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  • Managing complexity: A systems approach – introduction 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation? This unit examines how systemic thinking and practice enables you to cope with the connections between things, events and ideas. By taking a ...

  • A Manual of Online Molecular Biology Techniques 

    Rybicki, E. (Ed) (University of Cape Town, 2005)
    This is a collection of tried-and-true technique descriptions used in teaching postgraduate students in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology at UCT.

  • Manual of SDS-PAGE and Immunoblotting Techniques 

    Rybicki, E. P. (Edward P.) (University of Cape Town, 2015-10)
    This book is a manual of useful methods for SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and immunoblotting.

  • Materials Characterization 

    Sankaran, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-09)
    This course covers the following topics: Scope of optical metallographic studies: Image formation, resolving power, numerical aperture, empty magnification, depth of focus, components of microscopes, important lens defects ...

  • Materials Science 

    Sakrani, S. B. (Samsudi Bin) (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2011)
    This course introduces students to the science of materials, including the scopes of physics, chemistry and basic engineering which complement the so called interdisciplinary area of materials science. Emphasis is given ...

  • Mathematical Physics I 

    Rasoanaivo, R. Y. (René Yves) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    This module deals with the mathematical elements essential to understanding physics courses, namely the study of real functions, derivation and integration of a function with one and several real variables, the development ...

  • Mathematical Physics II 

    Youm, I. (Issakha) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This Mathematical Physics II module builds on the Mathematical Physics I module. It addresses differential and integral calculus tools for functions (scalar and vector) of multiple variables. It reviews the areas of vectors, ...

  • Mathematics for Chemistry Workbook 

    O'Malley, P. J. (Patrick J.) (Not available, 2014-05)
    A workbook for chemists on the underlying mathematics needed to study chemistry at beginning undergraduate level. Videos of worked solutions to many of the problems in this workbook can be also found in JORUM.

  • Matter & Interactions 

    Buffler, A. (Andy); Fearick, R. (Roger); Govender, I. (Indresan); Peshier, A. (Andre) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    Modern mechanics: Matter and interactions, conservation laws, the momentum principle, atomic nature of matter, conservation of energy, energy in macroscopic systems, energy quantization, multiparticle systems, exploring ...

  • The measure of matter 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Units and dimensions ; The meaning of measure; Significant figures and rounding off; Reliability of a measurement; Drawing conclusions from data;

  • Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: Superelasticity and shape memory alloys 

    Clyne, T. W.; Bosworth, D. (Dave); London, A. (Andy) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This teaching and learning package (TLP) introduces the phenomena of superelasticity and the shape memory effect.

  • Mechanics 

    Chihaka, T. (Tendayi) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module is a first degree course in Mechanics. The module starts with a treatment of vectors and vectors calculus and attempts to explain all the topics in mechanics from this basis. It is hoped that the students ...

  • Mechanics 

    Blokland, I. (Ian) (University of Alberta, 2013-04)
    This book has been designed for a one-semester introductory algebra-based physics course in mechanics. --- 1. Introduction: The Nature of Science and Physics - 2. ...

  • Mechanics I 

    Ratiarison, A. (Adolphe) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    This module of Mechanics 1 addresses aspects experienced in daily life and in our environment including: * Physical quantities and vector operators * Kinematics of a material point in one dimension and two ...

  • Mechanics II 

    Tesfaye, T. (Tilahun) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    The central concepts of this module (Mechanics II) are dynamics of a system of particles, rotational motion and Gravitation. The module begins with the study of impulse of a force and its relation with momentum. The ...

  • Meiosis and Mitosis 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Meiosis and mitosis, looks at how units of inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosomes of animals and plants during the process of ...

  • Mental Health Practice: Bonnyrigg 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Although society's attitude toward mental illness has improved, discrimination and misconceptions surrounding those affected are still prevalent. This unit explores a number of issues relating to mental health practice, ...

  • Microbes – friend or foe? 

    Brown, A. (Audrey) (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-12)
    Microbes often get a bad name. Whilst some of them do cause disease, others play vital roles in recycling nutrients in the soil to enable plants to grow, and in breaking down human waste. Without microbes, we would have ...

  • Microbiology and Mycology 

    Zulu, J. N. (Jassiel Nyengani) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010-11)
    This Module is a study of organisms that can not be seen with the unaided eye unless with the help of a microscope. They are referred to as microorganisms. More commonly they are called microbes. These are bacteria, viruses, ...

  • Migration 

    Dyson, M. (Mandy); Robinson, D. (David) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-04)
    Migration is a free course looking at the migrations of animals, with special reference to birds, and also introducing the themes of movement, selection and homeostasis. After studying this course, you should be able ...