Real-Time Embedded Systems - Introduction to embedded software development
This practical forms part of the "Introduction to embedded software development" topic in the Real-Time Embedded Systems module.
Readme file for Introduction to OO Programming in Java
This readme file contains details of links to all the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module's material held on Jorum and information about the module as well.
Introduction to Atomic Spectrometry
An introduction to atomic spectrometric analysis, describing the basic principles of each technique, their application areas and modes of operation, including practical comparison of the techniques. It is illustrated with simple diagrams and photographs of equipment.
Blood vessel anatomy
This topic begins with a brief introduction to the vascular system and its components (arteries, veins and capillaries). An overall schematic diagram illustrates the position of the components in relation to the heart. Layers of the components are described in more detail (e.g. collagen fibres; smooth muscles) and are accompanied by diagrams. The control of blood flow is described; emphasis is on spincters and shunt vessels.
Bone structure and function
This topic begins with an introduction to the primary functions of bone. A labelled diagram of the femur bone and bone matrix is included. The different types of osteoprogenitor cells are described (e.g. osteoclasts) and an Electron Microscope (EM) image is shown.
This topic has a thorough introduction to the whole gastro-intestinal tract. An animation illustrates the pathway taken by food as it travels through the digestive system. Peristalsis is illustrated using an animation. Students can test their knowledge of the components of the GI tract with a show/hide feature. The topic finishes with an overview of the gastric juices involved in the GI tract.
Philosophical issues in research
Introduction to philosophical issues in research and questions to help you draw out the philosophical underpinnings of your own research. It will also help you identify those adopted by existing research that you read.
This topic has a thorough introduction relating the disease to the underlying genetic causes. An interactive element gives information about the effects of cystic fibrosis on different organs of the body. A range of diagnoses and treatment methods are described. Psychosocial effects are detailed. The topic concludes with a page summarising care and management.
Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
A general introduction to analytical chemistry with a special focus upon the analytical process, quality assurance, and guidance on solution preparation including volumetric and concentration calculations. It also includes a bibliography of useful texts for the analytical chemist.
Visual Anthropology CSAPOER
This module is concerned with how anthropology can contribute to - and gain insight from - the analysis of visual forms of representation; it is an introduction to anthropology through an examination of the ‘ways of seeing’ across-cultures and to the methods used for gathering information about other cultures’ ‘visual systems’. The module introduces how different cultures are depicted in a range of media, in particular ethnographic film and photography, and deals with the analytical an
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - Knowledge Representation
These notes form part of the "Knowledge Representation" topic in the Introduction to Artificial Intelligence module.
Introduction to Chromatography
An introduction to chromatographic analysis, describing the different types of chromatography, their application areas and basic principles of operation. It is illustrated with simple diagrams, photographs of equipment and chromatograms illustrating practical aspects of the technique.
The Think Show
On November 11, 2010 from 9AM-6PM
Design for Sustainability, Fall 2004
This course on sustainability will cover the implications of this topic on engineering, design, and architecture. The course will begin with a general survey and discussion of current trends, followed by the introduction of the life cycle assessment (LCA) method as a rigorous, quantitative alternative to current popular sustainability measures for the built environment.