22.616 Plasma Transport Theory (MIT)
This course describes the processes by which mass, momentum, and energy are transported in plasmas, with special reference to magnetic confinement fusion applications. The Fokker-Planck collision operator and its limiting forms, as well as collisional relaxation and equilibrium, are considered in detail. Special applications include a Lorentz gas, Brownian motion, alpha particles, and runaway electrons. The Braginskii formulation of classical collisional transport in general geometry based on th
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Transport Processes in the Environment, Fall 2004
Introduction to momentum and scalar transport in environmental flows, with emphasis given to river and lake systems. Derivation and solutions to the differential form of mass conservation equations. Topics include: molecular and turbulent diffusion, boundary layers, dissolution, phase partitioning, bed-water exchange, air-water exchange, settling and coagulation, buoyancy-driven flows, and stratification in lakes.
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Wood Works
In some years back the craft upholstery was used to describe the making of carpets, curtains, wall hangings, mattresses and the covering of furniture with fabrics etc. However, with the upsurge of specialization during the industrial revolution, which now dominates the industrial world, the word upholstery is limited to the manufacture and repair of stuffed furniture. The making of curtains and wall hangings has now become a specialized area for interior decorators whilst the production of mattr
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Volcanic Violence
Volcanoes are big movers and shakers in the business of continually redesigning the Earth's landscape. With no concern for nearby people or ecosystems, volcanoes release toxic gases, climate-altering ash, lava and rock. How does this work? Are scientists getting better at predicting volcanic eruptions? How do areas recover after destruction?
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Twister: the Tornado Story
Tornadoes are capable of serious destruction. What gets them twisting? Where do they get their energy? How can we protect ourselves when a tornado is approaching?
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Beginner Modeling Exercises
The goal of this paper written as part of the MIT Systems Dynamics in Education Project is to teach the reader how to distinguish between stocks and flows. A stock is an accumulation that is changed over time by inflows and outflows. The reader will gain intuition about stocks and flow through and extensive list of different examples and will practice modeling simple systems with constant flows. STELLA modeling examples include, but are not restricted to, skunks populations, landfills, a bank ac
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Visualizing Cultures
Visualizing Cultures opens a window on modern times by wedding popular images and scholarly commentary in ways that were not technologically possible until recently. Focusing to date on Japan and Asia in the modern world, these units enable users to “see” historical moments as they were actually depicted for mass audiences at the time from various national, cultural, racial, ideological, and individual perspectives. The graphics themselves also reflect the evolving nature of different medium
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Calculating Molecular Weight
The molecular weight is the mass of one mole of a substance. Usually, the units used for this are grams per mole. In this movie, we show how to calculate the molecular weight of a substance from the atomic weights given on the periodic table. On another page, we use the molecular weight to convert between the macroscopic scale (grams of a substance) and the microscopic scale (number of molecules of that substance).
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Great Courses Great Faculty: Dr. Tom Fleming
Dr. Tom Fleming is an Associate Astronomer in the University of Arizona's Department of Astronomy and the Steward Observatory. Watch Dr. Fleming's October 6, 2010, class lecture for NATS 102 The Physical Universe. The Physical Universe presents the astronomical phenomena of the universe in the context of physical science. In this lecture on asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets, Dr. Fleming discusses Pluto, its moon Charon, the asteroid Ceres, the Kuiper belt, and a possible tenth planet and it
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SAGP Guide to Clinical Medical Practice
Manual originating from personal notes made over many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa. A useful resource based on many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa involving major trauma, surgery and obstetrics, in addition to the common problems of general practice. I have always felt it very useful to be able to confirm facts and figures at the bedside if needed and this has been the motivation that has taken me over 40 years. This meant
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Social Attitudes and Public Opinion
This course examines the nature of attitudes, beliefs, and values, and the influences which indiviudals' attitudes have upon their behavior. Various theories of attitude organization and attitude change are discussed, and the development of social attitudes is explored by examining the differential impact of the family, the educational system, the mass media, and the general social environment. The changing content of public opinion over time and its relationship to the political system are also
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Founder's Day Symposium: Introduction and David Wall Rice
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 1 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. David Wall Rice, 95 (Moderator): A graduate of
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Founder's Day Symposium: Horace L. Griffin
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 2 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Horace L. Griffin, 83, is associate professor o
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Founder's Day Symposium: Michael J. Strambler
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2010 - Founder's Day Symposium: R. L'Heureux Lewis
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 5 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. R. LHeureux Lewis, 2000, is an assistant prof
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2010 - Founder's Day Symposium: Question & Answer and Closing Remarks
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 6 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President.
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Capitalize Proper Adjectives
This introduction shows students that proper nouns are always
capitalized. Quite often, students forget to capitalize the correct
words when writing.  This is just the beginning of the entire clip.  You must go to tutorgiant.com to view the entire video.

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Who Invented Division?
In this video a mathematics instructor explains that division was invented thousands of years ago, but was formalized by the ancient Egyptians. The mathematics instructor discusses who invented division and the division process.

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CMS.801 Media in Transition (MIT)
This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods.
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Paco, The Geek
Paco, the geek of the group, introduce us to Fran, his best friend, and talks about his passion.
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