Browsing Natural & Life Sciences by Title

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  • 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.

  • What is a Species? 

    Sharp, J. (Joan) (Joan Sharp, 2014-05)
    Not available

  • What is the Genome Made Of? 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Genomes are composed of DNA, and a knowledge of the structure of DNA is essential to understand how it can function as hereditary material. DNA is remarkable, breathtakingly simple in its structure yet capable of directing ...

  • Why doesn't the electron fall into the nucleus? 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    How the battle of the infinities saves the electron from its death spiral; Quantum theory to the rescue!; Battle of the infinities; Probability density vs. radial probability;

  • Why Sustainable Energy Matters 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This free course, Why sustainable energy matters, will survey the world's present ...

  • Why, and How, Should Geologists Use Compositional Data Analysis 

    Unknown author (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Summary; The Model; Normal Processing of the Data; Factor Analysis; Dealing With Zero Values- a Summary; Conclusions and Recommendations; References;

  • Working with our environment - an introduction 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology ...