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How to Know If You Need Eye Glasses

Knowing whether you need eyeglasses can be challenging if you do not know the signs to look for. If you have trouble seeing or difficulty focusing, it may be time to consider whether you need eyeglasses. But there are more subtle signs you may not know about that can help let you know if you […]



Causes of Disk Read Errors

Disk read errors can indicate either a mechanical or software issue. Discovering the culprit for your error gives you the information needed to take pre-emptive action to save your data or fix an operating system gone awry. Before attempting to diagnose the problem, you should make a complete backup of your important data. This can […]



How to Read & Measure With Micrometers & Calipers

Calipers and micrometers are used by engineers and those in the manufacturing industry to measure parts and dimensions with great accuracy. Although micrometers are the more accurate of the two, a good set of calipers can give you an accurate measurement within .0001 or an inch and can be used for a few different types […]



How to Read a Turbo Boost Gauge

Turbo-charged engines are becoming more popular as smaller engine packages are utilizing external components to increase the power output that an engine can produce. A turbocharged engine is equipped with a rotating compressor that uses exhaust gases to generate huge amounts of compressed air for the engine to burn during combustion. Because a turbo takes […]



Can You Read Your iPad App Magazines on Your Computer?

With the size of the screen and the user-friendly interface, many people rely on the iPad for their magazine reading needs instead of opting for the print version. If you purchase magazines on your iPad regularly, you may also wish to read them on your computer monitor. Depending on the method you use to get […]



How to Read Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas produced when a fuel source such as natural gas, gasoline, or wood is burned. It is one of the leading causes of accidental deaths in the United States each year. Many people have taken steps to avoid incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes by installing carbon […]



How to Use a DVD Player to Read Computer Files

Since DVD-writing programs create ISO files, or disc image files, from the media files that are loaded into the program before burning the files to disc, the disc created in the programs can be played in most DVD players that accept DVD-Rs. To use a DVD player to read data files that are stored on […]



How do I Read Metal Fabrication Blueprints?

Large buildings contain steel skeletons. Every “bone” or piece of steel carries a piecemark, or label, to differentiate it from the others. Each piece of steel started as a single blueprint, or detail drawing, before becoming part of the whole. A detailer labored over that drawing, providing hole sizes, dimensions, and carefully labelling each and […]



How to Read MRI Results of the Cervical Spine

Since the first successful nuclear magnetic resonance experiment in 1946, magnetic resonance imaging has slowly evolved from a means of scientific experimentation to an adjunct and alternative to x-rays and other ionizing-radiation imaging. MRI provides better body-tissue contrast and can be adapted to accommodate many imaging techniques, including those used to diagnose spinal-cord abnormalities. A […]



How to Read a Carpenter’s Ruler

One of the basic tools in any construction or remodeling project is the measuring tape. Understanding how to read it will be the knowledge that you will use more than any other skill learned in the industry. From the beginning of the age when man started constructing shelters to protect himself from the elements, he […]



How to Read a Urinalysis

A urinalysis is a test that is conducted at your doctor’s office that details various aspects of your health. A urinalysis can indicate problems with the kidneys or liver, an infection, chronic kidney disease, cystitis, cirrhosis, hepatitis, diabetes, and/or kidney stones. Once a urine sample is collected and a urinalysis is performed, the test compares […]



How to Read Sheet Music Faster

Just knowing the names of the notes does not mean you can read music fast. Reading music well will help you learn new music more easily. Faster reading will also help you when you participate in choirs, bands and all types of ensembles. Whether you are a singer or an instrumentalist, good reading can save […]



Directions for Reading the Settings on Barometers

Torricelli, a mathematician and colleague of Galileo, invented the barometer in 1643. Scientists and meteorologists still use barometers today. A barometer measures air pressure, which indicates weather patterns. When used in conjunction with measurements such as temperature and altitude, you can make quite accurate weather predictions. The two main types of barometer, mercury and aneroid, […]



How to Read Wiring Diagrams

Electricity is a modern convenience that many of us take for granted. But when there’s a problem, it takes a skilled professional to fix the problem. Many do it yourself homeowners try to tackle small electrical matters. When you do this, you might encounter a wiring diagram. And those diagrams are more difficult to read […]



How to Read a Pareto Chart

The Pareto rule, often called the 80/20 rule, is a tool for diagnosing a business problem. The rule says that a problem has multiple causes, and that 20 percent of the causes account for 80 percent of the problem. Reading a Pareto chart identifies 20 percent of the causes so that you can correct them […]