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Car Engines

Introduction to How Car Engines Work The purpose of a gasoline car engine is to convert gasoline into motion so that your car can move. Currently the easiest way to create motion from gasoline is to burn the gasoline inside an engine. Therefore, a car engine is an internal combustion...

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Personal Essay

Oil dependence as a source of energy has been an issue that has years of discussion. Since the oil came to be the primary source of energy, many countries have forgotten that this type of source is a non renewable source, meaning that some day and somehow the oil wells...

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Investigating Combustion Of Alcohols

Planning This investigation involves burning alcohol in the air. Key science- Chemistry by Eileen Ramsden says that ” an alcohol is a series of organic, homologous compounds, with the general formula Cn H2n+1OH”. The alcohol reacts with the oxygen in the air to form the products water and carbon dioxide:...

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Heat Treatment Of Metals

Heat Treatment can precisely be described as controlled heating and cooling of metals to alter their physical and mechanical properties without changing the product shape. Heat treatment is sometimes done inadvertently due to manufacturing processes that either heat or cool the metal such as welding or forming. Additionally, Heat Treatment...

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Exxon Mobil and a history of spills

Exxon Mobil is listed as one of the world’s largest fortune 500 companies according to Fortune Magazine, 2006. Because of its size, I became interested in this company for my research paper on corporate social responsibility. Exxon Mobil has a rich history that dates back to 1859. It all started...

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International Trade

Understanding the culture in a country or region in which you are doing business is a critical skill for the international business person. Without this knowledge, a successful outcome to the business venture can be in jeopardy. The level of world output in any given year influences the level of...

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How To Make Popcorn

Pop, pop, pop. That is the sound heard all across the nation at a theatre chain near you. Yes, you’ve got it; it is the sound of that popcorn popping. America’s favorite movie snack food has a history beyond belief; however, that is not what we are here to talk...

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Home Technology

The Toilet Yes…those tales you’ve heard are true. The toilet was first patented in England in 1775, invented by one Thomas Crapper, but the extraordinary automatic device called the flush toilet has been around for a long time. Leonardo Da Vinci in the 1400’s designed one that worked, at least...

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