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## Science | ## Applied Physics - Open Courseware (OCW)## Neutron Science and Reactor PhysicsMIT (US), OpenCourseWarefundamental properties of the neutron, reactions induced by neutrons, nuclear fission, slowing down of neutrons in infinite media, diffusion theory, the few-group approximation, point kinetics, fission-product poisoning, nuclear physics basis of reactor design and its relationship to reactor engineering problems ## Astrophysical ChemistryFlorida State University (US), (Vega Science Trust)Overview of the Universe, Introduction to atomic and molecular spectroscopy, spectra of atoms and molecules in space, origin of the elements, The development of molecular radio astronomy and infra red techniques, Optical (electronic) spectra from space, Electronic spectroscopy and Franck Condon factors, Radio astronomy - resolution issues ## Wolfram Demonstrations ProjectWolfram Researchbrings computational exploration to the widest possible audience, open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts, free player runs all demos: Browse Latest, Random Selection, FAQs, Authoring area ## Geometry and Quantum Field TheoryMIT (US), OpenCourseWaredesigned for mathematicians is rigorous introduction to perturbative quantum field theory using language of functional integrals, basics of classical field theory, free quantum theories & Feynman diagrams, goal to discuss using mathematical language basic notions and results of QFT necessary to for QFT and String Theory ## Interactive Science SimulationsColorado University (US), PhET Interactive Simulationsinteractive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena: ongoing effort to provide extensive suite of simulations to improve the way that physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math are taught and learned ## Systems BiologyMIT (US), OpenCourseWaremathematical modeling techniques needed to address key questions in modern biology, cell biology and developmental biology, Key experiments, molecular cellular and developmental systems biology, bacterial chemotaxis, genetic oscillators, control theory, gradient sensing systems, constructing and modeling, lambda phage, synthetic genetic switches, circadian rhythms, reaction diffusion equations, local activation and global inhibition models, center finding networks, pattern formation models, modeling cell-cell communication, quorum sensing, Drosophila development: readings, study materials ## Applied Fluid Mechanics and ThermodynamicsPortland State University (US)ﬂow systems encountered in engineering design: viscous ﬂow in pipes, external ﬂow (boundary layers),compressible ﬂow, and turbomachines (pumps), thermodynamics of gas mixtures, psychometrics and air-conditioning processes ## Thermodynamics and Kinetics of MaterialsMIT (US), OpenCourseWarematerials & processes from perspective of thermodynamics & kinetics, laws of thermodynamics, solution theory, equilibrium diagrams, diffusion, phase transformations, development of microstructure: lecture slides & summaries, study materials ## Atomistic Computer Modeling of MaterialsMIT (US), OpenCourseWaretheory & application of atomistic computer simulations, predict properties of real materials, energy models from classical potentials, first-principles approaches, density functional theory & total-energy pseudopotential method, errors & accuracy of quantitative predictions, free energy & phase transitions, fluctuations & transport properties, coarse-graining approaches & mesoscale models, case studies from industrial applications of advanced materials to nanotechnology: readings, labs ## Nano-to-Macro Transport ProcessesMIT OpenCourseWare (US)photons, electrons, phonons, and molecules as energy carriers, fundamental understanding and descriptive tools for energy and heat transport processes from nanoscale continuously to macroscale: energy levels, statistical behavior and internal energy, energy transport, scattering, heat generation processes, Boltzmann equation, derivation of classical laws, deviation from classical laws at nanoscale, applications in nano- and microtechnology. |