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How to Build a Step Box

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A step box can help you get the most from your workouts. Stepping on and off the box during your exercise routine can help build your legs and increase your heart rate as well as add variety to your movement repertoire. Build your own step box out of wood to avoid paying the often high prices of com

How to Calculate kPa

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Engineers often measure or calculate pressure in metric units. The unit for pressure is the Pascal, or one newton of force per square meter of area. Converting pressure to kiloPascals (kPa), which equals 1,000 Pascals, will abbreviate large pressure values. You must only consider the amount of force

How to Adjust an Altimeter

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An altimeter is a sensitive instrument that measures the distance off the ground something is. Altimeters are used in navigation by airplanes and other aircraft when trying to establish position. You need to adjust your altimeter during every flight for an accurate reading. The reading is affected b

Types Of Shrimp

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Shrimp is an excellent source of nutrients and are thought to protect against cardiovascular diseases and certain types of cancer. Shrimp grown in the U.S. market are produced or caught in the Gulf of Mexico and Florida -- all-in-all comprising only 10 percent of the consumed shrimp in the entire co

How to Convert Density

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The density of a substance is the ratio of its mass to its volume. An example is 8.3 pounds per gallon. That's (approximately) the density of water. To convert density units, you can convert the mass unit and the volume unit in separate steps. For example, you may find it useful to change from pound

Brass Hand Tools

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Steel is perhaps the most common metal for hand tools. But brass has advantages in many specific applications. It's a softer metal, made of zinc alloys and copper. In some cases, this makes brass an easier choice for custom tool makers because it's softer and easier to machine than other metals. It