TALAT Lecture 2502: Material Aspects of Fire Design
This lecture gives information about characteristic behaviour of aluminium alloys and insulation materials at high temperatures; it describes the philosophy of using aluminium alloy structures under risks of fire; it gives an example of fire risk analysis. General engineering background and some familiarity with TALAT lecture 2501 is assumed.
Shear bands in stressed polycarbonate
Yielding in glassy polymers often proceeds by a small sheared region propagating through the material. These patterns can be used in the stress analysis of fracture processes. In addition, the colours in the image are the result of birefringence and relate to the strain-induced alignment of the polycarbonate molecules. Because the specimen is below the glass transition temperature of PC (145 °C), the material will relax when the stress is removed and there will be no residual alignment.
BBC In Depth: Hurricane Katrina
This BBC News clearinghouse website provides a wide variety of information regarding Hurricane Katrina. Information includes news stories, scientific analysis and background, eyewitness accounts, photo galleries, pressing questions, hurricane animations and more. Information has been updated frequently.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 This module looks at the role of the law in regulating business in the interests of consumers. Suitable for: Second and final year undergraduates Professor P.R Cartwright, School of Law Peter Cartwright has been Professor of Consumer Protection Law at the University of Nottingham since 2004. He previously worked at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where he obtained his Ph.D.
Marginal Analysis and Programme Budgeting
Meeting individual health needs and improving the health of populations within a finite budget is a challenge for health systems worldwide. Programme budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA) is a tool for tackling this, and for putting some science behind the art of managing scarcity and competing demands. This module explores the definitions, tools and practical application of PBMA. Online interactive learning resource from HealthKnowledge website, for Public Health practitioners, healthcare work
European Economic Issues: syllabus
Syllabus for a first year module on on European economic issues at the University of Birmingham. This module will involve the presentation and evaluation of economic data relevant to analysis of the European union, an overview of EU institutions and policy making and the rationale for supranational decision taking, an evaluation of current EU economic policies (agriculture, regional policy, economic and monetary union.
TALAT Lecture 2204: Design Philosophy
This lecture outlines the requirements on load bearing structures with respect to safety against failure; it introduces the design analysis process with methods of verification and partial safety factors; it describes the characteristic of loads and load combinations on structures; it introduces the subject of load and resistance factors in the verification methods; it describes the basic structural design properties of aluminium alloys versus steel. Some background and experience in structural
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
Dissolved Oxygen and Biochemical Oxygen Demand
This EPA website provides general information about dissolved oxygen, including what it is, sampling and equipment considerations, and sampling and analysis protocols. The site also features a chart of dissolved oxygen solubility as a function of temperature.
Entrepreneurship (undergraduate level)
As you read this, the managers of a new high-tech company, Optasite Inc., are striving to achieve the entrepreneurial dream. On a special website (www.amherst.umassonline.net) you will follow that company, and see their progress week by week. But you will do more than just watch. You will be actively engaged with the company, analyzing its problems, and making input. You will be participating in the world's first in-depth, real-time case study. Specific content will include the business plan, co
Duke Medicine Profiles: Tristram D. Bahnson, MD
Get to know Duke Heart Center's providers. Learn more about Tristram D. Bahnson, MD at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/tristram-d-bahnson-md.
Best image ever of planet formation around infant star - panel discussion
By: nsf The National Science Foundation-funded National Radio Astronomy Observatory will expand on a news release just issued this morning related to Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array's (ALMA) new high-resolution capabilities. Astronomers have captured the best image ever of planet formation around an infant star as part of ALMA’s testing and verification process for new high-resolution capabilities. We invite journalists, astronomers, and anyone just interested in cool astronomy fi
Understanding contemporary society
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can navig
References 10.520 Molecular Aspects of Chemical Engineering (MIT) Herhalingsbundels Planètes 7-10 - Quartier étoile 5 Dit zijn herhalingsbundels bij het tweede deel van Quartier étoile 5. Ze bevatten per planète minstens de woordenlijst in kolommen zodat ze de vertaling kunnen noteren, maar soms ook wat simpele extra … 2.14 Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems (MIT) Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load 1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT) 2013 General Jimmy Doolittle Award Dinner
This class covers molecular-level engineering and analysis of chemical processes. The use of chemical bonding, reactivity, and other key concepts in the design and tailoring of organic systems are discussed in this class. Specific class topics include application and development of structure-property relationships, and descriptions of the chemical forces and structural factors that govern supramolecular and interfacial phenomena for molecular and polymeric systems.
This course develops the fundamentals of feedback control using linear transfer function system models. It covers analysis in time and frequency domains; design in the s-plane (root locus) and in the frequency domain (loop shaping); describing functions for stability of certain non-linear systems; extension to state variable systems and multivariable control with observers; discrete and digital hybrid systems and the use of z-plane design. Assignments include extended design case studies and cap
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
(Filmed April 23 2013) 2013 General Jimmy Doolittle Award Dinner On April 23, 2013, the James Doolittle Award was presented to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force (ret.) Mr. Donley's acceptance speech was titled "Innovation is Essential in Uncertain Times."
10.520 Molecular Aspects of Chemical Engineering (MIT)
Herhalingsbundels Planètes 7-10 - Quartier étoile 5 Dit zijn herhalingsbundels bij het tweede deel van Quartier étoile 5. Ze bevatten per planète minstens de woordenlijst in kolommen zodat ze de vertaling kunnen noteren, maar soms ook wat simpele extra …
Dit zijn herhalingsbundels bij het tweede deel van Quartier étoile 5.
Ze bevatten per planète minstens de woordenlijst in kolommen zodat ze de vertaling kunnen noteren, maar soms ook wat simpele extra …
2.14 Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems (MIT)
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
2013 General Jimmy Doolittle Award Dinner