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  • Solid State Physics 

    Obwoya, S. K. (Sam K.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    Solid state physics forms the backbone of physics. The module has four units: Introduction to solid state physics; Crystal defects and mechanical properties; Thermal and electrical properties; and Band theory & Optical ...

  • Solid State Physics and Devices-the Harbinger of Third Wave of Civilization 

    Kumar Sharma, B. (Bijay) (National Institute of Technology, Patna, 2013-07)
    In this collection we give the developments in Integrated Circuit Technology over the last 50 years as the Prologue. Next the main text is given. The main text covers the syllabus of Solid State Physics and Devices as well ...

  • Solids in contact with natural waters 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Nucleation and growth; Solubility products; Solubility of oxides and hydroxides; Salts of weak acids and bases; Solubility of carbonates; Competition between insoluble phases; CO2- pH phase diagrams; Types of complexes; ...

  • Solutions: their chemistry and physical properties 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    1- Solutions and their concentrations 2- Solution types and energetics: why solutions form (or don't) 3- Solutions of non-volatile components: Raoult's law and colligative properties 4- Osmotic pressure and osmosis ...

  • Space scientist: John Zarnecki 

    Zarnecki, (J. John) (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Are we alone in the universe? How did our solar system evolve? These are the kind of questions that inspire John Zarnecki, Professor of Space Science in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at The Open University.

  • Special Relativity 

    Unknown author (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Introduction; Principle of Relativity; Spacetime; Simultaneity, time dilation and length contraction; Dynamics; Aether; Mathematical transformations; Waves; Relativistic dynamics; Mathematical approach;

  • Special Theory of Relativity 

    Prasad, S. (Shiva) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Problem with Classical Physics ; Michelson-Morley Experiment ; Postulates of Special Theory of Relativity and Galilean Transformation ; Look out for a New Transformation ; Lorentz Transformation ...

  • Special Topics in Atomic Physics 

    Deshmukh, P. C. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introductory lecture about this course ; Quantum Mechanics and Symmetry of the Hydrogen Atom ; Hydrogen atom: Rotational and Dynamical Symmetry of the 1/r Potential ; Hydrogen atom: Dynamical ...

  • Special Topics in Classical Mechanics 

    Deshmukh, P. C. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Equations of Motion ; Oscillators, Resonances, Waves ; Polar Coordinates ; Dynamical Symmetry in the Kepler Problem ; Real Effects of Pseudo-Forces ; Special Theory of Relativity ; Potentials ...

  • Special/Select Topics in the Theory of Atomic Collisions and Spectroscopy 

    Deshmukh, P. C. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-06)
    Modules / Lectures : Quantum Collisions ; Second Quantization ; Electron Gas in the Hartree-Fock and the Random Phase Approximation ;

  • Spintronics: Physics and Technology 

    Perumal, A. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; The Early History of Spin, Quantum Mechanics of Spin ; Spin - Orbit interaction ; Spin Relaxation ; Basic Electron Transport ; Spin Dependent Scattering and Transport ; Spin ...

  • States of matter 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Matter under the microscope: States of Matter; Interactions between molecular units; Hydrogen-bonding and water; Liquids and their interfaces; Changes of state: vapor pressure, phase maps;Introduction to crystals; Ionic ...

  • Statistical Physics 

    Shewamare, S. (Sisay) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    The central concepts of this module are the macroscopic systems of particles and macroscopic measurement. The module begins with the study of statistical description of systems with statistical thermodynamics and measuring ...

  • Statistical Thermodynamics 

    Reid, K. (Katharine); Wheatley, R. (Richard) (University of Nottingham, 2013-08)
    This package, written in 1998, has interactive demonstrations of the link between energy levels and thermodynamic properties of molecules and gases. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in the physical ...

  • Stochastic Hydrology 

    Mujumdar, P. P. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; Commonly used Probability Distributions ; Data Generation ; Time Series Analysis ; Markov Chains ; Frequency Analysis ; Multivariate Models ; Data Consistency ; Applications ...

  • Structural materials in cells 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Where does the structure of our body come from? This unit looks at the structure of cells and how proteins are used by both animals and plants to create a framework for cellular growth. You will also learn how a material ...

  • Studying Darwin 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-12)
    This unit brings together a collection of units from the OpenLearn site that would be of interest to anyone wishing to study Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection and how his work has gone on to influence other ...

  • Studying mammals: A winning design 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But what makes a mammal a mammal? This unit explores some of the features, such as reproduction, lactation and thermoregulation methods, that mammals ...

  • Studying mammals: Chisellers 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Ever wondered why rats, mice and squirrels seem to reproduce at such an alarming rate? Rodents are among the most successful of all the mammal groups. In this unit you will learn more about some of the evolutionary features ...

  • Studying mammals: Food for thought 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Who were our ancestors? How are apes and humans related? And where does the extinct Homo erectus fit into the puzzle? In this unit we will examine culture, tool use and social structure in both apes and humans to gain an ...