Essays Tagged: "Specific gravity"

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

. 'Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and specific gravity, they had tangible weight.'Lt. Jimmy Cross carries letters and a pebble from Martha ...

(2 pages) 231 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


combine with halogens, carbon, etc. It has an atomic weight 55.847, it's atomic number is 26, it's specific gravity is 7.86, it's melting point is 1535 degrees Celsius, and it's boiling point is 3000 ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Detailed description on the Element Iridium.

platiniridium, or with osmium as osmiridium.Iridium is a white, brittle , extremely hard metal. its specific gravity is exceeded only by that of osmium, which is a fraction of one percent denser. it i ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Report on Alumino Silcate: Sillimanite

ties:Colour: White, Brown and GreenTransparency: Transparent to TranslucentLustre: Silky or VitreousSpecific Gravity: 3.2Streak: WhiteMohs Hardness: 7.5 in large crystalsMineral Cleavage: Perfect. Goo ...

(1 pages) 1723 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Geotechnics-Determination of Particle Specific Gravity of a Granular Soil.

ObjectiveThe objective of this experiment is to determine the particle specific gravity of a granular soil, with predominant granules of Quartz.IntroductionParticle specif ... es of the given soil, such as the porosity and the void ratio. It is important to know the particle specific gravity for practical reasons in the construction industry because say for example, structu ... nse load and maybe give way. It is imperative that the geotechnical engineers find out the particle specific gravity and thus by performing other calculations can say it is or isn't safe to build on t ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

Human Resources for Axia College

s who are involved in chemical and chemical processing activities. This may involve finding out the specific gravity, temperature control, density determination, evaporation, distillation, heat transf ...

(3 pages) 126 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Biography of galileo

sochronism theory in 1602. In 1606, he invented the hydro-static balance this device that found the specific gravity of substances by weighing them under water. Galileo also found that Aristotle's bel ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


t -84 deg. C (-119.2 deg. F) Solubility in water (v/v, at 25 deg. C) 0.94 Specific gravity (liquid) N/A Molecular weight 26.04 H C C H Chemi ...

(1 pages) 2663 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Chemical Analysis on Winemaking

1.0 AbstractChanges in anaerobic fermentation of reducing sugars, pH, alcohol production, specific gravity and free sulphur dioxide with Saccharomyces Cerevisiae were investigated. Reducing ... tion, Ebulliometry, and a Clinitest Regant Tablet Test. Results showed that the reducing sugars and specific gravity characteristics decreased with increased alcohol production; there was also decreas ...

(15 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effects of Salt Water On Osmoregulation

r group ingested 500 mL of water at this time. The volume, level of pH, chloride concentration, and specific gravity of each urine sample was measured every thirty minutes, for a total of 120 minutes. ... levels of the H20 group for each reading (Figure 3).The final test that was performed measured the specific gravity of each sample. The highest value for each group was recorded at time zero. The wat ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology