Essays Tagged: "mortar"

The Long March by William Styron

called back into service. A terrible accident has just occured at the base they are stationed at. A mortar volley landed off the mark onto of a line of young soldiers waiting for food. Nothing even sl ... tain Al Mannix is another reserve that never thought he would be called to duty. He was caught in a mortar shower in World War II and has shrapnel scars all over his body, for which he got a silver st ...

(4 pages) 26 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Title: The Incas: Civilization of the New World Desc: A formal report about many aspects of the Incan culture. Such as: diet, architecture, government, and religion.

d amazing architecture, which was so good that it could hold a 40 foot stone wall together with out mortar. Their empire had over six million people in it, who were very law abiding people, and their ... surviving architecture of any Inca site. They were so good at building walls that they did not any mortar. Their walls stayed together so well that when an earthquake hit in 1950, 90% of the building ...

(10 pages) 129 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Mortar - It's history during WW1. Who first used it in WW1. How the opposite side reacted. How effective was it during WW1.

The MortarGenerally the mortar was just a metal cylinder attached to a bipod mount. There was a projecti ... attached to a bipod mount. There was a projecting pin inside the base of the tube so that when the mortar bomb was slid down the tube a detonating charge was set off that flung the bomb into the air. ... gn. They were originally equipped with timed fuses but these were replaced quickly by impact fuses. Mortars themselves could be found in several, slightly varied shapes and sizes.Mortars were used to ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.4 Aug/2003

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

Photosynthesis and Chromatography

stems of the spinach were removed. The remaining leaves were squashed together in an acetone-filled mortar using a pestle. After obtaining a green mush, chromatography was ready to be done. Three piec ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

History/Facts of Machu Pichu in Peru.

nite blocks cut with stone tools, and smoothed with sand. The blocks fit together perfectly without mortar, although none of the blocks are the same size and have many faces. The joints are so tight t ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Biology Lab Report on the extraction of Chlorophyl from Plant Leaves

extracting and separating pigments of Chloroplast. For the procedure green leaves were grinded in a mortar with some chemicals and the fluid was filtrated to use for further analysis. Stripes of this ... led the thylakoids.Materials requiredMaterials listTest tubes, Water, small beacon, Pipette, Stand, Mortar, green leaves, Filter paper, capillary tube, funnel, silicon dioxide, calcium carbonate, acet ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Egyptian Art

were used for building temples and tombs. Architects planned carefully as building was done without mortar, so the stones had to fit precisely together. Only pillars were used to sustain short stone s ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Grampa Billy

he VC were right on us now and I could hear their boots crunching on the leaves, I lay there on the mortar scarred earth praying to whatever gods there are that they would mistake me for dead and cont ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Structural Rehabilitation-Faculte St. Jean

dampness, could eventually cause the brick surface to crumble. Hairline cracks were detected in the mortar as well, indicating water seepage. To correct the defective mortar joints, repointing is a so ...

(1 pages) 523 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Symbolism Or Irony

xplain the uses of both symbolism and irony in Old Ironsides.The symbolism in Old Ironsides is like mortar. It brings the blocks together to build the structure. The author used comparisons like "The ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ernest Hemingway

y experienced two important events in his life while in Italy. One was that he was injured during a mortar explosion. More than two hundred shell fragments were removed from his leg. While he was reco ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Next Generation in New Iraq

ey walk to school. Others have seen their relatives or their parents killed or have been injured in mortar or bomb attacks or at the hand of terrorists (USA Today, 2007). As a result of the conflict, ...

(2 pages) 22 2 2.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The cask of amontllado

the walls of a small chamber. Montresor pushes aside a pile of bones that had concealed stones and mortar. He proceeds, brick by brick, to seal Fortunato in the chamber. To Montresor's disappointment ...

(2 pages) 1332 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Cast Of Amontillado

to a niche and Montesor chained him to the rock. He then proceeded to build a wall out of stone and mortar and encased his victim in there. They screamed at each other for a while and then Fortunato l ...

(1 pages) 1132 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Development of pre-dried and blended lime mortars for the ready-mix market

IntroductionMortar is a mixture of sand, a binder such as cement, and water. This mixture is used in masonry con ... s, or bricks together firmly. It can also be used to fix parts of a construction where its original mortar may have been washed away. Currently, mortar can be either mixed on site, or factory-produced ... e been washed away. Currently, mortar can be either mixed on site, or factory-produced ready-to-use mortar can be bought. (Allen, 2003)Ready-to-use mortars are replacing on-site mixed mortars, due to ...

(10 pages) 16 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

Brick Making

lay in the wall. Many of the brick made in ancient times had a recessed panel known as a frog. When mortar was forced into the frog, the brick had a stronger bond in the wall being constructed. The cr ... unburned brick were stacked in piles inside the kiln, which was then plastered on the outside with mortar to lock in the heat during the burning process. Openings were left in the bottom walls of the ...

(14 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology