This course picks up the historical process leading to statistical mechanics, which is an important branch of modern physics. The lecture must also be very interesting even for the students who do not necessarily need statistical mechanics in their major but want to enjoy a part of essence of modern physics.
How teams work
This unit provides an introduction to working in virtual project teams by explaining terms and concepts related to teams and to projects. The complexity of the interaction of people and technology is highlighted.
Introduction a la méthode des éléments finis en mécanique des solides
Polycopié d'un cours numérisé de l'INSA de Lyon. Le but de ce polycopié est de donner les principes de base de la méthode des éléments finis en élasticité. C'est une méthode de calcul qui consiste à découper en "éléments" la structure à étudier. Ces éléments sont définis par des noeuds dont le rôle sera largement précisé et dont la réunion doit représenter aussi fidèlement que possible la pièce a calculer. Cette façon d'opérer est satisfaisante pour prendre en compte
VI ejemplo para trabajar con hojas de cálculo
En este ejercicio, se pretende salvar un array 2D en un fichero de texto para que una hoja de cálculo pueda acceder a los datos y visualizar dichos datos numéricos en una tabla. Completar los siguientes pasos para evaluar el funcionamiento de un VI que guarda arrays numéricos en un fichero en un formato accesible para una hoja de cálculo.
How To Write Poetry
This video presents ideas for poetry. Allow your creativity to spin out a poem. This appears to be teacher-made video, with a narrator explaining several examples on the screen. (3:50)
Gravitational fields are vector fields that show forces of gravity around a large object. A gravitational field pulls all surrounding objects towards the center of mass but pulls the matter at the center of mass of the object outward. (02:24)
MK Rabbi Michael Melchior, Chairman, Education, Culture, and Sports Committee
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Avner Shalev: The Challenges for Yad Vashem
Avner Shalev, Chairman, Yad Vashem Directorate, Israel: Perpetuating the Legacy of the Survivors for Future Generations: The Challenges for Yad Vashem The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Dalai Lama, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?"
During a visit to the Nobel Museum on April 15, 2011, the Dalai Lama autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel and answers a question posed by the Museum Director, Olov Amelin, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?" To learn more about the Dalai Lama, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
Activity 8 «Mental notes about students»
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138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.
Marcus Tullius Cicero - In Catilinam - Oratio Prima, Capita I-V
Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 2.
World War II veterans attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute were often married and sometimes had children. To counter high post-WWII prices in Auburn, Ala., the veterans formed a food cooperative, which resembled a small country grocery store. Per the Alumnews, prices averaged 30% less than in local stores. [Individuals in this photograph are not identified. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.]
Mexico City-bound API students, July 1946
Photograph of four Alabama Polytechnic Institute students with an old car, holding a sign stating ""Mexico City or bust"". This photograph appeared in the 1947 Glomerata (yearbook) Sophomore Class pages with the caption ""Future Traveling Salesman, That Is"" but the students (and the car) are not identified. [Anyone who can provide information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at email@example.com.] The disruptions of WWII stirred wanderlust in many students, espec
CCCS: Comparison and Ethics
Through discussion of the conceptual metaphor of facing a crossroads, Professor Zhang Longxi of City University of Hong Kong will first establish the necessity of comparison in a general sense, and then will use another conceptual metaphor of killing a Chinese mandarin to explore the ethics of comparison, the issue of the relationship with one’s own group versus relationship, or the lack of it, with outsiders and strangers. As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the physical and psychol
Papers of the Leaf Family, 1830-1950
The Leafs were a prominent family in Beaver County, Pennsylvania in the latter half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th. The collection includes correspondence, blueprints, personal items, diaries, appointment books pertaining to the lives of members of the Leaf family.
Herman Stearns Davis Papers, 1893-1932
Herman Stearns Davis, an astronomer educated at Princeton and Columbia University, worked for Columbia University, the U.S Coast and Geodetic Survey, the International Latitude Observatory, the cities of Pittsburgh and New York, the Gulf Refining Company and the Carnegie Institution during his career. The collection contains personal correspondence, a manuscript, notebooks, and newspaper clippings pertaining to astronomy.
2.1 Before the recording Now you have the opportunity to listen to the recordings of Sorley MacLean. I hope you will find that it brings to life the poetry that you have looked at on the page, and that it helps you to grasp some of the differences between Gaelic and English that affect MacLean's translation of his own work, as well as elucidating particular references that may have puzzled you. Perhaps the best plan, if you have time, will be to listen to each section once, and then go through them again, stopping an
Now you have the opportunity to listen to the recordings of Sorley MacLean. I hope you will find that it brings to life the poetry that you have looked at on the page, and that it helps you to grasp some of the differences between Gaelic and English that affect MacLean's translation of his own work, as well as elucidating particular references that may have puzzled you. Perhaps the best plan, if you have time, will be to listen to each section once, and then go through them again, stopping an
Puzzle-Making : What Architects Do When No One is Looking
The thesis of this paper is that architects work in a manner that is antithetical to problem-solving because they cannot explicate desired effects prior to their realization through the design process. In an attempt to clarify architecture's uncommon mode of action the author suggests that instead of specifying what they are trying to accomplish prior to their attempts to accomplish it as problem-solver do, architects treat design as a search for the most appropriate effects that can be attained
ANSO 346-01, Peoples of South America, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course will be an introduction to the ethnography of South America with the primary focus on Amazonian peoples. The cultural, political, and historical contexts of their lives will be studied and discussed as they are played out in the tropical Amazonian environment. Close attention will be paid to that critical space where socio-political interaction takes place, history is made, and wher