Dangers of Hot Work
"The CSB has identified over 60 fatalities since 1990 due to explosions and fires from hot work activities on tanks. Hot work is defined as “[w]ork involving burning, welding, or a similar operation that is capable of initiating fires or explosions.”1 Hot work also includes other activities with the potential to create a source of ignition such as cutting, brazing, grinding, and soldering. Workers are potentially at risk not only in the oil and gas industry, where flammables are handled regu
Global warming, sea-level rise and coastal inundation
Recent sea-level change and predictions of future sea-level rise.
From Ideas to Intellectual Property (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.
TALAT Lecture 2104.02: Case Study on Windows
This lecture gives teachers and students grounding in the development of satisfactory and suitable window design in aluminium; it helps them acquire an understanding of the principles underlying good design. Students need to be able to design aluminium windows which conform to local planning regulations and which are suitable for national traditions in each market they are offered in. This involves the acquisition of local climatic data since the products need to withstand the climatic condition
TALAT Lecture 2402: Design Recommendations for fatigue loaded structures
This lecture presents calculation of design stresses for variable stress ratios in practice, explanation on the background of design recommendations; it demonstrates the concept of partial safety factors and supply appropriate background information for aluminium; it enables the designer to evaluate service behavior of structural details on a more sophisticated level applying the same principles as in current design recommendations; it provides understanding of the fatigue design procedure accor
EXPERIMENTACIÓN ANÁLISIS INSTRUMENTAL (2009)
El objetivo central de esta asignatura es brindar al futuro Ingeniero Químico una base práctica en algunas de las técnicas analíticas instrumentales más comunes. El conocimiento de los principios fisicoquímicos que dan lugar a las aplicaciones analíticas de estas técnicas y de las limitaciones de las mismas, permitirá la elección del método más adecuado para cada problema analítico. Para ello, se manejarán distintas técnicas que permitan el análisis de sustancias de interés quí
4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media (MIT)
This course provides practical instruction in the fundamentals of analog and digital SLR and medium/large format camera operation, film exposure and development, black and white darkroom techniques, digital imaging, and studio lighting. This semester we will explore the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences for our theme- and site-specific term project, which provides opportunities to develop technical skills and experimental photographic techniques, and for personal artistic exploratio
Microprocessor Based Digital System: From Bits to Systems
This course is oriented to gain skills that enable to design a microcontroller based digital system, from its initial design to putting it to work. The course also aims to give an overview of the impact of these systems in our society, and their influence in our actual lifestyle, shaping our lives.
Lecture 23 - 11/15/2010
Morgan: a Genetics Tutorial
Morgan is a multimedia tutorial that covers the basic principles of genetics with a molecular slant. Suitable for an advanced high school or introductory college biology class, Morgan is comprised of six levels. Each level can be thought of as a book chapter comprised of 10 screens or pages. After completing each level, try your hand at the short quiz that can be accessed on screen 10.Morgan is a hypermedia program. Underlined words are hypertext links to frames or pages containing additional in
Tips for Poster Design
Posters are another way of communicating your information They are best used as an aid to a discussion and should only represent the essence of your topic Rememberless is more See the following web sites to help you with the design and layout as well as the dos and donts with regard to poster design
This course, which combines Introduction to Zoological Medicine and Zoological Medicine, is exceptionally content rich. Lectures range from Fish Medicine to Avian Fungal Diseases to Marine Mammal Medicine to Rabbit Medicine. The Related References and Resources document contains a listing of invaluable resources from a variety of formats including websites, journals, articles, books, papers, and multimedia. The course also includes extensive vivid images within the lectures which visually reinfo
Testing the Standard Model at Low Energies
"Measuring 'Nothing' and Getting It Right" - a symposium in honor of the physics career of Dr. Stuart Freedman (http://freedman2014.org): Dr. Guy Ron (Professor at The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem) speaks about low energy tests for physics beyond the standard model and Dr. Freedman's contribution to this field.
T4 Tips Podcast #6 - PowerPoint Motion Paths (Windows)
Show NotesIn this episode, we discuss motion paths and other types of custom animation in PowerPoint. Please note that, although many custom animation options are available in Macintosh versions of PowerPoint, motion paths are currently only available in the Windows versions of PowerPoint (from PowerPoint XP through PowerPoint 2007).Additional FilesMotion_Paths.ppt (images/Podcasts-AdditionalFiles/Motion_Paths.ppt) - This PowerPoint file is used within the podcast and can be used to practice
T4 Tips Podcast #39-Engaged Classroom Lesson
Mr. Jethro Jones, Engaged Classroom Trainer at Ft. Herriman Middle School teaches a lesson at Tech Fair sponsored by USOE, November 7, 2009
After the Asian tigers, will it be the turn of the African lions?
Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to remain the second-fastest growing region after Asia in the near future, predicts Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, but “we can catch up with Asia, as the prospect of Africa as the last unexplored territory in the world and the potential of growth remain.”
For this to happen, Sanusi says Africa needs to put in place the right policies, address its infrastructure deficit, and provide the right environment and incentives for busine
Why, who and where? Chinese OFDI on the world stage
The phenomenon of Chinese companies going global has become a defining feature of China’s current stage of integration with the global economy. While China remains a minor player in terms of global Outbound Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) flows, the financial crisis has afforded some of its largest state-owned enterprises, or SOEs, unprecedented opportunities for landmark acquisitions. In the ten months after Lehman Brothers became the defining casualty of the financial crisis, Chinese bidder
Powering the economic growth engine
It has been a key driving force, powering economies since the Industrial Revolution, yet it continues to take a backseat to other heavily-touted engines of growth, most recently consumer spending.
Call me anything except Junior
The new Oliver Stone film W explores an important concern for business and wealthy families - how parent-child relationships shape a child's personality development and, specifically, individual drives and motivations. The coming of age drama could be many family businesses where a feckless son struggles to redeem himself by overtaking his preferred younger sibling to succeed his father as head of the family dynasty.
Innovating at the top
With the global economic slowdown, the need for innovation is even greater today. If you're looking to maintain your market share, and perhaps post growth despite the recessionary environment, innovation is key.