Essays Tagged: "Alloy"

About the components, history, etc. of titanium

r. 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 alloys of titanium are us ... ium is never found in the pure state. Because of its strength and light weight, titanium is used in alloys and as a substitute for aluminum. Alloyed with aluminum and vanadium, titanium is used in air ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Sumerian and Nile Valley civilizations and the comparison between both.

teps toward creating an actual civilization. The people discovered how to make copper, tin, and its alloy, bronze. The pottery wheel is believed to be a product of this era. By about 3000 B.C., scient ...

(7 pages) 106 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Detailed description on the Element Iridium.

t in order of abundance of the elements in the crust of the earth and is found in alluvial deposits alloyed with platinum as platiniridium, or with osmium as osmiridium.Iridium is a white, brittle , e ... ia (q.v.) in its chemical compounds it forms divalent and trivalent salts. It is used chiefly as an alloying material for platinum; the alloy which contains about 10 percent iridium, is far harder tha ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


ed, and he was a Danish chemist. He realized that mixing aluminum chloride with a mercury-potassium alloy, and strongly heating the mixture, would make a tiny lump of the pure metallic element we now ... en it already is, the lightest metal, lithium, can be added.Though pure aluminum is very weak, when alloyed it can become as strong as steel. These alloys are used in airplanes, trucks, guardrails and ...

(5 pages) 55 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Use of Foreshadowing in Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

ndency to weaken your affections , and to destroy your taste for those simple pleasures in which no alloy can possibly mix, then that study is certainly unlawful,"(33). In this quote Victor is speakin ...

(3 pages) 68 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Printing Press - Notes

aper from the east§ Johannes Gutenberg -first to demonstrate moveable type press§ used an alloy: cast well in die; durable in press; could be reusedImpact:§ at first--used to print reli ...

(1 pages) 32 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Acid rain Investigation

In my garden I have a metal statue made of an alloy. Which consists of mainly magnesium. I have noticed that during the year it corrodes at differ ...

(3 pages) 18 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The progression of the toaster and why it progressed

is was never produced but the patent application was submitted for an enclosed toaster with the new alloy Nichrome used as the heating element.In July 1909, Frank Shailor of General Electric invented ...

(2 pages) 1025 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Industrial case study: The production of iron and steel An analisis on iron production

by chemical reduction. Iron is also used in the production of steel. Steel is not an element but an alloy which is made up of different metals and some non-metals such as carbon.Iron is given the symb ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Working of Electric Filament Heaters:

ppliances are loops of special mixture of metals. One type is called nichrome . Nichrome wire is an alloy of nickel and chromium. It has two features that make it a good producer of heat:Nichrome wire ... like copper wire, so even a short length of it has enough resistance to get quite hot.The nichrome alloy does not oxidize when heated. Iron wire would rust very quickly at the temperatures seen in a ...

(1 pages) 18 1 2.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Minerals: Vanadates.

in small quantities. Vanadium is used in industry to strengthen steel, it is used in making an iron alloy called ferrovanadium. Vanadium does not readily react with any other chemicals but it can abso ...

(7 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences


Duralumin, also called duraluminum, duraluminium or dural is an alloy of aluminium (about 95%), copper (about 4%), and small amounts of magnesium (0.5%-1%) and mang ... boot cover (trunk lid) (MG A).Today almost all material that claims to be aluminium is actually an alloy thereof. Pure aluminium is encountered only when corrosion resistance is more important than s ... than strength or hardness. Copper-free aluminium is specified for such uses. Conversely, the term "alloy" usually means aluminium alloy.In modern aircraft Duralumin has evolved into the alloys known ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Density Lab Essay

xplanation to density's importance is the densities of Cobalt and Iron, both of which are 7.874. An alloy is "the mingling of the regions of the Isthmus, mixing chromium, manganese, nickel, or cobalt ... o form the designer metals of the current age." (Kingdom 128-129). For example a common penny is an alloy mixing copper and zinc to create the 1 cent piece we see today. A significant figure is "The n ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Johannes Gutenberg

fonts were much larger than the fonts of today's world. His charaters are made from a blend, or an alloy of lead, antimony, and tin, in fact that mixture is still used to produce prints by modern pri ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Lotos Flower

when the poem says, "All day the wind breathes low with mellower tone: thro' every hollow cave and alloy lone" (line112).This indicates that the vision of the sailor is somehow empty and insubstantia ...

(4 pages) 1113 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


nd his fonts were much larger than the fonts of today. His characters were made from a blend, or an alloy of lead, antimony, and tin. In fact that mixture is still used to produce prints by modern pri ...

(2 pages) 619 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith Marketing to Generation Y Table of Contents Introduction_________________________________ ... ______________________ Page 8 Bibliography_____________________________________ Page 9 Introduction Alloy is a catalog and Internet merchant of teen-oriented clothing. It directly markets to Generatio ... cated in its partnership offer to become an anchor tenant on its teen shopping site.Corporate Level operates under a hybrid e-business model; including advertising, distribution channel memb ...

(11 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What is an alloy?

An alloy is a solid solution or homogeneous mixture of two or more elements where a material with bette ... two or more elements where a material with better or different properties is produced. The range of alloys produced depends on the solubility of the constituents and the proportion of them. The number ... ed depends on the solubility of the constituents and the proportion of them. The number of possible alloy combinations is almost endless since any metal can be alloyed in pairs or in multiples. Alloys ...

(2 pages) 2519 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Greatest Construction Material Investigate three materials - steel, concrete and timber - and determine which one is the most important in terms of engineering use, influence etc.

her materials which each produce a different kind of concrete.And finally:•Steel - steel is an alloy consisting mostly of iron, combined with carbon levels of anything 0.2 to 2.04% carbon. Differ ... n timber and steel.Historical DevelopmentSteelSteel is the most versatile metal and the most common alloy. It is obtained by alloying iron with carbon. (Norman, Cubitt, Urry, & Whittaker, 1995) It ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

Classical Conditioning Paper

when in the middle of these tests he by accident noticed that certain behaviors can be conditioned (Alloy, Riskind, & Manos, 2005). First, one must understand that behaviorism in psychology is bas ... dog to sit that classical conditioning is still used today in our everyday lives.�ReferencesAlloy, L. B., Riskind, J. H., & Manos, M. J. (2005). Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives ( ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology