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RSC Public Seminars 2012: Environmental Displacement: and the Challenge of Rights Protection

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RSC Public Seminar series of Hilary Term 2012. Podcast from the Refugee Studies Centre's Public Seminar Series on 'Critical Approaches to Environmental Displacement' convened by Dr Alexander Betts. This podcast was recorded on Wednesday 25 January 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. The seminar was delivered by Professor Roger Zetter, University of Oxford. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Environment | refugees | displacement | migration | Environmental displacement | Environment | refugees | displacement | migration | Environmental displacement

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RSC Public Seminars 2012: Environmental Displacement: future scenarios and modes of protection re-examined

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RSC Public Seminar series of Hilary Term 2012. Podcast from the Refugee Studies Centre's Public Seminar Series on 'Critical Approaches to Environmental Displacement' convened by Dr Alexander Betts. This podcast was recorded on Wednesday 18 January 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. The seminar was delivered by Professor Brad Blitz, Kingston University. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Environment | refugees | displacement | migration | Environmental displacement | Environment | refugees | displacement | migration | Environmental displacement

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1.133 Masters of Engineering Concepts of Engineering Practice (MIT) 1.133 Masters of Engineering Concepts of Engineering Practice (MIT)

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1.133 is a core requirement for the Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) program. It features lectures presented by a variety of industry and academic speakers. The course is designed to teach students about the roles of today's professional engineer and to expose them to team-building skills through lectures, team workshops, and seminars. Topics include: written and oral communications, job placement skills, trends in the engineering and construction industry, proposal preparation, project evaluation, project management, professional ethics, and negotiation. The course draws on relevent large scale projects to illustrate each component of the subject. Course lectures are integrated with a weekly seminar series and the MEng group project subjects which are mentioned herein.  1.133 is a core requirement for the Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) program. It features lectures presented by a variety of industry and academic speakers. The course is designed to teach students about the roles of today's professional engineer and to expose them to team-building skills through lectures, team workshops, and seminars. Topics include: written and oral communications, job placement skills, trends in the engineering and construction industry, proposal preparation, project evaluation, project management, professional ethics, and negotiation. The course draws on relevent large scale projects to illustrate each component of the subject. Course lectures are integrated with a weekly seminar series and the MEng group project subjects which are mentioned herein. 

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professional engineer | professional engineer | team-building skills | team-building skills | lectures | lectures | team workshops | team workshops | seminars | seminars | written communication | written communication | oral communication | oral communication | job placement skills | job placement skills | trends in the engineering | trends in the engineering | trends in construction industry | trends in construction industry | risk analysis | risk analysis | risk management | risk management | managing public information | managing public information | proposal preparation | proposal preparation | project evaluation | project evaluation | project management | project management | liability | liability | professional ethics | professional ethics | negotiation | negotiation | construction industry | construction industry | engineering | engineering | resume writing | resume writing | technical writing | technical writing | job placement interviews | job placement interviews | alternative dispute resolution | alternative dispute resolution

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Using composite materials to replace bone Using composite materials to replace bone

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For the past ten years, Professor Rudd and his team have been researching degradable polymers that would be as strong as the steel plates, but could be absorbed by the body, thus eliminating the need for secondary surgery. For the past ten years, Professor Rudd and his team have been researching degradable polymers that would be as strong as the steel plates, but could be absorbed by the body, thus eliminating the need for secondary surgery. In this podcast, Professor Chris Rudd, Dean of the faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham, describes his work with composite materials in the car industry and how it can be applied to the field of medicine. Traditionally, patients who have lost bone in an accident or have had bone removed due to cancer have had to endure two very long and very painful operations. One operation to attach steel plates to the bone, and a second operation once the bone has healed, to remove them. For the past ten years, Professor Rudd and his team have been researching degradable polymers that would be as strong as the steel plates, but could be absorbed by the body, thus eliminating the need for secondary surgery. In this podcast, Professor Chris Rudd, Dean of the faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham, describes his work with composite materials in the car industry and how it can be applied to the field of medicine. Traditionally, patients who have lost bone in an accident or have had bone removed due to cancer have had to endure two very long and very painful operations. One operation to attach steel plates to the bone, and a second operation once the bone has healed, to remove them. For the past ten years, Professor Rudd and his team have been researching degradable polymers that would be as strong as the steel plates, but could be absorbed by the body, thus eliminating the need for secondary surgery.

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UNow | UNow | Bone replacement | Bone replacement | Degradable polymers in the body | Degradable polymers in the body | UKOER | UKOER

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? In search of solutions: refugees are doing it for themselves

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RSC 2014 Conference: Refugee Voices. Lecture by Dr Jeff Crisp (Refugees International) with an introduction by Professor Dawn Chatty, Director of the RSC. Recorded on 24 March 2014 at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. Jeff Crisp was appointed to the position of Senior Director at Refugees International in Washington DC in September 2013. Previously, he served as Head of the Policy Development and Evaluation Service at the headquarters of UNHCR in Geneva, a position that he held since 2006. Dr Crisp has also held senior positions with the Global Commission on International Migration, where he served as Director of Policy and Research; the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian issues; and the British Refugee Council. Dr Crisp has first-hand experience of refugee situa Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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refugees | politics | diaspora | forced migration | displacement | refugees | politics | diaspora | forced migration | displacement | 24-03-2014

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16.13 Aerodynamics of Viscous Fluids (MIT) 16.13 Aerodynamics of Viscous Fluids (MIT)

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The major focus of 16.13 is on boundary layers, and boundary layer theory subject to various flow assumptions, such as compressibility, turbulence, dimensionality, and heat transfer. Parameters influencing aerodynamic flows and transition and influence of boundary layers on outer potential flow are presented, along with associated stall and drag mechanisms. Numerical solution techniques and exercises are included. The major focus of 16.13 is on boundary layers, and boundary layer theory subject to various flow assumptions, such as compressibility, turbulence, dimensionality, and heat transfer. Parameters influencing aerodynamic flows and transition and influence of boundary layers on outer potential flow are presented, along with associated stall and drag mechanisms. Numerical solution techniques and exercises are included.

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aerodynamics | aerodynamics | viscous fluids | viscous fluids | viscosity | viscosity | fundamental theorem of kinematics | fundamental theorem of kinematics | convection | convection | vorticity | vorticity | strain | strain | Eulerian description | Eulerian description | Lagrangian description | Lagrangian description | conservation of mass | conservation of mass | continuity | continuity | conservation of momentum | conservation of momentum | stress tensor | stress tensor | newtonian fluid | newtonian fluid | circulation | circulation | Navier-Stokes | Navier-Stokes | similarity | similarity | dimensional analysis | dimensional analysis | thin shear later approximation | thin shear later approximation | TSL coordinates | TSL coordinates | boundary conditions | boundary conditions | shear later categories | shear later categories | local scaling | local scaling | Falkner-Skan flows | Falkner-Skan flows | solution techniques | solution techniques | finite difference methods | finite difference methods | Newton-Raphson | Newton-Raphson | integral momentum equation | integral momentum equation | Thwaites method | Thwaites method | integral kinetic energy equation | integral kinetic energy equation | dissipation | dissipation | asymptotic perturbation | asymptotic perturbation | displacement body | displacement body | transpiration | transpiration | form drag | form drag | stall | stall | interacting boundary layer theory | interacting boundary layer theory | stability | stability | transition | transition | small-perturbation | small-perturbation | Orr-Somemerfeld | Orr-Somemerfeld | temporal amplification | temporal amplification | spatial amplification | spatial amplification | Reynolds | Reynolds | Prandtl | Prandtl | turbulent boundary layer | turbulent boundary layer | wake | wake | wall layers | wall layers | inner variables | inner variables | outer variables | outer variables | roughness | roughness | Clauser | Clauser | Dissipation formula | Dissipation formula | integral closer | integral closer | turbulence modeling | turbulence modeling | transport models | transport models | turbulent shear layers | turbulent shear layers | compressible then shear layers | compressible then shear layers | compressibility | compressibility | temperature profile | temperature profile | heat flux | heat flux | 3D boundary layers | 3D boundary layers | crossflow | crossflow | lateral dilation | lateral dilation | 3D separation | 3D separation | constant-crossflow | constant-crossflow | 3D transition | 3D transition | compressible thin shear layers | compressible thin shear layers

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Describing motion along a line Describing motion along a line

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Motion is vital to life, and to science. This free course, Describing motion along a line, will help you to understand why classical motion is probably the most fundamental part of physics. You will examine motion along a line and the ways in which such motion can be represented, through the use of graphs, equations and differential calculus. First published on Wed, 16 Mar 2016 as Describing motion along a line. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 Motion is vital to life, and to science. This free course, Describing motion along a line, will help you to understand why classical motion is probably the most fundamental part of physics. You will examine motion along a line and the ways in which such motion can be represented, through the use of graphs, equations and differential calculus. First published on Wed, 16 Mar 2016 as Describing motion along a line. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Physics and Astronomy | Physics and Astronomy | charts | charts | Monty Don | Monty Don | Airport Live | Airport Live | time | time | velocity | velocity | acceleration | acceleration | laws | laws | displacement | displacement | drones | drones | gravity | gravity | economic crisis | economic crisis | limits | limits | differentiation | differentiation | S207_2 | S207_2

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2.094 Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids (MIT) 2.094 Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids (MIT)

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This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid-structure interactions. The governing continuum mechanics equations, conservation laws, virtual work, and variational principles are used to establish effective finite element discretizations and the stability, accuracy, and convergence are discussed. The homework and the student-selected term project using the general-purpose finite element analysis program ADINA are important parts of the course. This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid-structure interactions. The governing continuum mechanics equations, conservation laws, virtual work, and variational principles are used to establish effective finite element discretizations and the stability, accuracy, and convergence are discussed. The homework and the student-selected term project using the general-purpose finite element analysis program ADINA are important parts of the course.

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linear static analysis | linear static analysis | solids | solids | structures | structures | nonlinear static analysis | nonlinear static analysis | heat transfer | heat transfer | fluid flows | fluid flows | finite element methods | finite element methods | ADINA | ADINA | student work | student work | beams | beams | plates | plates | shells | shells | displacement | displacement | conduction | conduction | convection | convection | radiation | radiation | Navier-Stokes | Navier-Stokes | incompressible fluids | incompressible fluids | acoustic fluids | acoustic fluids

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16.31 Feedback Control Systems (MIT) 16.31 Feedback Control Systems (MIT)

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The goal of this subject is to teach the fundamentals of control design and analysis using state-space methods. This includes both the practical and theoretical aspects of the topic. By the end of the course, students should be able to design controllers using state-space methods and evaluate whether these controllers are "robust," that is, if they are likely to work well in practice. The goal of this subject is to teach the fundamentals of control design and analysis using state-space methods. This includes both the practical and theoretical aspects of the topic. By the end of the course, students should be able to design controllers using state-space methods and evaluate whether these controllers are "robust," that is, if they are likely to work well in practice.

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feedback control | feedback control | feedback control system | feedback control system | state-space | state-space | controllability | controllability | observability | observability | transfer functions | transfer functions | canonical forms | canonical forms | controllers | controllers | pole-placement | pole-placement | optimal control | optimal control | Kalman filter | Kalman filter

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3.051J Materials for Biomedical Applications (MIT) 3.051J Materials for Biomedical Applications (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to the interactions between cells and the surfaces of biomaterials. The course covers: surface chemistry and physics of selected metals, polymers, and ceramics; surface characterization methodology; modification of biomaterials surfaces; quantitative assays of cell behavior in culture; biosensors and microarrays; bulk properties of implants; and acute and chronic response to implanted biomaterials. General topics include biosensors, drug delivery, and tissue engineering. This class provides an introduction to the interactions between cells and the surfaces of biomaterials. The course covers: surface chemistry and physics of selected metals, polymers, and ceramics; surface characterization methodology; modification of biomaterials surfaces; quantitative assays of cell behavior in culture; biosensors and microarrays; bulk properties of implants; and acute and chronic response to implanted biomaterials. General topics include biosensors, drug delivery, and tissue engineering.

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interactions between proteins | cells and surfaces of biomaterials | interactions between proteins | cells and surfaces of biomaterials | surface chemistry and physics of metals | polymers and ceramics | surface chemistry and physics of metals | polymers and ceramics | Surface characterization methodology | Surface characterization methodology | Quantitative assays of cell behavior in culture | Quantitative assays of cell behavior in culture | Organ replacement therapies | Organ replacement therapies | Acute and chronic response to implanted biomaterials | Acute and chronic response to implanted biomaterials | biosensors | drug delivery and tissue engineering | biosensors | drug delivery and tissue engineering

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IV (MIT) IV (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures, AV faculty introductions, AV special element video. The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering, as well as their interrelationships and applications. These disciplines are Materials and Structures (M); Computers and Programming (C); Fluid Mechanics (F); Thermodynamics (T); Propulsion (P); and Signals and Systems (S). In choosing to teach these subjects in a unified manner, the instructors seek to explain the common intellectual threads in these disciplines, as well as their combined application to solve engineering Systems Problems (SP). Throughout the year, the instructors emphasize the connections among the disciplines. Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures, AV faculty introductions, AV special element video. The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering, as well as their interrelationships and applications. These disciplines are Materials and Structures (M); Computers and Programming (C); Fluid Mechanics (F); Thermodynamics (T); Propulsion (P); and Signals and Systems (S). In choosing to teach these subjects in a unified manner, the instructors seek to explain the common intellectual threads in these disciplines, as well as their combined application to solve engineering Systems Problems (SP). Throughout the year, the instructors emphasize the connections among the disciplines.

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Unified | Unified | Unified Engineering | Unified Engineering | aerospace | aerospace | CDIO | CDIO | C-D-I-O | C-D-I-O | conceive | conceive | design | design | implement | implement | operate | operate | team | team | team-based | team-based | discipline | discipline | materials | materials | structures | structures | materials and structures | materials and structures | computers | computers | programming | programming | computers and programming | computers and programming | fluids | fluids | fluid mechanics | fluid mechanics | thermodynamics | thermodynamics | propulsion | propulsion | signals | signals | systems | systems | signals and systems | signals and systems | systems problems | systems problems | fundamentals | fundamentals | technical communication | technical communication | graphical communication | graphical communication | communication | communication | reading | reading | research | research | experimentation | experimentation | personal response system | personal response system | prs | prs | active learning | active learning | First law | First law | first law of thermodynamics | first law of thermodynamics | thermo-mechanical | thermo-mechanical | energy | energy | energy conversion | energy conversion | aerospace power systems | aerospace power systems | propulsion systems | propulsion systems | aerospace propulsion systems | aerospace propulsion systems | heat | heat | work | work | thermal efficiency | thermal efficiency | forms of energy | forms of energy | energy exchange | energy exchange | processes | processes | heat engines | heat engines | engines | engines | steady-flow energy equation | steady-flow energy equation | energy flow | energy flow | flows | flows | path-dependence | path-dependence | path-independence | path-independence | reversibility | reversibility | irreversibility | irreversibility | state | state | thermodynamic state | thermodynamic state | performance | performance | ideal cycle | ideal cycle | simple heat engine | simple heat engine | cycles | cycles | thermal pressures | thermal pressures | temperatures | temperatures | linear static networks | linear static networks | loop method | loop method | node method | node method | linear dynamic networks | linear dynamic networks | classical methods | classical methods | state methods | state methods | state concepts | state concepts | dynamic systems | dynamic systems | resistive circuits | resistive circuits | sources | sources | voltages | voltages | currents | currents | Thevinin | Thevinin | Norton | Norton | initial value problems | initial value problems | RLC networks | RLC networks | characteristic values | characteristic values | characteristic vectors | characteristic vectors | transfer function | transfer function | ada | ada | ada programming | ada programming | programming language | programming language | software systems | software systems | programming style | programming style | computer architecture | computer architecture | program language evolution | program language evolution | classification | classification | numerical computation | numerical computation | number representation systems | number representation systems | assembly | assembly | SimpleSIM | SimpleSIM | RISC | RISC | CISC | CISC | operating systems | operating systems | single user | single user | multitasking | multitasking | multiprocessing | multiprocessing | domain-specific classification | domain-specific classification | recursive | recursive | execution time | execution time | fluid dynamics | fluid dynamics | physical properties of a fluid | physical properties of a fluid | fluid flow | fluid flow | mach | mach | reynolds | reynolds | conservation | conservation | conservation principles | conservation principles | conservation of mass | conservation of mass | conservation of momentum | conservation of momentum | conservation of energy | conservation of energy | continuity | continuity | inviscid | inviscid | steady flow | steady flow | simple bodies | simple bodies | airfoils | airfoils | wings | wings | channels | channels | aerodynamics | aerodynamics | forces | forces | moments | moments | equilibrium | equilibrium | freebody diagram | freebody diagram | free-body | free-body | free body | free body | planar force systems | planar force systems | equipollent systems | equipollent systems | equipollence | equipollence | support reactions | support reactions | reactions | reactions | static determinance | static determinance | determinate systems | determinate systems | truss analysis | truss analysis | trusses | trusses | method of joints | method of joints | method of sections | method of sections | statically indeterminate | statically indeterminate | three great principles | three great principles | 3 great principles | 3 great principles | indicial notation | indicial notation | rotation of coordinates | rotation of coordinates | coordinate rotation | coordinate rotation | stress | stress | extensional stress | extensional stress | shear stress | shear stress | notation | notation | plane stress | plane stress | stress equilbrium | stress equilbrium | stress transformation | stress transformation | mohr | mohr | mohr's circle | mohr's circle | principal stress | principal stress | principal stresses | principal stresses | extreme shear stress | extreme shear stress | strain | strain | extensional strain | extensional strain | shear strain | shear strain | strain-displacement | strain-displacement | compatibility | compatibility | strain transformation | strain transformation | transformation of strain | transformation of strain | mohr's circle for strain | mohr's circle for strain | principal strain | principal strain | extreme shear strain | extreme shear strain | uniaxial stress-strain | uniaxial stress-strain | material properties | material properties | classes of materials | classes of materials | bulk material properties | bulk material properties | origin of elastic properties | origin of elastic properties | structures of materials | structures of materials | atomic bonding | atomic bonding | packing of atoms | packing of atoms | atomic packing | atomic packing | crystals | crystals | crystal structures | crystal structures | polymers | polymers | estimate of moduli | estimate of moduli | moduli | moduli | composites | composites | composite materials | composite materials | modulus limited design | modulus limited design | material selection | material selection | materials selection | materials selection | measurement of elastic properties | measurement of elastic properties | stress-strain | stress-strain | stress-strain relations | stress-strain relations | anisotropy | anisotropy | orthotropy | orthotropy | measurements | measurements | engineering notation | engineering notation | Hooke | Hooke | Hooke's law | Hooke's law | general hooke's law | general hooke's law | equations of elasticity | equations of elasticity | boundary conditions | boundary conditions | multi-disciplinary | multi-disciplinary | models | models | engineering systems | engineering systems | experiments | experiments | investigations | investigations | experimental error | experimental error | design evaluation | design evaluation | evaluation | evaluation | trade studies | trade studies | effects of engineering | effects of engineering | social context | social context | engineering drawings | engineering drawings

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4.131B Architectural Design, Level II: Material and Tectonic Transformations: The Herreshoff Museum (MIT) 4.131B Architectural Design, Level II: Material and Tectonic Transformations: The Herreshoff Museum (MIT)

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This semester students are asked to transform the Hereshoff Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island, through processes of erasure and addition. Hereshoff Manufacturing was recognized as one of the premier builders of America's Cup racing boats between 1890's and 1930's. The studio, however, is about more than the program. It is about land, water, and wind and the search for expressing materially and tectonically the relationships between these principle conditions. That is, where the land is primarily about stasis (docking, anchoring and referencing our locus), water's fluidity holds the latent promise of movement and freedom. Movement is activated by wind, allowing for negotiating the relationship between water and land. This semester students are asked to transform the Hereshoff Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island, through processes of erasure and addition. Hereshoff Manufacturing was recognized as one of the premier builders of America's Cup racing boats between 1890's and 1930's. The studio, however, is about more than the program. It is about land, water, and wind and the search for expressing materially and tectonically the relationships between these principle conditions. That is, where the land is primarily about stasis (docking, anchoring and referencing our locus), water's fluidity holds the latent promise of movement and freedom. Movement is activated by wind, allowing for negotiating the relationship between water and land.

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architecture | architecture | design | design | tectonics | tectonics | representation | representation | materials | materials | construction | construction | presentation | presentation | sketching | sketching | metaphor | metaphor | boat building | boat building | shipyard renovation | shipyard renovation | adaptive reuse | adaptive reuse | public and private space | public and private space | visual arts | visual arts | America's Cup | America's Cup | racing | racing | displacement | displacement | lightness | lightness | mass | mass | strength | strength | energy | energy | speed | speed | design studio | design studio | architectural design | architectural design | public space | public space | private space | private space | tectonic language | tectonic language | design process | design process | research | research | reading | reading | representing | representing | testing | testing

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Preparing for placement workshop presentation

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This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme.

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ukoer | engscoer | cc-by | engcetl | loughborough university | higher education | learning | loughboroughunioer | engineering | hnd | beng | bsc | msc | meng | key skills resources | placement | preparing for placement | Engineering | H000

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Preparing for placement workshop handout

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This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme.

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ukoer | engscoer | cc-by | engcetl | loughborough university | higher education | learning | loughboroughunioer | engineering | hnd | beng | bsc | msc | meng | key skills resources | placement | preparing for placement | Engineering | H000

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24.973 Advanced Semantics (MIT) 24.973 Advanced Semantics (MIT)

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This course is the second of the three parts of our graduate introduction to semantics. The others are 24.970 Introduction to Semantics and 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory. Like the other courses, this one is not meant as an overview of the field and its current developments. Our aim is to help you to develop the ability for semantic analysis, and we think that exploring a few topics in detail together with hands-on practical work is more effective than offering a bird's-eye view of everything. Once you have gained some experience in doing semantic analysis, reading around in the many recent handbooks and in current issues of major journals and attending our seminars and colloquia will give you all you need to prosper. Because we want to focus, we need to make difficult choices as This course is the second of the three parts of our graduate introduction to semantics. The others are 24.970 Introduction to Semantics and 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory. Like the other courses, this one is not meant as an overview of the field and its current developments. Our aim is to help you to develop the ability for semantic analysis, and we think that exploring a few topics in detail together with hands-on practical work is more effective than offering a bird's-eye view of everything. Once you have gained some experience in doing semantic analysis, reading around in the many recent handbooks and in current issues of major journals and attending our seminars and colloquia will give you all you need to prosper. Because we want to focus, we need to make difficult choices as

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semantics | semantics | logic | logic | meaning | meaning | syntactic systems | syntactic systems | generative grammar | generative grammar | displacement | displacement | intensional semantics | intensional semantics | Hintikka's idea | Hintikka's idea | accessibility relations | accessibility relations | modality | modality | quantificational theory of modality | quantificational theory of modality | material implication analysis | material implication analysis | strict implication analysis | strict implication analysis | tense | tense | conditionals | conditionals | progressive | progressive | perfect | perfect | de re | de re | de dicto | de dicto | raised subjects | raised subjects | scope paradox | scope paradox | overt world variables | overt world variables | restrictors | restrictors | syntax movement | syntax movement | wh-movement | wh-movement | DP | DP | VP | VP

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? Part 2)

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Part 2 of 3 of a series of podcasts from the special workshop 'The Arab Uprisings: Displacement and Migration', held at the Oxford Department of International Development on 16 May 2014 The aim of this workshop was to investigate the relation between migration and revolts. Some of the questions that were addressed include: What is the theoretical link between emigration, immigration and revolts? What have been the short-term and long-term impacts of the uprisings on mobility, migration and displacement in the Middle East and North Africa region in terms of patterns and trends and of institutional responses to movements induced by the Arab Uprising? What has been the impact of the Uprisings on broader processes of social change in the region? Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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migration | conflict | syria | Arab Spring | arab uprisings | displacement | transnationalism | refugees | migration | conflict | syria | Arab Spring | arab uprisings | displacement | transnationalism | refugees | 2014-05-16

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African Studies and OCAF Seminar: Staying Out of Place: The Dialectics of Being and Becoming in Exceptional Spaces

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Simon Turner, Aalborg University, Denmark, gives a talk for the African Studies Centre Based on ethnographic fieldwork in two exceptional spaces, namely among Burundian refugees living clandestinely in Nairobi and living in a refugee camp in Tanzania, the article argues that displacement can be about staying out of place in order to find a place in the world in the future and is therefore closely linked to temporarily and temporariness. I suggest that the term dis-placement described this sense of not only being out of place but also being en route to a future. Burundians in the camp and the city are doing their best to remain out of place, in transition between a lost past and a future yet to come, and the temporary nature of their sojourn is maintained in everyday practices so that they Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Africa | displacement | burundi | tanzania | refugee | Africa | displacement | burundi | tanzania | refugee | 2013-02-06

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11.139 The City in Film (MIT) 11.139 The City in Film (MIT)

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Using film as a lens to explore and interpret various aspects of the urban experience in both the U.S. and abroad, this course presents a survey of important developments in urbanism from 1900 to the present day, including changes in technology, bureaucracy, and industrialization; immigration and national identity; race, class, gender, and economic inequality; politics, conformity, and urban anomie; and planning, development, private property, displacement, sprawl, environmental degradation, and suburbanization. Using film as a lens to explore and interpret various aspects of the urban experience in both the U.S. and abroad, this course presents a survey of important developments in urbanism from 1900 to the present day, including changes in technology, bureaucracy, and industrialization; immigration and national identity; race, class, gender, and economic inequality; politics, conformity, and urban anomie; and planning, development, private property, displacement, sprawl, environmental degradation, and suburbanization.

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cities | cities | urban | urban | urban experience | urban experience | urbanism | urbanism | development | development | technology | technology | bureaucracy | bureaucracy | industrialization | industrialization | immigration | immigration | national identity | national identity | race | race | class | class | gender | gender | economic inequality | economic inequality | politics | politics | conformity | conformity | urban anomie | urban anomie | planning | planning | private property | private property | displacement | displacement | sprawl | sprawl | environmental degradation | environmental degradation | suburbanization | suburbanization | metropolis | metropolis | berlin symphony of a great city | berlin symphony of a great city | the crowd | the crowd | modern times | modern times | ladri di biciclette | ladri di biciclette | bicycle thieves | bicycle thieves | the naked city | the naked city | west side story | west side story | play time | play time | midnight cowboy | midnight cowboy | blade runner | blade runner | do the right thing | do the right thing | london | london | night on earth | night on earth

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1.133 Masters of Engineering Concepts of Engineering Practice (MIT)

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1.133 is a core requirement for the Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) program. It features lectures presented by a variety of industry and academic speakers. The course is designed to teach students about the roles of today's professional engineer and to expose them to team-building skills through lectures, team workshops, and seminars. Topics include: written and oral communications, job placement skills, trends in the engineering and construction industry, proposal preparation, project evaluation, project management, professional ethics, and negotiation. The course draws on relevent large scale projects to illustrate each component of the subject. Course lectures are integrated with a weekly seminar series and the MEng group project subjects which are mentioned herein. 

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professional engineer | team-building skills | lectures | team workshops | seminars | written communication | oral communication | job placement skills | trends in the engineering | trends in construction industry | risk analysis | risk management | managing public information | proposal preparation | project evaluation | project management | liability | professional ethics | negotiation | construction industry | engineering | resume writing | technical writing | job placement interviews | alternative dispute resolution

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15.762J Supply Chain Planning (MIT) 15.762J Supply Chain Planning (MIT)

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15.762J Supply Chain Planning focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally, with an emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing. Lectures, computer exercises, and case discussions introduce various models and methods for supply chain analysis and optimization. 15.762J Supply Chain Planning focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally, with an emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing. Lectures, computer exercises, and case discussions introduce various models and methods for supply chain analysis and optimization.

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15.762 | 15.762 | ESD.267 | ESD.267 | 1.273 | 1.273 | supply chain strategy | supply chain strategy | inventory models | inventory models | supply contracts | supply contracts | supply chain integration | supply chain integration | inventory systems | inventory systems | product design | product design | risk pooling | risk pooling | inventory placement | inventory placement

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The Rohingya: a population facing violence, displacement, segregation, and statelessness

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Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by Melanie Teff (Refugees International) recorded on 6 February 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. In September Melanie Teff travelled to Rakhine State and spent several days visiting the Muslim Rohingya and the Buddhist Rakhine displacement camps in and around the state capital, and interviewing both communities about current living conditions and their concerns and hopes for the future. She will discuss issues that came up during her research related to humanitarian access, coordination, funding, segregation and freedom of movement, reconciliation, and citizenship. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Rohingya | statelessness | displacement | protection | segregation | Rohingya | statelessness | displacement | protection | segregation

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Sistemas Operativos I Sistemas Operativos I

