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  • Most Common Valves
    385 words
    Valves The primary purpose of a valve is to direct the flow of fluids by starting, stopping, and throttling flow to make modern processing possible. Valves are designed to withstand pressure temperature, and flow, and can be found in homes and industry across the world. The most common valves found in the manufacturing industry are gate, globe, ball, check, butterfly, plug, needle, three-way, diaphragm, relief, angle, and multiport. All valves are selected for a specific purpose. Valves are clas...
  • Reason For Euclids Use Of Common Notions
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    In Elements book one, Euclid incorporates stylistic devices in the process of proving a series of mathematical theories. One stylistic aspect of Euclids writing is his use of common notions, such as the whole being greater than the part, and postulates, such as drawing a line from any point to any point. His early use of common notions and postulates do not merely help to prove the particular proposition, but is used in later propositions to persuade the reader of his proofs as well as to instil...
  • Open Pin And Wafer Tumbler Locks
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    Contents Introduction Tools Lock Identification Pin Tumbler Locks Wafer Tumbler Locks Double Wafer Locks Pin and Wafer Tumbler Padlocks Tubular Cylinder Locks Mushroom and Spool Pin Tumbler Locks Magnetic Locks Disk Tumbler Locks Tips for Success INTRODUCTION The ancient Egyptians were the first to come up with complicated security device. This was the pin tumbler lock. We use the same security principle today on millions of applications. The most commonly used lock today is the pin tumbler lock...
  • Franklin's Use Of Long Sentences
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    The title of this essay "Silence and the Notion of the Commons" gives the same idea of people as programmable and un programmable similar to the idea seen in the Matrix. Whereas programmable people, who are the commons, are the people inside the matrix they are also known as the sheep, the people that believe in everything they are told. The un programmable people, who are the silence, are the people outside of the matrix. Ursula Franklin uses a variety of techniques in order for the audience to...
  • Most Common Use Of Gunpowder
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    GUNPOWDER Gunpowder is the oldest of all explosives. It was used by the ancient Chinese, Arabs, and people of India first. But exact directions on how to make it were not known to the western World until 1242, when Roger Bacon of Oxford University, in England published a book in which he told the ways to make gunpowder. Today gunpowder is not used as much as more powerful explosives After Roger Bacon published his formula for gunpowder, Berthold Schwarz, a German monk, developed it as a practica...
  • Chauvelin And Sir Percy
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    Compare and Contrast: Sir Percy vs. Chauvelin from the Scarlet Pimpernel Many objects and people these days have the ability to be compared and contrasted. For example, you could compare and contrast a dog and a cat. A dog is most commonly a house pet, like the cat. But a dog has more of an ability to be trained, unlike the cat. But it's not the subject of comparing a dog and a cat. It's time to begin comparing and contrasting Sir Percy and Chauvelin from The Scarlet Pimpernel, a book written by...
  • T V Commercial
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    Sun Micro System's DOT Sun Micro Systems, a Tech Giant, always seems to persuade its audience through powerful logical persuasion. In this T. V Commercial they have used Informal Logic and Common Sense almost flawlessly. It's the commercial's simplicity that appeals to the audience. The Commercial starts with a soft music. This music tends to grab audience's attention immediately through its soothing and magnificent sound. The commercial tries to convey a simple but powerful message. It states a...
  • Painful Resurgence Of Stomach Acid
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    An antacid is a medication taken by mouth for the purpose of relieving pain associated with acid indigestion, ulcers, and heartburn. The name anti-acid literally means opposite acid; with respect to the pH scale (which will be discussed later), the opposite of an acid is a base, so it is not surprising to learn that commercially sold antacids are basic, or alkaline. They work by neutralizing excess stomach acids created during the digestive process. Although over-the-counter antacids are general...

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