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The types of triaxial test There are three main types of test based on whether water flow in or out of the specimen is permitted during the consolidation and shear stages of the test: Consolidated Drained (CD), Consolidated Undrained (CU) and Unconsolidated Undrained (UU). What is the difference between UURead More →

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Feed Your Brain People who speak more than one language have improved memory, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, enhanced concentration, ability to multitask, and better listening skills. What caused the region to have many languages? Perhaps how many people can live in a given location also shapes language diversity. Some environmentalRead More →

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Using these criteria, gabbro, basalt, pegmatite, schist, gneiss, diabase, diorite, and many other igneous rocks will be called “granite.” How does gneiss turn into granite? It is a high-grade metamorphic rock in which mineral grains recrystallized under intense heat and pressure. … Intense heat and pressure can also metamorphose graniteRead More →

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Armchair, a chair equipped with armrests. Airline seat, for passengers in an aircraft. Bar stool, a high stool used in bars and most houses. Bench, a long hard seat. Bicycle seat, a saddle on a bicycle. Car seat, a seat in an automobile. Cathedra, a seat for a bishop locatedRead More →

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What can be said about the relationship between rational thinking and prejudice? It is possible to be rational and prejudiced at the same time. What does it become when prejudice develops into hatred? What is black white syndrome? Black and white thinking is a thought pattern that makes people thinkRead More →

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Autocracy and oligarchy are considered the two major types of dictatorship. Who are the 4 dictators? Dictators, including Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Napoleon and Kim Jong-un, reveal what happens when one person is given unchecked power. These autocrats ruled their countries – and often attacked and invaded others – usingRead More →