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Advanced Fluid Dynamics of the Environment, Fall 2002
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Advanced Fluid Dynamics of the Environment, Fall 2002

Theoretical topics of fluid dynamics relevant to natural phenomena or man-made hazards ... (more)

Theoretical topics of fluid dynamics relevant to natural phenomena or man-made hazards in water and atmosphere. Basic law of fluid motion. Scaling and approximations. Slow flows, with applications to drag on a particle and mud flow on a slope. Boundary layers: jets and plumes in pure fluids or in porous media. Thermal and buoyancy effects, selective withdrawal and internal waves. Transient boundary layers in impulsive flows or waves. Induced streaming and mass transport. Dispersion in steady flows or in waves. Effects of earth rotation on coastal flows. Wind induced flow in shallow seas. Stratified seas and coastal upwelling. (less)

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Mei, Chiang C.
Advanced Partial Differential Equations with Applications, Fall 2009
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Advanced Partial Differential Equations with Applications, Fall 2009

" The focus of the course is the concepts and techniques for ... (more)

" The focus of the course is the concepts and techniques for solving the partial differential equations (PDE) that permeate various scientific disciplines. The emphasis is on nonlinear PDE. Applications include problems from fluid dynamics, electrical and mechanical engineering, materials science, quantum mechanics, etc." (less)

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Mathematics and Statistics
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Rosales, Rodolfo R.
Advanced Partial Differential Equations with Applications, Spring 2004
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Advanced Partial Differential Equations with Applications, Spring 2004

A comprehensive treatment of the theory of partial differential equations (pde) from ... (more)

A comprehensive treatment of the theory of partial differential equations (pde) from an applied mathematics perspective. Equilibrium, propagation, diffusion, and other phenomena. Initial and boundary value problems. Transform methods, eigenvalue and eigenfunction expansions, Green's functions. Theory of characteristics and shocks. Boundary layers and other singular perturbation phenomena. Elementary concepts for the numerical solution of pde's. Illustrative examples from fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves, geometrical optics, and other applications. (less)

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Margetis, Dionisios
Forecasting Dust Storms - Version 2
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Forecasting Dust Storms - Version 2

Forecasting Dust Storms Version 2 provides background and operational information about dust ... (more)

Forecasting Dust Storms Version 2 provides background and operational information about dust storms. The first part of the module describes dust source regions, the life cycle of a dust storm, and the major types of dust storms, particularly those found in the Middle East. The second part presents a process for forecasting dust storms and applies it to a case in the Middle East. Although the process refers to U.S. Department of Defense models and tools, it can easily be adapted to other forecast requirements and data sources. Note that this module is an updated version of the original one published in 2003. (less)

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Chemistry
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UCAR Staff
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General Atomics Sciences: Chromatics - The Science of Color
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General Atomics Sciences: Chromatics - The Science of Color

This page is a comprehensive module for grades 8-12 on the origin ... (more)

This page is a comprehensive module for grades 8-12 on the origin of colors in materials, including liquids, solids, and gases. "Color in gases" includes experiments that explore the color of fireworks, the origin of smog, the cause of rainbows, and why the sky is blue. The "Color in liquids" section includes investigations into why plants are green, the color change of acid/base indicators, why objects change color when they rust, and how glowsticks and fireflies produce colored light. The section dealing with "Color in solids" examines how colors are produced by the interference of light using an audio CD, how UV light can be detected using fluorescence, and how light emitting diodes work. This resource is aligned with national science education standards and has been refined through classroom testing. This item is part of a larger collection of inquiry-based modules. <b>SEE RELATED ITEMS</b> on this page for a link to these materials. (less)

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ComPADRE Digital Library
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ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
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Lawrence Woolf
General Atomics Sciences Education Foundation: Education Modules
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General Atomics Sciences Education Foundation: Education Modules

This web site contains a set of 12 inquiry-based modules for grades ... (more)

This web site contains a set of 12 inquiry-based modules for grades 8-12 on materials science, chromatics, electricity, and season changes. Each module is aligned with national science education standards and has been refined through classroom testing. The materials were developed to engage students with highly unique hands-on materials to study color concepts, incandescent light bulbs, DC circuits, and more. The modules include detailed lesson plans with objectives, student activity guides, assessments, and background information for teachers. <i>Accompanying hands-on lab materials may be purchased at a very low cost from the publisher. </i> (less)

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Technology
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ComPADRE Digital Library
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ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
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Lawrence Woolf
General Atomics Sciences: It's a Colorful Life
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General Atomics Sciences: It's a Colorful Life

This page is a multi-day module for grades 8-12 on the topic ... (more)

This page is a multi-day module for grades 8-12 on the topic of color. It was designed as a set of six interlinked experiments to explore how colors are formed by light absorption and emission. Activities include: physical models to experiment with additive and subtractive color and explore how objects reflect and absorb light; examining color mixing by using a simple Power Point tool called CMYK; using magnification to examine the dot colors produced by an ink jet printer, and more. Detailed lesson plans, student activity guides, and background information are freely accessible online. The module was developed to be used with a set of unique hands-on lab materials sold by the publisher, however, many items are readily obtainable from teacher supply stores. This resource is aligned with national science education standards and has been refined through classroom testing. This item is part of a larger collection of inquiry-based modules. (less)

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Engineering
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ComPADRE Digital Library
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ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Lawrence Woolf
Geometric Optics (Simulation Lab)
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Geometric Optics (Simulation Lab)

The following is a simulation lab for introducing ray diagrams in an ... (more)

The following is a simulation lab for introducing ray diagrams in an introductory course in College Physics. The files are in ZIP format, were created in Visual Basic and run on Windows platforms. (less)

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Science and Technology
Geoscience
Physics
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iLumina
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iLumina Digital Library
Author:
Dr. Russell Herman
Ms. Jacqueline Hanson
Groundwater Hydrology, Fall 2004
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Groundwater Hydrology, Fall 2004

Fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in ... (more)

Fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. Topics include: Darcy equation, flow nets, mass conservation, the aquifer flow equation, heterogeneity and anisotropy, storage properties, regional circulation, unsaturated flow, recharge, stream-aquifer interaction, well hydraulics, flow through fractured rock, numerical models, groundwater quality, contaminant transport processes, dispersion, decay, and adsorption. Includes laboratory and computer demonstrations. Core requirement for Environmental and Geoenvironmental M.Eng. program. (less)

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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Charles Harvey
Groundwater Hydrology, Fall 2005
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Groundwater Hydrology, Fall 2005

Fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in ... (more)

Fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. Topics include: Darcy equation, flow nets, mass conservation, the aquifer flow equation, heterogeneity and anisotropy, storage properties, regional circulation, unsaturated flow, recharge, stream-aquifer interaction, well hydraulics, flow through fractured rock, numerical models, groundwater quality, contaminant transport processes, dispersion, decay, and adsorption. Includes laboratory and computer demonstrations. (less)

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Science and Technology
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Harvey, Charles
HYSPLIT Applications for Emergency Decision Support
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HYSPLIT Applications for Emergency Decision Support

This module helps forecasters provide decision support services during hazardous materials emergencies. ... (more)

This module helps forecasters provide decision support services during hazardous materials emergencies. Topics covered include: Types of weather data inputs required for short-range dispersion models typically used by emergency managers Types of inputs required to run the web version of the HYSPLIT model, which is now available to NWS forecasters The types and scales of events that are appropriate and inappropriate for modeling by HYSPLIT Key uncertainties that can cause misleading dispersion model forecasts The processes and limitations of CAMEO/ALOHA and HYSPLIT How to read and interpret HYSPLIT output How to handle special situations, such as when the spilled chemical is known or when the meteorological models do not adequately represent conditions at the spill site The role of emergency managers and how to effectively communicate with them In addition, two WES case studies have been sent to NWS offices. These cases provide practice running the HYSPLIT model in two scenarios that emphasize potential hazards and weather influences. (less)

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Geoscience
Physics
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UCAR Staff
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COMET/MetEd Program Collection
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COMET
Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Refraction of Light
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Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Refraction of Light

This item is a tutorial for introductory physics students on the topic ... (more)

This item is a tutorial for introductory physics students on the topic of refraction. It contains an introduction to basic concepts, a brief history of refraction experimentation, refractive index values, light dispersion, and applications of Snell's equation. Also included are links to six interactive Java simulations related to the refraction of light. This item is part of a larger collection of materials on optics and microscopy developed by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Florida State University. (less)

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Mathematics
Engineering
Physics
Education
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ComPADRE Digital Library
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ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
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Matthew J. Parry-Hill
Michael Davidson
Robert Sutter
Thomas J. Fellers
NTNU Java: Prism: Reflection and Refraction
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NTNU Java: Prism: Reflection and Refraction

This applet allows users to investigate the behavior of light through a ... (more)

This applet allows users to investigate the behavior of light through a prism. The light source is a dual wavelength source. The user can change the light direction, and position, and the shape of the prism. Furthermore, the user can change the indices of refraction of the prism and its surroundings. The relative intensity for each of the reflected or refracted beams is shown. (less)

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Mathematics
Engineering
Physics
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ComPADRE Digital Library
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ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Fu-Kwun Hwang
Numerical Methods of Applied Mathematics II, Spring 2005
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Numerical Methods of Applied Mathematics II, Spring 2005

Advanced introduction to applications and theory of numerical methods for solution of ... (more)

Advanced introduction to applications and theory of numerical methods for solution of differential equations, especially of physically-arising partial differential equations, with emphasis on the fundamental ideas underlying various methods. Topics include finite differences, spectral methods, finite elements, well-posedness and stability, particle methods and lattice gases, boundary and nonlinear instabilities. (less)

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Mathematics and Statistics
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Koev, Plamen
Patterns of point objects (Chapter 3)
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Patterns of point objects (Chapter 3)

This chapter continues the examination and clarification of concepts relating to point ... (more)

This chapter continues the examination and clarification of concepts relating to point objects, for which as argued in Chapter 1, appropriate, complex/ second order, concepts relate to words like ‘distribution’, ‘dispersion’, ‘density’, ‘pattern’ and ‘scale’ and, at higher level still, third order concepts relating to point process models, stationarity and isotropy/anisotropy. (less)

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Science and Technology
Geoscience
Physics
Social Sciences
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TeachSpatial
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TeachSpatial resources for spatial teaching and learning
Author:
David J. Unwin
Quantitative Reasoning and Statistical Method for Planning I, Spring 2006
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Quantitative Reasoning and Statistical Method for Planning I, Spring 2006

This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic ... (more)

This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. It covers elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, estimation, comparison, and explanation. Emphasis is placed on the use and limitations of analytical techniques in planning practice. This course is required for and restricted to first-year M.C.P. students. (less)

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M.I.T.
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Author:
Zegras, P. Christopher
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