Essays Tagged: "Submarine"

Development of the Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

weaponry. One of the more sophisticated developments in naval history has been the invention of the submarine. The submarine was born in 1620 as a leather-covered rowboat built by Cornelius Drebbel. A ... capability to level entire countries. However, after a series of innovations in nuclear missile and submarine designs, the submarine-launched ballistic missile has become an integral part of our naval ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Why the US entered WWII

ny of the Central Powers. So the Germans relied on their naval power that was not on the surface or submarine power. The submarine, while not very effective against large surface ships, was able to de ... owever, as the war progressed, passenger liners also began carrying these war goods. Because German submarines were at risk when surfaced, their only option was to sink first, and ask questions later. ...

(2 pages) 125 4 3.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Review of Article "studies of sleep in strange places"

What would the long term effects of long term space travel or life in space be on a humans? How are submariners affected by lack of non-artificial light for long periods of time as it pertains to slee ... ted in the future.Due to the effects of unusual sleep/wake times as well as lack of daylight aboard submarines twenty submariners, according to navy doctors, were affected by altered cicadian rhythms. ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

biligraphy of Tom Clancy and his writing style

Tom Clancy: Master of the Techno-ThrillerImagine yourself on a submarine. The crew is running around, frantically trying to get to their battle stations. Your hear ... knowing that the next depth charge from above could be the end. On top of that, you have two other submarines in hot pursuit. This is the kind of imagery you get from reading a book by Tom Clancy. Th ... ally true with his nonfiction books that give an in-depth look into parts of the military such as a submarine crew or an air force fighter wing. Clancy says he gets all of his information from legitim ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Mystery of the Three, is a story about three criminals attempting to steal shipwreaked artifacts.

Maud and Robert flung their bags next to Jeffery's on the dock and climbed into the small submarine, moving quickly so they would not be caught. [Participle] Using the cover of the night to ... he Paris catacombs to be part of this plot because he was the only person who knew how to operate a submarine; that came from being in the German Navy. Maud was becoming quite stubborn and irritable t ...

(3 pages) 41 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

a story about when i was younger

y heavy down coat, but thetrouble to take it off couldn't be made. Screeching to a jolting stop, thesubmarine yellow school bus opened it's doors with a sucking noise,similar to a straw. Shoving to th ...

(3 pages) 143 2 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Submarine"

Submarines have been conceived for many years, but only became practical in about 1900. Submarines h ... ir first making which was in the years B.C. This sub was a box held under water with big ropes. New submarines are nuclear powered and can move at a speed of 30 knots and are big war weapons.The first ... an go 400,000 miles underwater without refueling and can stay underwater for up to 6 months.The way submarines dive and surface is very complicated. The sub has a tank at the front of the boat called ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Nuclear Powered Submarines in the Post-ColdWar Era

There is only so much to say about the role of nuclear-powered submarinesin the post-Cold War era. During the Cold War they seemed to be all the rage among America ... hem to potentially be on the verge of nuclear war.The first Soviet nuclear-powered missile-carrying submarine waslaunched over 40 years ago during the Cold War, and it was this very submarine that qui ... s very submarine that quite possibly saved our world from going through a nuclear catastrophe. This submarine was called K-19. The construction of K-19 began on October 17, 1958. It was on April 8, 19 ...

(2 pages) 32 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Gentlemen, Your Verdict

rson to end the lives of fifteen men to save five.What would you do if you were the lieutenant of a submarine and you had to decide the fate of your crew? I don't think that I could make the same deci ... ew? I don't think that I could make the same decision that Lieutenant-Commander Oram made.After the submarine rested on a sandbank, about thirty fathoms down, it was time to assess the damage. The pro ...

(1 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My visit to Pakistan

at visit was very educational and interesting, especially when I finally got to see the most famous submarine in history, The Agosta 90B. This once in a lifetime trip changed my life for the better in ...

(3 pages) 89 4 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Development of the Submarine.

weaponry. One of the more sophisticated developments in naval history has been the invention of the submarine. The submarine was born in 1620 as a leather-covered rowboat built by Cornelius Drebbel. A ... capability to level entire countries. However, after a series of innovations in nuclear missile and submarine designs, the submarine-launched ballistic missile has become an integral part of our naval ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women In The 20s

.Her girlish ways make a stir, Her manners cause a scene But there is no more harm in her Than in a submarine She nightly knocks for many a goal The usual dancing men Her speed is great, but her contr ...

(8 pages) 56 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women On Submarines

Women on Submarines Women in this country have fought long and hard to attain the same rights and privileges ... and privileges as men. It is then no surprise that women desire the right to serve alongside men on submarines. Their argument is clearly well substantiated. In a test conducted by the Army, it was pr ... why then is it not practical to take the next step toward equal rights and allow women to serve on submarines? The question is not whether women are capable of carrying out the task, but whether or n ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

SUBMARINE

SUBMARINE My project is on the submarine. David Bushnell invented the first submarine that was used ... submarine. David Bushnell invented the first submarine that was used in the Revolutionary War. The submarine that he invented in 1771 was called the "Turtle." You will learn more about David Bushnell ... have stated above.The invention that David Bushnell invented (as you probably already know) is the submarine. It is called the "Turtle." However, it is not shaped like a turtle. It looks like a big w ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Nuclear Reactor

directed energy, which can pretty much do two things. It can produce electricity, propel a ship, or submarine. The government tried to design a nuclear powered plane, but they never succeeded, due to ... asses through turbines that spin from the steam passing through them, these turbines, on a Military Submarine/Aircraft Carrier/Battleship, drive the propeller. The pipe branches off, one goes to drivi ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

U-boats During World War II

U-boat comes from the German word unterseeboot. It is the basic German diesel-electric submarine that changed submarine warfare during World War II. U-boats constructed during World War I ... charge its batteries.The principal weapon of the U-boats was the torpedo. During World War IIGerman submarines used torpedoes powered by compressed air, and later used electric models that left no sig ... looking for targets, but Germany eventually embraced the "wolf pack" strategy of sending groups of submarines to confront enemy convoys.Germany began World War II with fewer than 100 U-boats, but pro ...

(1 pages) 719 0 5.0 Feb/2002

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

Sphere

d take a look at it, I thought this meant them but a few hours later I was going to the bottom in a submarine.The site is 1,000 feet under water which is shallow compared tot he rest of the pacific. A ...

(7 pages) 414 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American