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  • The Five Most Important Biogeochemical Cycles

    a)The five most important biogeochemical cycles are the oxygen cycle, nitrogen cycle, carbon cycle, sulphur cycle and the sedentary cycle. These five cycles can be classified into pools. Active pools are free flowing cycles controlled by life processes such as photosynthesis. Storage pools are segregated bodies controlled by physical processes such as, volcanic eruptions or earthquakes. Oxygen cycles through the environment in three major forms; gaseous atomic oxygen, and the…

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  • Potassium Research Paper

    quickly distributes to all organs and tissues. After about a month, our body eliminates it. The health hazard of the radiation causing cancer is about 0.004 percent. In 1.28 billion years, 89 percent of the time, half of the potassium 40 decays to calcium-40 by emitting a beta particle, while 11% of the time it decays to the gas, Argon-40, by electron capture. Besides radiometric dating, there are no specific commercial or medical uses associated with the radioactive properties of potassium-40.…

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  • Pyrex Failure Case Study

    The objective for this report is to explain all the failures that might occur while making Pyrex and what are the cure that will help to prevent all of the causes and failures. Corning Inc. introduced Pyrex cookware in the market. Later, Pyrex was expanded to make clear and opal ware objects. Pyrex has a unique property that is Lower thermal expansion. Pyrex cookware is mostly made of borosilicate but it was later replaced by soda lime glass because that has a strong mechanical strength. Another…

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  • Physical Properties Of Water Essay

    Water exists in all three physical states only on planet earth, the only planet where life exists in the whole of universe. Water supports life on earth due its unique physical properties such as density, temperature variation, reflectivity, surface tension, specific heat, boiling and freezing points, as well as its chemical properties including its polar nature, dissolving ability and capacity to act both as an acid or base. The exceptional physical properties are all attributed to water’s…

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  • Flame Test Lab Conclusion

    when it comes into contact with a substance. 4. During a flood, the labels from three bottles of chemicals were lost. The three unlabeled bottles of white solids were known to contain the following substances: strontium nitrate, ammonium carbonate, and potassium sulfate. Explain in great detail how you could easily test the substances and re-label the three bottles. (Hint: Ammonium ions do not provide a distinctive flame color). To easily test the substances and re-label the three…

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  • Hard Capsule Essay

    2.0 Literature Review This literature review section will describe the fundamental or important topic of this study. 2.1 Hard capsule Capsule, tablet, syrup is among the type of oral administration drug delivery carrier. The capsule is a solid dosage form of drug delivery, which derived from degradable polymer film. The capsules can be divided into hard and soft capsule types. The capsules can be segmented by source of raw materials, and end users. The segmentation by source of raw…

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  • Epigastric Pain Case Study

    List three differential diagnoses for epigastric pain in adults. Include rationale, diagnostic testing, and treatment. Epigastric is the pain that comes on the upper middle portion of the abdomen. It this can occur due to several conditions i.e. irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcer, and pancreatitis, and as a referred pain of myocardial infarction among other minors ones. Diagnosis and treatment Peptic ulcer disease Peptic…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Arc Welding

    1-2. Properties of Materials 3-10. Manual Metal Arc Welding 11. Manual Inert Gas Welding 12. Tungsten Inert Gas Welding 13. Oxy-Acetylene Welding 14-15. Plastic Welding 16. Mechanical Methods of Joining Materials 17. Health and Safety 18. References Low Carbon Steel Low carbon steel is the most common form of steel with a low cost price while it provides material properties that are required for many applications. Low carbon steel contains a low carbon content and is therefore…

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  • Importance Of Chemistry In Baking

    The Chemistry of Baking If there is one thing in the world that brings people together, it is food. No matter who a person may be, or what their background is, everyone can enjoy an excellently crafted dish. In particular, many people enjoy selections of pastries, sweets, and bread. There are hundreds to thousands of crafted desserts and bread around the world. When a person first bites into a macaroon, slice of asiago bread, or a perfectly-shaped chocolate chip cookie, they might not consider…

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  • Swot Analysis Of Purina Dog Food

    Purina Dog Food About the Company In 1894, William H. Danforth founded Ralston Purina Mills in Gray Summit, Missouri. The main purpose of the business, at the time, was to provide food, “Chow”, for farm animals. The company later began producing breakfast cereal, with endorsement by Webster Edgerly, the founder of Ralston breakfast cereals. The cereal products became so successful that in 1902 the name of the enterprise was changed to the Ralston-Purina Company. From 1902 to 1986 the…

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