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Structural Integrity: Materials Testing
How is safety built into the design of new structures? What sort of tests are used to ascertain the safety of proposed designs? Structural integrity, the study of the safe design and assessment of materials and structures under load, has become crucial in engineering design. Concepts within stress analysis have wide applicability, as there are very few manufactured components and products that do not experience any loading during their life. The tracks on this album demonstrate a selection of
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6.973 Communication System Design (MIT)
This course presents a top-down approach to communications system design. The course will cover communication theory, algorithms and implementation architectures for essential blocks in modern physical-layer communication systems (coders and decoders, filters, multi-tone modulation, synchronization sub-systems). The course is hands-on, with a project component serving as a vehicle for study of different communication techniques, architectures and implementations. This year, the project is focuse
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Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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Angle-Side-Angle Congruency
In this video clip, learn how to create a proof to show that two triangles which have two matching angles and one matching include side, are congruent.  A table is created showing statement and proof. (02:44)
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand something of the role of a genetic counsellor and its non-directiveness

  • understand the difference between pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing and give some examples of diseases that may be tested for

  • understand the ethical and moral difficulties involved in making decisions on whether or not to carry out such tests.


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4.11 Colouring

Image 40 Photographer/Painter: Moryson, Dumfries. Subject: Unknown young boy. Breeching portrait?

The photographic print co
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6.3 Identifying the critical path

The critical path describes the sequence of tasks that would enable the project to be completed in the shortest possible time. It is based on the idea that some tasks must be completed before others can begin. A critical path diagram is a useful tool for scheduling the dependencies and controlling a project. In order to identify the critical path the length of time that each task will take must be calculated.

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5.3 Mitochondrial adaptations

During the winter months, whilst hibernating vertebrates maintain a very low metabolic rate, major reorganization of mitochondrial metabolism occurs. The phenomenon has been studied in some detail in frogs which, although not hibernators in the true sense, can endure very low water temperatures under the conditions of profound hypoxia that exist when they lie dormant for long periods below the surface. In contrast to normoxic conditions, the muscle mitochondria of dormant frogs depress their
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Tab Hunter on the documentary about his life | BFI Flare
Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Movie idol Tab Hunter talks about his life and career, documented in Jeffrey Schwarz’s film Tab Hunter Confidential (2015). He talks about the genesis of the film and what it was like being gay in 1950s Hollywood. BFI Flare showcases the best new queer cinema, celebrating the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture from around the globe #BFIFlare bfi.org.uk/flare Watch more on the BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/ Follow u
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2.3 Environmental regulation of breeding

As pointed out in Section 1.1, primary plant productivity occurs for only a few months in the summer, so the reproductive physiology of most arctic animals, particularly herbivorous species, is tightly synchronized with the seasons. On Svalbard (Figure 2b), more than 90% of the reindeer fawns are born in the first week of J
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Johnny Heisman: Aggies React To Historic Announcement
Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel made college football history as the first freshman and second Aggie to ever win the Heisman Trophy. Aggies gathered at Heisman watch parties around the world to see the moment, including in College Station at The Association of Former Student's watch party.
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1.10 Subtraction of decimal numbers

Subtraction of numbers can be used to answer questions such as 'what's the difference between two values?' or 'if something has decreased by a certain amount, what's its new value?' Subtraction can also be thought of as undoing the process of addition. For instance, instead of saying '£10 take away £7.85 leaves how much?' you could say, 'what do I have to add to £7.85 to get back to £10?'

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1.1.3 The intercept

When a line cuts an axis, the line is said ‘to intercept the axis at’ [the particular point]. In this example, the line cuts the vertical (y) axis at £10, so ‘the line intercepts the y axis at £10’. It can also be said that ‘the intercept with the y axis is £10’.


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3.14.1 Try some yourself

Activity 55

Evaluate the following, giving your answer in its simplest form.

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3.5.3 Single participant interventions

A single participant intervention study, studies the effects of an intervention in the case of one person, with the aim of establishing those elements of the intervention which would work with the majority of people. This is because the method assumes that in all important respects, all human beings are the same, and the effects of the intervention in one case should be the same in all cases. It is a method that belongs to objectivity.

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China Lecture Series: "China's Real Energy Crisis"
Associate Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Edward S. Steinfeld specializes in the political economy of reform in socialist and post-socialist systems. His book, Forging Reform in China (Cambridge University Press, 1998), explores the process of state enterprise restructuring in China and attempts to illuminate the institutional drivers of economic behavior in the Chinese system.
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3 What's going on with eBay

eBay is a huge database with a Web interface. (A database is a collection of information organised in such a way that a computer program can quickly retrieve desired pieces of data.) The database is continually being updated as people add items, and bid for them, and as auctions open and close. The software includes database software and web-serving software and runs on a large cluster of powerful servers. It is a formidably complex system and although eBay had some teething problems in its e
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2015 NASA Rover Challenge underway in Alabama
Teams face an uphill battle for fastest rover in this year's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge in Alabama. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and innovations news: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years,
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Dress Design Using Geometric Patterns
This 2:44 video shows Amy Williams explaining the design of certain dresses, created out of paper. These patterns consist of triangles, and the folds are simliar to the style of origami. This is an interview, but there are plenty of examples. Would make a good geometry class project using paper designs.
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Fall equinox in 2016

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