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Aircraft Propulsion

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This paper explores the progress made in the area of aircraft propulsion. It looks at the different types of aircraft and their modes of propulsion. The basic objectives that aircraft designers have are to ensure the craft can stay airborne and can be steered them in the required direction…
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Aerodynamics and Propulsion principles

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Turbofan is the most ubiquitous type of air-breathing engine and refers to a gas turbine engine that is designed to work for subsonic speeds. It is a unique type of internal combustion engine which does not have any reciprocating parts, such as the car engine…
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Aerodynamics and propulsion

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Lift is a force generally associated with an object moving inside the fluid, with the direction being either vertical or in some cases, perpendicular to the direction of motion. A classic example of where lift is used is the wings of an aircraft…
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Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles

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The following work "Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles" explains that Critical Mach number corresponds to that value of Mach number for free stream flow for which a localized Mach number of ‘1’ is obtained at any point around the airfoil…
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Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles

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Any object moving inside or through a fluid will experience a force. This force may be along the direction of the motion or perpendicular or at a certain angle to the motion of that object inside the fluid. If the direction is only along the motion, it is called drag. Perpendicular force is generally termed as lift. …
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NASA General Aviation Propulsion (GAP) Diesel Engine

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The success of Wright Brother’s in 1903 provided impetus to the aviation industry to add innovation to conventional piston engines and models for a better flying experience. The layout and the engine capacity of the aircrafts have changed from two –stroke to four strokes…
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Jet Propulsion as a Means of Air Travel

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The author using Brayton’s Thermodynamic Cycle shows that the Turbofan jet engine of today is the most efficient and cost-effective source of power for long-range air travel. A jet-engined airliner becomes cost-effective at a drivable distance of the flight, assuming a given seat occupancy level…
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Regarding thrust-producing engines, discuss the dilemma between performance versus efficiency, referencing the propulsion effici

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Performance Assignment Author Institution Aim This assignment will discuss performance, efficiency and the effect of engine designs on these characteristics. Performance and Efficiency Performance refers to the overall characteristics of an aircraft including straight and level flight, climb and range (Dole and Lewis, 2000)…
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Analysis/design of ducted-fan propulsion system with thrust vectoring capability

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Ducted fan propulsion system is one of such amazing achievements by the scientists of 20th century. Now we hardly observe any…
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SUBJECT: Maritime Technology, TITLE: Look in the Assignment criteria box for title of the piece

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The design of the propulsion system to be used on any ship is dependent on the requirements of the vessel (Harvey, 2007 pg 55). In determining the options that are there in the ordering process of the four…
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Maritime Technology 3
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Podded Propellers (#508581) Introduction Marine Propulsion systems have been making giant strides in new designs that are capable of working at optimum efficiency at the same time generating good speeds. Since there are a number of products like heavy cargo and crude oil that can only be transported via sea, the need for efficient sea transport shall always be in demand…
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Change a thyristor / IGBT (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor)
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This report provides credible information pertaining to the diesel-electric (DE) system based on diverse aspects. The aspects include its functionality, how its work, how it is tested, the needed test equipment’s, how they are changed among other aspects…
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Electronic Drive Motors Used in Naval Vessels
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This paper “Electronic Drive Motors Used in Naval Vessels” discusses such points of more eco-friendly ship technology than the previously used mechanical drive motors as reducing of the fuel consumptions and increase efficiency. The author anticipates the development of more modernized solutions…
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Electronic Drive Motors used in Naval Vessels
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Electric Drive Propulsion System The electric drive propulsion system being environmentally friendly are also very fuel efficient as compared to the traditionally used mechanical drive propulsion systems in the ships because of a number of reasons. The reason is very straight forward and easy to understand, a traditional mechanical drive propulsion system consists of two separate sets of turbines, one is for propulsion and the other one is for generating electricity for use for various activities on the ship whereas an electric drive propulsion system utilize only one set of turbines which serve both the purposes i.e…
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Engine performance and Efficiensy
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The maximum static force is defined as aerodynamic force acting on an aircraft generated by a propulsion system, often an engine, acting on an aircraft during an instantaneous moment, before the aircraft starts lifting off, on the account of overcoming inertia. The jet engine…
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Find an article about weather (within the last 2 years 2012-2014) and summary the article
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Christopherson earth is a dynamic planet whose surface is shaped by active physical agents of change. The chapter states that over time the earths magnetic field together with North Magnetic pole has been…
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Compound helicopter
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Compound Helicopters 1.0 Introduction Among Leonardo da Vinci’s works in the 15th century can be found a sketch of a machine that, with its screw-type propeller, seemed meant to achieve vertical flight. It was Gustave de Ponton d’Amecourt of France, however, that coined the word ‘helicopter’ in 1861.1 At about the same time, Mortimer Nelson of the United States was granted patent by the US Patent Office for his design of a flying machine, which he called Aerial Car…
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Force Plate Analysis
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The paper aims to investigate the effect of increasing running speed on ground reaction force related variables. The GRF is an important external force acting upon the human body in motion. This force is used as propulsion to initiate and control the movement. …
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Atlantic Conveyor Belt System

