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How to Read a Rotameter From the Top

Rotameters are used to measure the flow rate of a gas through an orifice or series of tubing. There are many different types of rotameters available on the market today; most of them work based on gravity. The gas flow causes a small ball to rise in a graduated column, while gravity pushes down. This […]



How to Read a Lung CT Scan

A computed axial tomography scan, better known as a CAT scan or CT scan, is used to image the internal organs of the body using multiple x-ray beams taken successively from multiple angles. A lung CT scan is used to diagnose and monitor diseases that may have a nonspecific appearance on conventional chest x-ray. Doctors […]



How to Read a Caliper in Inches

Calipers are measuring tools that are designed for extremely accurate and precise measurements. They are used for metal working, medicine, woodworking, making guns and other fields in which incredibly accurate measurements are necessary. Calipers are specially designed to measure things using two different tools, the main caliper and the vernier scale, which measures very small […]



How to Read a VBA Code in Microsoft Excel

VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) code is part of most of the Microsoft Office applications. Learning to read the code involves understanding the logical way lines of code appear, using the help system built into VBA and perhaps consulting online or print resources. The syntax of each word and statement is fixed and will always […]



How to Read Aura Photography

The aura is believed to be an electromagnetic field that surrounds living things. The aura used to be perceived only by those who were “gifted.” This changed with the advent of aura photography in 1891. The first aura photograph was taken by Nicola Tesla. The Russians expanded on the work of Tesla through the development […]



How to Read Clarinet Music

When reading clarinet sheet music, it’s important to know that the clarinet reads from the treble staff. Learn how to read a treble staff with help from an elementary school music teacher in this free video on clarinets.



How to Read Urine Reagent Strips

Medical workers use dry reagent strips, or “dipsticks,” to detect excretions in the urine that indicate disease. Different strips can test for different excretions–and therefore different diseases, from inadequate insulin to cancer. Test strips come in containers with color charts to which you would compare the test strip. They also come with color charts on […]



How to Read an Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is a medical test using sound waves to construct a moving picture of the heart. A transducer is used in performing an echocardiogram by sending out high-frequency sound waves and transmitting the echoes of the signals into electrical impulses. This test is used to check heart chambers and valves, allowing doctors to diagnose […]



How to Read Expiration Dates on Food Packaging

There are so many dates on food labels that it is often challenging for a consumer to read them. The sell by date is the date that the product needs to be pulled of the shelf of the store. The best if used by date is the date that the manufacturer recommends eating the product […]



My Saltwater Pool Does Not Have a Chlorine Reading

Saltwater generators use dissolved salt in the pool water to create free chlorine that cleans the pool. The chlorine level in a saltwater pool should be around 1 part per million (ppm). If your saltwater pool is not reading any chlorine in the water, don’t swim in the pool. You’ll need to troubleshoot why the […]



How to Read iBooks on a Mac

Starting with OS X Mavericks, Apple moved all downloading of books out of iTunes and into a dedicated application called iBooks. Use the iBooks Store feature in iBooks to download content. Once you’ve got content in your iBooks library, use the program’s menu to read, search and bookmark books and other reading material. [IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/photography.prod.demandstudios.com/6f233800-316c-4f30-bf19-636da6b14d29.png […]



How to Read an M2 Card

An M2 card is a mobile memory card used for many electronic devices. They are usually placed into camcorders, digital cameras or cell phones to provide more space and they can hold anywhere from 1 to 16GB (gigabytes). Sandisk is one of the most popular makers of the micro cards, but several other companies also […]



How to Interpret Megohmmeter Readings

Megohmmeters, or meggers, are testing meters used to measure the current leakage from an electrical cable by means of administering an insulation-resistance test. A megger sends voltage through a cable and measures any current leakage in megohms (1,000 ohms). Routine megger tests of aged electrical cable is a prudent way to ensure your circuits are […]



High School Reading List of British Authors

The influence of British authors on American culture is undeniable. Some predate the country by centuries, paving the way for and influencing contemporary American men and women of letters. A smattering of British authors made their way onto the high school reading list for the Common Core Standards, adopted in most states as of 2014. […]



How to Read a CAPTCHA

A CAPTCHA, or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart, is used by websites to prevent automated computer scripts from making frivolous communications. That way, only humans can access the website. In an effort to stay ahead of technology, CAPTCHAs have become more complex and frustrating. Here are some tips on […]



How to Read OBD2 Codes

Since 1996, every car manufactured has been required to have an Onboard Diagnostic system by law. This system monitors a car’s performance and will alert the driver when it detects any problems. The codes can be downloaded and read with an OBD2 code reader or recorded with the help of the “Check Engine” light on […]



Elementary School Activities for Family Reading Night

Families that read together learn together. And what’s more, an elementary school Family Reading Night can be great fun. Education World says “reading nights not only motivate children to read more at home, but they also can encourage parents to get more involved in their children’s education.” Space and time devoted to families reading together […]



How to Annotate a Text for Understanding

Whether you’re reading for pleasure or in preparation for a class, diligent annotation helps heighten your understanding of the text immeasurably. Many writers rely on the assumption that their reader is going to work hard to understand developed, thought-provoking dynamics that may be buried beneath themes, metaphors and other literary devices. To annotate a text […]