Electric Kettle. Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
High magnification SEM image of open cell polyurethane foam
If a gas is injected into a liquid it forms a cellular foam structure. When a thermoset prepolymer of low viscosity is foamed, the polymer can drain from the cell walls (driven by surface tension) before it sets at the cell edges, leaving an open-celled foam. The cell edges have three concave sides, and some remnants of collapsed cell walls can be seen at the cell edges.
Fe, Ni 30, C 0.3 (wt%), quenched - martensite plates
This sample was quenched to -80 °C to give a metastable martensitic microstructure. The martensite plates show a lenticular morphology as the material attempts to shear as it transforms but is unable to open up voids at the grain boundaries. The plates form in a similar way to mechanical twins but the shear processes lead to changes in crystal structure as well as crystallographic orientation.
Introductory Chemistry for Forensic Science
Teaching and Learning resources for the 1st Year Introductory Chemistry course (Forensic Science). 30 credits. These are Open Educational Resources (OER), made available for re-use under a Creative Commons license.
Getting Started with Source Control with Visual Studio Online | Visual Studio Toolbox This is another in Robert's Getting Started series, where he provides an introduction to a topic that everyone knows about but not everyone is actually doing (or doing enough of). In this episode, Robert shows how to get started with source control with Visual Studio Online. You will see how to set up a team project using Visual Studio Online, add a solution to source control, check out and check in source code and how to search, merge and branch the codebase.
This is another in Robert's Getting Started series, where he provides an introduction to a topic that everyone knows about but not everyone is actually doing (or doing enough of). In this episode, Robert shows how to get started with source control with Visual Studio Online. You will see how to set up a team project using Visual Studio Online, add a solution to source control, check out and check in source code and how to search, merge and branch the codebase.Author(s):
Living with HIV
Danny West has been living with HIV for the past 24 years, and remains healthy today. When he was diagnosed with HIV, he was given 18 months to live. Danny tells his story of living with the disease and how it has changed his life, mostly for the better. Live action movie of the speaker as he sits in a task chair. (7:09)
Launched in 2010 this official UK government site seeks to increase greater transparency and accountability by providing free open access to many government datasets and official statistics. These cover all areas of government policy ranging from health, to the economy, crime rates and education. Users can search by theme or keyword or browse the latest additions. There is also a section with new apps and widgets. The site also includes a blog, twitter feed and forum where users can share ideas
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STEM OER Guidance Wiki
This wiki constitutes a collection of guidance documentation on all aspects of Open Educational Resources (OER), prepared by the STEM project teams from a number of Higher Education Academy/JISC OER pilot projects. The wiki contains an overview of OER, information on intellectual property rights, packaging and uploading resources, evaluating your resources and ensuring their promotion and sustainability. Though prepared by the STEM Subject Centres, the information is relevant to the majority of
Engineering Subject Centre OER Project Logo - Photoshop jpeg and gif various sizes
The logo is an Art Deco inspired representation of how controlled partial freeing of restrictions can be a positive thing. A full version of the logo in editable Photoshop format is available for re-use from the JorumOpen repository under a Creative Commons license. The logo is also available on flickr website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22760956@N08/3794724285/ Created by Rob Pearce, Loughborough University, for the Open Engineering Resources Pilot Project.
Skills for Learning - Grammar Diagnostic tool
Interactive 30 question quiz with feedback for each answer. Grammar diagnostic tool (based around entry level research processes). Download this zipped file and open the file named 'academic_comm_skin.swf' - the quiz will then run from the start.
Embodiment and feminist theory.
This module helps develop an understanding of feminist theories by focusing on the debates surrounding the body. It introduces a number of key feminist theorists and draws on empirical studies to explain and explore theoretical issues. Building on an understanding of how bodies are re/constructed through culture, the module looks in more depth on the impact of key social divisions. See also related module mapping resource: http://open.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/3063
ISKRA New Product teachers notes
Title ISKRA New Product Session Creative Thinking for new product ideas Learning Outcomes At the end of this session students will have had the opportunity to apply creative thinking techniques in search of new product ideas. Activity Yes, group based open-ended problem Case Study ??? Yes, based on a true entrepreneurial experience Teachers Notes Yes, word document Support Material PowerPoint slides, Case study Assessment Presentation
Improving Health: Public Health - Getting back to basics
This presentation explores some of the theories and tools which can be applied in order to set up an effective public health improvement initiative. Notes have been included to assist the facilitator with the presentation. This resource was developed by Education for Health, which is an independent education and research charity for health professionals. They provide educational programmes that are run nationally and internationally and are accredited by the Open University. This workshop pr
A course (in 15 Chapters), developed as an Open Educational Resource, designed for use at 2nd year England & Wales undergraduate level and as a CPD training resource
Information Systems Engineering in Industry
This module provides an in depth analysis of business and other non-computing issues critical to the succesful development and use of Information Systems in Industry-within the context of the commercial development of computing based solutions to problems. The zip file is an IMS package, created using the freely available Reload content packager software. Naviagation of the downloaded IMS package is possible from the index using hyperlinks. For use of these files without IMS packaging a more com
Analytical Science - modified Chapter 9
An updated version of Chapter 9 from the Analytical Science course, also on JorumOpen (http://open.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/2964)
A Brief Intro to the Lanthanides
Shows both the reactions and properties of some chemical elements. Taken from the free online course, The Molecular World. This is part of a clip from Open University. There are English captions at the bottom of the screen.
Lee and Penny Anderson - NCEA Award | University of St. Thomas
NCEA Seton Award: Lee and Penny Anderson video The Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex is under construction and is expected to open in August 2010. The new complex will contain a field house, an aquatic center, a basketball/volleyball arena, fitness and weight-training facilities, locker rooms, and athletic offices and meeting rooms. Click on the tabs above to view floor plans, architectural renderings and other multimedia information, or on MORE below to read a full description of the