# Technical Standards Search Results

### How To: Celebrate the 8 days of Hanukkah with the standard Jewish traditions

If you don't know exactly what goes on during Hanukkah, this series of videos will set you straight. Hanukkah is the most recognized Jewish holiday, right around Christmastime, and Chaim from Maoz Israel is going to show you some traditional customs that are performed during the eight days of Hanukkah 2010. Learn about the menorah, sufgaiyots, the mysterious dreidel and the traditional Chanukah songs.

### How To: Use the Empirical Rule w/ standard normal distribution

In this video tutorial the instructor explains about the concepts of standard normal distribution and the empirical rule and how to use it to solve an exercise. He starts by explaining about standard normal deviation saying that in a standard normal deviation the value of mean is zero and the value of standard deviation is one. Now he draws the standard normal deviation by drawing a bell curve on an axis. Now he points the mean and standard deviations on it. Now using these concepts he goes o...

### How To: Create standard & spiral staircases in SketchUp 6

It's one thing to learn how to model a building in SketchUp, and if you are a new SketchUp user you may not remember that multi-level buildings will need a staircase! Mike demonstrates a few different methods to create both standard and spiral staircases in this SketchUp 6 tutorial.

### How To: Find the mean and standard deviation

Mean and standard (or normal) deviation may be hard to understand at first, but with the help of this handy little guide from the pros at Exam Solutions you will be up to speed in no time.

### How To: Draw blood with a standard venepuncture procedure

This medical instructional how-to video demonstrates the proper way to perform a standard venepucture procedure on a patient. Before drawing blood from any patient it is always good to identify your patient. Wrap the band at the top of the arm and use alcohol to clean the area. Watch to learn how to perform a standard venepuncture procedure.

### How To: Calculate sums in standard form

When a number is expressed in the form of x multiplied by 10^y such that, x < 10 and y is an integer, the number is said to be in standard form. Standard form of expressing numbers finds its use in scientific and statistical fields. This video demostrates how to express, as well as perform basic mathematical operations namely, addition/subtraction, multiplication and division of numbers in the standard form using four examples/mathematical problems. The first two examples demostrate multiplic...

### How To: Know standard deviation in your financial portfoli

In this tutorial, we learn how to know what standard deviation is in your portfolio. Standard deviation is the amount of risk you have inside your portfolio, this will show you how much fluctuation you have in your portfolio. Depending on the expected return of your portfolio over an amount of time, you could have a different range of standard deviation. Knowing what your standard deviation can help you do the math to see what your chances of a return or loss will be for certain. This will he...

### How To: Calculate standard deviation

Looking to find the standard deviation of your set of values? Standard deviation quantifies how diverse the values of your data set are, and is useful in determining how different your numbers are from each other.

### How To: Use an oscilloscope properly

Here is a technical tutorial from a technical communication class. An oscilloscope is for viewing oscillations, like electrical voltage and current, with cathode-ray tube display. See all about it in this great introduction to the device. Simply, this video tutorial will show you how to use an oscilloscope.

### How To: Convert numbers in and out of standard form

In this video, we learn how to convert numbers in and out of standard form. Standard form is a useful way of writing down very large numbers and very small numbers. To do this, you will look at the number you have and ignore the zeros that are just at the end. Then, write down the basic numbers. Put a decimal point in this number to make it between one and ten. Now, write down x 10 and put the power for how many places the decimal point moved to get to the new number. This will help you write...

### How To: Activate Microsoft Office standard 2007 with key

Chances are if you've used a computer in the last decade or so, you've probably used Microsoft Office at some point. Activating Microsoft Office standard 2007 will give you access to functions you might not have even known existed that can increase your productivity and improve your work flow. This video will show you to activate Microsoft Office standard 2007.

### How To: Perform the Slow Flight maneuver

In this AeroCast episode, UND Aerospace discusses the Slow Flight maneuver as performed in the Piper Warrior (PA-28-161), referencing the procedures and standards outlined in the UND Warrior Standardization Manual. All performance tolerances are based on the performance standards set forth by the FAA Private Pilot Practical Test Standards. Since the most critical phases of flight occur at airspeeds less than cruise, a pilot must always be comfortable with his or her airplane’s handling charac...

### How To: Perform Power On Stall maneuvers

In this AeroCast episode, Anthony Bottini discusses the Power On Stall maneuver as performed in the Piper Warrior (PA-28-161), referencing the procedures and standards outlined in the UND Aerospace Warrior Standardization Manual. All performance tolerances are based on the performance standards set forth by the FAA Private Pilot Practical Test Standards. Power On Stall practice is vital in increasing a pilot’s proficiency in regards to stall recognition and stall recovery techniques during an...

### Hack Like a Pro: Linux Basics for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 16 (Stdin, Stdout, & Stderror)

Welcome back, my budding hackers! In previous tutorials, we've looked at some of the basic commands and concepts for using Linux. Along the way, I realized that I've failed to provide you with some basic background material on the stdin, stdout, and stderror.

### How To: Compare 2 distributions with the Z-Score formula

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to compare 2 distributions with the Z-Score formula. In this example Doug's class has X bar as 71 and a standard deviation of 4. Corey's class has X bar as 68 and a standard deviation of 11. If both Doug and Corey beat the class average and have the same standard score, will Doug have a lower grade than Corey? If both of them have a standard score of 1.5, then Doug will get 77 marks and Corey will get 84.5 mar...

### How To: Use the Mastering Suite in Studio One

Two books were presented as suggested reading. One was by Bob Katz: Mastering audio; art and science. The other was Bob Alginski: the Audio Mastering handbook. Mastering takes a collection of songs and makes them sound like they belong together by making certain technical changes. The project page in Studio One is where the mastering is done. Drag in your sound content that you will be working with. Make sure you have the most recently updated version. If you are using multiple tracks, you mu...

### How To: Create a new standard user & admin in Windows 7

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a new standard user and administrator account. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Then click on User Accounts and Family Safety and click on User Accounts. Now select the "Manage another account" option and click on "Create a new account". Users are able to name the account and select the account type (Standard or Administrator). Finish by clicking on Create Account. Users are then able to make changes to the accou...

### How To: Understand mean and standard deviation

Keith M. Bower explains the meaning of mean and standard deviation. This educational video gives insight in the basics of statistics. The relations between population mean and sample mean and between population standard deviation and sample standard deviation are explained. The mean gives an idea on the central tendency. Standard deviation gives an idea about how spread out the data are. Keith also explains how these two parameters, the joint sufficient statistics, define a normal distributio...

### How To: Find the standard error of the mean

In this video the tutor explains about the standard error of the mean. He starts explaining by drawing the diagram of a distribution and now he takes ten samples from the distribution and starts plotting them. He says that in theory if we do it infinite times then we can obtain the sampling distribution of the sampling mean. For the example he takes the number of samples as 10. Now depending on these values of n we can get different sampling distributions. Now he intends to find the mean of t...

### How To: Analyze an easy jazz standard for the acoustic guitar

Jazz music, along the lines of jazz greats like Coltrane and Thelonius Monk, is usually associated with the piano and the sax (as well as backup clarinets, oboes, etc.). But an equally fit instrument for playing jazz tunes is the acoustic guitar, which offers a light contrast to the larger, deeper toned instruments.

### How To: Learn standard foot skills for FIFA 09 on XBOX 360

Learn how to do the standard skills in Fifa 09, it looks like every player in the game can do these. These are special tricks, but they are necessary if you want to play online or ever score. This includes a foot flick, slide tackle, 360 roulette and reverse stopovers.

### How To: Create standard content layouts by nested master pages

In this ASP.Net video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to use nested master pages to create individual master pages that represent different standard content layouts for a web site. First, see how several major commercial web sites use a standard set of content layouts. Next, see how to nest a master page within another master page, and use the design time support in Visual Studio 2008. Then, learn the considerations for establishing a “page architecture” which represents the major types of...

### Brief Reality: Industries Take a Peek at the Future of Augmented Reality

This week's Brief Reality is led by a pair of stories with an eye to the future of the augmented reality industry, first in terms of standards for the industry, then with regards to its future applications in the automotive realm. Finally, one company looks to boost its future sales with an executive hire.

### How To: Prune a rose tree (standard)

If you'd like to have a rose tree, or rose 'standard' as opposed to a rose bush, this video will show you what to do. You'll need some pruning shears and of course, a rose bush. This video is really helpful in instructing what to look for when you're trimming, and what branches to take and leave in order to avoid your rose treasure getting a disease. A rose tree by any other name would smell the same, but it would be called a rose standard. FYI.

### How To: Interpret a standard deviation

A rough definition of standard deviation is that it is a measure of expressing the observed variations about the average in statistical data i.e. by how much do the observed values vary from the mean. This video continues from the previous solved example and demonstrates the mathematical interpretation of the standard deviation that was calculated. We begin with stating the mean and standard deviation values and then calculating the upper and lower bounds of the data based on the standard dev...

### How To: Set up your AppleTV with a standard definition TV

You don't need a high definition television to take advantage of AppleTV! This tutorial shows you how to set up your Apple TV to function with a standard definition television set. You'll need an HDMI to DVI cable anda VGA to DVI adapter, and use the yellow composite video cords. Then adjust your settings, and you're ready to start watching your new Apple TV!

### How To: Tune your guitar to standard tuning

An untuned guitar can be huge setback for a lot of players. Get your guitar in tune and get that song sounding right with help from this tutorial on how to tune your guitar to standard tuning.

### How To: Test bObsweep Standard's Sensors and Parts

If you're ever worried about your bObsweep's well being, you can always do a home check-up test to make sure all of bOb's parts are in working shape. As long as bOb has some charge, you can diagnose any potential issues by following the video guide for performing bObsweep Standard's check up test.

### How To: Make a handtrap for your DSLR out of the standard neck strap

Watch this video to learn a clever trick for turning the standard neck strap from your Canon DSLR into a hand/ shoulder strap. Carry your camera more comfortably once you've seen this video and put the knowledge you gain to use.

### How To: Use an SPL (Standard PHP Library) in PHP programming

This video presents a basic introduction to SPL (Standard PHP Library) in PHP programming. You'll be dealing with itertators, which will allow you to loop through operations. This is a basic intro, but gives you a good idea of what you'll be dealing with.

### How To: Make a standard blanket from crocheting

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a standard blanket from crocheting. First, you will start your crochet by positioning the material into your hand. Then, you will need to tuck in between your ring and middle finger and around the others. The fingers will control the tension in the string. Now, start the first stitch by rotating the string around the finger. Then, grab the back one and pull it over the front. Use your finger to pus up and then you have your first stitch. put it on your h...

### How To: Calculate standard deviation with graphing calculator

This video tutorial is in the Education category which will show you how to calculate standard deviation with TI graphing calculator. First you got to enter the data in to the calculator. Go to stat and click on enter. This will edit a list. Now you type in these numbers: 50, 20, 33, 40 and 55. Then press stat and click on enter. This will bring up the 1-var stats page. Press the "2nd" button and L1, because all our data is in L1. Click on enter and you will get all the data that you will nee...

### How To: Organize shows into groups on a standard TiVo DVR

In this video tutorial, we learn how to group recorded programs on a standard TiVo digital video recorder or DVR. For more information, including a complete overview and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-theatre how-to guide from the folks at CNET.

### How To: Upgrade the internal hard drive in a standard Microsoft Windows laptop

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the internal hard disk drive in a standard PC laptop. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.

### How To: Find the standard deviation with the Z-Score formula

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the standard deviation with the Z-Score formula. First, take your problem and write it out one by one underneath each other. Then, you will need to substitute the numbers in for the variables that are in the problem. Once you do this, you will follow the basic rules of math to find out what the answer to the problem is appropriately. Once you have done this, finish off the problem to find the answer, then you will have found the standard deviation using ...

### How To: Report standard mileage rates vs actual vehicle expenses tax

If you're driving a commercial vehicle or doing a lot of driving for a company, there are ways to claim deductions on your tax return for actual vehicle expenses. In this video you will learn how to calculate your standard mileage rates to determine how much you will be getting on your tax refund if your employer is not reimbursing you for gas or if you're running a small business.

### How To: Create a standard Zerg 10 spawning pool build order in StarCraft 2

Learn a build order for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty! This video will show you gamers some build orders for the Zerg or Terran. See the standard 10 spawning pool build order. This build order is especially effective because you can get 6 Zerglings so fast, to harass the opponent's economy. This is especially effective if the opponent scouts your build late.

### How To: Set up an international standard (IS) brake caliper

Installing and maintaining properly functioning brakes is one of the most important mechanical parts of keeping your bike working safely. This video features a professional bike mechanic setting up an international standard, or IS, brake caliper on a mountain bike.

### How To: Find percentages using a standard calculator

Want to find a percentage of one number relative to another? With a calculator, it's easy. And this free video math lesson will show you how to go about it. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test).

### How To: Cut tiles with a standard tile cutter

A standard tile cutter will cut ceramic and porcelain tiles but not natural stone tiles. To use the standard tile cutter adjust and lock the guide. Then, slide your tile into position in the tile cutter. Next, position your cutter on the edge of the tile. Push down on the cutter while sliding the cutter across the tile. When the cutter gets to the end of the tile, press down. The tile should then break into two smooth, clean pieces. Run a tile file over the edge of the tile to reduce the shar...

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