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  • The fall of the electron (oxidation-reduction) 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Predicting the directions of oxidation-reduction reactions

  • The fall of the proton: why acids react with bases 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Why acids react with bases, but not always

  • The Fast-Changing Arctic 

    Unknown author (University of Calgary, 2014-05)
    ARCTIC CLIMATE CHANGE: STRATEGIC CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES; COOPERATION AND CONFLICT: PATHS FORWARD; REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES; CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS;

  • Field Project Tutorials 

    McCaig, A. (Andrew); Lloyd, G. (Geoff); Butler, R. (Rob) (University of Leeds, 2014-05)
    This virtual five-day field mapping project allows students to construct a geological map from data provided by the web site. Students collect geologic, structural, paleontologic, strain and microstructural data observed ...

  • Finding Information in Science and Nature 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-08)
    This free course, Finding information in science and nature, will help you to identify and use information in Science and Nature, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources ...

  • Forensic science and fingerprints 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study, how they are used in court and some of the questions about the extent to which fingerprint identification is sound and scientific. Students will learn the ...

  • From Here to the Edge of the Observable Universe 

    Catchpole, R. (Robin) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    In the first lecture we will meet the players as we take a journey from our star system to the edge of the observable Universe. We will see the evidence for dark matter and vacuum energy, which is far more common than the ...

  • The Frozen Planet 

    Brandon, M. (Mark) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course is a general introduction to the frozen planet, including the temperature in the polar regions; the energy from the Sun and the seasons; reading and understanding graphs and maps; and how the Arctic and ...

  • Functional Behaviour of Materials: Brillouin Zones 

    Knowles, K. M.; Dunleavy, C. (Chris) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This teaching and learning package provides an introduction to Brillouin zones in two and three dimensions and is aimed at developing familiarity with Brillouin Zones. It will not cover any specific applications. Brillouin ...

  • Functional Behaviour of Materials: Dielectric Materials 

    Barber, Z. (Zoe); Kalorkoti, A. (Anna) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    On completion of this tutorial you should: Understand the meaning of the terms dielectric constant, dielectric loss and dielectric breakdown. Recognise that the properties of dielectrics are due to polarisation and ...

  • Functional Behaviour of Materials: Electromigration 

    Greer, L. (Lindsay); Chua, J. C. (Joo C.) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This set of animations covers electromigration damage and resistance to it. It introduces the concept Blech length. From TLP: Electromigration

  • Functional Behaviour of Materials: Ferroelectric Materials 

    Shaw, R. (Rob); Mathur, N. (Neil) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This set of animations provides understanding of the principles and applications of ferroelectric materials. From TLP: Ferroelectric Materials

  • Functional Behaviour of Materials: Piezoelectric Materials 

    Shaw, R. (Rob); Mathur, N. (Neil) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This set of animations introduces piezoelectric materials, their properties and applications. From TLP: Piezoelectric Materials

  • Functional Behaviour of Materials: Superconductivity 

    Sandeman, K. (Karl); Begg, H. (Henry) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This set of animations covers the principles and applications of superconductivity. From TLP: Superconductivity

  • Fundamentals of Combustion 

    Mishra, D. P. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2013-08)
    Introduction: Introduction to combustion, Applications of combustion, Types of fuel and oxidizers, Characterization of fuel, Various combustion mode, Scope of combustion. Thermodynamics of Combustion: Thermodynamics ...

  • Fundamentals of Environmental Pollution and Control 

    Bhattacharyya, J. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2009)
    36 Lectures in this course: 1 - State of the Environment (59:57) - 2 - Environmental Movement (59:56) - 3 - Definitions of Environmental Terms (48:04) - 4 - Water Pollutants (59:55) - 5 - Water Pollutants (Contd...) ...

  • Fundamentals of Materials Science: Diffusion 

    Weal, E. (Emily); Chapman, J. (Jenny); Rutter, N. (Noel) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    Diffusion is the process by which mass flows from one place to another on an atomic, ionic molecular level. It can also apply to the flow of heat within bodies. We are, perhaps, familiar with the idea of mass transportation ...

  • Fundamentals of Materials Science: Materials for Nuclear Power Generation 

    Horton, M. (Matthew); Greer, L. (Lindsay) (University of Cambridge, 2013-08)
    This set of animations provides better understanding of the materials used in nuclear power generation. From TLP: Materials for Nuclear Power Generation

  • Future energy demand and supply 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    When you consider that the global annual consumption of primary energy increased more than ten-fold during the 20th Century, the importance of planning future energy supply becomes clear.

  • Galaxies, Stars, and Planets 

    Clark, S. (Simon); Green, S. (Simon); Serjeant, S. (Stephen) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course is a general introduction to galaxies, stars and planets, including scale of the universe from the very large to the very small; orbits and gravity; the Solar System; the Sun and other stars; galaxies and ...