Essays Tagged: "Power supply"

Taoism

o do without doing anything.The Enterprise is caught in an ancient trap that uses the starships own power supply to destroy its occupants. The answer to the trap is to shut down the engines; by genera ... the senses to decide her action.Everything the crew of the enterprise tried to do was based on overpowering the trap. 'More energy, faster adjustments. But that's exactly what we can't do because tha ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power -- Con.Since the days of Franklin and his kite flying experiments, electricity has been a topi ... e flying experiments, electricity has been a topic of interest for many people and nations. Nuclear power has been a great advance in the field of electrical production in the last fifty years, with i ... years, with it's clean, efficient and cheap production, it has gained a large share of the world's power supply. However with the wealth of safer alternative sources of electricity, the dangers invol ...

(8 pages) 159 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Nuclear Power -- Con.

Nuclear Power -- Con.Since the days of Franklin and his kite flying experiments, electricity has been a topi ... e flying experiments, electricity has been a topic of interest for many people and nations. Nuclear power has been a great advance in the field of electrical production in the last fifty years, with i ... years, with it's clean, efficient and cheap production, it has gained a large share of the world's power supply. However with the wealth of safer alternative sources of electricity, the dangers invol ...

(8 pages) 85 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Is it Alive?

inking of the Gamecube goes on. Additionally, the Nintendo Gamecube receives energy from a constant power supply connected into a wall outlet, and metabolizes this energy to carry out game play and gr ... e pad to its processor by players, which tells it what functions to perform. Two, upon pressing the Power, Open, or Reset button, it will react by turning on or opening its cover for disk input. Also ...

(2 pages) 67 3 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Investigating how the length of wire affects the resistance

Planning:Risk Assessment:* I will handle the power supply carefully.* I am going to only use a maximum voltage of 2 volts.* I wil ... I can find and record the resistance. This will work out the resistance in ohms.Equipment:* Power supply* Constantan Wire 1m* Voltmeter* Ammeter* Metre ruler* ... eliable. The length of wire will be the only variable in this test. I will use the same circuit and power supply throughout. Keep the wire tight against the ruler and taped firmly in place, so that th ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Computer Storage vs. Computer Memory

he most commonly referred to type of memory) is considered volatile, and needs a constant supply of power in order to maintain the data it holds. Storage devices, such as tape drives, optical drives, ... rred to as 'non-volatile', meaning that they retain any information that they store, even without a power supply. Storage is typically much larger in capacity than memory. The last, and sometimes most ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Electrolysis.

the electrolyte, the separation of the electrodes, and the size of the electrodesEquipment:1. D.C. power supply - for providing the power for the experiment.2. Ammeter - for measuring the amount of c ... - for changing the amount of current uses.5. Circuit wires - for connecting up the apparatus to the power supply.6. Beaker - for holding copper sulphate solution.7. Copper sulphate solution - for doin ...

(13 pages) 40 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Resistance in a Wire.

METHOD:EquipmentNichrome WireRulerPower Supply2x Crocodile Clips4x WiresAmmetreVoltmeterBefore I started the experiment, I made a tria ... ce of Nichrome wire taped at each ends. I will set up a circuit like the one below and I will put a power supply on 2 Volts so that the wire will remain cool and keep the test fair. I will range my me ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Items

his article is one in a series of articles dealing with computer memory, including: (Storage device)POWERIn a personal computer (PC), the power supply is the metal box usually found in a corner of the ... rner of the case. The power supply is visible from the back of many systems because it contains the power-cord receptacle and the cooling fan.CD-ROM: A CD-ROM (Compact Disk Read Only Memory) is a driv ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Science

creen. Most computers have 5 parts, and they are called the CPU, Hard Drive, Memory, Processor, and Power Supply. To control the computer, we use a mouse and a keyboard for that.Microsoft Windows is a ... ware that is made by Microsoft. The major programs are Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. It has been mostly made for Windows, but sometimes people use it on Apple Computers. It ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Galileo's Falling Bodies Theory

tape)* A selection of weights (100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000g)* Stop clock* 2V power supply* Metre-rule* G-clamp* Connecting wires* Carpet square to protect the floorI carried out ... l should be more similar to each other than my preliminary results.MethodFirstly, we connect the 2V power supply to the ticker timer using wires, and attached the ticker tape to a 100g weight. Once th ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Article Review: Fuel Oil Demand in China

layer affecting the international oil market. This rapid economic growth together by facing serious power supply shortages, China is estimated to lead the market from a15 to 18 percent increase of fue ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

India's Nuclear power alternative: possibilities and challenges

n GDP has led to rising needs of high standard of living which has led to an increase in demand for power. India's power generation is today 15 to 20% below the requirements. This has resulted in low ... 20% below the requirements. This has resulted in low level of rural electrification and interrupted power supply to cities. The unreliability of power in India is the biggest hurdle for industrial dev ...

(13 pages) 39 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Nuclear Energy: Substitution for Oil or a Possible Source of Mass Destruction

s marked by new technologies, and a greater need of energy made the clear point that the problem of power supply became huge. It may seem that the natural sources that lay deep under the ground will s ... and will satisfy the world's needs in the energy deficiency. However, such options as sun and wind power, atomic energy and biofuels seem to standout from all propositions and to grab an attention. T ...

(9 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Constructing A Killer PC

Section I - preparing your ATX case your ATX mini tower case should contain a power supply with the appropriate number of connectors. Also make sure the case has a removable moth ... lock into place with the brackets of the slot. All that is left to do now is to connect the fan to power. To do this locate the proper connection on the motherboard. It can usually be found somewhere ... n this procedure. With the motherboard inside the tower you can now make connections.The 20 pin ATX power connector is the main power to the motherboard. It is usually located near the DIMM banks and ...

(7 pages) 13 0 4.8 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Physics Lab Report

valuate the results.Equipment: 1 Cathode Ray Tube (with deflection plates and a graph on the end) 1 power supply Multiple connectors Our group hooked up the cathode Ray Tube to the power supp ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

To what extent was Stalin a disaster to USSR?

n had GOSPLAN produce a series of five-year plans which set high targets for industrial production, power supply and transport. Industrialization was a major enforcement that mostly brought about disa ... cation for the workers. Also though many had suffered during Stalin's rule, he did turn USSR into a powerful industrial state. In 1928, transport system was undeveloped and inefficient. However, after ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Goal Statement

en. What could a terrorist do with a computer to instill fear? Would we consider that affecting the power supply to a large portion of the population would cause terror? Would using computers to affec ...

(3 pages) 37 1 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Harrison Keyes Benchmarking

decided to enhance the organizations supply chain mechanism. In order for the company to develop a power supply succession a strategic would have to be implemented. The company experienced several ob ...

(2 pages) 414 0 1.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

How the Artificial Heart is Installed Into the Patient

a way for the patient to recharge the temporary batteries fitted so that they can detach their main power supply for about 30-40 minutes so they can, for example, have a shower.Then the surgeons open ...

(3 pages) 1049 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology