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  • Nature matters in conversation 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit focuses on the substance of environmental responsibility – what matters. The question ‘What should constitute our prime focus of attention?’ can prompt different responses. We consider two points of contrast in ...

  • Nature Matters: Caring and Accountability 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. Caring for an environment compromising the natural world and ensuring accountability for ...

  • Nature Matters: Systems Thinking and Experts 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit explores conceptual tools for assisting our thinking and deliberation on what matters. The notion of ‘framing’ nature is introduced and three readings provide an understanding of systems thinking for explicitly ...

  • NOC: Application of Spectroscopic Methods in Molecular Structure Determination 

    Sankararaman, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    Chemists are molecule makers. Whenever a new molecule is synthesized it is essential to determine its structure using spectroscopic techniques. This course is all about practical applications of spectroscopic methods for ...

  • NOC: Biochemistry 

    Dasgupta, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    This course is an introductory course that will focus on basic concepts in biochemistry. The course deals with an understanding of biological macromolecules: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. The structure ...

  • NOC: Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications 

    Basu, B. (Bikramjit) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-08)
    Biomaterials, recognized as a new class of materials in the Materials Science community, are being developed in last few decades for human health care. The design and development of biomaterials requires the integration ...

  • NOC: Bioreactors 

    Suraishkumar, G. K. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-03)
    Bioprocesses are used by any biotechnology/pharma industry to produce biological products that are widely used. This course, bioreactors, will consider the heart of any bioprocess. It will present all aspects that are ...

  • NOC: Biostatistics and Design of Experiments 

    Doble, M. (Mukesh) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    Biostatistics is the application of statistics to different topics in biology including medicine, pharmacy, public health science, agriculture and fishery. It involves the analysis of data from experiments; its interpretation ...

  • NOC: Chemical Applications of Symmetry and Group Theory 

    Chandra, M. (Manabendra) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-09)
    The aim of this course is to provide a systematic treatment of symmetry in chemical systems within the mathematical framework known as group theory. Once we have classified the symmetry of a molecule, group theory provides ...

  • NOC: Chemistry I 

    Sunder, K. M. (K. Mangala) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-07)
    The Course is divided into two units, namely, Quantum Chemistry: Introduction and Introduction to Molecular Spectroscopy.

  • NOC: Chemistry II 

    Sunder, K. M. (K. Mangala) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    Molecular Spectroscopy is a fundamentally important branch of Physical Chemistry and is vital for all practicing chemists, biologists and material scientists. It is also the field providing experimental verification of a ...

  • NOC: Engineering Mechanics 

    Harbola, M. K. (Manoj K.) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-09)
    In this course, we will be studying mechanical interaction between different bodies when they interact through the forces applied on each other. This consists of 2 parts: statics and dynamics. Modules include: Review ...

  • NOC: Fundamentals of Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy 

    Sankaran, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    It is a first course at the under graduate level on microstructural characterization of materials. This course will cover the basic principles and techniques of optical and scanning electron microscopy along with demonstrations ...

  • NOC: Geology and Soil Mechanics 

    Ghosh, P. (Priyanka) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-01)
    The course prepares the student to be able to make effective learning of basic soil mechanics. The course should have the pre-requisite of mechanics of solids/strength of materials course.

  • NOC: Human Molecular Genetics 

    Ganesh, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-03)
    This is an introductory course designed primarily for students in the undergraduate or master’s programs interested in biomedical research, genetic counseling, medicine, and clinical genetics. This course is expected ...

  • NOC: Introduction to Crystal Elasticity and Crystal Plasticity 

    Bag, S. (Swarup) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-09)
    This course is primarily designed based on students who are interested in physics based model in broad area of materials and manufacturing processes. The aim of this course is to bridges the gap between continuum mechanics ...

  • NOC: Introduction to Electromagnetism 

    Harbola, M. K. (Manoj K.) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2015-01)
    The course covers topics on Coulomb’s law, Laplace’s equation for electrostatic potential, conductors and capacitors, magnetic field due to a magnet, magnetic fields in matter, Maxwell’s equations, and wave equation.

  • 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 ...