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11.5.2 Transfer

Transfer is where a technology, manufacturing process or material is transferred to another field to provide the basis for an invention. Earlier we saw how laser technology, originally thought to have few practical uses, was transferred to a variety of different applications including surgery, welding and cutting metal, bar-code readers, and audio CDs.


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6.2 End-of-course questions

Question 25

Table 8 shows the atmospheric pressure P in pascals (Pa) at various heights h above the Earth's surface. Plot a graph to give a visual representation of the data in the table. Be careful to l
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Modélisation hydraulique à surface libre (Vidéo)

Principes et applications. Choix des modèles.

Cette séquence aborde l’utilisation et l'application des équations de base utilisées en hydraulique fluviale : c’est l’étape de la modélisation hydraulique.

Elle se focalise tout d’abord sur les enjeux de la modélisation hydraulique ; elle présente ensuite la structure des modèles et les équations physiques ...
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Guide to the Records of the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of Allegheny County, 1953-19
The Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of Allegheny County was a citizen's group established, as a result of a 1953 study committee, to promote and sustain the idea of a liberal immigration policy through educational and legislative support. Materials include announcements, brochures, clippings, correspondence, lists, memoranda, minutes, miscellaneous publications and statements supporting a liberal immigration policy.
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Any requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Assistant University Librarian for Archives and Special Collections. Perm

How Universal is Liberalism?
Professor Ronald Dworkin, New York University, delivers the 2012 Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture, with response from Professor Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy.
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3.1 Introduction

One of the most useful and rewarding things you can do with your computer is use it to communicate with your tutor, other students, and course staff.

If you like exchanging ideas and information, sharing support with other students, asking questions and getting feedback from your tutor, then online communication can add a whole new dimension to your learning:

“Email from another student really kept me going
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TALAT Lecture 3403: Designing of Forgings
This lecture helps to gain an understanding of the interaction between part design, tool design and forging process parameters in order to achieve optimum quality forged products. General understanding of metallurgy and deformation processes is assumed.
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Dickinson Volunteer Opportunities
my.dickinson.edu/volunteer Testimonials from the 2014 Volunteer Leadership Summit
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Progress Towards Multi-Criteria Design Optimisation Using Designscript With Smart Form, Robot Struct
Important progress towards the development of a system that enables multi-criteria design optimisation has recently been demonstrated during a research collaboration between Autodesk?s DesignScript development team, the University of Bath and the engineering consultancy Buro Happold. This involved integrating aspects of the Robot Structural Analysis application, aspects of the Ecotect building performance application and a specialist form finding solver called SMART Form (developed by Buro Happo
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Japanese Vocab Builder #8 - Vocabulary and Phrases for the Restaurant
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn the words and phrases for the Restaurant. Click here to make [...]
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Real Wealth Weaker than GDP Stats Show

US real gross domestic product (GDP) grew faster than initially thought in Q2. GDP expanded at a 3.7 percent annual rate during the second quarter, instead of the 2.3 percent rate reported for the quarter last month. The annual change for the first quarter was also revised up to 0.6 percent for Q1. Most experts, in response to these figures, are now arguing that the US economy is strengthening visibly.

This, coupled with a relatively stable price level, raises the likelihood that the ec
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Music-making card turns objects into instruments
Full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25135 A simple credit card sized device lets you transform a plant into a piano or make a glass of water behave like a drum
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14 Practice dividing on paper

Now that you’ve learned the principles of doing division on paper, you may want to practise your new skills. If so, go to the Dividing decimals page of the math.com website and follow the instructions. You will need a pen and paper to carry out each calculation. You can then enter your answer on the website to check if it is correct.


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Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 7 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Economy 2013: Rolls-Royce CEO takes Reuters for a Ride
Jan. 11 - Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Muller Otvos takes Reuters for a ride in his Phantom to explain why global balance is the key to luxury success.
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2.1 Accounting for the consequences of environmental harm

The ethical tradition of consequentialism informs not only what matters from the perspective of caring for the environment, but also what matters from the perspective of accountability towards it. In eighteenth-century Europe, the actual environmental consequences of rapid economic development, triggered by the industrial revolutions taking place at that time, prompted an increasing concern for accountability. The most evident expression of this came with ideas of sustainable development
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7.3 Is the rate of reaction very slow?

If the equilibrium position is very favourable, then the reason why Reaction 8.1 fails to occur at 525 °C must be that its rate is very slow. Usually, a reasonable response would be to increase the temperature yet further, but the structure and economy of the car gives us little scope to do this. The alternative is to use a catalyst, which leaves the equilibrium constant unchanged, while speeding the reaction up.

Let us look at the changes that take place in the internal energy
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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Danica Patrick | Talks at Google
Danica Patrick stops by Google for a conversation with Claire Hughes Johnson. Danica Patrick is an American auto racing driver, model and advertising spokeswoman. She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing and currently on the Sprint Cup Nascar Tour sponsored by GoDaddy. She placed forth in the Indianapolis 500 in 2005, making her the highest ever finish by a female race car driver. Danica made history again in 2008 when she became the first woman to win an In
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Acknowledgements

The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions) and is used under licence.

This extract is taken from D218: Social policy: welfare, power and diversity, produced by the BBC on behalf of the Open University.

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