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E.g., 2016-09-29
E.g., 2016-09-29
Oct 3rd 2016

This course is designed to introduce students to the issues of energy in the 21st century – including food and fuels – which are inseparably linked – and will discuss energy production and utilization from the biology, engineering, economics, climate science, and social science perspectives.

Average: 6 (4 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

Understand the laws of thermodynamics – and how they govern how we use and lose energy everyday – in this free online course.

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Sep 26th 2016

Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future. With the need to reduce carbon emissions around the world, the way we generate our power has to change and nuclear energy is back on the political agenda. But do you know your fission from your fusion? Would you like the knowledge to make an informed decision?

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

Most of the phenomena in the world around you are, at the fundamental level, based on physics, and much of physics is based on mechanics. Mechanics begins by quantifying motion, and then explaining it in terms of forces, energy and momentum. This allows us to analyse the operation of many familiar phenomena around us, but also the mechanics of planets, stars and galaxies.

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Sep 19th 2016

Pour illustrer les concepts introduits dans la première partie, on traite ici des problèmes pour lesquels le système mécanique peut être considéré comme un point matériel. Cette partie couvre notamment les problèmes à traiter en coordonnées cylindriques ou sphériques, le problème des orbites des planètes et les référentiels accélérés.

Average: 6.5 (4 votes)
Sep 19th 2016

We have learned a lot recently about how the Universe evolved in 13.7 billion years since the Big Bang. More than 80% of matter in the Universe is mysterious Dark Matter, which made stars and galaxies to form. The newly discovered Higgs-boson became frozen into the Universe a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang and brought order to the Universe.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Sep 19th 2016

Energy issues have always been important in international relations, but in recent years may have become even more important than in the past due to the widespread awareness of existing limits to energy sources and negative climate impacts. The course discusses global trends in energy consumption and production, various available scenarios for potential developments in the coming decades, the availability of oil reserves and the evolution of the oil industry.

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Sep 19th 2016

This course will cover the topics of a full year, two semester General Chemistry course. We will use a free on-line textbook, Concept Development Studies in Chemistry, available via Rice’s Connexions project. The fundamental concepts in the course will be introduced via the Concept Development Approach developed at Rice University. In this approach, we will develop the concepts you need to know from experimental observations and scientific reasoning rather than simply telling you the concepts and then asking you to simply memorize or apply them.

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Sep 12th 2016

This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics and policy, ethics, and cultural history.

Average: 5.5 (6 votes)
Sep 12th 2016

Learn some basic principles of physics that help you understand how the world around you works. In our highly technological society, it is useful to have a basic understanding of the how and why the world works the way it does: that’s what physics is all about. It also involves a touch of history, a bit of mathematics, and many everyday examples.

Average: 6 (4 votes)
Sep 12th 2016

Après le succès de la première session du MOOC Problèmes Énergétiques Globaux, qui a réuni près de 9000 inscrits et dont le taux de réussite à l'examen final a été de 81 %, toute l'équipe pédagogique du MOOC est heureuse de vous retrouver sur la plateforme FUN pour l'ouverture d'une seconde session. Nous espérons qu'elle vous permettra, par le biais de ressources et d'activités variées, d'acquérir ou d'enrichir vos connaissances sur l'énergie

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Sep 12th 2016

Conçu conjointement par le think-tank Ecolo-Ethik et ESCP Europe, ce MOOC se propose de vous aider à dépasser les idées reçues sur l’écologie, dans le souci d’une démarche ouverte et multiple. A ce titre, de grands experts reconnus interviendront pour illustrer, approfondir et enrichir les différentes thématiques.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 12th 2016

Learn about diverse and integrated markets for primary energy, and the essential considerations driving business leaders and policy makers in development of global energy resources.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Sep 12th 2016

Prepare for the AP Physics 1 exam in this engaging and interactive prep course from Boston University.

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Sep 12th 2016

As a society and individually, we use energy every moment of our lives to improve our quality of life. Energy 101 will develop the big picture and connect the details of our energy use, technology, infrastructure, impact, and future.

Average: 5.8 (4 votes)
Sep 5th 2016

The goal of the course is to give students awareness of the largest alternative form of energy and how organic / polymer solar cells can harvest this energy. The course provides an insight into the theory behind organic solar cells and describes the three main research areas within the field i.e. materials, stability and processing.

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Sep 5th 2016

In this course, you will learn how to characterize the energy state of a system and the mechanisms for transferring energy from one system to another. These are the tools necessary to understand stationary and transportation power systems from small scale, like batteries, to large scale, like nuclear power plants.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Aug 29th 2016

Il corso affronta le tematiche della meccanica e della termodinamica partendo dall’applicazione del metodo sperimentale, per prepararsi al meglio all'ingresso all'università.
The course addresses the thematic of Mechanics and thermodynamics starting from the applications of the experimental method, to better prepare to start the college experience with the fundamental knowledge.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

A multidimensional and systemic thinking about the world energy challenge. A continuous flow of energy crosses our whole life. The food we eat, the car we drive, lights that illuminate our cities or the radio that plays our favorite songs, are all manifestations of energy. Our biological life can be explained in terms of energy and even our emotions and feelings to a certain extent.

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Jul 25th 2016

Understand the basic thermodynamic principles widely used in many engineering fields: temperature, free energy and entropy. This free online course introduces the basic thermodynamic principles that are widely used in many engineering fields. It will prepare you for degree-level study, by helping you understand and apply thermodynamic fundamentals through real-world, problem-solving exercises.

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