Join our network of non-profits, companies and individuals who believe social change can happen through design.

Become A Member

Peter Justus

Gardena, CA, United States

Member since January 12, 2013

  • A thermocouple is equipment used in the measurement of temperature under different conditions. It is used in industries as well by some scientist in their studies. There are various thermocouple types that are commonly recognized and used.

    The advantage with thermocouples is that, unlike other temperature measurement equipments used, thermocouples generate their own power and do not need any external form of excitation for them to function. They are employed in wide ranges of temperatures. These devices are also applied in the conversion of temperature gradients to generate electricity. Thermocouples are therefore very useful in different areas where the measurement and control of temperatures are needed.

    The most common types are J, K, T, B, S, R and E. Each thermocouple is made up of two conductors of different materials generally metal alloys. The metal alloys produce electrical energy in the area where the two conductors are in contact. This point of contact is where one gets to measure the temperature and also the voltage released due to contact of the two conductors. Thermocouples are used as temperature sensors which help in temperature control and measurement.

    Type R, S and B are seen as the most stable equipments. The three have a lower sensitivity in comparison to the rest. The three are made up of platinum rhodium alloy or just platinum alloy in each conductor. Their cost is high and therefore not used regularly except in cases of extreme temperature levels. Typ...

  • If you find yourself getting extremely excited over football and are totally interested in it, you should understand the ways in which the game is won. This particularly holds true if you are interested in placing cash bets over the outcomes of the game. For this purpose, you ought to know the basics of college football picks against the spread so that you can make predictions about who will be winning in a particular season.

    There are quite a few things out there that can prove beneficial in helping you workout the results of the game. However, you must not assume that every single prediction that is being made will come true. But, the entire phenomenon should give you a bit of an idea about how the outcome of the game would be turning out. All that you need to focus on is noting down the elements that are already under scrutiny.

    The very first thing that you need to do is carry out a bit of research on different seasons that have already been played. Make sure that you give due consideration to winning teams during research. This would help you figure out the kind of trajectory that will be received by the teams in the upcoming season.

    To work out the winning chances of all the teams that you are focused on, make sure that you give due consideration to statistics. Betting on a team that has no chances of winning is just not right. Consider the performances of every single team.

    For those that think that working out college football picks against the spread is just about...

  • Appliances are typically used by consumers for a multitude of functional and comfort based reasons which can significantly contribute to household consumption. Many of the items that are utilized in this manner are crucial from an everyday standpoint in regard to being able to successfully complete daily functions and keep life going. When focused on a solar water heater Arizona people usually uncover a large number of advantages associated with the decision to make this particular purchase.

    Water heaters are the specific appliances that are used for the provision of heated water supply throughout the entire home. People that own this particular appliance usually discover that they are actually designed for last for an incredibly long time when well maintained and cared for throughout the ownership process. Solar equipped technologies are now increasingly more popular among consumers interested in making this purchase.

    People considering this particular option in Arizona are fortunate to have a wealth of opportunities in which to buy from. Many consumers are uncertain of what should actually be considered in this effort due to a lack of information pertaining to how this type of unit works. Making this decision in an informed manner is much simpler when various factors are concentrated on.

    An initial benefit that is realized with this particular technology is the availability that is now offered in retailers. Increases in awareness pertaining to energy costs are actually m...

  • Having a home built just opens a whole bag of worms unless you are very prepared for it. The planning, the blue prints, the regulations, the codes and all of the vendors, utilities and the union workers. All of that goes into making the choice to hire a professional all that much more promising. The home builders Greenville tradesmen appreciate are the ones that have a system that works.

    The person that has that plan or system is the general contractor. This can be a member of any of the major trades. A usual choice is a plumber or a electrical contractor. Their discipline is required all throughout the structure, so this is a good choice. Many owners of a vacant lot choose the general contractor and have them contract with the builders.

    The general contractor is the one that all of the other trades report to. Their overlapping skills will help them understand any problems the workers have and ensure compliance with the plans. The selection of this person, usually done before an actual home building company is hired, is an import first step.

    This person will have to be in the best position with the demonstrated ability to manage all of the necessary permits. They will need to wade through all of the regulations and codes applied and come out with everything done and delivered on time. Do not hire someone who shows a propensity to cut corners in either the paperwork or the construction effort as this will show very quickly.

    While working with your home builder, it is param...

  • People interested in quitting drugs and leading a sober life can get some help through ibogaine treatment. This is something that has been known to work in the past especially for those who may have abused heroine. With its use, the drugs get to be discharged from the body at the same time cutting down on the bad feelings that come about as a result of them. Many people who may benefit from them may not be aware of this and should therefore be taught of the importance that they have.

    This technique of treatment began sometime in the mid sixties. The proponent realized that withdrawal symptoms were not as bad when this medication was used. Those who used it had an easier time quitting than those who did not. The source of the medicine was a plant with its origin in Africa.

    The medication is also known for the ability to reduce the cravings that people have when they stop the abuse of a drug. This will then give room for other conventional methods such as counseling to take place. When both are I place, a person will end up tackling the main issue that started off the use of whatever drug of choice that is being dealt with.

    It is imperative for those taken to centers that use such techniques to make good use of them. They should be aware that all that is done here is for their sole benefit and that of their loved ones. With such services, a lot that is done there will help one to be incorporated well back into the society. One will in the end change for the better.

    Those wh...

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design