Essays Tagged: "Dimension (mathematics and physics)"

Basically a bookreport on Abbot's Flatland

is a very interesting and thought-provoking book about A. Square's adventures in lands of different dimensions. A. Square, a mathematician in a two-dimensional world, visits Spaceland, a land of three ... an in a two-dimensional world, visits Spaceland, a land of three-dimension, Lineland, a land of one dimension, and Pointland, a land of no dimensions.The book begins when A. Square tells us about flat ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain the advantages and disadvantages of a matrix structure in organisations.

n a "system of dual leadership".-In this organisation form, consequently, a two partly or even multidimensional channel exists, where authority, responsibility for the performance execution, evaluatio ... . In 1967, the Dow-Corning company attempted for the first time to transfer the basic idea of multi-dimensionality into a permanent organisation. Although the company could not fall back on other expe ...

(6 pages) 420 1 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"A Romance of Many Demensions' by Edwin A. Abbot. In this story by Edwin A. Abbot is Abbot telling us to strive for perfection or to be content with what we have?

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by Edwin A. Abbot, is a fictional story that tells of life in two dimensions through the ... dimensions through the eyes of A. Square, the narrator. Then the square begins to experience other dimensions through thoughts and dreams such as Lineland, a land of one dimension, and Pointland, a l ... of one dimension, and Pointland, a land of zero dimensions. He cannot, however, conceptualize three dimensions. Finally, after a stranger brings him into three dimensions and back and the square attem ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Physical effects of scaling on organisms

body weight is proportional to its volume, and the volume is proportional to the cube of its linear dimensions. But the strength of bone is proportional to its cross-sectional area, and its area is pr ... proportional to its cross-sectional area, and its area is proportional to the square of the linear dimensions. Thus, if linear dimensions l are doubled, body weight will increase by a factor of eight ...

(3 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Philosophy of Visual Disability

particularly, a visual sensory entity - the eye - a biological decoder that actively deciphers the dimensional chromatic information world into a systematic dimensionless information world (visible t ... the pro-informative faculty, act or instance of the (spontaneous ocular) capturing of the extrinsic dimensional and chromatic configuration of the objective world; wielded by the hypostatically inhere ...

(22 pages) 46 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Philosophy of Visual Disability

particularly, a visual sensory entity - the eye - a biological decoder that actively deciphers the dimensional chromatic information world into a systematic dimensionless information world (visible t ... the pro-informative faculty, act or instance of the (spontaneous ocular) capturing of the extrinsic dimensional and chromatic configuration of the objective world; wielded by the hypostatically inhere ...

(22 pages) 70 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Othagraphic Projection

Orthographic projection The technique of orthographic projection is a method of representing three-dimensional objects by three two dimensional drawings, in each of which the object is viewed along p ... biggest problem that a draughtsman has to solve, This how to draw with sufficient clarity, a three dimensional object on a two dimensional piece of paper. The drawing must show quite clearly the deta ...

(1 pages) 541 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Im Not the Man I used To Be" – Perdurantism/Eternalism vs Endurantism/Presentism

nt concept than the other. The former view is called perdurantism, - the view that objects are four dimensional and these objects are split into temporal parts and, and each temporal part only PARTLY ... ARTLY exists at each moment of their existence. Time, it is viewed, can be likened to the 3 spatial dimensions, in that it is a dimension that allows things to ‘spread out’, thus all tempora ...

(5 pages) 859 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Personal Health Assessment

Six dimensions of health and wellness as defined by Insel and Roth (2008) are: physical, emotional, inte ... erpersonal and social, and environmental or planetary wellness. This paper will discuss which three dimensions are my strengths, how they affect my health, and which dimension I need to better develop ... der to improve my overall health and wellness.Intellectual Wellness is without a doubt my strongest dimension in contributing to my overall wellness. One of my favorite things to do is attempt to solv ...

(3 pages) 91 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dante

esFigure4. Length of Box vs Number of Bonds for 4,4' Dyes5b. In reality, atoms are modeled in three dimensions. For this lab, we used values obtained from three-dimensional models in equations based o ... ulations are not completely accurate because the constants and equations are based on two different dimensions.6a. Model A is insufficient because it assumed that the ends of the boxes were the nitrog ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays