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  • 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 ...

  • Minerals and the Crystalline State 

    Easterbrook, G. (Glynda) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Rocks are made of minerals and, as minerals are natural crystals, the geological world is mostly a crystalline world. This free course, Minerals and the crystalline state, introduces the study of minerals and crystal ...

  • Modelling Pollution in the Great Lakes 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Modelling pollution in the Great Lakes, is the first in the series of five courses that introduce the idea of modelling with mathematics. The course centres on a mathematical model of how pollution levels ...

  • Modern Physics 

    Unknown author (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Waves; Mechanics; Special Relativity; Quantum Mechanics; Gravity; Electromagnetism; Thermodynamics; Nuclear Physics;

  • The molecular world 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    From diamonds to dynamite everything involves a chemical reaction. This unit introduces you to the concepts and principles that underpin chemistry at the molecular level. Everyday experiences are used to help you to ...

  • The monsoon and its variability 

    Gadgil, S. (Sulochana) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction to the Indian monsoon and its variability ; Background: Atmospheric pressure, temperature, rotating systems ; Tropical Convection and rainfall ; Basic System ...

  • The Moon 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    As the only planetary body everyone is familiar with seeing in the sky, the Moon has long been an object of fascination and speculation. This unit will teach you about the nearest planetary body to Earth: the missions to ...

  • Moons 

    Rothery, D. (David); Kelley, S. (Simon) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-04)
    After completing this course you will be able to: -discuss the nature and diversity of moons in our Solar System, and their significance -understand the general nature of moons' orbits and the effects of tides -describe ...

  • Mosquito Resistance to Insecticides 

    Dyson, M. (Mandy) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-08)
    Learn about how allele frequency can change rapidly in a population in response to selective pressure by considering how evolutionary change can occur in insects that are exposed to insecticides. This free course, Mosquito ...

  • Motion Under Gravity 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and weights from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa mankind has been fascinated by the impact of gravity. This free course, Motion under gravity, ...

  • Mountain Building in Scotland 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Some of Britain's most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the ...

  • Municipal Solid Waste Management 

    Ramachandra, T. V. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules/Lecture: Introduction; Introducing Municipal Solid Waste Management; Waste Generation Aspects; Waste Collection, Storage and Transport; Waste Disposal; Waste Processing Techniques; Source Reduction, Product Recovery ...