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# Topic: Scale

 Scale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The European Macroseismic Scale, the Medvedev-Sponheuer-Karnik scale, and the Mercalli scale are all used to measure the intensity of earthquakes. The Fujita scale estimates the intensity of tornadoes. The Torino Scale and the Palermo scale measure the impact hazard level of near-Earth objects such as asteroids. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scale   (316 words)

 Scale (ratio) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For example, for a scale model of an object, the ratio of corresponding lengths is a dimensionless scale, e.g. Correspondingly, torques could be represented on the same map by areas in a scale of 1 m² : 12 500 Nm, which is equal to 1 m : 12 500 N. Torques in the plane of the map could be represented by arrows with an independent scale of e.g. a map of scale 1:50,000 shows a distance of 50,000 cm (=500 m) as 1 cm on a map, and a model on a scale 1:25 of a building with a height of 30 m has a model height of 1.20 m. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scale_(measurement)   (469 words)

 Scale Pests of Florida Citrus When determining the population of armored scales in the grove, it is important to remember that the armor of dead scales will stay on the tree for some time and confuse the living scale count. The scales appear to prefer fruit to leaves in the late summer and fall, and the fruit may be heavily infested while adjacent leaves are relatively free of any infestation. The armor of the adult female purple scale is 2 to 3 mm long, purple to dark brown in color, elongated, and usually curved in the shape of a comma. edis.ifas.ufl.edu /BODY_CH059   (4364 words)

 GUIDE TO MAP SCALE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Scale is defined as the ratio of the distance on a map to the corresponding distance on the surface the map represents. Map scale is the relationship between a unit of length on a map and the corresponding length on the ground. RF scales are common among geographers as shorthand for types of maps. geology.fullerton.edu /Faculty/wlaton/Map-scale.htm   (4567 words)

 Oilfield Glossary: Term 'scale' Scale is caused by a precipitation due to a chemical reaction with the surface, precipitation caused by chemical reactions, a change in pressure or temperature, or a change in the composition of a solution. Typical scales are calcium carbonate, calcium sulfate, barium sulfate, strontium sulfate, iron sulfide, iron oxides, iron carbonate, the various silicates and phosphates and oxides, or any of a number of compounds insoluble or slightly soluble in water. Scale deposition occurs when the solution equilibrium of the water is disturbed by pressure and temperature changes, dissolved gases or incompatibility between mixing waters. www.glossary.oilfield.slb.com /Display.cfm?Term=scale   (293 words)

 Scale Insects This cycad is heavily infested with hemispherical scale. Cottony camellia scale is also known as cottony taxus scale because it is a serious pest on taxus as well as camellia and holly. The pear shaped, dark grey scales in the previous picture were females; the males are small, narrow, and white and occur primarily on the leaves. www.ext.vt.edu /departments/entomology/ornamentals/scaleinsects.html   (875 words)

 UC IPM: UC Management Guidelines for California Red Scale and Yellow Scale on Citrus California red scale and yellow scale are armored scales that are distributed throughout the citrus-growing regions of the state except in parts of the Coachella Valley where they are under an eradication program. Yellow scale, however, is rarely found on mature wood of the tree whereas California red scale can be found on the wood as well as on fruit and leaves. California red scale attacks all aerial parts of the tree including twigs, leaves, branches, and fruit by sucking on the plant tissue with their long, filamentous mouthparts. www.ipm.ucdavis.edu /PMG/r107301111.html   (3474 words)

 The Fujita Scale of Tornado Intensity The Fujita Scale is used to rate the intensity of a tornado by examining the damage caused by the tornado after it has passed over a man-made structure. The FPP scale rates the intensity of the tornado, and measured both the path length and the path width. Storm spotters, storm chasers and other weather observers often try to estimate the intensity of a tornado when they are in the field, basing their judgement on the rotational speed and amount of debris being generated as well as the width. www.tornadoproject.com /fscale/fscale.htm   (1525 words)

 Tk Built-In Commands - scale manual page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) For vertical scales this is the scale's height; for horizontal scales it is the scale's width. For vertical scales this is the trough's width; for horizontal scales this is the trough's height. This command is invoked to change the current value of the scale, and hence the position at which the slider is displayed. www.tcl.tk /man/tcl8.4/TkCmd/scale.htm   (1411 words)

 National Geoscience Database Of IRAN - Information by Scale Scale explains the proportion of size of feature on the map rather than ground. Some modern countries, which finish, national mapping in small scales, are going to prepare map with larges scales than 50k. National Geographical Organization provided topographic map of this scale for whole of country, digitizing of this maps is been done by NGO. www.ngdir.com /Scale/Scale.asp   (338 words)

 The Scale Card and Rules, tools when scale accuracy counts The Scale Card is a credit card size tool for every model builder who wants to keep everything in scale. Using figures (or heads) in scale and three inches of scale rule, it keeps your purchases within your selected scale. The Scale Cards I ordered last year are excellent reference tools. www.thescalecard.com   (367 words)

 Digital Bathroom Scales - bath scales, Tanita, Seca, Siltec, Detecto, HealthOMeter This digital bath scale takes state of the art weighing technology to a higher level by incorporating four individual load sensors -- one at each corner of the scale to provide the utmost in accuracy. Scale functions like a regular bathroom scale—just tap the middle of the scale to turn it on. With this scale, you are also able to set a target weight to give you the difference between your actual and target weight. www.itinscales.com /pbath.htm   (2031 words)

 Scale Blaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) The most common form of scale is calcium carbonate. Scale is most visually evident as hard white deposits which build up in faucets, shower heads, toilets, bath tubs, glassware in residential houses and in commercial use such as coffee and ice makers, and in industrial use such as cooling towers, boilers, heat exchangers and evaporators. Many billions of dollars are lost due to equipment failure or replacement caused by scale buildup. www.scaleblaster.com /tech.html   (323 words)

 SCALE Newsletter May 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) SCALE is now located in the offices of Goyette and Adams at 11344 Coloma Road, Suite 145, Gold River, CA 95670, and Jim North, our new office manager, has taken over the administrative responsibilities. Instead, United Artists provided SCALE with two-hundred movie passes, good for one admission only, which were date-stamped so that at the end of every month, 20 of the passes would expire. My goal as your representative to SCALE is to facilitate effective an efficient communication between you and your Board, assist members with grievances, and prepare for future collective bargaining with the County. www.scale.org /newsletter/news052000.html   (2930 words)

 SCALE: Southern California Linux Expo 2006 - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) SCALE 4x was a huge success please stay tuned for details. Our first year at this new location, SCALE 4x offers expanded floor space allowing for more for you to see and do, like an increased number of tutorial sessions designed to show users of all skill levels what Open Source can do and how to do it. The booths are also a place to discover Open Source user groups in your area and meet and talk with some of the members. www.socallinuxexpo.org   (299 words)

 Lesson 12: Minor Scales This is an F-major scale in which the accidental (B-flat) has been used in place of a key signature. A technical name is a word that identifies the note, and we often speak of the "function" of the note by using a technical name. Now you should know how to take a major scale, find the note upon which the relative minor scale will be constructed, and write the three forms of that minor scale. www.musictheory.halifax.ns.ca /12minor_scales.html   (814 words)

 SCALE Home Page The SCALE group is developing technologies for future high-performance low-power computing systems. The SCALE (Software-Controlled Architectures for Low Energy) project is developing a new all-purpose programmable computing architecture for future system designs. SCALE provides efficient support for all kinds of parallelism including data, thread, and instruction-level parallelism, and is intended to be competitive with custom ASICs in both performance and power. www.cag.lcs.mit.edu /scale   (399 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) The Fujita scale is different from the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane strength in one very important way. Fujita scale numbers are assigned to tornadoes only after the fact; after the National Weather Service inspects the damage. Hurricane scale numbers are assigned soon after a storm becomes a hurricane. www.usatoday.com /weather/wtwist5.htm   (412 words)

 How Are Earthquake Magnitudes Measured?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Using this scale, a magnitude 5 earthquake would result in ten times the level of ground shaking as a magnitude 4 earthquake (and 32 times as much energy would be released). Scientists have now made other "magnitude" scales, all calibrated to Richter's original method, to use a variety of seismographs and measure the depths of earthquakes of all sizes. The Mercalli scale isn't considered as scientific as the Richter scale, though. www.geo.mtu.edu /UPSeis/intensity.html   (471 words)

 Pain Scale What makes this scale unique is that it allows you to create a personal scale using your own words to describe how your pain feels to you and how well (or not) you are able to function at each of the self-described levels. Even though I don't use the odd numbers and a 1-5 scale would be more concise, I believe it is important to consider that most healthcare professionals are familiar with the traditional 1-10 scale. The collection and arrangement of all of the material pertaining to the Randall Chronic Pain Scale is the exclusive property of Lois Randall and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. www2.rpa.net /~lrandall/painscale.html   (1012 words)

 GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALE The overall duration and relative length of these large geologic intervals is unlikely to change much, but the precise numbers may "wiggle" a bit as a result of new data. The time scale is depicted in its traditional form with oldest at the bottom and youngest at the top -- the present day is at the zero mark. Because of the vast difference in scale, the younger intervals have been successively expanded to the right to show some of these finer subdivisions. www.geo.ucalgary.ca /~macrae/timescale/timescale.html   (665 words)

 scale - Wiktionary The Holocaust was insanity on an enormous scale. The magnitude of an earthquake is measured on the open-ended Richter scale. Hilary and Norgay were the first known to have scaled Everest. en.wiktionary.org /wiki/scale   (266 words)

 The Pitch and Scale of the Great Highland Bagpipe The same scale steps can also be obtained on the piano by starting on G and playing all the white keys up to the next G. Tuning the scale A scale formed in this way has unique and interesting melodic properties, particularly when one considers the various pentatonic scales which can be derived from it (Piping Times, October 1997). The study of musical scales and tunings has a long and distinguished history in mathematics, acoustics and perceptual psychology, and any good textbook on musical acoustics or the psychology of music will address this subject and give pointers to more material. www-personal.umich.edu /~emacpher/pipes/acoustics/pipescale.html   (1406 words)

 Scale Combining multiple Scale or weighments into one total is a common requirement for a weighing system. On request, special weight sets can also be produced, and Scale can also be marked or engraved with numbers, letters, etc. by a special pin marking system (no weight loss, minimal material distortion). To assure safe shipment and protected storage, OIML E1 Single Scales are delivered in a rugged, antistatic weight box made from a special resin-free wood, and lined with velvet. scale.mettler-toledo.net /weights/scale.html   (475 words)

 Scale The scale widget is useful when there are many options within a range that are possible which would make a listbox unwieldly. This sets the increments used to change the value of the scale. This sets the increments used to label the values of the scale. theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca /perltk/widgets/node7.html   (199 words)

 DISTANCE - INTRODUCTION TO SCALE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) "A scale is something that tells you how the distance on the map compares to the distance on the ground. A bar scale is a graphic representation of distance. In this case, the distances on the map that represent miles and kilometers are shown. academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu /geology/leveson/core/linksa/scale.html   (283 words)

 What Is a Scale?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) The first one is called major scale, the second one Third Gregorian mode or Phrygian mode. A scale may be built starting with any note using accidentals in order to maintain the order of whole steps and half-steps. Such a scale is called the major scale of D. It is major because of its structure and a scale of D because D is the note upon which it is formed. www.teoria.com /reference/scales/01.htm   (206 words)

 TimesDispatch.com | Version of teacher pay scale proposed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) Board members are considering a market scale, a compressed scale or some combination of both. Cannaday's "compromise" scale would cut off the steps after 30, so teachers would reach their maximum salary at that year, rather than year 36, for example. That means, if the compromise scale is approved, all teachers from step 30 on would be given the highest salary possible next year. www.timesdispatch.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031781465052&path=!news&s=1045855934842   (525 words)

 Build a Solar System The models they displayed usually had the sizes of the planets to scale, but the distances between them were a completly different scale, giving the impression of a rather close-knit family. I made my first scale model on a roll of teletype paper tape (anyone remember that stuff?) On this 1-inch tape, my Sun was the size of the tape - 1 inch in diameter. In this spreadsheet, you set the scale of the model by entering a radius for the Sun. www.exploratorium.edu /ronh/solar_system/index.html   (585 words)

 scale You're infatuated with her now, but the scales will soon fall from your eyes. to become coated with scale, as the inside of a boiler. a model on a scale of one inch to one foot. www.infoplease.com /dictionary/scale   (552 words)

 Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22) A scale of 1:1,000 means for every one unit on the map, you would need to measure one-thousand of those units on the earth. On a small scale map, everything looks small--like you are high up in an airplane. A smaller scale map shows more of the curves and turns you take and can give you a more accurate measurement. danenet.wicip.org /gisedu/mapping/scale.html   (399 words)

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