Essays Tagged: "Hoover Dam"

Racing Along Walls

ine...""Look shut up!" I replied in frustration at my friends sudden outburst of hormones as if the Hoover Dam that blocked his testosterone broke. "You're not going to screw up badly if you screw up ...

(12 pages) 103 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Notes on Freshwater Biology

ts banks flooding the area behind the dam. Humans do the same but on a much greater scale, from the Hoover Dam to small village streams being dammed to form fish ponds or mill ponds.Biology of the Lak ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative and Renewable Energy Includes Bibliography

g and it also provided running water for cooking, washing and bathing, and finally sewage disposal. Hoover Dam provides generation of low-cost hydroelectric power for use in Nevada, Arizona, and Calif ... s more than 4 billion kilowatt-hours a year, enough to serve 1.3 million people. From 1939 to 1949, Hoover Power Plant was the world's largest hydro-electric installation; today, it is still one of th ...

(8 pages) 207 0 3.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hydroelectric Power

pipeline would be the ideal system in cold climates. A closed system is the type being used in the Hoover Dam.Another very important part to hydroelectric power plants is available head and the amoun ... formula to calculate power is Power = (Head) * (Flow) divided by 10. This is one of the reasons the Hoover Dam or many other dams are so tall.

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Area Study: 2 Case Studies of Areas around China's Three Gorges Dam, using a Political Ecology Approach.

Dam (TGD) is projected to be the world's largest dam? It will be nearly four times larger than the Hoover Dam, with a height of 607 feet (185 meters) and a length of about 1.4 miles (Kosowatz, 1999). ...

(24 pages) 103 0 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hydroelectricity: why not?

rce is used in several spots throughout the country. Las Vegas is almostcompletely dependant on the Hoover dam for power. Los Angles also draws power fromthe Hoover dam. There are dams all over the Un ...

(2 pages) 11 0 2.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Hoover Dam: The Greatest Great Depression Achievement

The Hoover Dam: The Greatest Great Depression Achievement Ho ... Hoover Dam: The Greatest Great Depression Achievement The Hoover Dam is one of America's most famous landmarks. Its vast size and amazing story of its buildin ... nd has created the largest man-made lake, Lake Mead, in the world. The list of unique points of the Hoover Dam is endless.Pre-Dam History The Hoover Dam tames the powerful and unpredictable Co ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Bastille bay is in honor of the French revolution.5. When you were in Nevada, did you visit Hoover Dam? 6. Did he see Paris from the top of the Eiffel tower? 7. Val drove throu ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Personal Control over the environment.

ke-proof" buildings and have lighting-rod also, rarely something like that could happen.And here is Hoover Dam, originally know as Boulder Dam of the Colorado River, on the border between the US state ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays