Monthly Archives: February 2016

bibliography 2: Is solar power the best option?

Topic: I want to figure out if the solar power the best option. If not, what kind of energy is the best? And, can Penn State solely depends on the Solar power to meet the daily demand and fulfill the … Continue reading

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Center Pivot Irrigation and The Ogallala Aquifer

The Ogallala Aquifer is an underground water source used by many farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains region to utilize land that would be unable to be farmed for grain without its use. Center pivot irrigation systems are the … Continue reading

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1, How can people save water at home in their daily life? final post

How can people save water at home in their daily life? Conservation of water is the most cost effective and environmentally friendly method of decreasing the water demand and the waste of water on the globe. The water is the … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Are You An Energy Source?

I will start out this blog post by saying none of this is possible, yet!! But just like man flying and pre-sliced bread, was once things only dreamt about, this to could transcend the dreams of men and become a reality. … Continue reading

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Recycling – A Real-Life Positive

Often, the process of recycling – which is known as collecting and processing the old and converting them into the new – receives negative attention. This occurs due to misconceptions about its economic payout. However, the environmental benefits outweigh it all. Most notably, the process decreases … Continue reading

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Bibliography 2: Clean Cooking for the Environment

Topic: Cooking styles that is more beneficial for the environment- alternatives and helping the environment Source 1: “Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.” Global Alliance for Clean Cook Stoves. Web. 19 Feb. 2016. -Displays what is going on in our world against the … Continue reading

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Bibliography: Household Photovoltaics

Topic: Household Photovoltaic Installation Audience: Anyone who hopes to offset their power bills also make an investment that will pay for itself over its lifetime. Source 1: Direct Energy Solar. Payback Period of Solar Installation. August, 2014. Relevant data is … Continue reading

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Grey Water Toilets

Water is something that we all take for granted each and every day.  We turn on the faucet and there is clean water there.  Not all countries have this luxury.  Not all people are awarded this type of security in … Continue reading

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How Does Fracking and Nuclear Power Production Affect Water?

Energy production in America has some of the greatest impact on the environment. While the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere and the resulting issue of global warming are obvious contentions, another major issue is the sheer amount of … Continue reading

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Responsible Irrigation For Our Nation’s Golf Courses

Golf is one of the most popular sports in America, and with roughly 25 million players teeing it up each season across the nation, courses are pressed to use surrounding natural resources in order to maintain their facilities and ensure … Continue reading

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bibliography 2: How many calories should people eat per day?

Topic: You know there is a increasing trend that more and more people are getting obesity. Some people blame it on the fast food chains developed in America and criticize the high calories inside those fast foods. So I want … Continue reading

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Artificial Natural Disaster

Dam failures are the only natural disasters that are made by man. When dams are left to neglect and forgotten about they eventually fail. Dams hold back billions of gallons of water and when this is suddenly let free the … Continue reading

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Bibliography: Food Energy of U.S Citizens

Topic: Evaluate food energy (in calories) of U.S citizens to compare who is getting enough, too little, or too much. Compare with other areas of the world and inquire why the differences are what they are. Understand what food energy … Continue reading

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Blogpost 2 Final: Why Tidal Power Can Be Useful

Why Tidal Power Can Be Useful There is a new form of renewable energy that is rising in society’s energy sector: Tidal power. Tidal power, also known as tidal energy is a form of hydropower that converts the energy obtained … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Solar Power

When homeowners make the decision to invest in a house, they are investing in a multitude of responsibilities such as insurance, safety, maintenance, etc. A major part of owning a home, of course, is energy. Energy is required to heat … Continue reading

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Water Conservation

Living in North America there are many ways to conserve water in our everyday life inside our own household, but what about in college? My primary focus is to study and observe ideas, case studies, theories and quantitative methods of … Continue reading

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Bibliography for post 2

Topic: Energy supplies and energy alternatives in Hawaii – shifting to more renewable energy Audience: HI State government, US department of Energy, Alternative Energy companies “About Our Fuel Mix.” About Our Fuel Mix. Hawaiian Electric Company, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. … Continue reading

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Bibliography 2 – Alec West

Topic: I want to talk about how much energy is produced by the Penn State campus and whether it is feasible to produce all that electricity by solar power. I will also examine how many solar panels will be needed … Continue reading

