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.
017 LIBER LATINUS IN USUM PUERORUM
Büsching, Anton Friedrich: Liber latinus in usum puerorum Latinam linguam discentium editus (1769) Chapter Seventeen Here is the link to a readable edition of the text on Europeana: http://tinyurl.com/4r8bl6b Reading Comenius' Orbis Pictus would be good preparation for using this text.
Rescue Work of Culver Cadets, Logansport, Indiana
During the 1913 flood, cadets from Culver Military Academy in Marshall County came to Logansport to help rescue citizens trapped by flood waters. They are seen here rowing their boat down the middle of a street in Logansport, Indiana.,Cass County Journey
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Rejecting authenticity in the desert landscapes of the modern Middle East (Oman)
Dr Dawn Chatty, Development Studies, Oxford, talks at the 1st Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference hosted by the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 15-16 April 2010.
Oil stabilises, supports Asia shares
Oil prices stopped a sharp advance on Friday, adding stability to Asian share markets on ideas of limited economic impact.
31 Jan 2011: Comprehensive Tax Reform in 2011
Two distinguished economists at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy discuss their report calling for comprehensive reform of the nation's corporate and personal income tax system. John Diamond, the Baker Institute's Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance, and George Zodrow, the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Chair of Economics at Rice University and a Baker Institute Rice Scholar, argue that the time is right to undertake such an overhaul. The discussion is mo
Eye Care for Adults of All Ages
According to the American Optometric Association almost half of Americans say that eyesight is the sense they worry most about losing. Age plays a major factor when caring for our eyes and depending on how old you are, there are steps you can take to preserve your vision.
Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (English)
This seminar examines the life and career of Joaquim Nabuco, a leader of the abolitionist movement in Brazil and later Brazil's first ambassador to the United States. (This seminar is also available in Spanish.) Speaker Biography: Prior to being appointed Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Mauro Vieira was the Brazilian Ambassador to Argentina since 2004. He holds a JD from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and graduated from Instituto Rio-Branco, the Brazilian diplomatic academ
"Pan" and Literacy for Trinidad and Tobago Teachers
These modules about "PAN"--short for "steelpan" are directly related to the attempt to find ways in the culture and speech of young people in Trinidad and Tobago to improve their school Literacy. […]
Countdown to MIX11: Open Source Fest-a-Palooza This week we welcome John Papa to the show to talk about the Open Source Fest at MIX, which is a soirée for open source project leaders to come together to show off their great open source projects, and win some cool
prizes! The Fest will be held on the evening of Monday, April 11th from 6:00-9:00pm, and is open to all MIX11 attendees who want to have a nosh, hang with the community, and vote for their favorite open source projec
This week we welcome John Papa to the show to talk about the Open Source Fest at MIX, which is a soirée for open source project leaders to come together to show off their great open source projects, and win some cool
Geithner: Europe dealing with debt
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, on a one-day trip to Germany,says he's confident Europe will take the necessary steps to resolve its sovereign debt crisis as he met his counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble.
Laboratory Methods for Clinical Microbiology
6.041 Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability (MIT)
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example: The concept of statistical significance (to be touched upon at the end of this course) is considered by the Financial Times as one of "The Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Science". A rece
Het werkwoord 'aller' : Inoefenen Dit is een bordles om het werkwoord "aller" aan te brengen en in te oefenen. De eerste pagina is een instructie. Op de volgende pagina's vind je inoefeningen via Note reveal, memory en dobbelen.
Dit is een bordles om het werkwoord "aller" aan te brengen en in te oefenen. De eerste pagina is een instructie. Op de volgende pagina's vind je inoefeningen via Note reveal, memory en dobbelen.
Pedal power pumps fuel ... hope in Japan
A bicycle gas pump fuels hope in Japan as survivors face uncertain future. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.