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    Reasons for selection Stone Fox, by John Reynolds Gardiner, written in 1980, tells the story of a boy, living with his grandfather, who must find a way to save his grandfather’s farm from the tax collector. Gardiner tells this story of a boy, set in Wyoming, where sled dogs were common and $500 was enough for a farmer to lose his farm. The idea for the story was originally heard by the author in 1974 and the ending was “reported to have happened” (Gardiner 1980). The film was later made into a movie. Stone Fox, a children’s fiction story, is geared toward youth from seven to ten years old and describes a way of life that many children don’t experience any longer. The story is told in such a way, which appears simplistic, but with complex…

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    Computational Fluid Dynamics Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is the simulation of fluids in engineering systems using modeling such as mathematical physical problem formulation and numerical methods like discretization methods, solver, numerical parameters and grid generation. Computational fluid dynamics is based on the concept of Reynolds averaging of the unsteady Navier-Stokes equation commonly known as (RANS) which are considered by Leishman to be the most adaptable method for…

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    My father started to come home later each night. First it was eight, then eleven, midnight, and eventually I wouldn’t even see him until the next morning. I would call him to see where he was, and the response I would get was “I have one more customer I need to sell a car to, I’ll be home soon. I love you, baby girl.” And of course I believed him and went about my business. But at that moment I didn’t realize that soon would mean the next day when I’m watching Rocket Power and eating my Frosted…

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    The Distillery District

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    Introduction The Distillery District is a heritage building community located to the east of the downtown core in Toronto. Gooderham and Worts founded the site as a distillery in 1832, and by the 1860s, it was the largest distillery in the world. The deindustrialization of neighbouring areas subsequently resulted in the closure of all remaining distillery operations by 1990. By 2003, the Distillery District was transformed into a pedestrian oriented area, allowing for a dynamic public space…

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    experiment, key drag forces are the skin drag and pressure drag. The skin drag and pressure drag can be accumulated to get the total drag. The drag coefficient is the ratio of the drag force formed in comparison to the product of the dynamic pressure and area. It is a dimensionless quantity. The factors that affect the drag coefficient is the shape of the body, the roughness of the surface, the viscosity of the fluid and compressibility of the object. The viscosity of the fluid introduces the…

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    Golf Balls Lab Report

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    moving in the air for a longer period of time. The smooth surface shows that that air is separated from the ball closer to the initial point of contact and leaves a larger vortex behind the ball compared to its smooth counterpart, creating a greater amount of drag. Reynolds Number Flow can generally be qualified by two different classifications of motion. Flow in a fluid (liquid or gas) can be observed as relatively smooth laminar flow where flow properties, such as pressure and velocity tend to…

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    All throughout life everyone experiences difficult situations that help mold them as people. People have to go through hard and sad times to become stronger and develop as a person. The toughest thing I have ever faced was losing my best friend Dylan. He was like a brother to me, and sadly he passed from a drug overdose. That one life changing event did so much for me as person. For the first time, I had actually lost someone I was close to and loved. This was undoubtedly the hardest situation I…

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    My “Bestfriend” “ So you won’t talk to me?” I asked him. He smiled down at the floor and nodded his head. He took a seat a couple of seats away from me. Whoever knew that a school bus could be a start of a friendship? I definitely did not, but this is how it all started. On August 11th, 2011, I became best friends with a special person. His name was William. He had been there before for me whenever my silly young age relationship ended. Then, Unexpectedly in sixth grade I started…

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    Heat Transfer Essay

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    Energy Equation, (3) Where u and v are velocity component along the x and y directions of a Cartesian coordinate system respectively, t is the time, p is the pressure, Re (= ρU∞d/μ) is the Reynolds number, Pr (= μCp/k) is the Prandtl number, T is the temperature, d is the diameter of cylinder, k is the thermal conductivity of fluid, Cp is the heat capacity of fluid, ρ is the density of fluid, μ is the dynamic viscosity of fluid and U∞ is the free stream velocity of fluid. Lift and Drag…

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    Before we even arrive at college, the only thing on most peoples’ minds is finding a roommate. Countless hours are spent on Facebook and other social media talking to and trying to find someone suitable to live with. This is a good idea, however the social media barrier allows for lies to be told. Someone we thought was exactly like us, could in reality be nothing like us. Most of these lies do not come out until we are actually living with this person. Roommates are one of the most important…

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