Essays Tagged: "Prime Mover"

Internal Combustion Engine

mbustion engine, for example, the steam engine and theStirling engine, which burns fuel outside the prime mover, that is, the device that actually produces mechanical motion. Both basic types produce ...

(5 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"Thomas Edison: Inventor of the Future".

. Up to the latter half of the nineteenth century, the machine had always been closely bound to its prime mover (Baldwin 50). It could not be placed too far because of the inefficiency of belts and sh ...

(4 pages) 105 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Ancient Philosophy and Aristotle.

se something else. Aristotle believed that an infinite chain of causation was not possible, thus, a prime mover of some kind must exist as the first cause of everything that changes or moves.The first ... in and out of existence, thus, there must either be an infinite chain of causation or a first cause/prime mover. Aristotle dismissed the possibility of infinite causation and instead attempted to prov ...

(8 pages) 106 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This 5 page paper explores the metaphysical theories of Idealism, Realism and Anti-realism.

believed that everything in the world is striving for perfection and towards the entity called "the Prime Mover". In a sense, the Prime Mover serves as a kind of God and is the cause of the universe. ... ill exist even if we did not, seemed to be the strongest theory. However, Aristotle's theory of the Prime Mover being the cause of the universe and everything in the universe striving to beSpagnuolo 5 ...

(5 pages) 128 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Biography of Paul Mariani

achusetts.Mariani is the author of five poetry collections, which include The Great Wheel, Salvage, Prime Mover, Crossing Cocytus, and Timing Devices . He has published numerous books of prose, which ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Torsional vibration in marine propulsion

the problems that occur and the means that today's technology has in order to overcome them. Marine prime mover power plants and propulsion powering arrangements will be analyzed from the scope of tor ... encies.*Identification of sources of torsional excitations.*Damping*Control of vibrations.22.0Ships prime mover engine plants.Prime mover engine plant refers to the plant that it used to move the ship ...

(10 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Martin Luther King Jr. And The Civils Rights Movement

historic moments in the civil rights struggle have been used to identify Martin Luther King, Jr. -- prime mover of the Montgomery bus boycott, keynote speaker at the March on Washington, youngest Nobe ...

(3 pages) 179 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Aristotle's Beliefs

ch is studied in teleology. Aristotle also perceived God in the beginning as well as the end as the prime mover and in the present as completely actual in contrast to the concept of potential. Aristot ...

(3 pages) 224 3 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


e, who was also known as the "Little Corsican" (and later known as Emperor of France, and the prime mover of the Napolionic Wars), was born on August 15, in 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. From 1784 t ...

(3 pages) 697 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Diversity Worksheet

to. It is easier to communicate with others from different counties."Technological change is the prime mover of social and cultural transformation." "Human life is now determined chiefly by access ...

(2 pages) 178 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management