1.561 Motion Based Design (MIT)
This course presents a rational basis for the preliminary design of motion-sensitive structures. Topics covered include: analytical and numerical techniques for establishing the optimal stiffness distribution, the role of damping in controlling motion, tuned mass dampers, base isolation systems, and active structural control. Examples illustrating the application of the motion-based design paradigm to building structures subjected to seismic excitation are discussed.
Author(s): Connor, Jerome

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An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
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Understanding Weight vs Mass
In everyday language, the words "mass" and "weight" are used interchangably but they really are different things when it comes to physics. Professor Steven Pollock explains weight in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. The video uses lecture format, demonstration, and a whiteboard to aid in the explanation.  Run time 09:16.
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Assessment in Math and Science-When I Was in School...
Workshop 8. When I Was in School...: Implementing Assessment Reform (90 min.)
 
'Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. Content Guide: K. Michael Hibbard.'

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The New Role of Risk Management: Rebuilding the Model
Risk managers armed with the most sophisticated quantitative tools available did not foresee the biggest development in a generation -- the systematic breakdown and global contagion of financial markets. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, John Drzik, president and CEO of the Oliver Wyman Group, Richard J. Herring, a finance professor at Wharton, and Francis X. Diebold, a Wharton professor of economics, finance and statistics, discussed how to build a more informed risk management model. All
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22 Oct 2010: Baker Institute Student Forum: Grade the President
With the 2010 midterm election rapidly approaching, the Baker Institute Student Forum presents a Rice University student-led discussion on the first two years of the Obama administration. Four students from the Rice University Young Democrats and four students from the Rice University Conservatives Forum will evaluate President Barack Obama in four major policy areas. The audience will be encouraged to participate in the conversation through a question-and-answer session with the panelists, and
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Coroner's Report Plague
In the 14th century, a plague known as the Black Death claimed 75 million lives. Forensic medical investigator Shiya Ribowsky explores how exactly they died. Run time 02:37.
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Entretien avec Ricardo Fernández (Rencontres 2010)

Scénariste uruguayen, Ricardo Fernández Blanco vit à Madrid depuis de longues années. Il avait écrit une nouvelle qu’il a décidé de réécrire en scénario, sur lequel il a travaillé avec la cinéaste Ana Díez. Tout au long du film, "Paisito" (2009), il tente de revenir sur les douloureuses années 70 dans son pays d’origine, sans donner raison plus à un côté qu’à l’autre, ce qui lui vaut une acceptation mitigée en Uruguay, alors qu’ailleurs le film m
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Designing and application of E-portfolio for teacher training
Portfolio is not just a magic word but it is mandatory for everyone in today's free market. Some companies started their own portfolios for employee assessment. Other has them for optimization purposes or even education. Each of us first encounter portfolio in schools. Big books with grades and other useful data were in them. In the teacher education we also have portfolios and the most important is teacher training portfolio. Based on this portfolios employees decide who to hire or not. With th
Author(s): Krasna Marjan,Bratina Tomaz,Kaucic Branko

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Bivouac of the 11th Indiana Volunteer Regiment
The soldiers are gathered in small groups drinking and talking. An African American is with one group. Crates holding supplies are marked 11th Regt. The horses are tethered in the background near supply wagons.
Author(s): Artist accompanying Major-General G. B. McClellan'

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Introduction to Chemical Equilibria
An interactive set of applet-based demonstrations (many modeled as experimental measurements) that illustrate the concepts and calculations of chemical equilibria. The site demonstrates equilibrium processes in a reaction vessel by plotting the concentration of reactants and products over time. The site would be a good supplement for a class in general chemistry or quantitative analysis.
Author(s): Blauch, David N.

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Product Design
The essence of industrial design engineering (IDE) is designing and improving products which are used daily and intensively, at home or at work. The faculty is committed to study, innovate and improve the development of durable products and their services for people, on the basis of the balanced interests of users, industry, society and the environment. The faculty pursues this mission through a multidisciplinary approach that integrates human aspects - i.e. ergonomics, market, organisation and
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Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: can Europe be the same with different people in it?
After a half-century of mass immigration, has Europe overestimated the need for immigrant labour and underestimated the culture shaping potential of religion? Christopher Caldwell is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard, and a regular contributor to the Financial Times. His new book is entitled Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Islam, immigration and the west.
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Introduction to Mass Spectrometry
This site contains an on-line text on mass spectrometry at the intermediate level. The text gives good general coverage of mass spectrometry instrumentation and applications in very readable format. It contains nice diagrams that provide a visualization of the ionization and mass selection processes. It also contains an overview of applications of mass spectrometry near the end that is different than most sites related to MS. It is especially appropriate for intermediate students.
Author(s): Siuzdak, Gary

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Introduction to Mass Spectrometry
An introduction to mass spectrometry, primarily an overview of ionization methods and mass analyzers with diagrams that provide visualizations of the topics discussed.
Author(s): Tissue, Brian M.

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Chem 255/256 - Role Playing Class and Lab for Analytical Chemistry
Role-playing activites that students engage in in this course. Detailed diary of activities, syllabus, and some problem sets. Also provided is a narrative describing the role playing process in the class.
Author(s): Walters, John P.

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CHEM 121 - Quantitative Analysis
Lecture notes, presentations (HTML and PDF), sample exams and their solutions for an introductory quantitative analysis and an instrumental analysis course.
Author(s): Petrucci, Guiseppe A.

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Basics of NMR
An online text on the basics of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. The text contains information especially appropriate for the novice, but topics are treated at sufficient depth to be useful for more advanced students. This resource features animations that illustrate complex NMR concepts such as precession and the rotating frame of reference.
Author(s): Hornak, Joseph P.

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Chemometrics
An overview of techniques used in data analysis. Basic statistics, analysis of variance, principal component analysis, neural networks, and multivariate calibration are addressed.
Author(s): Hardy, James K.

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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
The goal of the project is to successfully drop a packaged egg from a predetermined height without breaking the egg. The students will explore concepts involving inertia, mass, primary and secondary impacts, gravity, and the dissipation of force. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association
Author(s): Future Scientists and Engineers of America (FSEA)

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