Essays Tagged: "high speeds"

Types of Skiing

speeds puts a lot of stress on the legs. The racers use helmets for protection, because falling at high speeds can be very dangerous. The sport needs a great deal of courage. The good thing about it ... ad Peak, Storm Peak, Sunshine Peak, and South Peak. These peaks are 3,600 feet vertical, the second highest in Colorado. The base elevation is about 6,900 feet and Steamboat's highest peak is 10,500 f ...

(14 pages) 72 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Fiber Optic Cable facts

ged, restoration time is faster(although more users are affected)[ Backbone to the Information SuperhighwayInformation (data and voice) is transmitted through the fiber digitally by the useof high spe ... the Simulated Emission ofRadiation) or LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes). Each of these methods create a highlyfocused beam of light that is cycled on and off at very high speeds. Computers at thetransmitt ...

(5 pages) 126 0 2.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Maglev consequences

Magnetically levitated ground transportation, or 'maglev,' is an advanced mode ofsurface high speed transportation whereby a vehicle gliding above a guide track issuspended, guided, and pro ... never touch the guidetrack causing friction, maglev vehicles can be designed to travel at extremely high speeds,500 kilometers per hour (300 miles per hour), or more!Americans traveled 3.2 trillion pa ... es) on Amtrak. As populations have grown the traditional systems havebecome stressed. Congestion on highways and at airports not only wastes time and fueland increases pollution, but constrains mobili ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

research paper about the possibility of time travel

stein published his theory of relativity. His theory predicted that time slows down as you approach high speeds. (Brian) This is some times called time dilation. (Encarta) As objects approach the spee ...

(4 pages) 185 0 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Describes the three most popular types of trucks. Low riders, stock, and 4X4. advantages and disadvantages to each.

Flashy, low-ridin' Chevy trucks cruise down the highway reaching excessively high speeds. The drivers in the slow trucks being side-swiped honk thei ... tat. Aggressive-treaded tires supporting a raised chassis make it easy to pioneer the rough terrain high up in the mountains. Drivers make a sport of cutting through the trees and rocks, with an ultim ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

The causes of the great depression.

losely connected. Following the laws of universal acceleration, gravity causes an object to achieve higher speeds when dropped from larger distances. With these high speeds, a greater force is achieve ... se high speeds, a greater force is achieved. The market crash resembles this due to the fact that a high economic level was reached compared to the expected level for that time, and when it fell, it f ...

(4 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Paintball FAQ.

t the weary. If you jump at the sound of paintball marker discharging or do projectiles directed at high speeds toward you make you duck and take cover then paintballing is not the sport for you. Pain ... days have a electronic trigger frame gun which at the low end can cost $94 for a Spyder Esprit to a high end Angel Speed for $950.However like games there are two popular types of guns on the market t ...

(6 pages) 142 6 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Pholcidae spiders.

the first hunting method. The Pholcidae enters the victims web, and using its ability to vibrate at high speeds, draws the host spider closer to the Pholcidae. When close enough, the Pholcidae will sp ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Big Bang Theory- excellent essay, got a very very good mark

t coming from distant stars has a red shift, indicating that those stars are moving away from us at high speeds. In the 1920's George Gamow proposed the Big Bang Theory, that the universe was created ... ght from these objects to reach us.Objects that are very far away are receding from us at extremely high speeds. This causes the light from the objects to shift in wavelength. Light of a given wavelen ...

(14 pages) 209 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Nuclear Fission Essay

nucleus with approximately half the protons and neutrons of the original nucleus; they fly at very high speeds and possess high amounts of energy. This energy is released in many forms, but most ener ... on our future and other generations to come.à Poisonous waste is produced, most of which is highly radioactive. Disposal of this radioactive waste has not been safely achieved. Very long half ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Roller Blading

. You can feel the wind pushing against you and see the street lines become narrower. When reaching high speeds the thought that one mistake can cost you serious injury adds to the risk.I do not only ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Bluetooth Technology

sible to access the internet wirelessly using either a cellular phone or a PDA/Laptop at relatively high speeds. However, when it comes to synchronizing the PDA with the laptop or the phonebook in the ... , whether they're part of a computer system or a stereo, form a network. [3]How Bluetooth worksAs a high-speed, low-power microwave wireless link technology, designed to connect phones, laptops, PDAs ...

(10 pages) 249 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Begining and Ending of The Universe.

he universe was at a single point, that point exploded, sending parts and debris everywhere at very high speeds, which evolved into the universe. This all happened somewhere between 9 and 14 billion y ... ng the temperature was 1028 kelvins. For a moment the universe entered a very strange, and unsteady high-energy state. Temporarily empty space gained massive pressure, which momentarily overpowered th ...

(5 pages) 90 1 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"Outline of Physics" Book I, Chapter 1, including section review questions.

itry, permanent magnets, electromagnets- Relativity - Particles moving at any speed, including very high speeds - particle collisions, particle accelerators, nuclear energy- Quantum mechanics - behavi ... a of physics that is most relevant to each of the following situations. Explain your reasoning.a) A high school football gameb) Food preparation for the promc) Playing in the school bandd) Lightning i ...

(5 pages) 31 0 1.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Outline of Chapter 1 of High School Physics Book-Includes study guide questions.

itry, permanent magnets, electromagnets- Relativity - Particles moving at any speed, including very high speeds - particle collisions, particle accelerators, nuclear energy- Quantum mechanics - behavi ... a of physics that is most relevant to each of the following situations. Explain your reasoning.a) A high school football gameb) Food preparation for the promc) Playing in the school bandd) Lightning i ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Study notes for Chemistry test. Basic definitions and notes on group structure and chemical bonding. For year 10 these achieved a level 6+ or an A+ (The spaces are for atomic drawings).

umber of neutrons in its nucleus than it would normally have.Electron (e-)- Orbiting the nucleus at high speeds are the electrons. Electrons are electrically negative and about 1/2000 the mass of Prot ... herefore the atoms are less reactive.Transition MetalsPhysical Properties-- Hard, Tough and strong- High melting/ Boiling points (except Mercury)- Malleable and Ductile- Good Conductors- High densityC ...

(4 pages) 42 2 4.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Planes Used In World War Two

the best dive-bombers was the P-51 Mustang, it had a low drag airframe which allowed it to sustain high speeds for a long time. The engine was replaced with a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, which gave it ...

(3 pages) 8 0 5.0 May/2001

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


laren F1. This car will cost you an arm and a leg, but it is defiantly worth the money. If you like high speeds and great looks you will love the McClaren F1.The McClaren F1 has very incredible speeds ... he racetrack, but you get the luxury of driving it legally on the street. The McClaren F1's cost is high; fortunately you get what you pay for.The McClaren F1 is an incredible car. This superb car has ...

(2 pages) 320 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rocket Launching Lab

, it would fall in the retention pond near by. The rocket accelerated quickly, allowing it to reach high speeds. However, since the wind angled the rocket off of its straight course, it was not able t ...

(2 pages) 842 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Next Nyiragongo

flows. Unlike the recent eruption, however, the eruption of 1977 did not reach Goma. The extremely high speeds of the 1977 flows led death counts to the thousands. The lava moved swiftly through the ... e lava in Nyiragongo contains very little silica, and makes the lava very fluid and thus capable of high speeds. The lava in the Hawaiian volcanoes, however, contain enough silica to slow flow speed t ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays