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Cobalt Based Alloys Relevant Material Here Was Found Alloy
1,192 wordsThis paper will discuss the key properties of three categories of implant alloys; stainless steels, cobalt-based alloys, and titanium-based alloys, focusing on those properties which make the implant alloys ideal for skeletal implants. An additional focus of the paper will be on any disadvantages possessed by each group of implant alloys. Wood was probably the first bio implant, a sturdy, inert, and readily available material in the older days. But as mankind aged newer materials were discovered...
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Greatly Influenced Buddhist Temple
1,258 wordsRice, the staple food of the Korean diet, is eaten at most meals. Millet, wheat, barley, corn, and sorghum are also eaten, especially in the north. The vegetables Koreans eat include potatoes, Chinese cabbage, turnips, and onions. Garlic and red peppers are used as seasoners. Kunchi (pickled vegetables) is a favorite dish. Fish and other seafood's are the usual sources of proteins. To, or rice, is a popular confection. Traditional clothing, made of cotton or synthetic materials, is worn only by ...
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Mass Produced Song Dynasty
2,070 words... t, it was introduced in small quantities and, as usually is the case with high demand products, was initially available only to the very wealthy. Just as important were the unique wares in which this beverage was prepared and consumed. Tea soon became a status symbol among the upper class and nobility; even portraits were commissioned portraying a family sitting down to take tea showing their wealth and good taste. The portraits also note porcelain cups with silver tea service (Emmerson plat...
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Raw Material High Temperature
1,217 wordsIntroduction First we will start with the definition of refractories and ceramics. Refractories and ceramics are non-metallic materials capable of maintaining physical and chemical stability at high temperatures. Refractories in modern practice are usually ceramic in nature, and are used in a wide variety of primary, secondary and tertiary industries. Wherever an industrial process involves heat in excess of 700 to 800 degrees Fahrenheit (roughly), one will find refractory material in place, eit...
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Thermal Expansion Physical Properties
1,122 words... nitride. Cubic boron nitride is the second hardest known substance, after diamond, and has some special applications, such as abrasives in grinding wheels and cutting tools. It does not exist in nature and is thus made synthetically. Titanium nitride is used widely as a coating on cutting tools. IT improves tool life by virtue of it's low frictional characteristics. Silicon nitride has a high resistance to creep at elevated temperatures, low thermal expansion, high thermal conductivity, and ...
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One Of The Most Important Desalination Plants
910 wordsNickel is one of the most important elements on the periodic table. It has plenty of history, as well as a huge importance to society. Its has unique chemical, physical, and geological properties. Nickel is used commercially in abundance, as it is used anywhere from simple art products such as ceramics to complex structures such as tubing for desalination plants. It is even used in the American five-cent coin, the "nickel." Nickel was discovered by Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, in Sweden, during the y...
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Pre Columbian Geometric Shapes
1,000 words19 December 2007 Geometry in Pre-Columbian Cultures in the Americas Euclidean Geometry usually comes to mind first, when we speak about geometry. People often forget that much of modern geometry was inherited from our pre-Columbian cultures, especially from the Aztecs, the Incas, and the Mayas. Geometry was integrated into almost all aspects of our pre-Columbian cultures life, such as the daily activities, shape of buildings and streets, the design of their cities, as well as weavings and cerami...
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Support For Large Segments Support For Large Polymers
922 wordsBiodegradable polymer sutures Biodegradation: A biological agent (an enzyme, microbe or cell) responsible for degradation. Most degradable polymers are polyesters. Polymers prepared from glycolic acid and lactic acid have found a multitude of uses in the medical industry, beginning with the biodegradable sutures first approved in the 1960 s. Since that time, diverse products based on lactic and glycolic acid and on other materials, including poly (dioxanone), poly (trim ethylene carbonate) copol...
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Ming Dynasty Metropolitan Museum
2,834 wordsChinese Art Nowadays, the government of China places a great emphasis on the importance of making the Chinese people conscious of their cultural heritage. In a variety of ways the government has encouraged them to participate and take pleasure in the practice of such traditional art forms as calligraphy, classical styles of Chinese painting, as well as ceramics. Sustained efforts also have been made to familiarize the people with the literary masterpieces of the past and with the philosophy of t...
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Museum Of Modern Art Abstract Expressionism
1,759 wordsThinking outside the Box Clay, in its wet, malleable state, is fast moving, responding instantly to the touch. It demands spontaneity, speed and the instinct for improvisation. Cheap and abundant, it leaves the artist free to take risks, to waste his material, even to destroy his work with the exhilaration of a kid popping balloons. Over the years, Peter Voulkos has taken this humble material long associated with utility and craft and created a new kind of art. Harnessing destruction as a creati...
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University Of California Los Angeles
1,773 words... form of plates "with holes for people who don't like soup, " ice buckets "with cracks that leak out the water so all you have is ice, " bowls "to put your old socks in. " (Dormer, p. 118) For Voulkos, the crack is the destiny of the clay, the event within the object. "I can't make a bowl without a crack. All my ice buckets are cracked. I got a lot of broken plates that I glue back. I like that line. " (Dormer, p. 119) During the same period he made over 200 stacks, 4 feet high and under, and...
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Vice President Largest Country
1,241 wordsBrazil is the largest country in South America. It stretches almost 2700 miles from the bottom of the Andes Mountains eastward to the Atlantic Ocean. It borders on every country of the continent except for Chile and Ecuador. Brazils official name is the Federative Republic of Brazil. Brazil occupies almost half of South America and is the world s fifth-largest country in area. Although its area is just a little less than that of the United States, Brazil s population is only about 60 % that of t...
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Artistic Expression Natural Materials Japanese
299 wordsJapan has been subject to sudden invasions of new ideas and cultures followed by long periods of minimal contact with the outside world. Over time the Japanese developed the ability to absorb, imitate, and finally learn those elements of foreign culture that balance their artistic preferences. The earliest complex art in Japan was produced in the 7 th and 8 th centuries AD in connection with Buddhism. In the 9 th century, as the Japanese began to turn away from China and develop original forms o...
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Pablo Picasso Twentieth Century
578 wordsPablo Picasso was probably the most famous artist of the twentieth century. During his artistic career, which lasted more than 75 years, he created thousands of works, not only paintings but also sculptures, prints, and ceramics, using all kinds of materials. He almost single-handedly created modern art. He changed art more profoundly than any other artist of this century. First famous for his pioneering role in Cubism, Picasso continued to develop his art with a pace and vitality comparable to ...
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Head Of A Woman Pablo Picasso Paintings
764 wordsPicasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain, son of an artist, Jose Ruiz, and Maria Picasso. Pablo decided at a young age to adopt his mother s name Picasso, rather than his father s much more common name, Ruiz. An artistic prodigy, Picasso, at the age of 14, completed the one month qualifying examination of the Academy of Fine Arts in Barcelona in one day. From there he went to the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid, returning in 1900 to Barcelona, where he spent a lot of time in the ...
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Avant Gar Dists Expressionist Painters Franz Kline Voulkos
3,066 wordsThe exhibition of recent stoneware vessels by Peter Voulkos at Frank Lloyd Gallery featured the sort of work on which the artist established reputation in the 1950 s. The work was greeted with stunned amazement. However now it is too, but its amazement of a different order the kind that comes from being in the presence of effortless artistic mastery. These astonishing vessels are truly amazing. Every ceramic artist knows that what goes into a kiln looks very different from what comes out, and al...
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