Essays Tagged: "intervals"

Wind chimes

er. A wind chime usually consists of a set of individual alloy rods, tuned by length to a series of intervals considered pleasant. These are suspended from a devised frame in such a way that a central ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Alcohol Abuse

n of behavior characterized by excessive alcohol consumption. This consumption can occur at regular intervals, regular weekend intervals, or during binges, which are considered as being intoxicated fo ...

(3 pages) 296 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Fetal Development

easured after the last menstrual period (LMP). The time is also measured in trimesters, three month intervals. After about thirty hours the cell divides for the first time. It is continuously moving t ...

(10 pages) 143 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Capital punishment should be abolished. Persuasive essay

tions are done in public by a firing squad. The convicted are executed slowly, by firing bullets at intervals, starting at the ankles. In Islamic countries the condemned are stoned to death. But there ...

(4 pages) 361 0 3.0 Jan/1992

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Simpsons-describing how the opening titles add to the Simpsons popularity and why they are so important to the Simpsons package

rogrammes ever to reign. However, when it first started it was taking up thirty-second slots during intervals in the "Tracy Ullman Show". Since then it has grown to become popular in over one hundred ...

(6 pages) 258 11 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cooling Water and Exponential Funtions

ly still because movement could cool off the probe and give a false reading. Also by shortening the intervals in which the CBL took the readings allowed for accurate results. A glass of water was then ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Multiple Sclerosis

ing from scratch or if you have difficulty exercising continuously, break the exercise into smaller intervals of a few minutes with rest periods between. These rest intervals allow you body to recover ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The controversial topic of Capital Punishment.

tions are done in public by a firing squad. The convicted are executed slowly, by firing bullets at intervals, starting at the ankles. In Islamic countries the condemned are stoned to death. But there ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Essay on Optical Fibres, and the advantages over other devices originally used.

out any need for a repeater unlike other optical communication systems, which need repeaters at 1km intervals.Optical fibres have replaced other methods of communication for many reasons, some listed ...

(2 pages) 47 1 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Evolution vs. Religion.

having resulted by natural processes only. The theory suggests that in the past there were extended intervals of stability, which ended with a mass extinction, and the sudden appearance of a new speci ...

(3 pages) 71 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Investigating how the length of wire affects the resistance

istance. I will be using constantan wire starting of with 1m length and then decreasing it by 0.10m intervals down to 0.20m long. I will not go above 1m or below 0.20m because it may be too long that ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Origins of the Modes of Major Scales

Modes are simply the name given to the pattern of intervals between each note in an octave. Modes and Scales can be traced back to Greek origins, wher ... es evolved different scales. Each scale started on a different note and descended by characteristic intervals. In the middle ages, the church adopted these scales, made them ascending from a tonic not ... een two pitches, one with twice the frequency of the other. If you subdivide this into twelve equal intervals, you get the well-tempered chromatic scale. The names of the church modes are Ionian, Dori ...

(1 pages) 60 3 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Surfing is a Sport

ike football, in which a field is just like any other field. The weather, height of wave, length of intervals in between waves, and clean lines all make up how good or bad a wave is. In competition, n ... about surfing, and warm water. Florida is lacking in the length of surfing season, with too big of intervals between waves, which causes it to not be a good location for major competitions. It's also ...

(6 pages) 35 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History of the periodic table--Alexandre Beguyer de Chancourtois

ements were arranged according to their atomic weights, similar elements seemed to occur at regular intervals.) He drew the elements as a continuous spiral around a cylinder divided into 16 parts. The ...

(1 pages) 78 1 1.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Medieval Government

re usually elected by the "Masters of the Guilds", [but sometimes they simply replace themselves at intervals by "co-optation"=> Page 199, Town Government]. "Co-optation" is when the mayors themsel ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Kepler's Laws

epler's Second Law (1609): A line joining a planet and its star sweeps out equal areas during equal intervals of time.Kepler's Third Law (1618): The square of the sidereal period of an orbiting planet ...

(1 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Theme analysis from Atwood's short story "Bluebeard's Egg"

who by her thoughts is a "dumb blond" that need her protection and intelligence to survive. "At set intervals an angel appears, bringing him food. That's fine with Ed who hardly notices what he eats, ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


is a duty paid by descendants to a dead ancestor. This ceremony was done annually, or in five year intervals. Until the late first century, the gladiatorial games were private ceremonies. The second ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

How Democratic is Guatemala?

selection of government elite by mass suffrage with free choice, turnover, and elections at regular intervals" (Mahler). Elections in Guatemala occur every four years and the presidential and congress ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Creation or Evolution?

having resulted by natural processes only. The theory suggests that inthe past there were extended intervals of stability which ended with a mass extinction and the suddenappearance of a new species. ...

(3 pages) 89 4 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith