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  • Introduction to Computational Neuroscience 

    Chakravarthy, V. S. (V. Srinivasa) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-01)
    Modules/Lectures: Introduction - History of computational neuroscience; Neuron - structure and function; Mathematical Preliminaries; Hodgkin Huxley model; Modeling the neuron components; simplified neuron models; neural ...

  • Introduction to Ecosystems 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-04)
    Gain an understanding of the natural world and how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world. When you reach the end of the course you will have explored the concept of an ecosystem and be able to ...

  • Introduction to General Psychology 

    Okumu, A. (Auma) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    The General Psychology Module has been written in simple, clear and understandable language and easy to read document. The module introduces you to four main units. In each unit key concepts, ideas, definitions and points; ...

  • Introduction to Integrated Water Resource Management 

    Mayfield, C. (Colin); Gover, V. I. (Velma I.) (United Nations University, 2013-05)
    The course provides brief historical background of IWRM - how it moved from sectorial to ecological to management goal oriented IWRM.This introductory course examines the following topics in IWRM: * Definitions and ...

  • Introduction to Microscopy 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course provides an introduction to microscopy and the operation of a simple light microscope, of the type found in histology courses and teaching laboratories. It outlines different methods used for preparing and ...

  • An introduction to minerals and rocks under the microscope 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Experience the study of minerals using a polarising microscope. While the study of minerals can involve electron or ion beam chemical analysis, the polarising microscope remains the prime tool for the study of rock thin ...

  • Introduction to Molecular Virology 

    Rybicki, E. (Ed) (University of Cape Town, 2008-05)
    Virology teaching material used for University of Cape Town Molecular and Cell Biology Department courses. This site provides the basis of material for 7-lecture course in introductory microbiology (MCB2016F) and a ...

  • Introduction to Muscle 

    Meal, A. (Andy) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    This learning object identifies characteristics common to all muscle cells, and introduces skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscle. This learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by ...

  • Introduction to Organometallic Chemistry 

    Ghosh, P. (Prasenjit); Balakrishna, M. S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; Organometallic chemistry of s- and p-block elements ; Organometallic chemistry of p-block elements ; Organoelement compounds of Group 15 ; Group 12 elements ; General properties ...

  • Introduction to Organometallic Chemistry 

    Samuelson, A. G. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; C1 ligands and simple reactions ; m (m=even) ligands.">η m (m=even) ligands ; Reactions with oxidation state change ; m (m=odd) ligands.">η m (m=odd) ligands ; Metallocenes ...

  • Introduction to Physics of Nanoparticles and Nanostructures 

    Mukhopadhyay, G. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-04)
    The course is a one semester course on Physics of Nanoparticles and Nanostructures in two distinct parts to give a flavor of the subject at an advanced level for M. Sc. Physics. The first part consists of interaction of ...

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Energy 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – ...

  • Introductory Chemistry 1 

    Shiundu, P. M. (Paul M.); Yusuf, D. M. (Dahir M.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module covers introductory topics that are fundamental to understanding the subject of chemistry. In this module, we shall examine the structure of the smallest part of an element known as the atom (the building blocks ...

  • Introductory Chemistry 2 

    Tessema, D. A. (Dejene A.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module outlines some of the basic concepts in general chemistry. Typically it deals with chemical reactions and the energy changes that accompany such reactions. The module will therefore focus on the rates of chemical ...

  • Introductory Chemistry I - 1st Canadian Edition 

    Key, J. A. (Jessie A.); Ball, D. W. (David W.) (BC Campus, 2014)
    Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry.

  • Introductory Inorganic Chemistry 

    Mukherjee, C. (Chandan) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Atomic Structure and Periodic Table ; Chemical Bonding ; Coordination Chemistry ; Acids and Bases ; Oxidation and Reduction ; Radioactivity ; Bioinorganic Chemistry ;

  • Introductory Quantum Chemistry 

    Sebastian, K. L. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction (Wave Paticle Duality, Standing Waves, Path Integrals and Schrodinger Equation, Postulates) ; Simple Applications ; Tunneling and Harmonic Oscillator ; The Hydrogen Atom ; ...

  • Iron Transport and Storage 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Iron transport and storage, looks at the methods that have been developed by organisms for the uptake, transport and storage of iron: a process made more complicated by the insolubility of its oxides and ...

  • James Clerk Maxwell 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) is arguably the father of electromagnetism, and unarguably one of the greatest physicists ever. Einstein called Maxwell's equations 'the most important event in physics since Newton's time, ...

  • Jupiter and its moons 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Jupiter has long been an object of wonder, with its dramatic Great Red Spot, its numerous and varied satellites and the stunning collision of the comet Shoemaker Levy 9 with the Jovian atmosphere in 1994. This unit will ...