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La asignatura de Sistemas Operativos I se imparte en el segundo cuatrimestre del segundo curso y tiene asignados 6 créditos troncales (3 teóricos + 3 prácticos). Los descriptores según BOE de esta asignatura son los siguientes: Organización, Estructura y Servicio de los Sistemas Operativos. Gestión y administración de memoria y de procesos. Gestión de entrada/salida. Sistema de ficheros. La asignatura de Sistemas Operativos I se imparte en el segundo cuatrimestre del segundo curso y tiene asignados 6 créditos troncales (3 teóricos + 3 prácticos). Los descriptores según BOE de esta asignatura son los siguientes: Organización, Estructura y Servicio de los Sistemas Operativos. Gestión y administración de memoria y de procesos. Gestión de entrada/salida. Sistema de ficheros.

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thread scheduling | thread scheduling | process | process | Arquitectura y Tecnología de Computadores | Arquitectura y Tecnología de Computadores | proceso | proceso | paginación | paginación | programmed I/O | programmed I/O | process scheduling | process scheduling | entrada/salida | entrada/salida | planificación de procesos | planificación de procesos | controlador | controlador | virtual memory | virtual memory | input/output | input/output | disk space managemente | disk space managemente | E/S dirigida por interrupciones | E/S dirigida por interrupciones | system call | system call | gestión de espacio en disco | gestión de espacio en disco | files | files | llamada al sistema | llamada al sistema | entrada salida programada | entrada salida programada | page replacement algorithms | page replacement algorithms | discos | discos | intercambio | intercambio | controller | controller | pages tables | pages tables | algoritmos de reemplazamiento de páginas | algoritmos de reemplazamiento de páginas | directorios | directorios | ficheros | ficheros | swapping | swapping | thread | thread | tabla de páginas | tabla de páginas | dispositivo | dispositivo | directories | directories | disks | disks | devices | devices | paging | paging | gestión de memoria | gestión de memoria | interrupt-driven I/O | interrupt-driven I/O | memoria virtual | memoria virtual | memory management | memory management

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The Rohingya: a population facing violence, displacement, segregation, and statelessness

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Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by Melanie Teff (Refugees International) recorded on 6 February 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. In September Melanie Teff travelled to Rakhine State and spent several days visiting the Muslim Rohingya and the Buddhist Rakhine displacement camps in and around the state capital, and interviewing both communities about current living conditions and their concerns and hopes for the future. She will discuss issues that came up during her research related to humanitarian access, coordination, funding, segregation and freedom of movement, reconciliation, and citizenship.

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Rohingya | statelessness | displacement | protection | segregation | Rohingya | statelessness | displacement | protection | segregation

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12.520 Geodynamics (MIT) 12.520 Geodynamics (MIT)

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This course deals with mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic. This course deals with mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic.

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Geodynamics | Geodynamics | mechanics of deformation | mechanics of deformation | crust | crust | mantle | mantle | rheological descriptions | rheological descriptions | brittle | brittle | elastic | elastic | linear | linear | nonlinear fluids | nonlinear fluids | viscoelastic | viscoelastic | surface tractions | surface tractions | tectonic stress | tectonic stress | quantity expression | quantity expression | stress variations | stress variations | sandbox tectonics | sandbox tectonics | displacement gradients | displacement gradients | strains | strains | rotations | rotations | finite strain | finite strain | motivation | motivation | dislocation | dislocation | plates | plates | topography | topography | rock rheology | rock rheology | accretionary wedge | accretionary wedge | linear fluids | linear fluids | elastic models | elastic models | newtonian fluids | newtonian fluids | stream function | stream function | Rayleigh-Taylor instability | Rayleigh-Taylor instability | diapirism | diapirism | diapirs | diapirs | plumes | plumes | corner flow | corner flow | power law creep | power law creep | viscoelasticity | viscoelasticity | porous media | porous media | Elsasser model | Elsasser model | time dependent porous flow | time dependent porous flow

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Understanding Global Refugee Policy (Closing plenary)

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RSC 30th Anniversary Conference. Closing plenary by Filippo Grandi (UNRWA), Arafat Jamal (IASC) and James Milner (Carleton University) recorded on 7 December 2012 at St Anne's College, Oxford. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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forced migration | refugees | migration | displacement | forced migration | refugees | migration | displacement

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