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    Eventually it made its way to the GE rotor shop. The GE rotor shop is located in the NW corner of building 3001 is the home of rotating on non-rotating rotor parts for the majority of all aircrafts engines flown by the US Air Force. These engines include the F108, F101, F110, and the F118. The rotor shop is divided in half it has the rotating side and the non-rotating side. Both halves are then divided in half again for disassembly and assembly. Some of the rotors that are assembled on the rotating side includes the LPT (low pressure turbine), HPT (high pressure turbine), blade up, Compressor, fan and booster, and 1 and 2 bearing…

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    Cosmography is the study of the known world and its place in the cosmos. This study played a significant role in our understanding of how the New World was discovered. In 1506, two men by the names of Matthias Ringmann and Martin Waldseemüller, collaborated together on a magnificent map that depicted something no one had ever seen before. Through the descriptive letters from a Florentine merchant, Amerigo Vespucci, Ringmann and Waldseemüller were able to formulate a textbook titled, Introduction…

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    The main focus of education in Flatland is polygon recognition. When looking at another polygon in Flatland, they all look like lines. However, in early childhood, everyone learns how to feel one another’s angles in order to determine what type of polygon one is. Yet, with further education, it is possible to detect the type of polygon through sight recognition. In Flatland, there are two main variables that determine the route of one’s education; gender and social status. If one is male, they…

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    Bubble Maps

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    In the article entitled “Map It Then Write It!” by Kimberly Lott and Sylvia Read, I learned a lot about how beneficial mapping can be before a student begins to write about a certain topic. “Primary students have many options for graphic organizers to help develop writing skills in science” (Lott and Read, 46). This quote from the article really seems to sum up what the article was about because children have so many opportunities to use mapping to make their writing better, especially since…

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    Ken Jennings’ Maphead narrates his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so interesting to him and to fellow fans everywhere. Jennings takes readers on a world tour of geogeeks from the London Map Fair to the bowels of the Library of Congress, from the prepubescent geniuses at the National Geographic Bee to the computer programmers at Google Earth. Each chapter delves into a different aspect of map culture: highpointing, geocaching, road atlas rallying, even…

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    Geography Quiz Answers

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    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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    Turbochargers

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     Project Summary • A turbocharger, turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber. • It was invented Alferd Buchi in 1885. • A turbocharger, turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber. • Turbochargers are commonly used in passenger cars…

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    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I am highly grateful to the Director General,Roorkee College of Engineering, Roorkee, for providing me the opportunity to carry out my research. I would like to thank wholeheartedly Director,Roorkee College of Engineering, Roorkee for encouragement, solicited advice and all kind of help extended to me during the completion of this work. I express my deep sense of gratitude to my Research Supervisor MR. SANDEEP KUMAR SINGLA for his expert guidance, stimulating discussions as…

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    Progression Of Maps Essay

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    wanted to cover maps as an intellectual technology that has changed the way people think. The progression of maps to where they are today can be illustrated and is closely paralleled by childhood cognitive development. Maps, like a child’s development, went from a “egocentric, purely sensory perception of the world to… [a] abstract and objective analysis of experience.” It also caused society to go from a purely sensory observation of the world to a more abstract and objective view of life. The…

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    Mcdonalds Human Geography

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    1. McDonalds uses human geography to plan out where to build a restaurant by using culture and economy. In certain places McDonalds will alter their food to fit a certain type of flavor. Sometimes the store may not expand in areas that can’t afford the food. 2. Maps display information about the surface and the areas of the world that we live in. Geography is very dependent on the use of maps. They are also used as communication, and storing reference material. It can help us to find…

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