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Earthquakes shake the ground surface, can cause buildings to collapse, disrupt transport and services, and can cause fires. They can trigger landslides and tsunami - in short, earthquakes can be very destructive. In this course you will look at why, where and what happens when they occur and also at how earthquakes are assessed qualitatively and quantitatively.

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Modeling irregular and complex forms
Computational technologies provide arguably the first real opportunity architectural design has had for a comprehensive description of built form. With the advent of affordable computer-aided design systems (including drafting, modeling, visualization and simulation tools), architects believe they can be in full control of geometric aspects and, through these, of a wide spectrum of other aspects that are implicit or explicit in the geometric representation. This belief is based primarily on the
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Sunday Service Live - 5/18/14 - Carol Gregg
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Arizona Insect Festival 2014
UA students brought the hidden world of insects to the community at the Arizona Insect Festival. The annual event highlights the Southwest as one of the country's hotspots of arthropod diversity.
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Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM)
The website of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM) provides information about this organisation, which exists under the umbrella of the Center for the Research of Early Christian Documents (CRECD). One of the Center's main projects is the photographing of Greek New Testament manuscripts, with the aim of making these available as widely as possible. The website offers free access to dozens of high-quality digital images of manuscripts and fragments from museums and archi
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6.777J Design and Fabrication of Microelectromechanical Devices (MIT)
6.777J / 2.372J is an introduction to microsystem design. Topics covered include: material properties, microfabrication technologies, structural behavior, sensing methods, fluid flow, microscale transport, noise, and amplifiers feedback systems. Student teams design microsystems (sensors, actuators, and sensing/control systems) of a variety of types, (e.g., optical MEMS, bioMEMS, inertial sensors) to meet a set of performance specifications (e.g., sensitivity, signal-to-noise) using a realistic
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
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Media??o digital e revis?o dos processos de design em Arquitetura [Digital mediation and review of d
This paper presents partial results of doctoral research entitled Architecture, Semiotics and Second Order Cybernetics: observation, representation and performance in design process. The research is linked to the Nomads.usp research group and proposes a review of design process, considering the mediation of digital media by using concepts of Second order Cybernetics. This work start with the hypothesis that in a contemporary context, professional demands of architects and designers requires a d
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Evaluatie Module 11 - Francofan 1
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Eenvoudige toets over de werkwoorden uit module 11. De toets bevat twee oefeningen.


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1.2.1 Selecting the scales

The scales that are used determine the look of the graph. For example, if the horizontal distance between ‘Year 1’ and ‘Year 6’ shown in Figure 2 were doubled, the line would be stretched to double its present length. If the horizontal distance were halved, then
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Know Learn how to read ABC Alphabet
Alphabet - watch this video again and again, your kids will familiar with ABCD within a week. It shows the kids their ABC's
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The Giants of Philosophy - Arthur Schopenhauer - 09/18
'Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity' (Arthur Schopenhauer, Wikipedia, 2009). He was influenced by Plato and Kant, and he, in turn, inlfuenced Einstein, Freud, and Jung among others. Suitable for high school students. Video consists of one still image and narration.
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How Consumers Rule In a Free Economy

One of my favorite economists in the history of economic thought is the great Austrian, Carl Menger (1840-1921). While the mainstream of the economics profession acknowledges Menger’s place due to his contribution to the Marginalist Revolution in the 1870s, it otherwise ignores him because his theoretical framework does not lend itself to policy prescriptions. In an era in which
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Environment: habitat and conservation
The relationship between sea and land has always been one of dynamic change. Yet, as rising sea levels threaten habitats for wildlife and humans alike, we are today more vulnerable than ever. The 11 video tracks on this album address the complexities of environmental change, focusing on the Blackwater Water Estuary in Essex where a coastal retreat scheme is in operation, managed biodiversity at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire, and the search for sustainable forms of development along the River Seve
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A Call To Action For The Forest
A short video about the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic in Colorado and a proposal to save some trees. (13:37)
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4.3 Actividad

SAYING WHERE YOU ARE GOING
To say where someone is going, use the verb ir ( ‘to go’ ) followed by the preposition a ( ‘to’).
Note that the verb ir is irregular (i.e. it does not follow a regular pattern).
IR
(yo)
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John Wesley Harding's The Cabinet of Wonders
The musician John Wesley Harding is also the novelist Wesley Stace. As host of the new NPR variety show "The Cabinet of Wonders," he calls on his friends from both worlds to perform. Rosanne Cash, Josh Ritter, and the Decemberists have all been on the show, as well as Audrey Niffenegger, author of "The Time Traveler's Wife," and Pulitzer Prize winning writer Paul Harding. Producer Susan Wallner talked to John Wesley Harding about his many interests, and the evolution of his new show in advance
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1.4 Number lines

It is often useful in mathematics to think of numbers stretched out along the imaginary number line. The diagram below shows part of the number line.

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