Essays Tagged: "electrical power"

Apollo 13 - Houston, we have a problem.

f flight due to lossof service module cryogenic oxygen and consequent loss of capability togenerate electrical power, to provide oxygen and to produce water.Spacecraft systems performance was nominal ... yogenicoxygen tank 2 fans. Within several additional seconds, two other shorted conditions occurred.Electrical shorts in the fan circuit ignited the wire insulation, causing temperature andpressure to ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Development of the Steam engine due to James Watt

bution to the Industrial Revolution. So honoured a figure was James Watt that the watt as a unit of electrical power was named after him.He was born in January 1736, the son of an architect and shipbu ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

An insightful autobiographical incident!

er the plains of every mountainless country to generate energy for our ever-increasing appetite for electrical power. The cretin was shouting all through the show propagandizing his evil proposals. Th ...

(2 pages) 114 3 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short Circuit Calculations: Basic Calculations and Transformer Sizing

ure containing a detailed discussion of short circuit capacity calculations areavailable within the electrical power transmission industry. [1]The following calculations will determine the extra kVA c ... Eaton Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA.[2] "Short Circuit Capacity and Voltage Sag," IEEE (Institute of Electrical and ElectronicEngineers) Industry Application Society (IAS) Magazine, July/August 2000, p ...

(7 pages) 66 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

Industrial changes

time there was a lot new of technology was introduced to them. A few examples are the telephone and electrical power. At the same time there were new jobs opening up to everyone and not just men. All ... -cross the country to get better communication to people. The last result of the new technology was electrical lighting and the automobile. With electrical lighting available people were able to go to ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Satellites and Sputnik

payload and all its equipment into space. It holds all the satellite's parts together and provides electrical power,computers, and propulsion to the spacecraft. The bus also contains equipment that a ...

(7 pages) 67 2 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

world Geo Essay

e people. The Amazon is the second largest river in the world. Large rivers like the Amazon provide electrical power. These rivers enable the people to fish for food and wash their clothing at the riv ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Animal Farm" Speech - Snowball

ll is built, it can generate electricity through a dynamo with the energy from wind. This amount of electrical power will be so enormous that it will be able to run a circular saw; it will be able to ... be no more need for you to run that old and lousy chaff-cutter, it will be replaced with a new, and electrically operated one. The same thing will happen to the mangel slicer, the turnip slicer, and t ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Enron: A Good Example of Bad Ethics

eliver gas to utilities or businesses at a fair market price. That changed with the deregulation of electrical power markets. Under the direction of former chairman, Kenneth L. Lay, Enron expanded int ...

(5 pages) 247 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Alternative Sources of Energy: Geothermal Power and Solar power

nt? A survey shows that approximately 95% of our energy, and specifically around 66% of the world's electrical power, is provided by oil, natural gas, and coal.(1) Transportation and petrochemical ind ...

(5 pages) 103 1 3.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Animal Farm Project

nishment for they had never heard of such an idea. Snowball stated that the windmill would generate electrical power. This would provide light for the stalls, and warmth in the winter. It also would g ...

(1 pages) 1359 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Digital Divide

only do most people in developing countries not have computers, they don't have telephones or even electrical power. In poor countries with minimal Internet services and with few people who can affor ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Proposal Essay

the user than a satellite. This closer proximity will provide the user with 10 times the available electrical power, which in turn creates a clearer, more definite frequency.2.2        ...

(4 pages) 119 0 1.7 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is the history nonsense?

he steam power and drove the industrial revolution ; then introduced the railways; third , with the electrical power; fourth with cheap oil and the car. Not only are the history of innovation of techn ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Communications in Science. How technology changed the way we live today.

irtually all commercial telephones around the world.The telegraph and telephone are both wire-based electrical systems, and Alexander Graham Bell's success with the telephone came as a direct result o ... e.The missing element was a better transmitter or microphone. A device that would generate a strong electrical equivalent of the voice would complete a telephone that could be used for long distance c ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

An Evaluation of the Rule of Joseph Stalin

to set up a command economy, and increase the industrial production of steel, coal, oil, iron, and electrical power. Targets for industries were set and the coal and steel production rates grew. By t ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Fuel compatibilities

elopment for decades. These include, but are not limited to innovations such as: solar, wind, hydro-electrical, nuclear, hydrogen, coal, natural gas, and ethanol. All of these are noble attempts at co ... rld. It is plain to see that what is needed is an unconventional resource that can not only provide electrical power as a fuel, but this alternative must also become a replacement for oil in chemical ...

(6 pages) 17 1 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays