Essays Tagged: "knots"

"The Submarine"

x 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 submarine that could stay under water on it's own and move o ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Valentine poem.

e from your mindthe tightness from your mouththe tension in your jawsharsh sounds from your earsthe knots in your neckand the burden on your shouldersfeel good, dear heartmay you be filled with love, ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry


g Zeus, and in this she was successful. The gods thengot the sleeping Zeus to a couch and tied many knots. This done they began to fight overthe next step Briareus overheard the arguements. Briareus t ... p Briareus overheard the arguements. Briareus then slipped in and was able toquickly untie the many knots. Zeus jumped up from the couch and juiced up histhuderbolt. The gods fell to their knees beggi ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Cause of the Grounding of M/V BRAER, How Crew Morale, Equipment Failure and Weather Conspired to Wreck a Tanker

her 100th arrival upon her return. Weather was already bad with the storm at Gale Force Nine (41-47 knots). Twenty-six to thirty foot seas were hitting BRAER on her port side and green water was comin ... BRAER was rolling approximately 10 degrees from side to side. Progress was at a snail's pace at 2.5 knots and 24 hours after leaving her loading port she had only gone 60 miles.Previous to this voyage ...

(6 pages) 24 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

World war 1 (cheat notes for test)

ely by steam turbines.Plus they were also faster than any other warship and could reach speed of 21 knots.BY 1914 British Navy had 19 Dreadnoughts (13 under construction) compared to Germans 13 (7 und ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.4 May/2004

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

SAT - A Test of Inequality

it into an elite university. Anyone who has sweated through the SAT, had their stomach twisted into knots by worry that one's whole life hinges on a bunch of multiple choice questions, will be glad to ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Technological Issues-manufactured sheet materials

have many qualities that make it an ideal replacement for timber. It is dense, flat, stiff, has no knots and is easily machined. Its fibers, chips or particles provide dimensional stability without a ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Summary of "The Big Sleep"

ir. The knight had pushed the visor of his helmet back to be sociable, and he was fiddling with the knots on the ropes that tied the lady to the tree and not getting anywhere. I stood there and though ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analyzing the poem "Guilt" by Leona Gom

g around.In the first line of the second stanza, there is a metaphor in, "thousands of them, little knots." The narrator relates in this line the thousands of guilt feelings to the knots that you can' ... ike "set of dishes," "move around," "argument with your father," "finding it in your room," "little knots," and "daily rounds." This use of imagery assists in the creation of the remorse, sorrow, and ...

(3 pages) 12 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The 'Unsinkable' Disappears Beneath Ocean Floor (Newspaper artical on the sinking on the Titanic)

inder reciprocating engines producing 50,000 registered horsepower and a cruising speed of 24 to 25 knots.She could carry up to 3,000 passengers in her magnificently appointed three class cabins. Howe ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Criticism of the title, "Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston

the intricacy of his or her knot/story, and thus, the emperor outlawed these complicated and false knots/stories. However, Maxine continues to be a knotmaker of complex yet inaccurate stories, tellin ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

CVN 21/CVNXAircraft Carrier to replace USS Enterprise

se was shown to have a vulnerability to torpedo attacks. Also, the USS Enterprise's max speed is 30 knots.The CVNX will improve nearly a 3 fold increase in electrical generating capacity, and increase ... centerpiece of US Navy's nuclear powered fleets. CVNX is planned to have a top speed of about 32.5 knots, which is faster than that of the USS Enterprise. "The ultimate result of these design efforts ...

(2 pages) 1887 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

S.S Edmund Fitzgerald

on discovered to be nothing of the sort. At 7 pm on November 9th, the winds were reaching almost 40 knots. At 2 am on November 10th, the winds were reaching up to 55 knots with waves reaching 15 feet ...

(1 pages) 684 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Physics Of The Titanic

ches Height: 97 feet Width: 92 ½ feet Displaced Weight: 52,250 tons Maximum Speed: 25 knots Average Speed: 21-22 knots Decks: 9 Lifeboats: 16 lifeboats (76 people each), 4 collapsibles ( ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Open Season" Directed by: Roger Allers

g to be dead. Elliot was begging the bear for help and mercy and asked Boog to release him from the knots. First of all, Boog did not seem to care about the situation as he relaxed in his nearby park ...

(4 pages) 26 2 5.0 Nov/2007

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

The rez sisters

as seen through the play The Rez Sisters.Identity is "how you view yourself and your life." (p. 12 Knots in a String.) Your identity helps you determine where you think you fit in, in your life. It i ... think you fit in, in your life. It is "a rich complexity of images, ideas and associations."(p. 12 Knots in a String.) It is given that as we go through our lives and encounter different experiences ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Stolen dreams

Shankar is six years old. He is expected to handle the heavy instruments used to cut knots in each carpet. many many his thumbs and fingers were cut when the cutter slips. He cries for ...

(4 pages) 433 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

An Experience in Fly-Tying

y-Tying Handbook. I first learned how to tie a whip finish. A whip finish is the finished series of knots used to complete the fly and the knot that keeps the whole fly together. This is done by hand ...

(2 pages) 600 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Carol Rumens' 'Carpet Weavers' - A Commentary

the fact that these are underprivileged children when they are said to ‘watch their flickering knots like television’. These children are not children as we know them since they have already ...

(3 pages) 3374 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Development of Organized Crime throughout the 20th Century

s. His boat, the Pollywog, could carry 100 crates of whiskey, plus a three-man crew and still do 40 knots an hour. Unfortunately, during a winter storm, Ben and a crewman drowned in 1932 when the Poll ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2009

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