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Math Test

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times (1.6\times10^{12})= 9.12\times 10^{4}\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\sigma T^4R^2\) \(12\text{km}\times \frac {0.6 \text{mi}} {1 \text {km}}\approx 7.2\text{mi}\) \[12\text{km}\times \frac {0.6 \text{mi}} {1 \text {km}}\approx 7.2\text{mi}\] 6. \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000= 4.2\times 10^{9}\) 7. \[ 50\text {m}\times \frac {3.4 \times 10^{6}} { … Continue reading

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Bibliography 2: Energy loss in a vehicle

Topic: Discuss how much energy is lost in a vehicle and the potential to improve fuel efficency with technology Audience: anyone who drives may be interested in learning how much energy an engine uses and where all the energy goes. … Continue reading

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Math Test

1. \(x^3-3x^2-10X=0\) 2. \((1+r)^n\) 3. \((5.7 x 10^{-8}) x (1.6 x 10^{12})= 9.12 x 10^{4}\) 4. \(\pi L(1- \alpha)R^{2} = 4\pi\sigma T^{4} R^{2}\) 5.\(12 km \times\frac{0.6\text{ mile}}{{1}\ km}= 7.2\text{ miles}\) \[12 km \times\frac{0.6\text{ mile}}{{1}\ km}= 7.2\text{ miles}\] 6. \( 4,173,445,346.50 … Continue reading

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Draft 2: The Colder The Weather, The More You Burn

Topic: Evaluate how much running burns calories. The main goal revolves around comparing that to exercising in the winter, which is proven to burn more calories in specific conditions. ****Intro: As you can see in my bibliography topic, I will be talking … Continue reading

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Math Test Laura Nestor

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12×10^4\) \(\pi{L}(1-\alpha){R^2}=4\pi\sigma{T^4}{R^2}\) \(12\text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{{1}\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\) \[12\text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{{1}\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx4,200,000,000=4.2\times10^9\) \[50\text{m}\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times\frac{10\text{J}}{1\text{kg}\cdot1\text{m}}=1.7\text{ GW}\] \(\$5,000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx\$7,150\)

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1- \(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) 2- \((1+r)^n\) 3- \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12\times10^{4}\) 4- \(\pi\text{L}(1-\alpha)\text{R}^2=4\pi\sigma\text{T}^4\text{R}^2\) 5- \( 12\text {km} \times \frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}} \approx 7.2\text{mile}\) \[ 12\text {km} \times \frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}} \approx 7.2\text{mile}\] 6- \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000=4.2\times 10^{9}\) 7- \[50\text{m}\times \frac{3.4\times 10^{6}\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times \frac{10\text{J}}{1\text {kg}\times 1\text {m}}=1.7\text{GW}\] 8- \(\$5,000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx \$ 7,150\)

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Math Test

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times (1.6\times 10^{12}) = 9.12\times 10^4\) \({\pi}L(1-\alpha)R^2 = 4{\pi}{\sigma}T^4R^2\) \[ 12\text{km} \times \frac{0.6 \text{mile}}{1 \text{km}} \approx 7.2 \text{mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2 \times 10^9\) \[50\text{m} \times \frac{3.4\times 10^6 \text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times \frac{10\text{ J}}{1 \text{kg} \cdot  1 \text{m}} = … Continue reading

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1.  \(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) 2.  \((1+r)^n\) 3.  \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times (1.6\times 10^{12})=9.12\times 10^4\) 4.  \((\pi)L[1-(\alpha)](R^2)=4(\pi)(\sigma)T^{4}R^2\) 5.  \(12\text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx 7.2\text{mile}\) \[12\text{km}\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx 7.2\text{mile}\] 6.  \(4,173,445,346.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2\times 10^9 \) 7.  \(50\text{m}\times\frac{3.4\times 10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times \frac{10\text{J}}{1\text{kg}\cdot 1\text{m}}=1.7\text{GW}\) 8.  \(\$5,000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx \$7,150\)

