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  Superstructure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In social sciences, superstructure is the set of socio-psychological feedback loops that maintain a coherent and meaningful structure in a given society, or part thereof.
By most sociological schema, superstructure does not refer to the specific materials of an organization, such as a school or a store, but rather to the set of psychological or semantic configurations whereby that structure is rationalised and reproduced in human experience.
The relationship between superstructure and base is considered to be a dialectical one, not a distinction between actual entities "in the world".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superstructure   (601 words)

 Superstructure -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
According to one sociological perspective, superstructure may be revealed by examining the direct interpersonal engagements that take place within canonical (typical) settings or situations, through the hermeneutic of (The branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history) sociobiology.
The relationship between superstructure and base is considered to be a (Click link for more info and facts about dialectical) dialectical one, not a distinction between actual entities "in the world".
In (A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement) mathematics, the superstructure over a set S is used in one the approaches to (Click link for more info and facts about non-standard analysis) non-standard analysis.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/su/superstructure.htm   (340 words)

The superstructure or "spider" is capable of adapting to various size of reactor pressure vessels and is used to support and to align assembly of the carriage/end effector.
The centering of devices are applied on each of three tool legs in order to provide the centering of the tool in the center of the RPV during the operation of seating.
All tool superstructure components are made of corrosion resistant stainless steel, for durability and ease of decontamination and can be assembled in a few hours, using a light duty jib crane or overhead crane.
inetec.com /product/manipulator_RPV/superstructure/superstructure.htm   (158 words)

 Turntable having superstructure for holding wafer baskets - Patent 4735220
A non-metallic turntable having a superstructure with means for holding wafer baskets or specimen holders during centrifugal treatment thereof is comprised of at least one flat annular ring member affixed by posts in a spaced-apart, parallel relationship to a base member which is mountable on a spinning mechanism in a centrifuge.
The turntable of claim 1 wherein the holding means for holding wafer baskets or specimen containers in place in the superstructure during centrifugal treatment thereof comprises chocks, cleats, pins, posts, or pegs protruding from the surface of one of the horizontal members toward other such protrusions on the facing surface of another horizontal member.
In these patents the portions of the superstructure which hold the wafer baskets during centrifugal treatment are illustrated as vertically-disposed compartments affixed to, and mounted between, a horizontal circular turntable base and an annular ring at the top.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4735220.html   (5203 words)

 USS Slater, Superstructure Deck Plan
The Superstructure Deck, Level 01, begins with the Hedgehog Blast Shield and is followed by the 3 inch / 50 Caliber number two gun.
Next is the only enclosed part of the superstructure deck, containing 20mm ammunition preparation and crew shelter space, the Captain's State Room, Ship's Office, and Radio Room.
Furthest aft on the contiguous superstructure deck is the X position twin 40mm mount and it's Mark 51 Director Station.
www.ussslater.org /decks/superstr.html   (213 words)

 Probert Encyclopaedia: Architecture (S)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The term also describes a projection from the round base of a column, occupying the angle of a square plinth upon which the base rests, or bringing the bottom bed of the base to a nearly square form.
In architecture, a squinch is a small arch, corbelling, or similar, built across an internal corner of a tower and used to support a superstructure such as a spire for example.
In architecture the term superstructure refers to all that part of a building above the basement.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /TD.HTM   (2889 words)

 Exhibit 11-21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
And among all owners of urban collector superstructures, 42 percent are concrete, 25 percent are prestressed, 32 are steel, and 1 is timber.
And among all owners of urban local superstructures, about half are concrete, 20 percent are prestressed, 38 are steel, and 12 are timber.
And among all owners of urban superstructures, about 38 percent are concrete, 23 are prestressed, 38 are steel, and 1 is other.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /policy/2002cpr/exhibits/11-21.htm   (697 words)

 (iii) Basis and Superstructure
Marx uses the term “superstructure” to describe society's institutions and ideas because he argues that these aspects of our life do not simply dwell in a self-contained world of their own but have their origin in the way we relate to one another in the realm of material production.
From the superstructure we learn how the particular ideas and personalities, parties and politicians shape the event so that it turns out the way it does: from the basis we find why the event really occurred in terms of the underlying, deeply rooted causes which exist “beneath the surface," as it were.
The superstructure expresses the struggle as people battle in the streets, refuse to go to work and join the ranks of the liberation movement: the basis actually explains it as the uprising of the African, Coloured and Indian people who are robbed by a racist white minority of the wealth which they collectively produce.
www.etext.org /Politics/AlternativeOrange/4/v4n2_dy3.html   (926 words)

