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  • Vaccination 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Vaccinations are now considered a part of everyday life, but how do they work? This unit will help those with a background in biology understand the historical development of vaccination, assess the various types of vaccines ...

  • Vibrations and Waves 

    Not available (Athabasca University (AU), 2012-10)
    The purpose of this course is to enable you to understand oscillations and wave phenomena in several domains. Much of the course will focus on mechanical waves and systems since the basic laws of mechanics should already ...

  • Volcanic Hazards 

    Rothery, D. (David) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Volcanic hazards, discusses the various hazards posed by different types of volcanic eruption, illustrated by examples from recent eruptions. The discussion is focused around reading Chapter 5 of Teach ...

  • Volumetric Chemical Analysis 

    Shiundu, P. M. (Paul M.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module covers introductory topics that are fundamental to analytical chemistry; the branch of chemistry that deals with qualitative and quantitative aspects of chemical analysis. In this module, we shall examine the ...

  • VR Molecules Pro 

    Couture, M. (Marc) (University of Quebec, 2016-10)
    VR Molecules Pro is a simulation illustrating dynamically and interactively the vibration and rotation modes for 24 molecules (out of a more extensive list) containing up to twelve atoms. Much in the same way as a Power ...

  • Vulnerability to environmental change 

    Ziervogel, G. (Gina) (University of Cape Town, 2013-04)
    The course introduces the concept of vulnerability and explores its origin, drawing on three different conceptual approaches namely Risk/hazard, Political economy/ecology and Ecological resilience. It then looks at different ...

  • Wastewater management 

    Ghangrekar, M. M. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; System of Sanitation ; Sewer Material ; Quantity Estimation of Sewage ; Population Forecasting ; Quantity Estimation of Storm Water ; Hydraulic Design of Sewers and Storm ...

  • Watching the Weather 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Watching the weather, describes how meteorological observations are made looking upwards from the surface of the Earth, looking downwards from satellites in space and from aircraft and balloons within the ...

  • Water and Human Health 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans and terrestrial animals. In this free course, Water and human health, we ...

  • Water and Waste Water Engineering 

    Murty, B. S.; Venkobachar, C.; Philip, L. (Ligy) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2007)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction To Water & Waste Water Engineering ; Water & Waste Water Quality Enhancement ; Water & Waste Water Quantity Estimation ; Water & Waste Water Characteristics ; Water Treatment ...

  • Water and Waste Water Engineering 

    Bose, P. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Municipal Water Supply: Sources and Quality ; Water Quantity and Intake Details ; Unit Processes in Municipal Water Treatment ; Municipal Water Treatment Plant Design Details ; Water Storage ...

  • Water for life 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a ...

  • Water in the UK 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water ...

  • Water Use and the Water Cycle 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water ...

  • Water use and the water cycle 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water ...

  • Wave Motion, Sound, Heat, and Optics 

    Blokland, I. (Ian) (University of Alberta, 2013-04)
    This book has been designed for a one-semester introductory algebra-based physics course about wave motion, sound, heat, and optics. --- 1. Oscillatory Motion and Waves ...

  • Waves & Electromagnetism 

    Aschman, D. (David); Buffler, A. (Andy) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    VIBRATIONS AND WAVES: Harmonic oscillations, damped and forced oscillations, resonance, Fourier analysis, harmonic chains, waves, dispersion, interference, diffraction. ELECTROMAGNETISM: Vector calculus (div, grad, curl), ...

  • Weaver Birds 

    Neary, T. (Tim); Oschadleus, D. (Dieter) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    Dieter Oschadleus discusses weavers, from nest-building patterns to the different kinds of weavers (masked weaver, widow and bishop birds, and sparrow weavers, scaly-feathered finch, etc.) and their respective habitats. ...

  • What Chemical Compounds Might be Present in Drinking Water? 

    Collinson, S. (Simon) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, What chemical compounds might be present in drinking water?, examines the chemical compounds that occur in drinking water. A high level of certain anions in water can cause environmental pollution and ...

  • What Do Genes Do? 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit explores how information contained in DNA is used, explaining the flow of information from DNA to RNA to protein. Also introduced are the concepts of transcription (as occurs between DNA and RNA) and translation.