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  • History Of The Council Bluffs (IA) Fire Department

    Background and Significance The Council Bluffs (IA) Fire Department has a long, rich history of providing quality emergency response services to its citizens. The department was formed on January 5, 1883, by resolution of the city council to establish a full-time, paid department (Petersen, 1992). This resolution came after numerous devastating fires exceeded the capabilities of the several volunteer fire companies that had protected the city during the previous 29 years. In 1918, the…

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  • Modal Analysis Essay

    System identification techniques: Extraction of the modal parameters from the response of the structure to vibration is an important step in SHM. Firstly, it gives to the engineers information about real dynamic behaviour of the structure. Secondly, designed model of the structure using computing technologies, FEM model, may be validated and optimized through comparison analytical and experimental modal parameters. The procedure developing the mathematical model of the structure on the basis of…

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  • Cause Of Gang Crimes

    Crime and gangs go hand in hand. They’ve existed for hundreds of years and will be here hundreds of years from now. The earliest gangs date back to the 1600s when the Italian mafia were established and in the 1800s for the Chinese Triads. Surprisingly, the two have more in common than one may conceive. Both groups originated because of resistance within their countries. The Italian mafia initiated while Sicily was still under the rule of Spain and the Chinese Triad’s during the anti-Manchu…

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  • Cause And Effect Of Paxillin

    There are many diseases out there that effect the lungs, and can be life-threatening. They affect millions of people every year. Some examples would be lung cancer and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Cancer is a disease that, among other things, effects the communication between cells. Acute respiratory distress syndrome prevents oxygen from getting into the blood. With so many people being at risk, it can lead some people to wonder why the cure hasn’t already been created. There are many…

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  • Analysis Of The ZIKA Virus

    One of the viruses that extend in massive areas of the world, and compel the scientists to look again for this virus is a ZIKA virus. As a result of the rapid prevalence of a ZIKA virus in Asia, Africa and America, it classifies now as an emerging virus, on the other hand, the lack of biological research leads to Increasing the cases of ZIKV in the world. This project sheds light on the mystery novel that allows ZIKV invasion and infection the host cells. A penetration process of ZIKA virus…

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  • Grapeville High School: A Short Story

    CHAPTER ONE: Roman’s Speech It had been a hectic day in school today for the young Grapes of Grapeville High School. The students had just closed for the day. Young Grapes spilled out of the front and side doors of the various classrooms in the school. You could see them trooping out of the school gate in large numbers; all of them talking excitedly. It was obvious from their countenances that they were all happy to call it a day as regards to academic activities and head to their various…

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  • Case Study Of Fuzzy Inference System

    2.10.1 Fuzzy Inference System (FIS) Fuzzy set theory explain this technique to enhance an image of handwritten scripts and for an edge detection of wrist X-ray images. In the case of the contrast enhancement process of an image, the Fuzzy set also seen as a collection of membership functions, where each represents how much degree of corresponding grayscale pixels is possible to be “bright”. In other words, a Fuzzy membership value of the image Fuzzy set can be understood as the degree of…

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  • SIRT1 Essay

    4.2 RES as activator of sirtuins and other biological target structures There are several molecular activities discussed that should convey the health-promoting effects of RES. In one of the most important (if not the decisive one) study, it was shown that RES modulates the activity of the silent mating type information regulation 2 homolog 1 (SIRT1) (3). SIRT1 belongs to a protein family consisting of seven (SIRT1-SIRT7) individual members that are unique Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide…

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  • Effects Of Group Size

    A. Formal Organization. (Pg. 175) Secondary groups designed to achieve explicit objectives. These gangs are very intricate but also seem very disoriented. While a majority of the gangsters are low level runners, there’s more control as you go up the ranks. Someone could be a drug runner, then get promoted to maybe making the drugs instead. This formal type of organization is which enables this gang to function. Its not as much of a formal organization but it is essentially organized crime. While…

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  • Broken Window Theory Of Crime

    Why is crime such a large part of our everyday society? Since the beginning of time, crime has been a large part of history, which gradually increased throughout the years, and continues today in everyday life. Crime is something that is caused by either force, impulse, fun, accident, or environmental factors. Some people have been raised since childhood in areas where crime rates were at a high and this may have compelled them to follow a negative figure, thus resulting in that person…

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