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The Atlantic conveyor belt system was observed by scientists to have sped up the water circulation in the past years (NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2010). The Atlantic conveyor belt, which is also termed Thermohaline circulation, is one of the major ocean currents driven by…
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Wheelchair Forces. The Forces And Kinematics Involved In Self Propelling A Wheelchair

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The overall aim of the study was to better understand the forces and kinematics involved in self propelling a wheelchair. This is in relation to the castor forces and hand rim forces generated through pushing…
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AERO 721 Gravity
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The author emphasizes the field theoretic aspects of gravitation and the deep analogies shared between gravitation and other different areas in physics. This theory-centered text which is both clear and concise includes the simplest experimental facts…
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Mine kafon

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The mine detonator works on a simple concept of using wind power to get propulsion over a minefield. The feet exert enough pressure to detonate a landmine so upon…
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Different types of Intermodal movement by Air

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Intermodal movement by air includes multiple forms of movements through the air that range from aero plane commonly known as the airplane, the spacecraft and the rocket and each mode is distinct from another with several advantages and disadvantages.
Intermodal movement by air…
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Attendant Propelled Wheelchairs and the Forces on the Attendant whilst Manoeuvring
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The essay "Attendant Propelled Wheelchairs and the Forces on the Attendant whilst Manoeuvring" focuses on identifying the types of wheelchair available in the market and matters related to wheelchair stability, the impact of materials, biomechanical factors, Axel position, and rolling resistance…
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(simple)Principal information system /Social Change
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Harris Kamran Sociology Discussion Paper 8 July 2011 Principal Information System/Social Change Part 1: Q1: In the future, the space station suspended in deep space itself could be a platform (O’Neill 2010) for further space shuttle flights, manned or un-manned…
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Engine performance and Efficiensy
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It is defined as an aerodynamic force, which acts on a jet generated, by a propulsion system, just before the aircraft starts lifting off, while overcoming…
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The Truth about Nuclear Energy
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The paper 'The Truth about Nuclear Energy' presents nuclear power which can be identified as the use of sustained nuclear fission to produce electricity and heat. According to research, nuclear power constitutes approximately 6% of the world’s energy…
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Strategic Management Case Analysis section on how to prepare a strategic case analysis. (IP 4)
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Legal environment may not be entirely in favor of Ford as due to economic situation, new rules may be imposed on consumer financing as well as other rules and regulations which can effectively put more restrictions on Ford.
It is also experiencing issues in equipment and its…
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Interplanetary Travel: How Feasible Is It
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"Interplanetary Travel: How Feasible Is It" paper addresses the feasibility of interplanetary travel. The challenge of traveling extremely long distances can be overcome if technology advances well beyond the space shuttle but this barrier can be broken only to a point…
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbits
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is a multipurpose US spacecraft built by Lockheed Martin under the oversight of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). It was designed to carry out reconnaissance and Mars exploration from orbit. Many literature materials have been written…
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Study of Cylindrical Sails for Large Ships

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The purpose of this study, which tested the performance of a cylindrical sail for large ships, will hopefully address growing political concerns in most western countries, including the United States, which has been aware for some time of the issue of carbon emitting from commercial ships, as well as the affect of climate change, which is already having a large impact on the shipping industry…
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CONSIDERING THE INTIAL ASSESSMENT , RELATIVE STABILITY IN THREE DISASTER SITUATIONS
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RELATIVE STABILITY IN THREE DISASTER SITUATIONS CONTENTS Number Topic Pages 1 First Situation Assessment and Relative Stability 1-2 2 Second Situation Assessment and Relative Stability 3 3 Third Situation Assessment and Relative Stability 4-5 4 Bibliography 6 First Situation Assessment and Relative Stability It was 15th August 2007 when an intense earthquake of magnitude 8 on the Richter scale hit the middle coast of Peru1…
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Maritime Technology 2
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Maritime Technology (#508560) Introduction Ships that transport cargo in containers by a method called containerization are called Container ships. Container ships are fast replacing the cargo ships of the eighties that used to transport all material other than crude oil by the process of stocking up its holds with the cargo…
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Accident Investigation for Aircraft Reciprocating Engines Conducted by ATSB
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This report "Accident Investigation for Aircraft Reciprocating Engines Conducted by ATSB" states that many problems are associated with reciprocating engines in aircraft, it is still recommended by aeronautical experts worldwide. …
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The Effect of Tax Avoidance on the Economy
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The purpose of this paper is to report the concept of tax avoidance in business and discuss its impact on the economy. The study of tax avoidance is important in the implementation of a couple of constitutional loopholes upon which taxpayers evade taxation for their own advantages…
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Airplanes Designs
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Name: Course: Date: Airplanes Designs and how are they affect the performance of the airplane How Airplanes Designs affect the performance of the airplane Airplanes Designs have an influence on the performance of an aircraft, considering that it is through the design that the ability of the airplane to takeoff, fly, to land, to increase the speed and to ensure that the safety of the travelers is enhanced (Wragg, 22)…
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Space Shuttles Flight Path

