1. What is ionizing radiation?
I Energetic forms of radiation
I Examples of ionizing radiation:
> Alpha particles
> Beta particles
> Gamma rays (photons)
2. Which of the above types is most penetrating?
3. Why is alpha radiation a problem?
4. Which source
Privatization: A continuum, not an
Type of PSP
Illustrates three aspects of
How a law can come to define policy in an
area not originally intended by its creators.
How an agency can use its regulatory
discretion to extend its jurisdiction and take
on new missions.
How the courts can make
Week 5 Report Wind Turbine placements
Wind turbines cannot be placed anywhere. Wind resource varies greatly upon
topography and general wind circulation around the Earth. Prime areas for ample wind
Urban Growth Forms
The Colonial city
Neighborhoods dating primarily to colonial
Associated with old, historical city center and
colonial quadrangular street grid,
Plaza de Armas
Continuous faade buildings
Water on Earth
Ice and Snow
(Shiklomanov, I, 1993)
Fresh water lakes and rivers
(also known as surface waters)
Experiment in Busia, Keny
Experiments on pilot plots on farmers plot.
Not taking into account labor costs:
Over 3.4 months: 27%
Taking into account extra labor cost
At the daily wage rate: 56%
At the opportunity cost: 102%
Lots of entrepreneurship among the poor
Who is an entrepreneur?
12% of people in the OECD describe themselves as
The corresponding fraction among the poor is much
How many households had at least one person self
11.007 Day 7 Notes: The Policymaking Process
THE POLICY PROCESS
What is a model?
Why do we use models?
What is the rational comprehensive model of the policy process?
What is wrong with the rational model? Why is it not especial
Apply Bardachs framework to the U.S. motor vehicle
Review air bag policy history
Analyze the political, policy, and legal ramifications for
pursuing mandatory air bag policy in the U.S.
Air Bag Policy in the U.S.A
A cylindrical specimen of stainless steel having a diameter of 12.8 mm and a gauge length of
50.8 mm is pulled in tension. Use the load-elongation characteristics tabulated below to
complete problems (a) through