving some potentially harmful behavior that they cannot resist. Impulsive behavior in and of itself is not necessarily harmful; in fact, we all act impulsively upon occasion. Usually our impulsive acts have no ill effects, but in some instances they may involve risk. Consider

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Teens And Birth Control

    Should Teenagers Have Access To Birth Control? Over time, the issue of whether or not teens should have access to birth control has been debated. Parents, teachers, church groups, doctors, and even the government have all had a say in the discussion. There are some who oppose birth control for teens. However, there are those who believe that having birth control as an option is the only choice. Republican Senator Glen Grothman of West Bend,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: David
  • Analyzing Weapons Control

    Weapons Control What can we do about weapons control? In times like the present, the U.S. and the United Nations are dealing with a huge international problem known as weapons control and an example of the weapons control problem, is the constant battle with Saddam Hussein and Iraq, involving weapon inspections by the UN. The UN has the right to inspect weapon facilities and the manufacturing of weapons of any country in the world. But

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Top
  • What Behaviour Predications Might You Make If You Knew That An Employee Had Locus Of Control

    The locus of control can either be internal (meaning you believe that you control yourself and your life) or external (meaning you believe that your environment, some higher power or other people control your decisions and your life). It was developed by Rotter in 1954 as an important aspect of personality. Empirical research findings have implied the following differences between internals and externals: 1. Internals are more likely to work for achievements, to tolerate delays

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • In The Novel Fahrenheit 451 How And Why Does The Government Control The Population?

    Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, is a novel set in a dystopian world full of ignorance, domination, betrayal and most importantly, control. In the book Fahrenheit 451, we learn few people oppose the government’s regime. This is because it is considered a serious crime, especially since the government has implausible power and control over the population. The government exerts its control over the population in a number of ways. One of the ways the government

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Americans are faced with an ever-growing problem of violence. Our streets have become a battleground where the elderly are beaten for their social security checks, where terrified women are viciously attacked and raped, where teen-age gangsters shoot it out for a patch of turf to sell their illegal drugs, and where innocent children are caught daily in the crossfire of drive-by shootings. We cannot ignore the damage that these criminals are doing to

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    Essay Length: 1,643 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Tirupati Management Control System

    In the following paper I have described an incentive scheme used in a railway workshop as a Management Control tool to improve productivity. This scheme was successfully introduce at Tirupathi while I was in charge of the workshop. The scheme is unique because it has inbuilt systems to motivate workers through peer pressure to improve productivity. The productivity achieved over and above a base level is compensated monetarily. Since motivation to produce is inbuilt into

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Software Maintenance And Change Control

    Software Maintenance and Change Control Computer Concepts December 13, 2004 Software Maintenance and Change Control In today’s world there is very unusual to have a program developed that will not have further development after release. The requirements of the time that we live are very dynamic and there is a need for constant adaptation. A basic requirement for any new software product is to be adaptable, easy to maintain and modify. Time factor and cost

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Gun Control Is Not The Answer

    Gun Control Is Not the Answer When the word Columbine is mentioned, horrific images of murder come to mind. These images create emotional disquiet. They should. However, these emotions should not alter a person’s logical though process. People who make decisions based on objective facts can become, at times, emotionally motivated to make hasty judgements. This has happened in America when it comes to the issue of gun control and the Second Amendment. Anti-gun legislation

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Gun Control: Does The Possibility Exist?

    In May of 1968, five days before his assassination, Robert F. Kennedy made the following observation, “With all of the violence, murder, and killings we’ve had in the United States, I think you will agree that we must keep firearms from people who have no business with guns” (Peter, 1977, p.236). Thirty-seven years later, the debate on gun control rages on. With the majority of media coverage focusing on gun violence, the United States government

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Jon

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