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  • Urban Sprawl In The United States

    planning approach. Portland, Oregon is one of the few areas in the US that has adopted this approach (CSIRP). In 1990, Portland’s view of growing populations and cities changes and they began to realize impacts of…

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  • Geography: Space, Place, And Environment

    Geography is the study of the interaction between people within their environment at a place. It includes three factors: space, place, and environment. In this paper, I will first explain what those three factors entail. Then, I will relate the factors to Portland in detail. Finally, I will discuss the research a geographer would need to produce knowledge by exploration and observation in regards to a city. The central concepts of geography are the space, place, and environment. The three…

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  • Reflective Essay: My Migration To The United States

    purpose. Although I came to the United States as a chaperon for my child, the result that I came across a good college and considerate people in Portland stimulates my curiosity about education, I take delight in studying education at Portland community College (PCC). The heart of my issue before I moved to the United States was where I should live. I couldn’t decide the best place to live just because of a famous city. Unlike a summer vacation, an environmental sustainability was significant…

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  • Post-Secondary Education

    interest due to the fact that the state of Oregon has always been an extremely fascinating place to me. Undoubtedly, Oregon state has numerous captivating forests that seem as if they were taken straight out of a fairy tale. I would absolutely adore spending a great portion of my life in a place with fairy tale forests that is also within a reasonable distance of the ocean. The University of Oregon was at first brought to my attention whilst doing research of the top schools for medical…

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  • Trail Blazer

    “What makes someone a trail blazer?” This question was posed to me by my mother when advised to expand my ideas when writing my essay. “What defines a trail blazer?” A trailblazer is defined as a pioneer and innovator. I was astonished to find that a word that is so influential to me would have two unstimulating words as its definition. So, I posed the question to myself “What makes me a trail blazer?”. My thoughts are a trail blazer is someone who creates their own pathway to success, while…

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  • Portland Metro Case Study

    There are many geological hazards that could affect the Portland Metro area in the near future, but the three most devastating would be Earthquake, Volcano Eruption, and a landslide. There has been numerous rumor about the “big earthquake” that is long over due for the PNW. The earthquake is estimated to be a nine magnitude, which means it’s going to cause a lot of damage to Portland and could even make Portland disappear. An earthquake is generally formed when the underground suddenly breaks…

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  • Brand Awareness And Advertising Campaigns Of Columbia Sportswear

    Columbia Sportswear Born in Portland, Oregon in 1938 as a hat maker, Columbia Sportswear has been outfitting adventures for generations. Led by the mother-and-son of Gert and Tim Boyle, Columbia remains a family-run business, but one with a global reach as products are sold in approximately 100 countries. For many years, Gert Boyle was portrayed in the company’s advertising as “One Tough Mother,” defining the company for many people. In fact, “the current ‘tested tough’ campaign borrows from…

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  • Water Demand And Workability Of M-S-H Binder Case Study

    demand than Portland cement (PC) for workability (Zhang et al (2009)). Also, the reactive magnesium oxide particles were found to have cells lattice structure and therefore require higher water demand than PC (Eubank, 1951). For those reasons, tests with superplasticizers using the procedure as described in (2.2) were performed to select the most effective superplasticizer type and optimal dosage for M-S-H binder (as shown in figure 1 and figure 2). Figure 1. Water content for fluid paste…

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  • Basic Characteristics Of Concrete

    also used for creation insulation concrete. 1.6 Classification of lightweight aggregate Lightweight aggregate can be classifying to: 1.6.1 Natural (Mineral aggregate, Organic aggregate) 1.6.2 Artificial (Sintered fly ash aggregate, expanded perlite aggregate, foamed blast–furnace slag aggregate, cenosphere aggregate, Polystyrene aggregate) 1.7 Cement 1.7.1 Development of Portland cement Development of Portland cement can be summarized as follows: At 1796 James Parker England Patent on a…

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  • Sidewalk Essay

    task in moderate weather. The bill of materials will consists of bags of Quikrete, wheel barrel, water source, shovel, 6 foot long 2x4, 5 gallon buckets, magnesium float, concrete edger, steel trowel, concrete broom and traffic cones. Finally, with some help of your inner craftsmanship you are now ready to start construction on your sidewalk slab. The first step is to get your bags of Quikrete. Quikrete is a brand of premixed concrete. Concrete is no more than aggregates and Portland cement.…

    Words: 1432 - Pages: 6
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