Essays Tagged: "Mechanics"

Samua Colt. A Man and His Gun

an apprentice in his fathers mill,mostly dying clothes. Science, adventures of an active life, and mechanics were all thefavorite passions of young Colt. The adventures eventually led Colt into troub ... cocking' the hammer. The way that thenew revolver was described as working Appleton's Dictionary of Mechanics was:'Colt improvements in firearms , patent 1849, consist incertain improvements upon that ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Traffic Light Sequences

MEI Mechanics-1 Maths course-workAn investigation into automatic Traffic LightsTable of contents 2Introd ... ng one lane of this two-way, single carriageway road. The data was collected by the students in the Mechanics A-level maths set. Stop watches were used to time the traffic signals, and a wheel ruler t ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The term "Criminal justice"

refers to the area of social laws which agroup of people deem valuable in order for the day-to-day mechanics ofsociety to function. When these laws are broken, the infrastructure of asociety breaks d ...

(3 pages) 144 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Cremation as a theme in on of George Bernard Shaw's books

understand thather spirit will never die. The reader is also released from the horror of facing themechanics of the cremation process when "Mama's" own comments lead us to understandthat her personal ... he "saw the real thing." The narrator is acknowledging ageneral fear people share about facing the mechanics of cremation, and in doing so isadmitting his own personal fear. He is also focusing on th ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gauss, Carl Friedrich

s significant as that inmathematics. Gauss also worked in crystallography, optics, biostatisics,and mechanics.Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick. Brunswick is what is nowcalled West Germany ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Baseball: Experience Essay

while I finish getting dressed. Matt and I talk about the game and he shows me a thing or two about mechanics. All I know now is to throw the ball across the little white square.The coach, Mr. Bohnet, ...

(2 pages) 86 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Most Significant Person of the 20th Contury: Henry Ford

nteen years working on the farm for his parents. He later said that he hated farm work but he loved mechanics. In his spare time he would tinker around in their tool shed for hours thinking of new way ...

(4 pages) 169 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Long Swings in the Exchange Rate and the Excess Returns Puzzle

ations are at the core of the model's dynamics.Of course, the choice of the benchmark is key to the mechanics of the process. In this case, PPP is an obvious choice... but, since the idea of PPP drive ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A report on Charles Lindbergh's legendary flight

in Detroit, he grew upon a farm near Little Falls, Minnesota. (World Book)Lindbergh was a whiz with mechanics. By age twelve, he was in charge of driving andfixing the car. In high school, he assemble ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Why the North Won the US Civil War

friend:In all history, no nation of mere agriculturists evermade successful war against a nation of mechanics. . . .You are bound to fail. (Catton, Glory Road 241)The American antebellum South, though ... cturing preeminence by preventing the exportof textile machinery and even the emigration of skilled mechanics.Despite valiant attempts at deterrence, though, many immigrants managedto make their way i ...

(11 pages) 398 2 4.6 Jan/1997

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

The Scientific Revolution

ved that Aristotle was wrong.- Through experimentation, Galileo discovered many basic principles of mechanics.- Galileo also saw the need to extend the range and power of the human senses with scienti ...

(4 pages) 157 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Great Eastern Failure- The Curious and Mysterious World of Mr. Brunel. Launch of the "Leviathan" otherwise known as the "great eastern"

usands have for weeks past beheld on the Thames! - an English engineer at the head of multitudes of mechanics and labourers, breaking ponderous engines, rending enormous cables, crushing solid masses ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a 3 page essay on Emily Dickinson. It was written for Literature of the U.S. II. In this piece I illustrate that Dickinson wrote of Love, Life, and Death.

h the permission of Emily's sister, changed her poetry to make it "better". Higginson worked on the mechanics of the poems by smoothing out the rhymes and meter, changing the line arrangements, and re ...

(3 pages) 196 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Fictional Diary of a World War I Fighter Pilot.

nd did not take me inside enemy lines. Today however, was a different story.I awoke to the sound of mechanics scurrying around the airfield, hammering on parts of the plane and yelling orders to one a ... room for the leader of the squadron. There were also two mess halls and five large tents where the mechanics lived. I had come face to face with death and lived to tell about it.

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Leonhard Euler.

and number theory (Simonis 68). The man not only contributed in the subject of algebra but also in mechanics, optics, and lunar motion. Not only did he contribute greatly to math but also his life wa ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

X-Men: The Comic VS. The Movie Comparison Contrast

word is almost. I saw that some things had changed in the transition. The appearances, setups, and mechanics were not the same as they should have been. The comic book was still better than the motio ... olved. In the movie, however, the school houses over a hundred students.Differences occurred in the mechanics of the X-Men as well. The cost of making the X-Men comic book ranges in the low thousands. ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A satire written about family reunions.

h bowl.In order to fully understand the horror of the family reunion, you must first understand the mechanics of your average American family. Dysfunction is to be expected; normalcy in a family has b ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Significance of Rhetoric in Music.

similarities between them: communication, delivery, and effect to the audience.Needs Improvment on:Mechanics - grammer, punctuation, spellingWhen we listen to music, we listen to a voice: a hidden in ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

It is a comparative essay

t that both my husband, Steven, and his brother, George, are both Auto Service Excellence certified mechanics through Chrysler, Jeep, and Eagle. Therefore, the knowledge of the vehicle is a major cons ...

(2 pages) 37 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A paper about Pradder-Willi Sydrome; very in-depth, with sources.

the time of conception (factory workers, lumbermen, machinists, chemists, heavy machine operators, mechanics)" (Website 3). In other words, the child born with PWS inherits it from his/her parents, b ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology