Essays Tagged: "shock waves"

Book Review of A Death In The Delta:The Story of Emmett Till by Stephen J.Whitfield

d not ignore; the press, NAACP, and Mrs. (Mammie) Till Bradley made sure of this. The lynching sent shock waves through most of the United States provoking the first signs of the Civil Rights movement ... d not ignore; the press, NAACP, and Mrs. (Mammie) Till Bradley made sure of this. The lynching sent shock waves through most of the United States provoking the first signs of the Civil Rights movement ...

(19 pages) 139 0 4.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How significant a problem was unemployment in the inter war years in Britain?

r extent but one that was still significant. Symptomatic of this decline was wide unemployment. The shock waves of which were felt throughout the nation. But how important were the effects of this on ... eas' in Scotland too.On a more national scales the statistics for individual industries are equally shocking and list of those seriously affected areas of work is long. Particularly cotton, iron, stee ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.7 May/2003

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

The Influence of September 11.

amage on the world's biggest financial centre and on the important air transport industry, and sent shock waves through the US and world economy. What will be the effects on the world economy over the ... riods of sustained economic upswing, the US and other major capitalist powers can sustain a serious shock and bear the economic overheads of a costly strategic response. Dealing with a similar crisis ...

(12 pages) 320 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

All About Sonic Boom- An Analysis.

y a ship's bow. When the aircraft exceeds the speed of sound, these pressure waves combine and form shock waves which travel forward from where it was created. When this shock wave passes, a listener ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Blitzkreig: The fast paced warfare conducted by Adolf Hitler during WWII.

ant German Army marched through Paris on 14 June 1940, it added the final humiliation to an already shocked and defeated French nation. The unprecedented speed with which Germany defeated France in 19 ...

(10 pages) 23 0 4.0 Nov/2005

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

Sonic Booms

). It can also be caused by a space shuttle or even a car (Griffy 593). Sonic booms are also called shock waves (Stambler 124). An object reaching the speed of sound is said to be crossing the sound b ... Facts"). It can also change with temperature (Stambler 123). The heavier an object the stronger the shock waves will be ("NASA Facts"). The lower the altitude of a plane the more intense it will becom ...

(3 pages) 540 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Recent Developments and Outlook in Oil Markets

ketsGlobal demand for oil is surging. Supplies are tight and geopolitical jitters are sending daily shock waves through the market. As a result oil prices are hitting record highs. OPEC's recent decis ... e glaring example: There's been scant pressure on auto makers to improve gas mileage, making supply shocks more probable. In addition, U.S. policy in the Middle East has had unintended consequences. E ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Sep/2007

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

Airline Industry

macro economics presented a ripple effect that to this day is still being felt. These events sent shock waves through an industry that was already troubled. The severe impact it had on world travel ...

(9 pages) 299 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Dispute Summary Paper

s also charged eight former KPMG partners and an outside lawyer in the case, which "is sure to send shock waves through the accounting and legal professions" by putting individuals on notice "that the ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.7 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Kidney Stones: Acute Management

in the upper ureter. Renal calculi of 2 cm or less are the ideal targets. Lithotripsy makes use of shock waves generated by an underwater spark discharge and focused by a hemielliptic reflector. The ... t the targeted stone visualized on a fluoroscopic monitor is at the focal point of the concentrated shock waves. About 1,000-2,000 shocks are needed to fragment a stone into sand like particles, which ...

(3 pages) 728 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dispute Summary Paper

s also charged eight former KPMG partners and an outside lawyer in the case, which "is sure to send shock waves through the accounting and legal professions" by putting individuals on notice "that the ...

(6 pages) 14 0 4.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dispute Summary Paper

s also charged eight former KPMG partners and an outside lawyer in the case, which "is sure to send shock waves through the accounting and legal professions" by putting individuals on notice "that the ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers