Martin Oldfield on Tidal Turbines
Short audio podcast on the Oxford Tidal Turbine, an innovative renewable energy generator that uses the sea's tides to generate power and has gone on to produce unprecedented levels of power, making it a fantastic commercial opportunity for investors.
Wetting on flexible substrates: a finite element formulation
Wetting is an important phenomenon in industrial applications such as coating industry as it could affect the coating uniformity and production rate. In modeling dynamic wetting on rigid solids, one of the challenges is to relieve the singularity in the viscous stress arising at the dynamic contact line due to double valued velocity. The singularity arising at the contact line is a mathematical singularity and not a physical singularity and hence, needs to be relieved. There are several models t
Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering
This course provides an overview of and introduction to the fundamentals of aeronautics, using the history of aviation as a story line. The course uses examples from the very beginning of aviation (the Montgolfier brothers' balloon flight in 1783 and the Wright brothers' heavier-than-air flight in 1903) and continues all the way through to the current Airbus A380 and future aircraft. This trajectory will start with a general introduction to aeronautics, to be followed by a closer look at aerody
Synthesis and characterization of the properties of Ti3SiC2/SiC and Ti3SiC2/TiC composites
In 1996, the ternary compound titanium silicon carbide (Ti3SiC2) was for the first timesynthesized as a single-phase, fully dense compound. Its characterization revealed aunique combination of properties. For its high fracture toughness, low hardness toelastic modulus ratio and excellent damage tolerance, it was dubbed a soft ceramic. Italso displayed good thermal shock and oxidation resistance. In this work, thereinforcement of this material with silicon carbide and titanium carbide particles w
Accuracy of Measure - Using a Ruler
This video provides tips on how to use a ruler.
328 GG "Decimate" and "All Right"
Two troublesome words from Grammar Girl's new book.
Cuba Invaded! Castro Foes Open Offensive 1961/4/19
B-26 used by Cuban pilots; landed in Florida; in Cuba, rocket shells shown; Adlai Stevenson in UN denies any aggression; Guatemala training base; Castro in Cuba (partial newsreel)
Why FIFA Should Be Learning From Brazil
FIFA’s anxiety over Brazil’s progress on World Cup preparations is a perfect example of developed countries’ expectations that need to be adjusted to deal with emerging markets.
Pilot Math: Patterns
This animation, from the Pilot Math Principles 10 series, explains the concept of Patterns in math by using a party attended by the Pilot Math gang as an example.
Hannah Greatwood - 60 seconds research
Hannah Greatwood, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Leeds Metropolitan University has only 60 seconds to describe her research interests.
"Collateral Damage: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century" (video)
Lecture by Samantha Power, Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Samantha Power's book, A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. She was the founding executive director of th
Iraq affirms control over Baiji oil refinery
The Iraqi government says the army has thwarted an attack on the country's largest oil refinery at Baiji, as militants consolidate their grip on Sunni provinces. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
6.542J Laboratory on the Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech (MIT)
The course focuses on experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics include: measurement of articulatory movements, measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production, computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech, synthesis of speech, perception and discrimination of speechlike sounds, speech prosody, models for speech recognition, speech disorders, and other topics. Two 1-hour lectures per week Two labs per week Brief lab reports Term project, with short
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Curve Sketching 2
This video describes three ideas that are useful in curve sketching: symmetry, small and large values of the independent variable, and differentiation.
"Bare Necessities"-The Jungle Book
This is an excerpt from the Disney movie "The Jungle Book". Baloo sings to Mowgli about the bare necessities of life.
7.340 Learning and Memory: Activity-Controlled Gene Expression in the Nervous System (MIT)
The mammalian brain easily outperforms any computer. It adapts and changes constantly. Most importantly, the brain enables us to continuously learn and remember. What are the molecular mechanisms that lead to learning and memory? What are the cellular roles that activity-regulated gene products play to implement changes in the brain?How do nerve cells, their connections (synapses), and brain circuits change over time to store information? We will discuss the molecular mechanisms of neuronal plas
Deadly triple bombing in Thailand
June 24 - A triple bombing by suspected insurgents kills at least two people and wounds nine others in Thailand's deep south. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Mutiplication and Division of Signed Numbers
This one minute video briefly explains how to do these types of operations. There isn't any board work presented.
1.6.2 How do I download a PDF file?
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.