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In the United States, NASA provides all oversight on the Space Transportation System (STS), encompassing 'intergovernmental agency requirements and international and joint projects, and the launch and space flight requirements for civilian and commercial use' (NASA)…
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Is Interstellar Space Travel Feasible
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This paper explains all the aspects of the interstellar space travel and it would come to a conclusion as to if interstellar space is feasible or not. Interstellar space travel is not a feasible option but on the other hand, it is the only option through which scientists can explore the world…
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The Boeing 757-200
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The Boeing 757-200 incorporated many improvements in aerodynamic and engine design. These, along with improvements in materials and avionics resulted in an aircraft with improved efficiency, performance and decreased costs through savings in maintenance and fuel…
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Global Network Architecture
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A global company has its headquarters in Paris (France) with offices in London (UK), Berlin (Germany), Madrid (Spain), Cairo (Egypt), Berne (Switzerland), Beijing (China), Shanghai (China) and Singapore. These offices are interconnected by telecommunications links provided by several Telcos as shown below.
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Field Trip
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I took a field trip with a friend to California Science Centre last Monday, which the main aim was finding out the scientific facts behind the air and space conducted exhibitions. The main purpose of my field trip was to establish how the use physics together with astronomy in…
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Layout and Operation of a Jet Engine
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This paper 'Layout and Operation of a Jet Engine" focuses on the fact that at the beginning of the 13th century, Chinese invented rockets by using the physical principle of action-reaction. Rocket technology started maturing after World War II which made the idea of space travel a possibility. …
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Causes of Clients Gastrointestinal Disturbances and Problems with Breathing
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The paper "Causes of Clients Gastrointestinal Disturbances and Problems with Breathing" highlights that Pulmonary oedema is the accumulation of fluid in the parenchyma of the lungs or in the air spaces. Procedures for discovering lung defects: radiology, microscopic examination of body fluid…
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Engine Repair Diagnostic Strategies/Compression Testing
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An individual should not use jumper cables to test airplane starter systems. Instead, an analog voltmeter needs to be used if possible. If likely, inspect the starter visually…
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Structural Health Monitoring
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The author of this essay entitled "Structural Health Monitoring" discusses the inherent importance of monitoring health-related issues within rotating parts of turbine engines in aero designs. Reportedly, monitoring of health conditions in such rotating components of an aircraft is imperative…
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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
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The author of this essay "Chemistry of Hazardous Materials" comments on the safe use of oxygen and oxygen systems. According to the text, oxygen is one of the many gases freely found in the air. This gas can be distilled from air and cooled into a liquid form…
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Indian space program
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Indian Space Programme Introduction/Significance of the Study: India is a country that has broken free of the shackles of their colonial past and emerged as a super power, shedding the hangover of their traditional image. Similarly, with the advent of technology, humans have become capable of achieving impossible feats as time goes by…
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Nuclear Navy and It's Influence on Society

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Einstein's famous relativity theory (E = mc2 where 'm' the mass of the substance, 'c' velocity of light and 'E' the amount of energy liberated.) which explains how matter can be converted to energy is the root cause of the invention of nuclear energy. The amount of energy accommodated inside an atom or its nucleus is unimaginable…
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Mars Exploration Missions
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Mars Exploration Missions Name Class: Subject: Teacher: Date: University Outline Introduction: Thesis Statement: US has always shown interest in exploring space due to which, it has started many Mars exploration programs in order to find signs of life on the planet…
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Explore this and other web sites and answer the following ten questions on Mars - http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/
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Student's Full Name: Professor's Name: The Mars Missions (Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity) 04 October 2012 (estimated word count = 1,006) 1. There are six geologic processes found on the planet Mars (aeolian, cratering, hydro, landslides, tectonic and volcanic) although not all of them are occurring at present…
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