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  • Big Dig Case Study

    The Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T), commonly referred to as the Big Dig, was a construction megaproject that took place in Boston, Massachusetts from 1982 to 2007 [1]. While there were many aspects to the project, the main goal of the project was to replace large parts of the highway infrastructure in the center of the city. The project has become infamous for vastly exceeding its intended budget. The initially estimated budget and completion date of $2.8 billion and 1998 ballooned…

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  • How Does Hitchcock Build Suspense In Strangers On A Train

    excellent montage depicts Bruno following Miriam on a boat through the tunnel and to the secluded island where Bruno strangles Miriam. The suspense and anticipation created through the montage in this sequence are constructed through multiple techniques, which include Hitchcock’s use of sound, time, and editing. Thesis This sequence of suspense begins at the carnival with Bruno following Miriam on the boat before they reach the tunnel. The setting of the carnival is supposed to be fun and light…

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  • Physics In Car Racing

    Physics is everywhere. Especially in NASCAR which stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is a racing sport which the racing cars have motion. “NASCAR is motorsport's preeminent stock-car racing organization. The three largest racing-series sanctioned by this company are the Sprint Cup Series, the Xfinity Series, and the Camping World Truck Series.”(Mukul Bhatia.What is NASCAR?.www.quora.com.) On the rough racetrack nascar cars are made to be driven in extreme conditions. In…

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  • Case Study: The Hoover Dam

    1. INTRODUCTION We need entrepreneurship in order to build a better world and future for the generations to come. It is also essential for expanding the economy. The Hoover Dam was originally known as the Boulder Dam from 1933 to 1947. The dam was named after Herbert Hoover who played an important role in its construction. The Hoover Dam is located in the Black Canyon on the border between Arizona and Nevada and was built with the effective use of resources. The Hoover Dam was built by…

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  • A Night Divided Analysis

    The book “A Night Divided” was written by Jennifer A. Neilson, begins with an ordinary family living in East Berlin. Because of the East Berlin government, the father decided they should move to the West. But the mother didn’t want to leave behind the life they built in East Berlin, so she allowed the middle child, Dominic, to go with their father. Unexpectedly, one night eight-year-old Gerta’s family is divided with the sudden rise of the Berlin Wall.While her father and brother are in West…

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  • The Role Of Equality In Anthem By Ayn Rand

    instead of as a group. Equality discovers the power of electricity, while in his underground tunnel. He goes to the tunnel every evening, to perform experiments. Equality manages to go to the tunnel during Social Recreation time, and returning before it is over. While in the tunnel, he soon discovers electricity. As time goes by, Equality successfully creates a light bulb, made from materials in the tunnel. Equality shows joy in conducting his experiments. He has never had time to himself…

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  • The Mystery Of The Sphinx: Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

    most sacred and mysterious of all is the Sphinx. Theories of this creation range from being the resting place for the god Osiris, and the tomb of the Pharaoh Khafre but, the most realistic and incredible theory is there are a series of underground tunnels leading underneath each pyramid holding the untold treasures and great Pharaohs of Egypt. Carved from bedrock, standing at around 20 meters high and 73 meters long, the Sphinx was born. Constructed…

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  • Structural Joints Case Study

    be a complicated but it can have to do if the segment is not possible for the single one. So therefore, the joints between the modules. This part is sensitive because of waterproofing and safety of people inside the tunnel. Nowadays, the inter modular joints are used for immersed tunnels (IT) in the form of flexible joint that performs many tasks such as: to ensure the waterproofing, to limit the relative displacement to avoid excessive stress increments due to differential settlements & to…

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  • Stalin In Vietnam Case Study

    bad. The plan to hide the bases were difficult because of the American spotter planes that were being used to find these bases. A solution to this was to create underground tunnels that connected the bases. These tunnels were amazingly helpful in planning offensive attacks on bases take over by the enemy. Through these tunnels they conducted attacks and…

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  • Influence Of Play Activities In Early And Middle Childhood

    opportunities to influence child activity in ways that stimulate beneficial growth; and outdoor play environments are excellent venues in accomplishing this stimulation. We illustrate this by discussing three different types of play equipment – slide, bridge/tunnel climber, and swing - and identify the types of play each encourage, review how the various gross and fine motor skills are enhanced, and examine how constructive materials and safety aspects cooperate as well. Healthy play…

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