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  • A Focus on Planning Helps Castrol Reduce Inventory, Improve Service

    A Focus on Planning Helps Castrol Reduce Inventory, Improve Service

    A Focus on Planning Helps Castrol Reduce Inventory, Improve Service By Jean V. Murphy Castrol's European operation faced a common supply-chain conundrum: excess inventory and poor customer service. A new planning department separate from execution, coupled with technology from ToolsGroup, got the company's supply chain back on track. For more than 100 years, Castrol has been a leading name in the development and manufacture of high performance lubricants that keep the engines of cars, trucks

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    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: wew_immo
  • A Full Laboratory Report on - the Detailed Microstucture of Primary Materials

    A Full Laboratory Report on - the Detailed Microstucture of Primary Materials

    A Full Laboratory Report on: The Detailed Microstucture of Primary Materials This report presents a study on the microstructure of 8 material samples using the proper optical microscopy techniques. Emphasis is given in sample preparation, the right use of transmitting and reflecting optical microscopy methods, and a detailed analysis of the distinct microstructure of metal, ceramic, and polymer materials. For metals and ceramics, preparation procedures include grinding, polishing, and surface treatment (etching) which may

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Geiger Counter

    A Geiger Counter

    A Geiger counter is used to measure alpha, beta and gamma radiation, its main component and sensing element is the Geiger Muller Tube. The Geiger Muller tube is a metal or graphite tube which contains an inert gas such as helium, neon or argon at very low pressure. The inside of the tube wall acts as a cathode and a thin wire passing through the tube an anode, a high voltage is passed across these

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Top
  • A Genetically Hairy Disposition

    A Genetically Hairy Disposition

    A Genetically Hairy Disposition BURMA, 1826, a visitor named John Crawfurd accounted of a man named Shwe-Maong who had been serving as a court entertainer of the king of Ava, a province of Burma, since he was given to the king at age five. Shwe-Maong’s face and body was covered in thick hair giving him a resemblance of a hairy animal. However he was only a man with an extremely rare genetic mutation and the

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Geological Tour: Magnificent Locations of the United States

    A Geological Tour: Magnificent Locations of the United States

    A Geological Tour: Magnificent Locations of the United States Introduction Human interest in nature is not a new concept. This interest has been going on as far back as history is recorded. The natural inquisitiveness of humans has led them to discover many natural geological wonders. These wonders did not have help from humankind nor did they need it. They are part of the earth; created from materials and minerals found just beneath the surface

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    Essay Length: 2,327 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A Great Alternative Energy Source

    A Great Alternative Energy Source

    A Great Alternative Energy Source Prices at the pump seem to be increasing over the years. This is mostly noticeable during the summer months where gas prices are at their highest due to increased gas consumption during the summer. A few different companies are experimenting with different forms of alternative energy, such as Biodiesel which is derived from vegetable oils and animal fats. It usually produces less air pollutants than petroleum-based diesel. There are also

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Guide into the "not So" Wonderful World of Lsd

    A Guide into the "not So" Wonderful World of Lsd

    A Guide to the “Not So” Wonderful World of LSD Discovery of LSD LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) come from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. Albert Hofmann, working at Sandoz, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, produced LSD for the first time in 1938. He was hoping that it could be used to stimulate circulation and respiration, though this idea failed. Hofmann forgot about the new found drug, and didn’t use it for

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Artur
  • A History of Vision Science

    A History of Vision Science

    Introduction Vision science is the science dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of visual perception and the visual system. Visual perception is the ability to interpret information and surroundings from the effects of visible light reaching the eye [9]. Many years visual perception was the domain of a man, but nowadays with the appearance of cheap cameras and powerful hardware computers starts to advance. The theory and the observations on visual perception have been the main

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    Submitted: May 17, 2011 By: kovlan
  • A Hole in the Heart

    A Hole in the Heart

    The title is somewhat difficult to understand, but give me a couple of paragraphs and you will understand why I chose this title. The problem I would like to debate today is the threat of global warming. I've research this problem for about two weeks already. Do not get the wrong idea about this statement, I wanted to gather all the information I could to really give my opinion on this problem. First off I

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    Submitted: January 16, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Knowledge Entry System for Subject Matter Experts

    A Knowledge Entry System for Subject Matter Experts

    The High Performance Knowledge Bases (HPKB) project demonstrated that the teams of knowledge engineers working together could create knowledge bases (KBs) roughly at the rate of 10K axioms/year for a pre-specified task and evaluation criteria. The HPKB effort showed that it is possible to create KBs by reusing the content of knowledge libraries, and it demonstrated reuse rates ranging from 25% to 100%, depending on the application and the knowledge engineer. It was acknowledged that

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Look at California’s Changing Environment

    A Look at California’s Changing Environment

    Introduction California is known as being one of the most biologically diverse regions not only in this country, but also in the world (Defenders, 2006). Within its 160,000 square miles, California’s varied habitat harbors more unique species of plants and animals than any other state. The diversity of climates and landscapes, and all the barriers to migrations such as rivers, mountains, and deserts, has led over thousands of years to the evolution of a large

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Look at the Effects of Human Cloning

    A Look at the Effects of Human Cloning

    Human Cloning: A Look at the Effects of Human Cloning Abstract This paper consists of research of partial and whole cloning of animals and humans. The research will focus on the methods used to clone animals and humans, and the ethical problems surrounding the consequences. The argument will target the positive and negative effects of human cloning, specifically. Human Cloning: A look at the Effects of Human Cloning No one knows what type of and

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    Essay Length: 1,726 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Market for Human Organs?

    A Market for Human Organs?

    Advances in medical treatments have resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of organ transplants performed each year. However, a limited supply of organs prevents many individuals from receiving transplants that could either save their life or drastically improve it. The National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 prohibited payment to those who provided organs for transplantation. Nonetheless, the growing imbalance between the demand for transplantable organs and their supply in the United States and

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Proposal on How Computer Applications Course May Be Reinstituted & Improved to Better Serve Adult Learners at the one-Stop Education Community Center

    A Proposal on How Computer Applications Course May Be Reinstituted & Improved to Better Serve Adult Learners at the one-Stop Education Community Center

    Reinstitution & Improvement of Computer Applications Course Topic: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS A PROPOSAL ON HOW COMPUTER APPLICATIONS COURSE MAY BE REINSTITUTED & IMPROVED TO BETTER SERVE ADULT LEARNERS AT THE ONE-STOP EDUCATION COMMUNITY CENTER Executive summary The institution mentioned above has been offering different courses to adult learners. Among the courses that were being offered in this system was Computer Application studies but offering this course was declined by the school’s senate due to reduced turn-up

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    Submitted: May 29, 2017 By: mouse379
  • A Proposal to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint as Americans

    A Proposal to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint as Americans

    Running Head: EARTH VS. MANKIND The Earth vs. Mankind A Proposal that Americans should be required to recycle and reduce their waste output within their community, to lessen their carbon footprint. Cecelia Staats Baker College of Cadillac November 30, 2017 ________________ Earth vs. Humanity A Proposal that Americans should be required to recycle and reduce their waste output within their community, to lessen their carbon footprint. By August 2, 2017, humanity used more from nature

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    Submitted: December 2, 2017 By: Cecelia Staats
  • A Renewable Energy Resource: The Hydroelectric Power

    A Renewable Energy Resource: The Hydroelectric Power

    Types of Energy Energy resources are materials or processes in nature that can be used to do work. Generally speaking, energy sources can be divided into two categories, non-renewable energy resources, and renewable energy resources. Non-renewable energy resources are resources that cannot be replenished in a short period of time (for example: oil, natural gas, uranium, coal). On the other hand, renewable energy resources are resources that can be replenished within a short period of

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    Essay Length: 534 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: regina
  • A Renewable Energy Source - Wind Power

    A Renewable Energy Source - Wind Power

    For many years, people have been harnessing the power of wind. Wind propelled boats down water and simple windmills were used to pump water and grind grain. But credit goes to the Dutch who refined windmills so that they could drain swamps and lakes, and in the 19th century, settlers took this concept with them to the New World. There, windmills were used to pump water for farms and ranches, and later to generate

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    Essay Length: 492 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Review of Anemia in Hemodialysis Patients

    A Review of Anemia in Hemodialysis Patients

    Introduction The intention of this paper is to explore causal factors and consequences of anemia as it relates to renal failure; to examine agents used to combat anemia for those who suffer from renal failure and undergo hemodialysis and how administration of the essential trace element iron is utilized in current treatments. The structure of this paper will consist of five segments beginning with a brief review of anemia, followed by a short discussion of

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    Essay Length: 501 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A Review of Laser Processes Used in Solar Cell Fabrication

    A Review of Laser Processes Used in Solar Cell Fabrication

    Back surface field and laser-fired contacts The technology which usually used for rear contact passivation in solar cells is that highly doped region near the back contact. This is called back surface field. Normally aluminium is applied to it by evaporation, following by sintering to make aluminium atoms diffuse into the silicon. For reducing the cost per watts generated by solar cell, some different methods were tested for the feasibility analysis. One of the ways

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Mosh
  • A Shattered Sky by Janice Armes

    A Shattered Sky by Janice Armes

    In Janice Armes essay, “A Shattered Sky,” she argues that life on earth is dependent upon a balance by nature and its ability to stabilize itself. She states that the large amounts of chlorofluorocarbons released into the atmosphere is the cause of the rapid rate of ozone depletion in the stratosphere. The satellite photos of the ozone layer above Antarctica show proof of rapid ozone depletion. Ozone depletion harms humans because extended exposure to UV

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Smart Idea with a Questionable Outcome

    A Smart Idea with a Questionable Outcome

    A Smart Idea with a Questionable Outcome In modern times the thought of cloning a human being is very much alive in the minds of many scientists today. But, this idea wasn’t brought to the people’s attention until 1818, when Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was published. The thought of creating a human being without two parents present seemed impossible, if not completely immoral. But that wouldn’t stop the wondering minds from trying to pursue it. People

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Standard Scientific Method Does Not Exist

    A Standard Scientific Method Does Not Exist

    A Standard Scientific Method Does Not Exist Some people believe that there is a cookie cutter method to perform science. However, a standard scientific method does not and will never exist. Science is a lot more complex than following a set of standard procedures. Scientific events and discoveries happen very often, but the method of achieving these often vary considerably. Some occur in unique ways, require certain circumstances, or even happen by pure accident. One

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • A Student Nurse's Bibliography on Pneumonia

    A Student Nurse's Bibliography on Pneumonia

    A Student Nurse'S Bibliography On Pneumonia Submitted by sozein on March 15, 2007 Category: Science Words: 1570 | Pages: 7 Views: 300 Popularity Rank: 17,123 Average Member Grade: N/A (Add a Comment / Grade this Paper) "A Student Nurse's Bibliography on Pneumonia" Early Intervention for the Pneumonia Patient: An Emergency Department Triage Protocol Preventing Nosocomial Pneumonia I. Background/Rationale Pneumonia is a respiratory disease that causes an inflammation of the lung parenchyma commonly caused by microbial

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Student Nurse’s Bibliography on Pneumonia

    A Student Nurse’s Bibliography on Pneumonia

    "A Student Nurse's Bibliography on Pneumonia" Early Intervention for the Pneumonia Patient: An Emergency Department Triage Protocol Preventing Nosocomial Pneumonia I. Background/Rationale Pneumonia is a respiratory disease that causes an inflammation of the lung parenchyma commonly caused by microbial agents such as Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae. The disease is acquired through inhalation of the microorganism in respiratory droplets, as well as aspiration of secretions in the upper gastrointestinal tract that contains bacteria capable of

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    Essay Length: 1,570 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Study on the Research Methods of Indigenous People 's Lifestyle and Related

    A Study on the Research Methods of Indigenous People 's Lifestyle and Related

    ÿþA Study on the Research Methods of Indigenous People 's Lifestyle and RelatedSummary   OBJECTIVE: To understand the life style of the Taiwan aborigines, and to enable the government and related units to study the various Policy, its special way of life as a basis for reference. Methods: This study adopted literature analysis, first on the aboriginal Population, population, and distribution. It also introduces the definition and measurement of life styles. It

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    Submitted: November 16, 2016 By: kyle_829
  • A Summary of Gene Therapy

    A Summary of Gene Therapy

    A SUMMARY OF “GENE THERAPY” Many diseases seen today are the result of a defective gene in the DNA of the patient and can not be cured using the traditional methods such as antibiotics and antiviral medication. The victims are now looking to gene therapy as a potential cure for their problems. Bob Williamson introduces us the concept, procedures, and problems associated with gene therapy in his article, “Gene Therapy”. Along with the appearance of

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Summery of Organic Chemistry

    A Summery of Organic Chemistry

    A condenser: during distillation the vapour passes through a tube that is cooled by water Fractional distillation: The process used to separate a mixture of several liquids, based on their different boiling points Aerobic respiration: chemical process in which oxygen is used to make energy from carbohydrates (sugars). Also known as oxidative metabolism, cell respiration, or aerobic metabolism Anaerobic reparation: form of respiration in which energy is released from chemical reactions in which free oxygen

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Vacation on the Planet Mercury

    A Vacation on the Planet Mercury

    How I spent my vacation on Mercury There are eight planets in our solar system, which is called the Milky Way. The eight planets in our solar system, in order, are called Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Of these eight planets, there is only one that I could spend my solar system vacation on. The planets that I spent my solar system vacation on were Mercury.. I could not spend my

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    Submitted: January 16, 2009 By: Anna
  • A World Without Disabilities

    A World Without Disabilities

    Duy Vo SOC 272 Professor Ashley Johnson 11 March 2015 A World Without Disabilities In today’s society, people who have a disability have been distinguished as “different”. Through physical appearances, it is easy to identify someone who has a disability whether it is the white cane used be a person who is blind, or a wheelchair that someone with paralysis uses to navigate their everyday life. People with disabilities should not have to go through

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    Submitted: March 11, 2015 By: Duy Vo
  • A&p Glumeronphritis

    A&p Glumeronphritis

    Jason’s case is not unmoral for children of his age. After taking into consideration all of his ailing factors and noted symptoms it is apparent that Jason is suffering from Glomerulonephritis. Glomerulonephritis is the term used for several related diseases that damage the Glomeruli, the tiny filtering units in your kidneys. Glomerulonephritis is associated with disorders in which your immune system attacks the Glomeruli. In a healthy kidney, blood passes through the Glomeruli, which filter

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    Essay Length: 589 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: July

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