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  • Air Conditioners: How They Function

    Air Conditioners: How They Function

    Air Conditioners: How They Function By: Tammy Olson January 1, 2006 Physics 102 William Beston Air Conditioners: How They Function Have you ever wondered how air conditioners work? Well, you are in luck. After you read this paper, you will have a sure idea of how an air conditioner functions. Did you know that the first person to coin the phrase “air conditioning” was Stuart W. Cramer? But, Willis Carrier is the inventor who

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Air Masses

    Air Masses

    Air Masses There are many components when it comes to understanding different types of weather systems. When it comes to weather, many vital parts such as air masses are very important to understand. One might ask, what is an air mass? An air mass is a large body of air that has similar temperature and moisture properties (ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu). When there are similar characteristics and temperature and humidity within an air mass this is called

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    AIR POLUTION Problem The first thing people see, in the morning, when they walk outside is the sky or the colored sun. Is this world giving us the privilege of seeing the natural colors of the sun through all the layers of pollution within the air (Dinanike 31)? Not only are beautiful sights such as this hidden behind the pollution this world causes everyday, but an increase in diseases, infections and death occurs. What causes

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Monika
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    What is Air Pollution? Air is the ocean we breathe. Air supplies us with oxygen which is essential for our bodies to live. Air is 99.9% nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor and inert gases. Human activities can release substances into the air, some of which can cause problems for humans, plants, and animals. There are several main types of pollution and well-known effects of pollution which are commonly discussed. These include smog, acid rain, the greenhouse

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Air Pollution Air pollution is defined as, “the addition of harmful chemicals into the atmosphere”. Air pollution is a very serious matter we face in our lives every day. Most people don’t know it but the second we leave our houses and step out into the world, we are breathing in polluted air. Every time we inhale, we carry dangerous air pollutants into our bodies. These pollutants can cause short-term effects as well as long

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: July
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Air Pollution Air pollution is a general term for a variety of substances and gases in our air that pose risks to health. Pollutants and irritants include nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, particulate matter, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), toxic substances such as mercury, and some naturally occurring substances such as pollen. The combination of nitrogen oxides and VOCs in the presence of sunlight forms ozone, the major constituent of smog. Ozone has been shown

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Air Pollution Air Pollution is not a new topic. It is a problem that we have noticed since the industrial revolution, when trees, houses and cars were covered in soot from the factories. People demanded change then, just as they are demanding it now. With all the talk of acid rain, global warming and ozone depletion it seems hopeless, but it isn't. Everyone can make a difference. After reading this you will understand the causes,

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Like photochemical pollutants, sulfur oxides contribute to the incidence of respiratory diseases. Acid rain, a form of precipitation that contains high levels of sulfuric or nitric acids, can contaminate drinking water and vegetation, damage aquatic life, and erode buildings. When a weather condition known as a temperature inversion prevents dispersal of smog, inhabitants of the area, especially children and the elderly and chronically ill, are warned to stay indoors and avoid physical stress. The dramatic

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Air Pollution The moment you step out of the house and are on the road you can actually see the air getting polluted. A cloud of exhaust from a truck, smoke filling the sky above a factory chimney, fly ash generated by thermal power plants, and even a cloud of dust behind a speeding car can pollute the air. Air pollution is aggravated because of four developments: increasing traffic, growing cities, rapid economic development, and

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    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Air Pollution Air Pollution is not a new topic. It is a problem that we have noticed since the industrial revolution, when trees, houses and cars were covered in soot from the factories. People demanded change then, just as they are demanding it now. With all the talk of acid rain, global warming and ozone depletion it seems hopeless, but it isn't. Everyone can make a difference. After reading this you will understand the causes,

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Air Pollution

    Air Pollution

    Air pollution is defined as the contamination of the air by impurities. Pollution can affect humans, plants and also the environment. Impurities also known as pollutants can occur naturally or can occur as a result of human activities. Natural pollutants include: dust, pollen, smoke from forest fires, and gases from decaying organism. But nevertheless, human activities are the leading main cause of air pollution. Pollutants are classified as either primary or secondary. They are considered

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Air Pollution - This Place Is Polluted

    Air Pollution - This Place Is Polluted

    This Place is Polluted Imagine waking up to a world where the air seems as thick as a cement wall; the sky has almost a dirty look to it and people everywhere are starting to develop respiratory problems. Well that day is today! Cities across the world and especially in the United States are being polluted. There is so much garbage in this world that we are running out of places to throw it. They

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Victor
  • Air Pollution Due to Transportation

    Air Pollution Due to Transportation

    Air Pollution due to Transportation Recently there has been a great emphasis in the media on pollution. In general, it seems that governments and citizens are becoming more aware of the impacts of pollution worldwide. One of the most significant forms of pollution is air pollution. Air pollution is a major concern. Transportation is the 3rd major contributor to air pollution. Air pollution caused by cars and airplanes do a lot more damage to the

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Air Pollution in Hong Kong

    Air Pollution in Hong Kong

    Air Pollution Index (API) is the conversion of ambient respirable suspended particulates (RSP), sulphur dioxide (SO2), carbon monoxide (CO), ozone (O3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentration measured at the air quality monitoring network to a scale of 0 to 500. The lower the level, the better quality of air we can breathe. If the index is above 100, there will be an adverse acute health effect to human. The number of days which had a

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Jack
  • Air Pressure

    Air Pressure

    Air Pressure Air is composed of molecules. Air is matter. It has mass and takes up space. Air is composed of different gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapor, and other gases. Air molecules are in constant motion. As they move, they come in contact with surfaces. Air molecules push and press on the surfaces they contact. The amount of force per unit area that air molecules exert on a surface is called

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Monika
  • Air Pressure Effects the Speed of Falling Objects

    Air Pressure Effects the Speed of Falling Objects

    Research An object that is falling through the atmosphere is subjected to two external forces. The first force is the gravitational force, expressed as the weight of the object. The weight equation which is weight (W) = mass (M) x gravitational acceleration (A) which is 9.8 meters per square second on the surface of the earth. The gravitational acceleration decreases with the square of the distance from the center of the earth. If the

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Airline Disasters

    Airline Disasters

    Aircraft Investigation Each mishap has their own characteristics and there is no substitute for good old-fashioned common sense and initiative. Each wrecked aircraft has it’s own story to tell if properly investigated. However Air Force guidelines are quick to point out that investigators in their eagerness seek out the causes, often ignore safe investigation practices and common safety precautions. Air Force Investigators are maybe in even more difficult position due to the hazards that are

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Yan
  • Airway Care Cornell Notes

    Airway Care Cornell Notes

    Upper Airway or Glottic Obstruction * Most Common issues is Soft Tissue of upper airway due to decrease LOC * Loss of Muscle Tone - – Usually evidence of decrease LOC * Swelling –Common Allergic reaction Glottic vs Sub-glottic * First Thing - While walking in the room.. - Look at pt take in their color, WOB Is there any rise & fall of the chest? First thing you do is open airway -Do head

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    Submitted: April 15, 2017 By: samantha2017
  • Aiv Virus

    Aiv Virus

    Introduction Throughout the history of the human race there has been many diseases ; starting with the common cold, chicken pox, small pox, up to the life threatening AIDS and so on. After many years of trial and error we have developed cures of many diseases; further more we have the ability to prevent infection from many viruses by the development of vaccination. Others which yet don’t have one are on research till this very

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Janna
  • Al Gore’s an Inconvienient Truth

    Al Gore’s an Inconvienient Truth

    Molly Sheffield-Eisler 11/26/2007 Al Gore’s film, An Inconvenient Truth, is a compilation of his research in global warming and rapidly changing temperatures. He has been researching this for decades and despite all the speeches and education, people are still not being responding to this issue and changes are not being made to stop the crisis. Many people continue to doubt or will not make the necessary sacrifices. Greenhouse gasses are CO2 gasses that rise into

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Steve
  • Al Gore’s Documentary - Inconvient Truth Global Warming

    Al Gore’s Documentary - Inconvient Truth Global Warming

    In Al Gore’s documentary, his argument is extremely emphasized by the way in which he tries to persuades his audience. He uses many arguments, which are backed up with even more personal anecdotes, and yet more facts to prove his point. Overall, every on of his persuading mechanisms can be classified as either Logos, Ethos, or Pathos. These three persuasive tools make his call to action more logical, more reliable, and more appealing to peoples’

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Steve
  • Alaska National Wildlife Refuge

    Alaska National Wildlife Refuge

    Many people do not know what the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge is, and how its many benefits that it brings to us all. The Alaska National Wildlife Refuge was original known as The Arctic National Life Range which was established in 1960 thanks to an article in the Sierra Bulletin Club in 1953. It wasn’t until 1980 it was changed to the Alaska Nation Wildlife Refuge, it in the Northeast corner of Alaska, it

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Top
  • Albacore

    Albacore

    Albacore When albacore tuna come to the Bay area, they are the number one sports fish. They are fast, tough , never-give-up fish. There is no limit on the number you can catch and, anglers may catch one fish after another if there is a large scgool of them. They are found in numbers when the water is usually warm. That means El Nino years bring these fish to our areas. Anglers may land one

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    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Anna
  • Albalact

    Albalact

    ALBALACT este singurul producator roman de lactate infiintat in fosta industrie comunista, care in numai cativa ani de la lansarea primului sau brand a ajuns intre primii patru jucatori din piata romaneasca a lactatelor. Fabrica Albalact a fost deschisa in anul 1975, intr-o vreme in care regimul comunist dorea ca fiecare judet din Romania sa dezvolte propria industrie alimentara. De-aici si numele societatii, Albalact. In 1999, cand ajunsese din pacate la limita falimentului, lipsita de

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    Submitted: May 1, 2012 By: Cristina
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this mans work, everyone knows that his impact on the world is astonishing. Yes, many people have heard of Albert Einsteins General Theory of Relativity, but few people know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called The

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein Born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany, Albert Einstein is considered one of the greatest human minds ever. With inventions that have shaped the science of physics, and views that alter how even the most brilliant people look at everyday life, life today would not be the same if Einstein never stepped in. Albert was born in the small town of Ulm to parents Pauline and Hermann Einstein. Both of his parents

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Term Paper “Albert Einstein” By xxx Submitted in Fulfillment of the Requirements of PHYS 102, Explorations in Physics Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Andrews AFB, MD (September, 2006) “Albert Einstein” Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. Imagination is more important than knowledge (Albert Einstein). Introduction Albert Einstein is known as one of the greatest physicists of all time. This article was written to commemorate Albert Einstein’s work, published in 1905. These

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein was one of the greatest scientists of all time. He was was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Wьrttemberg,Germany.When Einstein was five his father showed him a pocket compass. Little Einstein was overwhelmed by the behavior of the compass's needle. Einsstein attended public school in Munich and in Auru, Switzerland. He then studied mathematics and physics at the Swiss Polytechnic Institute in Zurich, graduating in 1900. From 1902 until 1909 he worked

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Steve
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein Physicist 1879 -1955 Imagination is more important than knowledge Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany. Einstein contributed more than any other scientist since Sir Isaac Newton to our understanding of physical reality.Einstein worked at the patent office in Bern, Switzerland from 1902 to 1909. During this period he completed an astonishing range of theoretical physics publications, written in his spare time, without the benefit of close

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    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: July
  • Alchemy

    Alchemy

    Alchemy ALCHEMY: The science by aid of which the chemical philosophers of medieval times attempted to transmute the baser metals into gold or silver. There is considerable divergence of opinion as to the etymology of the word, but it would seem to be derived from the Arabic al=the, and kimya=chemistry, which in turn derives from the late Greek chemica=chemistry, from chumeia=a mingling, or cheein, 'to pour out' or 'mix', Aryan root ghu, to pour, whence

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Steve

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