Essays Tagged: "Titanium"

Ecosystems of Hydrothermal Vents

ressure is so great that it could crush ahuman in seconds and the temperature so high it could melt titanium. Originally scientists thought that life could not exist without light because plant ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Applications of Silicon

s. The many silicone containing medical devices include artificial heart valves, artificial joints. Titanium's high strength permits the use of thinner walled equipment. Due to the difficulty in elect ... igh strength permits the use of thinner walled equipment. Due to the difficulty in electropolishing titanium, it is anodized, this is an electrochemical process which increases the thickness of the ox ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

About the components, history, etc. of titanium

What is Titanium?The Reverend William Gregor in 1791, who was interested in minerals, discovered titanium. H ... erested in minerals, discovered titanium. He recognized the presence of a new element, now known as titanium. He noticed it in menachanite, a mineral named after Menaccan in Cornwall (England). Severa ... 0 by Matthew A. Hunter. He then heated TiCl4 together with sodium in a steel bomb at 700-800°C. Titanium is used for alloys with aluminum, molybdenum, manganese, iron, and other metals. These allo ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Report on the bionic ear and why it is made out of the materials it is made from.

nal par t is called the head set. The headset consists of a 22-channel stimulator that is held in a titanium capsule with platinum electrodes which is inserted into the shell-like structure in the inn ... ousands of hair cells in a normal hearing ear.The materials used in the bionic ear are platinum and titanium, below is some information on the two elements.PlatinumSymbol: PtAtomic Number: 78Atomic We ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History Of Titanium

HISTORY OF TITANIUMWilliam Gregor in England, 1971, first discovered titanium in an impure form.It was later gi ... am Gregor in England, 1971, first discovered titanium in an impure form.It was later given the name titanium (after the Titans, in Greek mythology, the sons of the Earth Goddesses) by a German chemist ... , in Greek mythology, the sons of the Earth Goddesses) by a German chemist, Martin Kloproth.WHAT IS TITANIUM?Titanium has an atomic number of 22, meaning it has 22 protons, 22 neutrons and 22 electron ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History Of Titanium; Speeches

Klaproth, a German chemist, separated TiO2 from the mineral rutile. Klaproth named the new element titanium after the giants of Greek mythology. However, it was not until 1910 that M.A. Hunter, an Am ... reek mythology. However, it was not until 1910 that M.A. Hunter, an American chemist, produced pure titanium.Titanium is a hard, silvery-gray metallic element. Its atomic number is 22 and its symbol i ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Titanium the Metal of tomorrow

Klaproth, a German chemist, separated TiO2 from the mineral rutile. Klaproth named the new element titanium after the giants of Greek mythology. However, it was not until 1910 that M.A. Hunter, an Am ... reek mythology. However, it was not until 1910 that M.A. Hunter, an American chemist, produced pure titanium.Titanium is a hard, silvery-gray metallic element. Its atomic number is 22 and its symbol i ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Year 12 Chemistry Preliminary Assessment Task 2: The Chemical Earth And Metals

re now able to be used for many more tasks then there where in the past. A clear example of this is titanium. When first founded there was little to no uses for this metal. But due to research and dev ... When first founded there was little to no uses for this metal. But due to research and development titanium is now used in lots of different industries, from hip replacements to light weight bikes.Re ...

(11 pages) 80 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao - Research assignment

el.Materials The three main materials used in the construction of the Guggenheim Museum were titanium, Spanish limestone and glass. The titanium forms a cladding around the steel frame of the t ... atural sunlight to the building, including channelled beams which reach over two floors. The titanium cladding and ships prows on the museum reflect Bilbao's industrial era, when Bilbao's ports ...

(2 pages) 112 2 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Fabtek (A)

Fabtek is a company specialized in fabricating and selling titanium and equipments made of titanium. Recently, Fabtek is failing to maintain market share and l ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Rutile (Chem)

iO6 octahedra that form columns by sharing edges, resulting in Co-ordination numbers of 6 and 3 for titanium and oxygen, respectively. Adjacent columns are connected by sharing corners of octahedra. T ... columns are connected by sharing corners of octahedra. The oxide ions have three nearest-neighbour titanium ions in a planar configuration, one at a slightly greater distance than the other two.The u ...

(3 pages) 694 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

TITANIUM

Titanium The element Titanium was discovered by William Gregor in 1789, who named the element menach ... hree years later the German Chemist Martin Heinrich Klaproth rediscovered the element and named it "Titanium"� as refering to the mythological Greek Titans.Titanium is produced commercially by ... � as refering to the mythological Greek Titans.Titanium is produced commercially by reducing titanium tetrachloride with magnesium. It is never found in a pure state.We use Titanium for many di ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

With what was initially thought to be a feasible resource

s. Tiomin Resources, a Canadian based mining company, has shown a ferocious interest to construct 3 titanium based extraction mills along the Indian Ocean within the residence of the economically stru ... and dunes along the Kenyan Coast, are thought to hold / embody one of the largest supply(s) of both titanium and zirconium bearing minerals in the world. Despite what stands to be both an economical a ...

(4 pages) 383 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics