Essay on Material

Background Material by Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison, the author and son, appears to have written this poem about his parents, and his relationship with them. This poem appears to be recalling moments of family unity-moments of both sadness and happiness.The son appears to be sat at a desk, perhaps at an office or study at their family home. A double […]

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Find out which is the most effective insulating material out of a range of different materials

The choice of an insulation material is usually made depending on the application. Polyethylene and polystyrene are usually used in high-frequency applications. Insulators must also be selected according to the maximum temperature they will encounter.I.E. Teflon is used in the high-temperature range of 175° to 230° C. Other materials may need to be used in […]

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Use of the material Zerodur in the KECK observatory telescope

The KECK observatory lies near the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. There are two telescopes close to each other on the summit, KECK I and KECK II. These combine to form one of the largest optical telescopes in the world, second only to the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) in the Canary Islands. For good […]

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In what way was the stimulus material developed through the drama process

In the beginning we wanted our audience to feel relaxed and felt that music will be the best way to achieve this effectively. We used to pieces of music produced in the olden days, one was called ‘Fings aint what they use to be’ by Max Bygrave and ‘I don’t want to set the world […]

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To What Extent Do Material Techniques and Objects ‘Mediate’ Attachment in Social Worlds

The universal process of attachment is conducted through out the individuals life cycle. Objects, bodies and things, play a important role in mediating that attachment. But how much do we know about attachment? What it is and how it is constructed. Sociology attempts to answer these questions, by defamiliarising attachment by viewing it through a […]

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