Essays Tagged: "Electricity"

Nothin New

of dinosaurs, all the raw materials were here to construct a automobile. Before time was recorded, electricity was present along with nuclear energy, we have discovered the ways to harness these powe ...

(3 pages) 82 1 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Frankenstein. Compares movie Frankenstein with Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

ing out the sides of his neck. The bolts symbolize the way the monster was brought to life, through electricity. Also he usually wears a black suit with black pants. This shows the darkness that surro ...

(2 pages) 249 0 4.3 Nov/1997

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

Life of Georg Simon Ohm

Georg Simon OhmAt the time Georg Simon Ohm was born not much was known about electricity, he was out to change this. Georg grew up in Bavaria which is why most information about ... after accomplishing his dream.Georg Simon Ohm is not a famous man by any means, but his research on electricity is still in use today. Electricity is very important, so this makes Ohm an important man ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Nuclear Power Debate

ollution. Its initial use was welcomed by the general public, as it was hoped to lower the price of electricity, and utilise nuclear power for it's potential as a resource, not a weapon. However, as p ... ld the enormous risks involved in producing nuclear power.Nuclear power provides 17% of the world's electricity but coal is the main source, making up 39%. However, fossil fuels such as coal, require ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Cooperative Pursuit

ratives are formed in order tobring rural areas of the United States fast, affordable, andefficient electricity. An electric co-op is designed tooffer you electricity at a cheaper rate and enables one ... d manually through backbreaking labor. All thanks tothe arrival of a hot water heater controlled by electricity. Electrical lighting has unquestionably altered theaverage household and will inc ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Eighteenth Amendment. Reason, analysis, and the cause of the Ammendment.

ime, fresh water can run out quickly. Back in Colonial times, there were no refrigerators. In fact, electricity would not be invented for several hundred years. Milk would spoil very quickly. Tea and ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Solitary Confinement On Antarctica, what I would bring

erencing capabilities; my ski equipment including my climbing gear; and a snowmobile that is run by electricity because of a lack of Mobil stations at the South Pole. The computer, ski equipment, and ... ains I would bring an electric snowmobile to Antarctica. The snowmobile would have to run on stored electricity and be rechargeable. I would cruise the frozen plains of Antarctica on the snowmobile, o ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

South Africa's Energy Outlook

ty, because everything requires it in one way or another to work. Without energy, there could bo no electricity, no modern convieniences, or industrialization. Unfortunatly, energy usually means that ... d 55,333 million tons of that are projected reserves. Coal currently supplies 84% of South Africa's electricity.Suth Africa has been looking to develop and find more sources of natural gas, and oil. L ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Capital Punishment, proven to be an effective deterrent of major crime

he construction of an'electric chair' (Flanders 11). It was believed that the newharnessed power of electricity would prove to be a more scientificand humane means of execution. The first electrocutio ...

(4 pages) 225 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Essay - Industrial Revolution

s in which production from handtools to machines and in which new sources of power such as steam andelectricity replaced human and animal power. The Industrial Revolution did notonly convert the patte ...

(4 pages) 218 0 3.7 Sep/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Mechanical Enginearing

oads, and dams, the use of metals glass and plastics for hundreds of every day products, the use of electricity, and the harnessing of gasoline. Any college or university pretty much will have this ki ...

(2 pages) 87 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

for this essay I investigated Ohms Law. I investigated the effect that the length and the thickness of wire had on the resistance.

Investigating ResistanceElectricity is the flow of electrons. Resistance is the slowing of this flow. Resistance will increa ... will increase. As with ii. the particles will move faster thus creating more collisions between the electricity particles and the particles in the wire.I.E ?2V 4Viv.The thicker the piece of wire, the ... e. The wire proves the second part of my prediction because, being the thinnest wire and giving the electricity particles less space to move, it caused the greatest resistance of all three of the wire ...

(7 pages) 111 0 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Energy Flow Systems

useful concept that can be easily understood. He says, "the flow of the river is energy, so is the electricity that comes from the dams that block that flow. Human labor is energy; so are the calorie ... tore and regulate water that is used to turn turbines. These turbines power generators that produce electricity.Hydroelectricity was first in abundance. Electricity was a product without much demand. ...

(6 pages) 66 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The summary of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

g the only exception. At the age of nineteen, Frankenstein became interested in natural philosophy, electricity, chemistry and mathematics. After the death of his mother, who succumbed to scarlet feve ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Solar Energy

ring is to promote the use of solar energy.Researchers are interested in changing the sunlight into electricity. Many methods ofsending heat through air are presently being tested in Israel and Spain. ... fectively. Solar cells use materials, like silicone which are semiconductors tochange sunlight into electricity.Solar energy can also work on days when the sun isn't out. Scientists at theWeizman Inst ...

(2 pages) 148 0 2.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Reactivity of Metals and Their Discovery

eadily than others, and they react at different speeds. Many metals are good conductors of heat and electricity, and they are malleable and ductile. Malleable means that the metal can be formed into a ... Al2O3. Aluminium can be extracted from its ore by the process of electrolysis. Electrolysisis when electricity is passed through the substance with electrodes. One of the electrodes as negative, and ...

(7 pages) 69 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


ut for many, perhaps most, it means homes with inadequate heating, unstable plumbing, and uncertain electricity. It often means a home where some go to bed hungry and malnutrition is very frequent. Fo ...

(13 pages) 570 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

This essay is about the affect of human changes to the environment. It uses two cases: the inncident at Cherenobyl and the draining of the Aral sea.

Chernobyl' nuclear power plant was built by the Soviet Union in the 1970's. It was built to provide electricity to about ten percent of the Ukraine. The building of the power plant had no large effect ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Enron Fails

nds of millions of dollars of money it owes. Enron is an energy trading company that buys and sells electricity and natural gas. It also owns or controls several other companies that deal in several d ...

(2 pages) 401 5 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Thomas Edison: Inventor of the Future".

tions as the electric light bulb and the electric generator.At the start of the nineteenth century, electricity was a scientific curiosity, a plaything of the laboratory. As the result of widespread i ... it became a commercially useful form of energy, such as illumination (Jehl 92). For the first time electricity offered something useful not only in industry, or in commerce, or on the theatre stage, ...

(4 pages) 105 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays