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  • The Lusitania's Attack On The Titanic

    infamous Titanic, it was just about same length and instead of leaving from Europe on its maiden voyage, it sailed from New York. This great vessel was able to hold up to 1,200 passengers and had an average speed of 25+ knots and was built by the Cunard Line out of Southampton, England. Although its sister ship the Titanic sunk years before, the Lusitania was set to sail across the Atlantic Ocean during the time there was a major threat lurking about the waters. The threat of submarines became a…

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  • Bermuda Triangle Conspiracy

    Imagine being in a plane and it randomly goes down over the Bermuda Triangle. Also known as the Devil’s Triangle, Bermuda Triangle is a general area in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean where planes and ships have mysteriously disappeared over the years. It received it’s name from a magazine after an extremely popular disappearance known as Flight 19. Nobody knows for sure if the Bermuda Triangle is real because science cannot explain many disappearances including the USS Cyclops, Ellen…

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  • Golden Gate Bridge Research Paper

    On May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge was officially open to the public.The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects San Francisco with Marin County.It was the longest suspension bridge in the world until 1964 when the Verrazano Narrows Bridge was built in New York.It is the only route that connects San Francisco with Marin County and about 112,000 cars cross it every day.That concludes to about 41 million cars a year. During the early 1800s to early 1900s, the only route to…

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  • The Rapid Sinking Of The Titanic

    Writing.engr.psu.edu is an infromational website that provides insight on the history of the Titanic, what caused the Titanic to sink, and the effects of the disaster. This article supplies crucial information on the timeline of the ship's sinking, the mechanical failure, and the design flaws. “Causes and Effects of the Rapid Sinking of the Titanic” provides awareness to how new laws and regulations were made after the tragic sinking of the Titanic. Vicki Bassett is the writer of the article…

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  • Example Scenario Summary: 'Arctic Tern'

    message once the mast had become unusable and they could no longer raise sail. The vessel M/V 'Real Star' answered the distress call. When the owner and crew of the yacht were onboard the Real Star, the owner asked the master if he/she could take the vessel in tow until the weather calmed down. Later, the owners of the yacht issued a statement claiming the yacht had been rammed by the M/V 'Real Star' as it came alongside to rescue the crew. As the yacht was warped aft to its towing position it…

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  • Semi-Rigid Airship Essay

    The airships are aerospace vehicles that get most of their lifting capability from aerostatic or buoyant lift, using gases which are lighter than air. They were widely used in the first half of the 20th century, for a variety of purposes. During this period the airships were employed for military applications by the US Army performing search and patrol operations. In 1921 the US Army acquired the Italian semi-rigid airship “Roma”, the largest semi-rigid airship in the world. After its crash in…

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  • Titanic Engineering Disaster Essay

    First, will look at the sinking of the Titanic of 1912 and well this is not the first ever engineering disaster it is normally where most people start. “RMS Titanic was a British passenger ship that sank after hitting an iceberg on her maiden voyage from Southampton (United Kingdom) to New York City, in April 1912. Titanic was at the time the largest ship ever built and was considered to be unsinkable. The tragedy claimed the lives of over 1,500 people. Many factors contributed to the…

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  • The Titanic: The Reasons Of Plastic Failure

    When the Titanic collided with the iceberg, the hull steel and the rivets failed because the hull body and rivets were made by brittle materials. At extremely high speeds, the brittle fracture caused plastic deformation. The reasons of plastic deformation include low temperature, poor properties of the hull steel, and high sulphur content of the material. When the Titanic disaster happened, each of these three factors was present: The water temperature was very low, the Titanic was travelling at…

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  • Ethical Issues In Titanic Research Paper

    between engineers. Some reoccurring ethics issue that were discussed were engineers and companies being too cocky, lying about an issue that had happened or was currently happening, and sacrificing safety for money or time. In life there is a fine line between being confident and being cocky. Being confident with your product means that you believe in your product, knowing and understanding that it will do well and why it will do well. Being cocky with your product means that you believe…

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  • Costa Concoria Research Paper

    The Costa Concordia disaster is the biggest cruise line catastrophe since the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago. In the aftermath of the incident, many efforts have been made and are continuing to be made to salvage what is left of the disaster. These salvage efforts range from the search and rescue of passengers and crew to even the extracting of over a half million gallons of oil from the ship since it listed 137 meters off the coast of Giglio Island, Italy on January 13, 2012. From…

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