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The Digestive Systems
The Digestive Systems
The Digestive Systems The digestive systems works on nutrients taken from the environment, breaking them down into simpler products, and then absorbing the products together with water and salts so they can be used in metabolism. The individuals of all species contain many different protiens or carbohydrates in the cell walls of bacteria, chitin in the external skeletons of arthropods, and so on and foreign proteins or carbohydrates are rarely incorporated unchanged. They are usually first broke
ATTACKS ON THE INSANITY DEFENSE
ATTACKS ON THE INSANITY DEFENSE
ATTACKS ON THE INSANITY DEFENSE The insanity defense refers to that branch of the concept of insanity which defines the extent to which men accused of crimes may be relieved of criminal responsibility by virtue of mental disease. The terms of such a defense are to be found in the instructions presented by the trial judge to the jury at the close of a case. These instructions can be drawn from any of several rules used in the determination of mental illness. The final determination of mental illn
Top Drives
Top Drives
Top Drives April 2, 2013 Lance Lee Top Drives The Top Drive Drilling System is recognized as one of the most significant advancements in drilling technology since the introduction of the rotary table. When comparing them to regular drilling rigs, Top Drive Systems consistently drill faster and safer, with less chance of drill pipes being stuck. Top Drives also allow operators to reach areas and types of formations that would not be accessible with conventional rotary drilling. Horizontal drillin
Archimedes’ Principle
Archimedes’ Principle
Archimedes’ Principle Physics 202 Professor Lee Carkner Lecture 2 PAL #1 Fluids Column of water to produce 1 atm of pressure P = rgh P = r = 1000 kg/m3 g = 9.8 m/s2 h = P/rg = Double diameter, pressure does not change On Mars pressure would decrease Mars has smaller value of g Archimedes’ Principle What happens if you put an object in a fluid? Called the buoyant force If you measure the buoyant force and the weight of the displaced fluid, you find: An object in a fluid is supported by a buoyant
The Asian Tigers
The Asian Tigers
The Asian Tigers The “Asian Tigers” arrival into the world economy has been extraordinary. Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand have experienced dramatic changes over the past 20 years. Their economies have fundamentally changed from traditional agriculturally based societies to rapidly growing newly industrialized nations. Their incredible rates of growth were accompanied by significant structural changes. While most of the change has been positive, from time to
Stage 2: Human BiologySummative Practical: Pepsin
Stage 2: Human BiologySummative Practical: Pepsin
Stage 2: Human BiologySummative Practical: Pepsin Background Information: What are enzymes and how they work?Enzymes are necessary proteins that are crucial in the maintenance and activity of life. CITATION Amaed l 1033 (Inc, Undated). Enzymes increase the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change. All chemical reactions that occur within a living organism rely on the catalytic actions of enzymes, which is why enzymes are called Biotransformation. Curre
Nitrogen
Nitrogen
Nitrogen Nitrogen, symbol N, gaseous element that makes up the largest portion of the earth's atmosphere. The atomic number of nitrogen is 7. Nitrogen is in group 15 (or Va) of the periodic table. Nitrogen was discovered by the British physician Daniel Rutherford in 1772 and recognized as an elemental gas by the French chemist, Antoine Laurent Lavoiser about 1776. Nitrogen is a colorless, odorless tasteless, nontoxic gas. It can be condensed into a colorless liquid, which can be compressed into
Anemia Case Study
Anemia Case Study
Running Head: Anemia Case Study Anemia Case Study Name: Institute: Date: Case Study #1 Ms. A has breathlessness, lethargy, light-headedness, tachycardia, tachypnea and hypotension. She is suffering with menorrhagia and dysmenorrheal for ten to twelve years and taking aspirin to relieve menstruation pain as well as to avoid joint stiffness while playing golf. Her laboratory values shows low Hemoglobin=8g/dl (Normal value 12-15.2gm/dl in female), Low Hematocrit = 32% (Normal value- 37-46% in fema
Classifying Solutions
Classifying Solutions
Classifying Solutions Types of Solutions Gas Solid/Gas Liquid/Gas Gas Solid Solid/Solid Liquid/Solid Gas Liquid Solid/Liquid Liquid/Liquid Gas Solution-a liquid mixture in which the minor component (the solute) is uniformly distributed within the major component (the solvent) Solvent- A substance that can dissolve another substance, or in which another substance is dissolved into Solute-The minor component in a solution, dissolved in the solvent Aqueous-contains water Alloy-a solid solution or t
Blood Pressure The A ffects of Physical Activity o
Blood Pressure The A ffects of Physical Activity o
Blood Pressure The A ffects of Physical Activity on Blood Pressure Introduction The heart is a muscle that pumps blood into the body ' s organs and tissues. Blood is pumped out of the left side of the heart into the arteries - the blood vessels that carry the blood ' s oxygen and nutrients to your body. As the blood pumps out of the heart and into the arteries, it pushes against the artery walls. Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure of the blood in the artery. Blood pressure measure
William (Bill) Herron
William (Bill) Herron
William (Bill) Herron CEng FIMechE Bill graduated in 1984 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering (1st class) – Newcastle Upon Tyne and started his Engineering design career at Ferranti Defence Systems – Edinburgh. Designing and developing airborne radar systems for Sea Harrier fixed wing aircraft and Lynx/EH101 helicopters. He then moved to Unisys Corporation in Livingston – Scotland . Designing and developing high speed cheque reading machines for financial institutions. From there Bill joined
Vocabulary Week 1
Vocabulary Week 1
Vocabulary Week 1 Antebellum: Before war Antigovernment: Against the government Bi weekly: appearing or taking place every two weeks or twice a week. Circumnavigate: go around or across (something). Connection: Anything that connects Define: state or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of. Discharge: tell (someone) officially that they can or must leave, in particular. Equity: the quality of being fair and impartial. Extraordinary: very unusual or remarkable. International: existing,
Types of Reactions
Types of Reactions
Types of Reactions -Synthesis A + B = AB -Decomposition AB = A + B -Single Displacement A + BC = AC + B -Double Displacement AB + CD = AD + CB -Combustion (metal burns with oxygen) C + O2 = CO2 Balancing Equations Must have equal number of atoms on each side of the equation based on the Law of Conservation of Mass. Steps to Balance an Equation -write out unbalanced equation -create a table with a column for reactants and products -balance equations using coefficients • balance elements other tha