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CHAPTER 1. GRID SYSTEM

Power Transmission in a country is usually done through what is known as a Grid System. The Grid System consists of extensive interconnected transmission network supplying the whole country. Its supply from a small no. of very large and highly effective power stations. The basic network is usually 132kHZ. For a very high industrialised nation they use 275,475,800,1250 kV. Most consumers receive supplies from medium voltage distribution system of 3.3kV,…

The Conflicts Of The Black Race: Delayed Economic

And Educational ProgThe Conflicts of the Black Race: Delayed Economic and Educational Progress4/4/97In the 1960’s, blacks, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., fought for their civilrights and equal opportunities. Although they had only been out of slavery forless than a century, they felt the time was way past due for them to receive thesame treatment as other American citizens. Our people struggled to receivedecent education programs for their youth…

Consumer rights

Caveat Emptor Let the buyer beware Consumer should be responsible about what he wants to buy, prices and quality Upto the consumer to chose wiselyConsumer Protection Sometimes impossible to know whether the product is will work properly or not At point of sale consumer are protected by law concerning some aspects of their purchases despite principal of caveat emptorConsumer Rights United Nations Guidelines on Consumer Rights- 8 basic consumer rights…

Sonnet 23

This sonnet demonstrates Shakespeare’s great ability of playing with words. According to him a person is tongue-tied when he has either too much or too little to say. He illustrates his idea by giving an example of an unperfect actor who forgets his lines on stage and more curiously, some fierce thing whose heart is weakened by the weight of his own strength. This use of paradox adds intensity to…

The Hobbit: Book Review

IntroductionThe book I read and analyzed was “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkein. I shall discuss the plot and character development, setting, author’s style and my opinions about it.Plot DevelopmentThere are too many characters in the story and so it is hard to follow and know each one of them. (There are many dwarves and it’s confusing.)In the beginning there is an introduction where the author tells a bit about what…

Consciousness As Determined Th

Consciousness is understood in a variety of ways. In one belief, a person is conscious when awake, but unconscious when sleeping or comatose. Yet people also do things requiring perception and thought unconsciously even when they are awake. A person can be conscious of their physical surroundings, pain and even a wish or fantasy. In short a creature is conscious if it is aware of itself and that it is…

Moon

The moon is the only natural satellite of Earth. The moon orbits the Earth from384,400 km and has an average speed of 3700 km per hour. It has a diameter of3476 km, which is about that of the Earth and has a mass of 7.35e22 kg. Themoon is the second brightest object in the sky after the sun. The gravitationalforces between the Earth and the moon cause some interesting effects;…

Agent orange

Agent OrangeAgent Orange is a plant killer, which was used during the Vietnam War to destroy the massive amount of trees (Nguyen, 1). The destruction that occurred, however, is far more extensive than once believed. Complications in health occur much more frequently to those exposed to the chemical than those who managed to avoid contact (Nguyen, 2). The use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War affected the American soldiers…

Underground Railroad

Word Count: 1489I know you’re wondering, what railroad? Well the simple fact is that everybody has heard of the , but not everyone knows just what it was. Firstly, it wasn’t underground, and it wasn’t even a railroad. The term “Underground Railroad” actually comes from a runaway slave, who while being chased swam across a creek and was out of the owner’s sight. The owner said “…must have gone off…

Native son 2

Native Son by Richard Wright is a novel written about a black boy trying to grow up in a white man’s world. Bigger, the main charter, is growing up in a typical black neighborhood. He is the only man of the house so he must help his mother support them. In this novel it is important to understand that Bigger is prone to violence. In every tough situation he gets…