Analytic pressure-volume diagrams are utilized to illustrate the effects of gasoline engine design on performance and combustion requirements. Topics discussed include design, construction, inspection techniques and servicing of the internal combustion engine and its components.
It is large, complex, and diverse, with distinct regional identities. Due to the distances involved, travelling between regions can be time-consuming and expensive. Geography Appalachians in Georgia The contiguous United States or "Lower 48" the 48 states other than Alaska and Hawaii are bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, with much of the population living on these three coasts or along the Great Lakes, which are sometimes dubbed another "coast".
Its only land borders — both quite long — are shared with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south.
The Appalachians extend from Canada to the state of Alabamaa few hundred miles west of the Atlantic Ocean. They are the oldest of the three ranges and offer spectacular sightseeing and excellent camping spots.
The Rockies are, on average, the highest in North America, extending from Alaska to New Mexicowith many areas designated as national parks that offer hiking, camping, skiing, and sightseeing opportunities. The combined Sierra Nevada and Cascade ranges are the youngest.
The Sierras extend across the "backbone" of Californiawith sites such as Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Parkthen give way to the even younger volcanic Cascade range, with some of the highest points in the country.
In the center of the country is the Great Plainswhich includes the entirety of OklahomaKansasNebraskaSouth DakotaNorth Dakotaand portions of the surrounding states. This region is characterized by long stretches of flat land, and areas of gentle rolling hills. It consists largely of farmland and prairie.
More fresh water inland seas than lakes, they were formed by the pressure of retreating glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age. The five lakes span hundreds of miles, bordering the states of MinnesotaWisconsinIllinoisIndianaMichiganOhioPennsylvania and New Yorkand their shores vary from pristine wilderness areas to industrial "rust belt" cities.
Climate The overall climate is temperate, with notable exceptions.
Alaska has Arctic tundra, while Hawaii and South Florida are tropical. The Great Plains are dry, flat and grassy, turning into desert in the far West and Mediterranean along the California coast. Summers are humid, but mild.
The climate of the South also varies. The Great Plains and Midwestern states also experience tornadoes from the late spring to early fall, earlier in the south and later in the north.
States along the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico may experience hurricanes between June and November. These intense and dangerous storms frequently miss the U. The Rockies are cold and snowy. Even during the summer, temperatures are cool in the mountains, and snow can fall nearly year-round.
It is dangerous to go up in the mountains unprepared in the winter and the roads through them can get very icy. Thunderstorms can be expected in the southwest frequently from July through September. Winters are mild, and snow is unusual.
Summers July through September are usually quite dry with low humidity, though, making it the ideal climate for outdoor activities.
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Rain is most frequent in winter, snow is rare, especially along the coast, and extreme temperatures are uncommon. Rain falls almost exclusively from late fall through early spring along the coast. East of the Cascades, the northwest is considerably drier.
Much of the inland northwest is either semi-arid or desert, especially in Oregon. This can be a drastic change from the Southwest. High humidity means that the temperature can feel hotter than actual readings.
The Northeast also experiences snow, and at least once every few years there will be a dumping of the white stuff in enormous quantities.
The Mississippian cultures built huge settlements across the Southeast, and the Anasazi built elaborate cliff-side towns in the Southwest. These societies were decimated by Old-World diseases such as smallpox and were pushed west by warfare and encroaching European settlers. Their diminished numbers led to further marginalization, although today their cultures endure and continue to contribute to the American experience.
European colonization began in the 16th and 17th centuries. EnglandSpainand France gained large holdings; the NetherlandsSwedenand Russia also established outposts.
The first English colonies, founded in JamestownVirginia and PlymouthMassachusettsformed the kernel of what is now known as the United States. In the North, Massachusetts was settled by religious immigrants — Puritans — who later spread and founded most of the other New England colonies, creating a highly religious and idealistic region.Results from a new study may lead to approval of what could be the first drug that ameliorates potentially deadly reactions in children with severe peanut allergies.
The demographics of Asian Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who can trace their ancestry to one or more countries in Asia. Because Asian Americans compose 6% of the entire U.S.
population, the diversity of the group is often disregarded in media and news discussions of "Asians" or of "Asian Americans.". Use this page to browse/search the course descriptions for Summer by subject or keyword. If you need to search for old course descriptions, please go to WIReD..
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