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The science behind wheeled sports
(The Open University (OUUK), 201307)This unit focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call 'wheeled sports'. The Scientific concepts such as force, acceleration and speed are also useful for understanding these sports. However, ...

Science in the Scottish Enlightenment
(The Open University (OUUK), 201601)How is it that a small, poor country in northern Europe became one of the most dynamic centres of Enlightenment thinking? This free course, Science in the Scottish Enlightenment, examines the cultural, intellectual and ...

The science of evolution
(The Open University (OUUK), 2011)This unit debates the issues surrounding the science of evolution and religion.

Science promotion
(The Open University (OUUK), 2011)This unit will look at how public engagement in science and technology might be achieved through science promotion. Science promotion and public involvement in policy making can require both formal and informal objectives: ...

Science, Technology and Mathematics Modules for Upper Primary and Junior Secondary School Teachers of Science, Technology and Mathematics by Distance in the Southern African Development Community (SADC )[Technology modules]
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)Upper Primary Technology: Module 1: Teaching Technology in the Primary School  Module 2: Making Things Move  Module 3: Structures  Module 4: Materials  Module 5: Processing  Junior Secondary Technology: Module 1: ...

Science, Technology and Society
(National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 201402)Modules / Lectures : Science as Culture Social Context of the Production of Scientific Knowledge ; Organisation of Production of Scientific Knowledge and Professionalisation of Science ; Society and Culture: Resources ...

Scilab  Calling User Defined Functions in XCOS
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20121001)Outline: * Write a squaring function; * Use of scifunc block in XCOS; * Use of MUX block; * Call functions having multiple inputs and outputs. Prerequisite: Scilab  Xcos Introduction

Scilab  Conditional Branching
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20100620)Outline: Conditional Branching: * 'if' and 'then' with the example; * use of the 'else' keyword; * use of the 'elseif' keyword; * example for select. Prerequisite: Scilab  Matrix Operations

Scilab  Control Systems
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20140118)Outline: 1. Define a continuous time system: second and higher order; 2. Response plot for step input; 3. Response plot for sine input; 4. Bode plot; 5. Study numer and denom Scilab functions; 6. Plot poles and ...

Scilab  Digital Signal Processing
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20150519)Outline: Plotting continuous and discrete sine waves. Plotting step function. Plotting ramp function. Prerequisite: Scilab  Plotting 2D graphs

Scilab  Discrete Time System
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20121005)Outline: * Define discrete time system variable z; * Define first order discrete time system; * Explain ones, flts, dscr, ss2tf functions. Prerequisite: Scilab  Control Systems

Scilab  File Handling
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20130130)Outline: File Handling Scilab File handling: Writing to a file using write(); Reading from a file using read(); Opening an existing file using mopen(); Closing an already opened file using mclose(). Prerequisite: ...

Scilab  Getting Started
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20110609)Outline: Getting Started: *Expressions: Show mathematical expressions with numbers; *Variables; *Diary command; *Define symbolic constants; *Basic functions; *suppressing output(;); *help, clc. ...

Scilab  Installing
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20100620)Outline: Installing: Show where to download from and how to decide which version to choose (OS and 32/64bit) (www.scilab.org/download); Windows installation (Internet Connection is necessary); Linux ...

Scilab  Integration
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20121022)Outline: *Develop Scilab code for different Composite. *Numerical Integration algorithms. *Divide the integral into equal intervals. *Apply the algorithm to each interval. *Calculate the composite value of the ...

Scilab  Interpolation
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20131223)Outline: Numerical Interpolation: Develop Scilab code for different Numerical Interpolation algorithms; Calculate new value of function from given data points. Prerequisite: Scilab  Solving System of Linear ...

Scilab  Iteration
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20100620)Outline: Iteration: Explain syntax of 'for' statement tell that the variable iterates over a list/vector/matrix (or an expression that evaluates to any of these). Give example: for i = 1:5, disp (i), end; ...

Scilab  Linear Programming with Twoindex Variable
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20150320)Outline: Scilab, Karmarkar function: Linear Programming with twoindex variables: About twoindex variable; Transportation Problem(TP):  About TP;  Formulating Transportation Problem (TP) as ...

Scilab  Matrix Operations
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20110819)Outline: Matrix Operations: *Access the elements of Matrix. *Determine the determinant, inverse and eigen values of a matrix. *Define special matrices. *Perform elementary row operations. *Solve the system of ...

Scilab  Optimization Using Karmarkar Function
(Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 20130222)Outline: * About Optimization; * Use of Scilab function Karmarkar in Optimization. Prerequisite: Scilab  Solving ODEs using Scilab ode Function