Essays Tagged: "kg"

The 2002 winter olympics on winston watt

he was born in Clarendon Jamaica were he first got interested in bobsleding as a kid. he weighs 100 kg's and is 1.84 kg's tall. in 1998-1999 he led a 2-man bobsled team and was very successful. in 200 ...

(1 pages) 50 2 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Nuclear Power--Our Future

the common practice of burning coal or oil. For comparison, coal combustion produces about 20-30 MJ/kg of heat energy while uranium, in a fast breeder reactor, produces more than 24,000,000 MJ/kg (Ene ... eal of heat. However, it can be reprocessed so that 97% can be recycled. The remaining 3%, about 700kg, is high-level radioactive waste that needs to be isolated from the environment for many years (G ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

this essay compares the skeletal system between a tiger and an ant

t a meter. Tigers range in size from the smallest Sumatrans, in which the females weigh from 75-100 kg; males weigh from 100-140 kg, to the largest Bengal tigers, in which the females weigh 100-160, m ... 00-140 kg, to the largest Bengal tigers, in which the females weigh 100-160, males weigh 180 to 258 kg.The collarbone or "clavicle" is not directly attached to the skeleton of the cat but is instead a ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Fission or Fusion

on than we put in.First, the energy per fission is very large. In practical units, the fission of 1 kg (2.2 lb) of uranium-235 releases 18.7 million kilowatt-hours as heat. Second, the fission process ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Tears in the Heartland: A review of what happened in the Oklahoma City bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

ch was parked where the crater was created (Pressley A:01). The bomb itself was homemade with 2,200 kg of ammonium nitrate and fuel packed into the back of the rental Ryder truck (Walker). The truck w ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nuclear energy

in equation (2). First, the energy per fission is very large. In practical units, the fission of 1 kg (2.2 lb) of uranium-235 releases 18.7 million kilowatt-hours as heat. Second, the fission process ...

(1 pages) 45 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

IB Physics Thermodynamics Lab- "The purpose of this lab is to determine the identity of an unknown metal, and to prove whether the laws of thermodynamics hold when determining this identity."

ermodynamics hold when determining this identity. Using the accepted specific heat of water (4186 J/kg · oC), heat flow between two different sets of water though the conduction of an unknown m ... s:Masses of ObjectsItemBeakerBeaker w/ water (1)Beaker w/ water (2)Unknown MetalMass (nearest .0001 kg).1696 ± .0001 kg.3686 ± .0001 kg.3878 ± .0001 kg.2104 ± .0001 kgNote: ...

(4 pages) 66 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Venus!

.6 km). The weight of Venus is four, decimal, eight, six, nine, e, twenty-four kilograms, (4.869e24 kg). Venus is the second planet away from the sun, the planet Venus is one hundred eight million, tw ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

International Dolphin Trade. Dolphin trade from the Solomon Islands and Information on bottlenose dolphins

us,Florida Bottlenose dolphins average a length of 2.5 to 2.7 meters and weight between 190 and 260 kg. They a have a sleek and streamlined body to help them swim and travel easily throughout their ha ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Basic physics of rowing

w = 0 because the total momentum can't change (Newton's 2nd Law).E.g. for a boat+crew mass mb = 100 kg (i.e. a single sculler) to accelerate from rest to vb = 1 m/s, requires either mw= 10 kg water to ... om rest to vb = 1 m/s, requires either mw= 10 kg water to be accelerated to vw = 10 m/s, or mw = 20 kg water to vw = 5 m/s, or any other combination of mw and vw that gives the product mwvw = mbvb = 1 ...

(13 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Investigating Hookes Law

stretched in stages by hanging masses from one end. The stretching force is called Load.As g = 10N/kg, there is a 1N load for every 100g hung from the spring.Each time the load is changed, the extens ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Manufacture and Materials

son Table:Manufacturing Process Raw Material Utilisation (%) Energy Requirement per kg of finished part (MJ)Casting 90 30-38PM - Sintering 97 29Cold or ... particles are required, but to produce these powers is more expensive.- Only parts up to 25Kg can be produced most are around 2Kg, many are much smaller.- It is difficult to store and ...

(20 pages) 183 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Obesity

classifies obesity by using the Body Mass Index (BMI) chart, which calculates the ratio of weight (kg) over height squared (m2). For example, a person is overweight if the ratio is from 25 to 29.9 kg ...

(6 pages) 342 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Percentage of agrage material used in a europian car

ecycling improvement. Plastic use has become more essential for modern cars as it reduces about 300 kg of a cars weight this reduces pollution and plastic is cheaper to work with. But the problem with ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Carbon Monoxide

urs as a gas found naturally in the atmosphere as well as created by man. It has a density of 1.161 kg/m3 in gas form at 70ºF, barely less dense than that of air (approximately 1.202 kg/m3 at 70& ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An Investigation That Determines How Mass, Amplitude and Length Affect the Period of a Simple Pendulum.

ed is included and various hypotheses will be put forward. Whereby the mass will vary between 0.065 kg to 0.1535 kg, the amplitude will vary between 10 and 20 cm, and the length of string will vary be ... th, therefore lengthening the period of a swing.Results:Amplitude & Length Mass Of Bob (kg) Time for 20 Swings (sec) Period of Motion (sec)25 cm, 6 cm 0.065 kg ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Nutritional Matrix

reast milk or formula-an infant's energy needs can be supplied by an average intake of 100-120 Kcal/Kg/day in the first four months, decreasing, as growth slows, to about 100 Kcal/Kg/day for the last ...

(2 pages) 67 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Technical Description "kick boxing gym"

ent technique The punching bag on the left is 6 feet long hanging down to the ground and weighs 100 kg, this is used to simulate attacking the whole body. The punching bag in the middle hangs down 4 f ...

(1 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Reduction Mammaplasty: An Assessment Of Risk Factors For Post-Operative Complications And Patient Satisfaction

of the patient population at the time of surgery was 38.6 years. Mean preoperative weight was 79.5 kg and mean BMI was 30.4 kg/m". The most common presenting complaints were back, neck and shoulder p ... ars (range 15-76). The mean of the pre-operative weight and height of our study population was 79.5 kg (range 49 - 145) and 1.62 m (range 1.48 - 1.78) respectively.Based on the above parameters the BM ...

(20 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Carefully Describe how marine and sub-aerial processes cause cliff retreat?

e Western coast of the UK the waves that come from over the Atlantic can exert a pressure of 10,000 kg/m2, and during storms up to 30,000 kg/m2. Waves that break right at the cliff face cause maximum ...

(4 pages) 2991 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography