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  • NOC: Introduction to Reciprocal Space and its use in Solids 

    Haridoss, P. (Prathap) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    In Materials Science as well as in Physics, many concepts are elegantly represented in what is known as “Reciprocal Space”. As the name suggests this is inversely related to the commonly encountered and familiar everyday ...

  • NOC: Mechanics, Heat Oscillations and Waves 

    Balakrishnan, V. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-05)
    The course will deal, respectively, with a limited selection of specific topics included in the CBSE Std. XI and Std. XII physics curricula. The topics to be discussed are those which involve basic concepts and fundamental ...

  • NOC: Organo Metallic Chemistry 

    Maiti, D. (Debabrata) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-08)
    This course of interactomics focuses on two powerful platforms: 1. Protein microarrays and 2. Label free biosensors involving Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) and Biolayer Interferometry (BLI). While the former is a ...

  • NOC: Pericyclic Reactions and Organic Photochemistry 

    Sankararaman, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-09)
    The aim of the course is to make students familiar with the concepts and applications in two important topics in advanced organic chemistry, namely concerted organic reactions and organic photochemistry. Pericyclic ...

  • NOC: Phase Diagrams in Materials Science and Engineering 

    Biswas, K. (Krishanu) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    Phase diagrams are important for materials science and engineering applications encompassing from structural materials to functional materials, including electronic, magnetic applications. The course is intended to make ...

  • NOC: Phase Field Modelling: The Materials Science, Mathematics and Computational Aspects 

    Gururajan, M. P. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-08)
    This course is a tutorial introduction to phase field modelling. Phase field models are used to model microstructure evolution in a wide variety of systems; for example, they can be used to study microstructural evolution ...

  • NonLinear Optics 

    Rustagi, K. C.; Singh, B. P. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-02)
    This introductory course on nonlinear optics is proposed to bridge the gap between the usual course in optics at B.Sc. level and the modern applications of optics in spectroscopy and photonics. The only prerequisites ...

  • Northern Lights, Northern Skies 

    Unknown author (Athabasca University (AU), 2013-07)
    This unit introduces the basics of mapping the sky. It also helps clarify the motion of the Earth particularly with reference to the night sky and the motion of the stars. A description is included on how this impacts our ...

  • Nuclear Physics 

    Tesfaye, T. (Tilahun) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module (Nuclear Physics) introduces the basic properties of the atomic nucleus nuclear constituents; the binding energy; isotopes; and nuclear models are concepts dealt in the first activity. Most atoms found in ...

  • Nuclear Physics: Fundamentals and Applications 

    Verma, H. C. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Overview of the Course ; Basic Nuclear Constituents and Properties ; Nuclear Forces ; Nuclear Structure Models ; Radioactive decay and reactions ; Astronuclear Physics ; Applications of ...

  • Nuclear Reactors and Safety: An Introduction 

    Vaidyanathan, G. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-07)
    Nuclear safety is today an important topic of discussions and debate, whenever we talk about Nuclear Energy. The concerns have arisen after the accidents at Chernobyl in Russia and Fukushima in Japan. Subsequent to the ...

  • Nucleic acids and chromatin 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit helps you understand the properties of nucleotides and how they contribute to secondary and tertiary structures of nucleic acids at the molecular level. You will learn about the different composition and roles ...

  • The Oceans 

    Brandon, M. (Mark) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    The oceans cover more than 70 per cent of our planet. In this free course you will learn about the depths of the oceans and the properties of the water that fills them, what drives the ocean circulation and how the oceans ...

  • Organic Chemistry 1 

    Mhehe, G. (George); Korane, M. M. (Mahamud M.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    This module is the branch of chemistry that deals with carbon compounds and it is called organic chemistry. This module is about classes of organic compounds that can be distinguished according to functional groups they ...

  • Organic Chemistry 2 

    Mhehe, G. (George) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    The module deals wth the concept of aromaticity and aromatic compounds. It discusses the characteristic properties of aromatic compounds that are based on the benzene ring as the structural unit. The major part of this ...

  • Organic photochemistry and pericyclic reactions 

    Singh, N. D. P. (N.D. Pradeep) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction to Organic Photochemistry ; Reactivity of n-pi star ; α - cleavage ; β - cleavage ; Intramolecular Hydrogen Abstraction ; Addition to Π - System ; Intramolecular Paterno-Buchi ...

  • Organic Reaction Mechanism 

    Sunoj, R. B. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-06)
    The course will focus on both fundamental and advanced concepts in reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry.

  • Organisation of Organs 

    Meal, A. (Andy) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    The learning object, used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham, describes how a hollow organ such as the intestine, ...

  • Organisation of the Nervous System 

    Meal, A. (Andy) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    This learning object describes the cellular organisation of the spinal cord, dorsal root ganglia and peripheral nerves. This learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School ...

  • An overview of active galaxies 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Active galaxies provide a prime example of high energy processes operating in the Universe. This unit gives an overview of active galaxies, including the supermassive black holes that power the engines at their centres, ...