Essays Tagged: "Plasma"

Nuclear Fusion

times just because it is so cool.In a thermonuclear reaction matter is forced to exist in only in aplasma state, consisting of electrons, positive ions and very fewneutral atoms. Fusion reactions tha ... sisting of electrons, positive ions and very fewneutral atoms. Fusion reactions that occur within a plasma serve toheat it further, because the portion of the reaction product istransferred to the bul ...

(9 pages) 119 1 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Excretion and Elimination of

unit of the kidney. In the glomerulus the formation of urine begins with the passive filtration of plasma through the pores that are found in the glomerulus. The plasma is forced through these pores ... endant on many factors. First is the polarity of the xenobiotic. Polar compounds are soluble in the plasma water are more easily removed by the kidneys through the use of glomerular filtration. The fa ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Compare the Circulatory system and the Lymphatic system.

tream.When blood reaches the arterial end of the capillary beds in the body tissues, fluid from the plasma is forced out of the capillaries by the blood pressure in to a space between the capillaries ... ure in to a space between the capillaries and the tissue cells. This fluid, called tissue fluid, is plasma that has permeated through the blood capillary walls and has surrounded the cells to bring th ...

(2 pages) 77 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Conceptual Rocket Propulsion Systems.

-3 atoms then combine and PRESTO! we have fusion and huge amounts of energy. This process occurs in plasma, the 4th state of matter. Although no known material in capable of storing plasma, it is a go ... in capable of storing plasma, it is a good conductor, so magnetic fields can be used to control the plasma. Currently, NASA says that a fusion-powered rocket is a possibility in 25 years, they do have ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

This is explaining fusion.

is an ionized gas consisting of free negative electrons and positive nuclei. This gas constitutes a plasma. Plasma, in physics, is an electrically conducting medium in which there are roughly equal nu ... s will be altered so substantially that little resemblance to solids, liquids, and gases remains. A plasma is unique in the way in which it interacts with itself with electric and magnetic fields, and ...

(11 pages) 71 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

What are the Causes and Effects of Interactions Between the Solar Wind and Planetary Bodies?

is known as the solar wind and one million tonnes is emitted each second. It is comprised of a hot plasma of free electrons and positive ions, atoms which have lost their electrons in the violent col ... e ions, atoms which have lost their electrons in the violent collisions at 1,000,000°K. Being a plasma, it can conduct electric currents and its particles, with the entrained solar magnetic field, ...

(12 pages) 33 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Fluid and Electrolytes made easy study notes.

ody mass, and ageCompartmentst Intracellular fluid (ICF)t Extracellular fluid (ECF)l Intravascular (plasma)l Interstitialt TranscellularIntracellular Fluid (ICF)t Fluid located within cellst 42% of bo ... phosphate (PO4-)Extracellular Fluid (ECF)t Fluid spaces between cells (interstitial fluid) and the plasma spacet Interstitiall Most prevalent anion is chloride (Cl-)l Most prevalent cation is sodium ...

(8 pages) 77 0 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Van Allen Belt

be life threatining and is just not good for the person.The outer radiation belt is trapped in the plasma of the magnetosphere. The plasma population is usually applied to the energetic part of the n ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Radio-frequency Plasmas

single Maxwellian electron energy distribution functions in a capacitively coupled radio-frequency plasmas by laser Thomson scattering M. A. Mansour ElSabbagh,a) M.D. Bowden, K. Uchino, and K. Muraok ... energy distribution function ~eedf! is important for understanding the physical processes in these plasmas, such as plasma chemistry and calculating reaction rates in discharges. For these reasons, t ...

(3 pages) 974 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Informative Paper On Blood

d cells and the platelets which are referred to as the formed elements. The upper layer consists of plasma which has inorganic and organic molecules that can be dissolved and or suspended in water. Th ... ells and the platelets make up the lower layer of the blood and are also called the formed elements.Plasma is the fluid part of the blood in which the blood cells and the platelets are suspended. It c ...

(8 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Planets are basically just like a bonch of rocks flying

weigh nothing.Planets are just floating around the sun right, wrong the fly around that big ball of plasma in an orbit. The orbit is sometimes eliptical. In order for these planets to stay orbiting th ...

(1 pages) 710 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

heart assignment

7,000 litres of blood around that humans body every day… Average? I think not.Blood contains Plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.Plasma- Contains serum, fibrinogen. Plasma ... , white blood cells and platelets.Plasma- Contains serum, fibrinogen. Plasma makes up 55% of blood. Plasma is mostly water (93%).Serum- Is the blood plasma without the fibrinogen.Fibrinogen- Is a solu ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays