Essays Tagged: "axis"

The Evolution of Christian Architechture

ame the earlymodel for both large and small churches. The basilica, processional in form, hada long axis running from a centered doorway to the altar at the other end of thebuilding. They were general ... , the entrance was always in the east,leading down the nave to the apse in the west. This east-west axis was verysymbolic to the Christian faith, it signified the coming to God.Outside, St. Peters had ...

(7 pages) 338 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

Was Truman morally and militarily justified in dropping two Atomic Bombs on Japan?

urrendered in May of 1945 and ended World War II in Europe, Japan was the only nation left from the Axis Alliance. Since Japan attacked Pearl Harbor; destroying the biggest U.S. naval harbor in the Pa ...

(5 pages) 240 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The effects of film on WWII propaganda

Without the advent of the medium of film to wage a war of propaganda both the Axis and the Allies of World War II would have found it difficult to gather as much support for thei ... was a big undertaking indeed. Allied propaganda efforts were aimed at separating the peoples of the Axis nations from their governments, which were solely to blame for the war. The United states attem ...

(10 pages) 271 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The American Revolution of 1789

is period, the American government did almost a complete three hundred and sixty degree turn on its axis of governmental philosophy. America went from a period of tyranny by a strong central governmen ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


e mass and exhibit spin, the type of intrinsic angular momentum corresponding to rotation around an axis, equal to half the basic quantum mechanical unit of angular momentum, obeying Pauli's exclusion ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This is an essay on the biomechanics of tennis racquet, how the technology of a tennis racquet has evolved and how to choose the right one.

about a tennis racquet is that it is an extension of the arm which is a third class lever, that is axis - force - resistance. In this case the shoulder is the axis, the biceps and the flexor digitoru ... fficient than the fastest reflexes with a heavy racquet.The resistance arm is the distance from the axis to resistance, the radius. It is important to get a racquet that makes this distance as long as ...

(4 pages) 101 2 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Biography of the great mathematican Eratosthenes.

50 km).Eratosthenes also determined the obliquity of the Ecliptic, measured the tilt of the earth's axis with great accuracy, prepared a star map containing 675 stars, suggested that a leap day be add ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Harry S. Truman.

t's sudden death in April of 1945 and faced the difficult problems of winding down the war with the Axis and preparing America for postwar struggles. After Germany surrendered on May 8, Truman attende ...

(1 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Angular momentum, and its properties , and how angular momentum is possessed.

are in Newton-meters. Torque is observed when a force is exerted on a rigid object pivoted about an axis and. This results in the object rotating around that axis. "The torque ? due to a force F about ... ating object's moment of inertia are its mass and on the distribution of the objects mass about the axis of rotation. A small object with a mass concentrated very close to its axis of rotation will ha ...

(5 pages) 48 0 1.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Boyle's Law Experiment.

raph showing pressure against the inverse volume produces a straight line intercepting the pressure axis at approximately 8kPa. As a straight line graph is produced by plotting pressure against the in ...

(2 pages) 15187 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This is an essay for a Geology class which a geological site was visited and a paper had to be written about the site.

ed as anticline, with the oldest rocks forming in the valley. This is because the dip away from the axis. The direction of compression that created this fold seems to be from east to west.The three de ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Human Factors in Aviation: Circadian Rhythmicity.

cadian RhythmLiving organisms on this planet have adapted to the daily rotation of the earth on its axis. By means of "endogenous circadian clocks" that can be synchronized to the daily and seasonal c ...

(8 pages) 121 0 2.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Earth's tides. How the moons gravity and other factors affects this natural pattern.

ral otherfactors that complicate this basic process. Friction, the Earth's rotation, thetilt of its axis and the gravitational pull given off by the Sun and Moon thataffects Earth's atmosphere. These ... heir commoncenter of mass, a theoretical point called the barycenter.Because the Earth spins on its axis once every 24 hours, the two bulges sweeparound the planet in waves, creating two high tides pe ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Odyssey- An alternate ending

e bow, but fails. The leader of the suitors, Antimous strings the bow and shoots through the twelve axis. Odysseus pleads with Antimous to have another go. He accepts as Odysseus is an old man and he ... ysseus is an old man and he surely couldn?t do it. Odysseus attempts and gets it through all twelve axis. Queen Penelope comes down and now has to choose. Odysseus says ?I am Odysseus? but she doesn?t ...

(1 pages) 61 2 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Way to D-Day

tlantic had been won. Ever increasing streams of supplies from the United States were reaching anti-Axis fighting forces throughout the world.By the beginning of June 1944, the United States and Great ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why was the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb Justified? Works Cited included

The year was 1945. Germany had surrendered, and Japan was the only Axis power left. After the Potsdam conference, President Truman realized that he had the power to en ...

(2 pages) 107 3 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

MAchining Processes

ually removed by both the end and the periphery of the tool. Generally, the cutter rotates about an axis perpendicular to the surface. On occasion a single-point tool, such as a fly cutter, may be use ... a material-removal process in which the motion of the single-point cutting tool is parallel to the axis of rotation of the rotating workpiece.Facing is a special case of turning in which the major mo ...

(16 pages) 59 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Resistance of a Wire

ing the equation A= ??d2 where "d" is the diameter of the wire.If I plot a graph of length on the x-axis against resistance on the y-axis. From the relation R = ? L /A which corresponds to the st. lin ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Essay: Was the Spanish civil war a preamble to WWII?

was a precursor to World War II. However, the Spanish Civil War was used as a training camp for the Axis power, it was fought for similar ideas as those of Hitler and Mussolini, and most important, ma ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Transformation of Othello

llo "the moor", both in terms of attitudes towards life and the state of mind he is in, is the main axis by which various types of other contrasts are worked up. In this play readers are ended up with ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare