Building Technologies II: Building Structural Systems I, Spring 2003
This course serves as an introduction to the history, theory, and construction of basic structural systems with an introduction to energy issues in buildings. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of basic systematic and elemental behavior; principles of structural behavior and analysis of individual structural elements and strategies for load carrying. The subject introduces fundamental energy topics including thermodynamics, psychrometrics, and comfort, as they relate to building d
Basic Structural Theory, Spring 2003
This course introduces the static behavior of structures and strength of materials. Topics covered include: reactions, truss analysis, stability of structures, stress and strain at a point, shear and bending moment diagrams, stresses in beams, Mohr's Circle, column buckling, and deflection of beams. Laboratory sessions are included where students are asked to solve structural problems by building simple models and testing them.
Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, Fall 2003
Introduction to energy fundamentals important to buildings. Conservation of energy. Air-water vapor mixtures. Thermal comfort. Heat pumps and refrigeration cycles, limiting thermodynamic performance. Heat transfer within buildings and major components. Several creative design projects are assigned. Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mec
Weekly Maths Extension Tasks for Upper Students I am currently trying to find a good series of maths tasks that I can give to my upper maths students to really challenge them at home and am not really having a great deal of luck. I did however come across
I am currently trying to find a good series of maths tasks that I can give to my upper maths students to really challenge them at home and am not really having a great deal of luck. I did however come across
MUS101 Session 3 Spring 2011
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Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 02-16-11 #3
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Technology breakthrough fuels laptops and phones, recharges scientist's 60-year career
This week, SiGNa Chemistry Inc. unveiled its new hydrogen cartridges, which provide energy to fuel cells designed to recharge cell phones, laptops and GPS units. The green power source is geared toward outdoor enthusiasts as well as residents of the Third World, where electricity in homes is considered a luxury.
Tensions at financial reform hearing
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and America's other top financial regulators went to Capitol Hill to answer lawmakers' questions about landmark Wall Street reform put in place after the financial crisis.
QE2 Fuels a Global Fury [An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by the author, is available for download.] The Federal Reserve has been busy the last three months pumping up the money supply by $300 billion dollars, with much more promised in the mo
[An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by the author, is available for download.]
The Federal Reserve has been busy the last three months pumping up the money supply by $300 billion dollars, with much more promised in the mo
How To Cite a Web Site Using MLA Style
Whether recording documentation for a school paper or providing a reference to readers of your blog, keep your work's cited notations professional by following the steps featured in this 1:40 video. This video moves rapidly and there are words and phrases that might need to be explained such as italics, MLA, angle brackets, and flush left.
Kid's Character Builder-Confidence-Part 2 of 2
In part 2 of this video, Weatherby the shy duck helps a mother mouse take her sick baby mouse to doctor. Baby Mouse Millie is scared to stay in hospital and Weatherby decides to run in duck dash to give the prize to Millie. Weatherby tries hard and wins race. Video ends with cute song. This is a great resource for a teachable moment that arises in the classroom. It is also beneficial for a counseling group/individual lesson (6:37).
Adult butterfly anatomy
The butterfly can fly around using its wings and sees where it is going through its eyes. The spiracles allow the butterfly to breathe and the legs are what it uses to walk or crawl around on. The antennae help the butterfly know where it is going. The proboscis is what the butterfly uses to drink nectar from flowers.
Suresh: Lesson 66 – story of Daaku Ratnakar
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På fredagen berättade Klartext att det återigen går att dricka vattnet i Östersund. Vi berättade också att de politiska oroligheterna i Afrika har spridit sig till Libyen och Uganda.
Behavior and Policy #11-1 Help People Help Themselves
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