Essays Tagged: "high pressure"

Deserts: How are they formed?

s and places near the equator it rains at 3:00pm every day. After this cold air descends it creates high pressure. After this low pressured air has finished descending it begins to warm up because it ... g it begins to warm up because it is coming closer to the Earth's surface. The air becomes warm and high pressure and warm air can hold moisture. So the warm air sucks up moisture like a dry sponge. T ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Report on Alumino Silcate: Sillimanite

d: Sillimanite is a polymorph with two other minerals: Kyanite and Andalusite. Sillimanite forms at high pressure (about 2.5 kilobars), Andalusite forms at higher temperatures but lower pressure (less ... Andalusite forms at higher temperatures but lower pressure (less than 2.5 kilobars) and Kyanite at high pressure (higher than 2.5 kilobars) but lower temperatures(3)Geographic Localities: Brazil, Eng ...

(1 pages) 1256 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Gas Exchange in humans

ungs makes the air from the atmosphere move into the lungs because air always moves from an area of high pressure to a low pressure area. During expiration, the intercostal muscles that lift the rib c ... ume in the chest cavity, thereby reducing the pressure in the lungs below atmospheric pressure. The higher pressure of the external air forces air to get in through the nose and mouth and down a tube ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Playing Games

n a variety of aspects. First of all, it can help us escape from the increasing pressure brought by high-pressure jobs; Furthermore, it can dispell the misunderstanding between parents and children; L ...

(1 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Breathing in Humans.

air pressure below the atmospheric pressure. As we all know that air always flows from a region of high pressure to a region of lower pressure. Because of this the air rushes in through the respirato ... racic cavity to return to its original volume. Because of this the air pressure inside the lungs is higher than the pressure outside the air is forced out (D, Galbraith, 2001).When a breath is taken i ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Wind

sure between two air masses, a wind will arise between the two which tends to flow from the area of high pressure to the area of low pressure until the two air masses are at the same pressure, althoug ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography