The Telephone – A Brief History

During the 1870’s, two well known inventors both independently designed devices that could transmit sound along electrical cables. Those inventors were Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray. Both devices were registered at the patent office within hours of each other. There followed a bitter legal battle over the invention of the telephone, which Bell subsequently […]

Fixed Communication Systems

We are now in a world where technology goes hand in hand in everything we do, we cannot deny the fact that we are in an evolving society where we are in a stage of exploration to make our world a better and easier place to live in. Technology basically gives us a lot of […]

The Teacher As Disciplinarian: Ten Ideas That Really Work!

Ten Ideas You Can Try Right Away "Discipline is not the Enemy of Enthusiasm!" – Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark When it comes to Discipline in the schools, there are many well-publicized and well-marked "systems". People sometimes get carried away with systems, or programs, structures, textbooks, etc., arguing passionately, for example, that block scheduling is […]

Creating a Chart of Accounts for a Small Restaurant

Independent restaurant owners often do their own bookkeeping. Even if they hire a professional accountant at year's end, they may save deliberate money by handling the weekly tasks themselves. Setting up a chart of accounts to fit the restaurant needs generally requires customizing the default choices of any accounting program. The selection of sales and […]

Using Communication Styles That Entertain, Inform, Convince and Persuade Effectively

Effective communications are essential for building both personal and professional relationships with others. First impressions count so it is important to choose words that others can relate to quickly. Every industry and function has its jargon. For example, talking to bankers about interest rate sensitivity, to product developers about time-to-market, and to manufacturing enterprises about […]

10 Tips for Careful Communication

Many mishaps and misunderstanding in the office stem from poor communication. This leads to a destruction of value as it diverts the efforts of the organization away from value added tasks to focus on containing and rectifying the situation. Communication is all about the transfer of information, and ensuring people have the right information to […]

Purpose of Shaft Grounding Systems in Marine Engineering

Purpose of Shaft Grounding Systems in Marine Engineering It’s Science 101: Electricity and water don’t mix. That maxim is no clearer than in marine engineering, where seawater mixed with the electrical systems of a propeller can cause corrosion, loss of efficiency and system failure. To completely protect a ship it’s important to electrically ground the […]

Drainage System And Its Importance

Drainage is the disposal of excess water on land (either used in form of storm water). It must be distinguished from flood control which is the prevention of damage as a result of overflow from river. There are two type of system adopted for waste water collection. Separate sanitary and combined system. In separate sanitary […]

4 Types of Lubrication Systems

Lubrication systems are designed to lubricate various parts of industrial machinery or equipment to minimize issues with wear or friction that can shorten the usable life of the hardware. The oil or grease used to lubricate the machinery can run on a timer to make sure the parts are kept running smooth at all times. […]

Functions of Digestive System and Excretory System

The digestive and excretory systems are subsystems of human body and are connected to each other. The digestive system is responsible for providing fuel required for the proper working of human body whereas excretory system manages and removes the waste out of human body. The description for the working of digestive system and excretory system […]