 Exchangeable box superstructure for combined haulage C715   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Exchangeable superstructure is the ideal solution for the transport contractor of the haulage with the long interval of loading and unloading.
The superstructure is made of the frame of steel, the walls of aluminium profiles, the roof of aluminium plate with cross beams under it, the double-wind rear gate with outer closure and the entering step.
Putting aside of exchangeable superstructure is facilitated by 4 supporting legs with the possibility of setting according to the height.
www.porgest.cz /eng/skrin_nastavba.html   (211 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka News : Superstructure over Hosur highway approved
Baalu, the superstructure would be a "four-lane flyover-like structure built on pillars." He held a meeting with the Chief Minister, N. Dharam Singh; the Deputy Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah; the Water Resources Minister, M. Mallikarjun Kharge; and senior government officials.
Baalu said that apart from the superstructure, a six-lane highway would be built from Bangalore up to the 25th-km stone on NH7.
During the construction of the superstructure, the service roads and part of the six-line highway would be strengthened for easy movement of vehicles.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/09/28/stories/2004092809640400.htm   (491 words)

 Superstructure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The superstructure is constructed out of plastic card, although 1/32nd plywood could be used.
Construction of the key superstructures is based on building boxes from the sheet plastic.
Superstructure construction is a matter of careful interpretation of the drawings and translating the shapes on to the building material.
www.modelboats.org.uk /superstructure.htm   (147 words)

 superstructure base examples: academic-essays.com- academic essays, academic term papers, academic research papers
The base of a society is the economic structure of that society, and on that base is built a legal and political superstructure which protects the base.
The class struggle becomes the defining fact of societal life and will lead in time to the violent overthrow of the capitalist class by the working class, producing the dictatorship of the proletariat for a certain period until a completely classless society is produced.
On academic-essays.com there are hundreds of free essay abstracts written by your fellow college students on superstructure base examples.
www.academic-essays.com /term-papers/727297/superstructure-base-examples.html   (352 words)

 The Mole Media Article - Superstructure Goes for Growth
Superstructure garnered some attention in the late '90s when, in the wake of the Incis computer failure, Police implemented SiD to analyse the vast quantities of information gathered during investigations of major crimes.
While SiD and AQD are bringing in similar revenues at present, it is the scale of the market opportunity created by global security concerns and the market potential of SiD that have prompted Superstructure to switch its focus from organic growth to seeking a step change in its market presence.
Superstructure Development is owned by three owner-directors, including Mr Gault, Susan Glyde and Bryan Ketley.
www.themolesite.com /news/2004/Superstructure_Dompost_22March.html   (809 words)

 Superstructures Engineers and Architects : Introduction
SUPERSTRUCTURES is a firm of architects and structural engineers dedicated to the art and science of exterior restoration.
Since our founding in 1981, we have successfully completed thousands of projects, both large and small, for the region's leading owners, institutions, and public agencies.
We take pride in the excellence of our staff, the caliber of our clients, the diversity of our project portfolio, and our firm-wide enthusiasm for the work we do.
www.superstructures.com   (225 words)

 Committee on Earth Observing Satellites (CEOS) Superstructure
The CEOS Superstructure is an international family of formats used by various space agencies.
The CEOS Working Group on Data (CEOS-WGD) adopted the Landsat superstructure format, which was developed by the Landsat Technical Working Group (LTWG) for the purpose of distribution and exchange of Landsat data, as the family of formats to be recommended for exchange of ALL Earth observation data.
Evolution of the CEOS superstructure is governed by the Format Subgroup of the CEOS-WGD (FS).
ssdoo.gsfc.nasa.gov /nost/formats/ceos.html   (1853 words)

 Ship Superstructure Icing: Data Collection and Instrument Performance on USCGC MIDGETT Research Cruise - Storming Media
Superstructure icing may also reduce the operating efficiency or mission performance of larger vessels.
The ability to predict the environmental conditions under which icing may occur, the location of icing on a vessel under those conditions, and the rate at which ice will accrete may allow vessels to avoid hazardous conditions or operate in a manner so as to minimize the accretion of ice.
This report describes how spray delivery and superstructure icing were measured during a research cruise on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, operating in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea in February-March 1990, to support the validation and calibration of a numerically based icing prediction model being developed for the U.S. Navy.
www.stormingmedia.us /75/7552/A755262.html   (293 words)

 Marxist Media Theory
In economism, the economic base of society is seen as determining everything else in the superstructure, including social, political and intellectual consciousness.
Althusserian Marxists propose 'the relative autonomy of the superstructure with respect to the base...
According to this view ideological practices such as the mass media are relatively autonomous from economic determination (see Stevenson 1995: 15-16).
www.aber.ac.uk /media/Documents/marxism/marxism02.html   (368 words)

 Tokura Spin Superstructure Project
  The Tokura Spin Superstructure project is investigating both natural and new transition-metal oxide materials that exhibit strong electron correlation.
Using the non-trivial texture of the spin should allow new functionality, since a tiny moderation of a subtle texture of the spin effects the motion of electrons in solids in a very profound way.
The best way to fabricate such a new spin superstructure is to use an epitaxy method.
www.jst.go.jp /erato/project/tsc2_P/tsc2_P.html   (886 words)

 CORBA IDL/C++ mapping superstructure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Using the mapping's superstructure user doesn't have to take into account the set of the standard mapping memory usage requirements (see problems 1.3 and 1.6).
This technique is implemented as a superstructure of CORBA IDL/ C++ mapping.
This superstructure is intended to be applicable to any C++ ORB fully compliant with CORBA 2.0.
www.ispras.ru /~dkv/superstr.html   (5983 words)

 BEST3DGAMES.NET - SUPERSTRUCTURE!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Superstructure is an arcade game unlike anything you've ever seen.
You get to fly through large strucutures called "Superstructures", tracking down and shooting its dynamically changing weak sections, eventually causing it's annihilation.
Each time you play any level, not only will the superstructure look somewhat different, but so will the rich, colorful cosmic view that surrounds you.
www.best3dgames.net /sstruct   (127 words)

 Superstructure - Fly your ship through an equation? Really?
This game is the 2nd such experiment I have done in creating a world made purely of equations.
To populate a universe of galaxies, filled with worlds to explore using equations is the ultimate video game.
Now when you play "Superstructure", you can think of equations of form z=f(x,y) to enhance your experinece....
www.best3dgames.net /sstruct/superstructure_article.html   (842 words)

 Rackspace Managed Hosting - Superstructure
The Rackspace Superstructure is comprised of three main components.
Our proprietary hosting automation system, CORE, is the most critical part of the Superstructure.
CORE is the system that enables us to run our business smoothly and efficiently and ultimately allows us to meet and report on our service level agreements with our customers.
www.rackspace.com /superstructure   (124 words)

 Superstructure Condition Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was in use in May 2000 and I was able to enter the compartment briefly and see what it looked like.
There are no other compartments on the superstructure level of the ship.
The picture at right is a general view of the open superstructure deck looking aft past the starboard side of the stack.
users3.ev1.net /~de238/stewart/condition003.html   (815 words)

 Institute in a Box: Unit II - Base and Superstructure
The superstructure reflects, protects, organizes and strengthens the base.
With the introduction of qualitatively new productive forces the leap -- a series of changes wherein one quality is replaced quantitatively, or stage by stage, by another quality -- begins.
Create a chart or diagram of the productive relations of these societies, and list parts of the superstructure of those societies.
www.scienceofsociety.org /inbox/unit3.html   (465 words)

 Bobkat 22m GRP power catamaran ferry boat with aluminum superstructure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The basis of the concept is the production GRP hull design of the 22m Bobkat, onto which we married an aluminum superstructure designed for general excursion work.
She is fitted with tunnel foils which provide lift to reduce fuel costs and improve performance at the top end.
Having a custom-built aluminum superstructure, each boat can be customised to suit the needs of a particular client, with the accommodation stretched as needed to adjust passenger capacity.
dixdesign.com /72bobkat.htm   (396 words)

 JOT: Journal of Object Technology - A Unified Superstructure for UML, Andy Evans, Paul Sammut, James S. Willans, Alan ...
Each abstract syntax is associated with a concrete syntax that defines the rendering of the notations to the user, as illustrated in figure 1.
This approach is also followed in the dominant submission to UML 2 superstructure [4].
The repeating role pattern alludes to templates which are the means by which the definition presented in this paper has been specified, see [2] for more details.
www.jot.fm /issues/issue_2005_01/article6   (2751 words)

 Superstructure Fabrication Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This group fabricates special spin textures, meaning that the spin superstructures change on the atomic scale.
The best way to fabricate such a new spin superstructure is also being used an epitaxy method.
In this method a source target is prepared and then illuminated by light, allowing the ablation process to occure.
www.tokyo.jst.go.jp /erato/project/tsc2_P/tsc2_G/cs.html   (90 words)

 MAIN SUPERSTRUCTURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The seismic retrofit of the Coronado Toll bridge on this phase 1 project is limited to work on the superstructure from Pier 2 to Pier 33.
The box girders will be strengthened at Piers 18 and 21, forcing a realignment of the inspection walkway within the superstructure at those two locations.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes while the work is in progress.
www.dot.ca.gov /hq/esc/tollbridge/Coronado/021914/ContInfo.html   (434 words)

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