Essays Tagged: "building materials"

The Application of Science to Engineering. Speaks of the law of electromagnetic induction, the telephone, the development of cement, and the development of steel

ing. Canadian engineering was improved a great deal in this manner. The engineering associated with building materials and long distance communication, two of Canada's most important industries, was i ... ping the country.In the construction industry there were several huge advances in the technology of building materials. Two related materials with similar methods of production are cement and bricks. ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Management Project on Home Depot

ide. This market consists of everybody from do-it-yourselfers to home improvement, construction and building maintenance professionals. Each of their stores stocks approximately 40,000 to 50,000 diffe ... ing Care of Our People; Excellent Customer Service; Entrepreneurial Spirit; Respect for All People; Building Strong Relationships; Doing The Right Thing; Giving Back; and Creating Shareholder Value. T ...

(9 pages) 1181 5 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A biography of the pioneer architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his contributions to modern architecture.

ut his life, Mies encountered many circumstances that influenced his style and characteristics as a building designer. During the eighty-three years of his life, each event slowly culminated to his ma ... twenty years with his parents. His father worked as a mason and gave Mies a sufficient knowledge of building materials. Although he was only given rudimentary schooling as a child, at age nineteen Mie ...

(9 pages) 122 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Relationship and Importance of the Phoenicians, Philistines, and Hebrews

h was the Egyptian writing material. All Phoenician trade centers dealt in coveted luxury goods and building materials. The other things that were sought after among trade were the Phoenicians' resour ... , and their famous glass. They developed expert industries in metal working, ivory carving, and shipbuilding, through their import and export activities.The Phoenicians were also the major inventors o ...

(2 pages) 30 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Solutions for American Poverty

Some people believe that poverty results from a lack of adequate resources such as land, food, and building materials that are necessary for people. Others see poverty as an effect of the uneven dist ...

(4 pages) 105 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How is the architecture of modern football stadia similar to that of the Colosseum and how does it differ?

eating reflects that of the gladiators at the Colosseum.Although both have used the most up to date building materials to create impressive landmarks; the application of today's building materials has ... yingaspects of the Colosseum's façade, architects of modern stadia are suggesting that these buildings are of a similar importance.Although the Colosseum and modern stadia have both used the mo ...

(1 pages) 85 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thomas Jefferson and the Locomotive this essay is about the locomotive and when thomas jefferson was president.

in 1804. The locomotive helped many products go places faster than ever before. It also transported building materials faster. The locomotive change America because houses would be built much slower a ... he locomotive is that if we didn't have the locomotive most products like wood, metals, any kind of building materials would take long periods of time to get to one place. Also houses, buildings, and ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Discuss the Inappropriateness of Australian Display Homes

ly designed for there cheapness to build. Internal planning, window size and placement, insulation, building materials, ventilation, landscape and lighting all need to be taken into account when build ... nditioning needs will dramatically increase.Lighting also needs to be taken into consideration when building a home. Spending time and looking at lighting requirements can give major improvements in l ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Gold rush, History of Australia during the 19th century.

was taken up to feed the diggers and their families. New industries developed to provide them with building materials, furniture, clothes and food, and equipment for the mines. But gold did not bring ... hy male they had all gone off to the diggings. Ships in the harbor lay empty as the crews deserted, buildings stopped, sporting events were cancelled and schools closed down as the teachers rushed awa ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Roman Society from Augustus to Titus A description of the main features and functions of art and architecture in Roman society during this period.

ornate in nature; featuring immense developments which ultimately formed a completely new style of building and decoration. The innovations of this period including advancements in building materials ... , the influence of neighbouring cultures such as the Greeks and the Etruscans, the varying types of buildings and their primary functions within society, the decoration of domestic and public building ...

(7 pages) 105 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Architecture in the Middle Ages

a period that saw the beginning of great architectural developments. It was a time of learning and building. Some of the greatest architectural structures in the world were constructed during this ti ... standing today as a tribute to the abilities of architects and builders of that time. Of course the building materials of the period play a huge role in their preservation as well. Marble and stone ar ...

(14 pages) 237 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Common Ancient Egyptian Homes

ver, which were made of mud brick. Although most information known is about greater, more expensive buildings, because of their lasting building materials, the homes of common Egyptians show what thei ... d town, Deir el Medine, the homes were built out of stone. Usually, stone is only used on religious buildings of pharaohs because they were made to last. This village was 50 meters wide by 150 meters ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Roman Architecture.

The arch buildings created by the Romans are considered to be one of the most efficient means of supporting w ... winds because most of the winds force goes through the arches. This style of architecture saved on building materials because of all the open space. Solid walls require a lot more materials.The weigh ... used this style of architecture a lot.There are two different types of vaults that are created when building with arches. The first one is a barrel vault. A barrel vault is created when an arch is ext ...

(1 pages) 72 0 4.1 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Destruction of the Rain Forest.

Everyday, millions of hectares of rain forests gets cleared, for land, fuel, and building materials. Industry is usually at the root of this destruction of one of nature's resources ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Housing Industry

across the United States, the international market and economic globalization in terms of trade in building materials, like lumber, cement, and steel. Historically the government has tried assisting ... l need for everyone therefore, making it one of the leading spending of commodities in the country. Building new homes has being going on for centuries, during the great depression, the Federal Housin ...

(11 pages) 261 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Opportunities and threats that wal-mart offer

brought into these areas Wal-mart brings along the opportunity for suppliers, construction workers, building materials firms, and supply and general merchandise stores.Wal-Mart offer opportunities in ... rs and maybe soon them having to close their business. Threats that communities have about Wal-mart building in their areas are due to the concerns of crime rates and well as traffic flow increase. Ot ...

(2 pages) 48 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Asbestos As A Home Hazard

ASBESTOS POTENTIAL Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber once utilized in a multitude of building materials due to its high tensile strength and fire resistance. The EPA has categorized asb ... are defined as being not easily broken when in normal use, but that are subject to breakage during building renovations and demolitions.Most friable asbestos-containing materials were banned in build ...

(2 pages) 592 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

GLobe Theatre

d the theatre. The theatre was torn down then rebuilt with its own timber and other elements as the building materials for what would become the Globe theatre. The old Globe Theatre was built 1599, th ... e fun memories and excitement of the past would have been forgotten. So we thank Burbage family for building such a wonderful structure, and we thank Sam Wanamaker for keeping it alive.

(3 pages) 1216 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Home Depot Case

US after Wal-Mart, The Home Depot Stores offer an assortment of merchandise and services, including building materials, lumber and millwork, plumbing, electrical and kitchen, hardware and seasonal, pa ... 40Industry: Retail (Home Improvement) (More Info)1.54139.8B18.0321.930.800.193.6810.6923.21CompaniesBuilding Materials Holdin (BMHC)2.98876.2M12.5622.890.640.642.5137.45375.65Calloway's Nursery, Inc. ...

(20 pages) 342 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Lowe's Companies Inc.: Restatement of Financial Statements

arolina. In its early years, Lowe’s was just a small hardware store offering a wide variety of building materials, appliances and hardware. Through the years, sales grew and Lowes began to expand ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting