6.302 Feedback Systems (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to the design of feedback systems. Topics covered include: properties and advantages of feedback systems, time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures, stability and degree of stability, root locus method, Nyquist criterion, frequency-domain design, compensation techniques, application to a wide variety of physical systems, internal and external compensation of operational amplifiers, modeling and compensation of power converter systems, and phase lo
Winning hedge fund strategy
Nov. 30 - Don Steinbruggee of Agecroft Partners discusses his fund strategy.
Egypt's Golden Empire
Over 3,500 years ago, Rome was no more than a soggy marsh and the Acropolis was just an empty rock, but Egypt was on the brink of its greatest age – the New Kingdom. There was an explosion of creativity, wealth and power in Egypt that would make it the envy of the world. After defeating the Hyksos invaders, successive Pharaohs expanded and maintained their Empire through both force and diplomacy. In the process, they won Egypt vast amounts of gold, influence and respect. They included; Ahm
Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (3/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
"Muslim Peace Building in Conflict Regions of Southeast Asia"
A historical overview of the situation in southern Thailand and southern Philippines is presented, followed by a discussion on peace building efforts in conflict regions. Panelists give special attention to welfare and security issues in these areas. The panel is moderated by Kikue Hamayotsu (Ph.D., Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University). Panelists include: Kriya Lanputeh (Yala Islamic University), Abdulghoni Suetair (Prince of Songkla University), Pattama Hamingma (Asian
Keeping a Cap on a Crisis
A close look at certain aspects of your company’s procedures could prevent a minor incident turning into a full-blown disaster.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
"Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan,
The growing instability and resurgence of Islamic extremism in Afghanistan and Pakistan pose a great threat to U.S. interests and global security. In his new book, "Descent into Chaos", Ahmed Rashid examines the rising insurgency, booming opium trade, and weak governance in Afghanistan, concluding that U.S. strategy in the region has been a complete failure. Ahmed Rashid is a Pakistani journalist based i
L’Egypte, 3 ans après la Révolution du 25 janvier (audio) Table ronde : L’Egypte, 3 ans après la
Révolution du 25 janvier
Participants : Stéphane Lacroix(professeur à l'École des affaires
internationales de Sciences Po et chercheur au CERI /Sciences Po)
Table ronde : L’Egypte, 3 ans après la Révolution du 25 janvier
Stéphane Lacroix(professeur à l'École des affaires internationales de Sciences Po et chercheur au CERI /Sciences Po)
Dr. Benjamin James '34 Named Honorary President of Dickinson
Dr. Benjamin James '34 was named honorary president of the day for June 14, 2014. The announcement was made by President Nancy A. Roseman during the 2014 Alumni Weekend festivities in which Dr. James celebrated his 80th class reunion.
Παρουσιάζονται συνοπτικά στοιχεία κλιματολογίας των κτιρίων καθώς και μέθοδοι εξοικονόμησης ενέργειας, βασισμένες στις αρχές της βιοκλιματικής αρχιτεκτονικής
Postcast 31: Drugs
Review of how various drugs affect brain and behavior.
The Monk Chief and The Demon
This animated video shows a tale about monkeys and the way in which their leader helps them to solve a problem. They manage to show the demon that "Strength is nothing when compared to brains".
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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.
The Magic School Bus Cracks A Yolk - Eggs
Mr. Ruhle (from Makes A Rainbow) gave the class the task of caring of Giblets, his pet chicken. However, Giblets "flies the coop" and the class decides to get a new Rhode Island Red to replace Giblets. Naturally, they decide to hatch one from an egg. They learn on their trip that both a male and female chicken are needed to produce a chicken (though it is never explained why, being a children's show.) At the last minute Giblets returns. "I guess he who flies the coop can always fly back again,"
Green Philosophy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Rupert Read, Professor Roger Scruton | On the basis of a shared interest in planetary survival, can we forge an alliance across the left/right rift in our culture? Rupert Read is chair of the Green House thinktank, East of England Green Party co-ordinator and a reader in Philosophy at UEA. Roger Scruton is a philosopher, writer and consultant who holds visiting positions at St Andrews University and the University of Oxford.
Tarek Riman -- Best Practices -- November 2013
Concordia University Graduate and Professional Skills - http://concordia.ca/gradproskills/ GradProSkills is Concordia University's graduate and professional skills training program, launched in August 2011. This video is part of a series of interviews and testimonials provided by professionals who took part in the GradProSkills Speed Networking event in November 2013. In this video, Tarek Riman, a Social Media, SEO, and Web Marketing Manager, discusses his best practices and how volunteer work
Fundamentals of Materials Science: Materials for Nuclear Power Generation
This set of animations provides better understanding of the materials used in nuclear power generation. From TLP: Materials for Nuclear Power Generation