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Math Test

\(x^3 – 3x^2 – 10x = 0\) \((1 + r)^n\) \(5.7\times 10^{-8}\times 1.6\times 10^{12} = 9.12\times 10^{4}\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha) R^2 = 4 \pi \sigma T^{4} R^2\) \(12 \text{ km} \times \frac{ 0.6 \text{ mile}}{1 \text{ km}} \approx 7.2 \text{ mile}\) … Continue reading

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\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12\times10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^{2}=4\pi\sigma T^{4}R^{2}\) \(12km\times\frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}}\approx7.2\text{mile}\) \(4173445246.50\approx4200000000=4.2\times10^{9}\) \(50m\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times\frac{10\text{J}}{1\text{kg}\times1\text{m}}=1.7\text{GW}\) \(5000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx\$7150\)

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Math Test

\(x^3 – 3x^2 – 10x = 0\) \( (1+r)^n\) \( (5.7 \times 10^{-8}) \times (1.6 \times 10^{12}) =  9.12 \times 10^4\) \( \pi L (1-\alpha) R^2 = 4\pi\alpha T^4R^2\) \(12 km \times \frac{0.6\text{ mile}}{1\text{ km}} \approx 7.2\text{ mile}\) \[12 km … Continue reading

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\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7 x 10^{-8})x(1.6 x 10^{12})=9.12 x 10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^{2}=4\pi\sigma T^{4}R^{2}\) \(12 \text {km} \times \frac {0.6\text { mile}}{1\text { km}} \approx 7.2 \text {mile}\) \[12 \text {km} \times \frac {0.6\text { mile}}{1\text { km}} \approx 7.2 \text {mile}\] … Continue reading

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  \(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12\times10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi \sigma T^4R^2\) \(12\text{ km}\times\frac{0.6{ mile}}{1{ km}}\approx7.2\text{ mile}\) \[12\text{ km}\times\frac{0.6{ mile}}{1{ km}}\approx7.2\text{ mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50\approx4,200,000,000=4.2\times10^9\) \[50\text{ m}\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{ kg}}{1\text{ sec}}\times\frac{10\text{ J}}{1\text{ kg}\times1\text{ m}}=1.7\text{ GW}\] \(\$5,000\times(1+0.012)^{30}\approx\$7,150\)

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Alec West

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10{^1}{^2}=9.12\times10{^4}\)  \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^{2}=4\pi\sigma T^{4}R^{2}\) \(12 \text{km}\times \frac {0.6 \text {mile}}{1 km} \approx 7.2 \text {mile} \)  \[12 \text{km}\times \frac {0.6 \text {mile}}{1 km} \approx 7.2 \text {mile}\]  \(4, 173, 445, 346.50\approx4,200,000,000 = 4.2 \times 10^9\) \[50 \text{m} \times \frac{3.4\times10^{6} … Continue reading

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\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times(1.6\times 10^{12})=9.12\times 10^{4}\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\sigma T^4R^2\) \(12 km\times\frac{0.6 mile}{1 km}\approx 7.2 mile\)  \(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000=4.2\times 10^9\) \[4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000=4.2\times 10^9\] \[50 m\times \frac{3.4\times 10^6 kg}{1 sec}\times \frac{10 J}{1 kg\cdot1 m}=1.7 GW\] \(\$5,000\times (1+0.012)^{30}\approx \$7,150\)

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\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7\times 10^{-8}) \times (1.6 \times 10^{12}) = 9.12 \times 10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\alpha T^4R^2\) \(12\text{km}\times \frac{0.6 \text{mile}}{1 \text {km}} \approx 7.2 \text{mile}\) \[12\text{km}\times \frac{0.6 \text{mile}}{1 \text {km}} \approx 7.2 \text{mile}\] \(4,173,445,346.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2 \times 10^9\) \(50\text{m} \times \frac{3.4 … Continue reading

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Math Test

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) 2. \((1+r)^n\) 3. \((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times (1.6\times 10^{12})=9.12\times 10^4\) 4. \(πL(1-\alpha)R^2=4π\sigma T^4R^2\) 5. \(12\text{km} \times \frac {.6 \text {mile}} {1 \text {km}} ≈ 7.2 \text {miles}\) \[12\text{km} \times \frac {.6 \text {mile}} {1 \text {km}} ≈ 7.2 \text {miles}\] 6. \(4,173,445,346.50≈4,200,000,000=4.2\times 10^9\) … Continue reading

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