In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration.
He also touches on some of t...
The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering has concerns about the lack of knowledge amongst school pupils, and their teachers, of the type of work undertaken by an Environmental Engineer. The interactive presentation was developed as part of an awareness raising exercise for aspects of Environmental Engineering. Targeted at ...
Developed in 1998 by Dr John Whittle (Department of the Built Environment) using Authorware, this package contains brief interactive notes on eight areas of physics in which architects need a working knowledge. However, it is also useful to others in science, engineering and social sciences looking for an introduction to the topics concerned. ...
Director of the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Clean Water Technologies.
Making sure the world’s population has enough drinking water is one of the biggest challenges we face today. A rapidly increasing global population, the fact that only a very small percentage of global water is available for consumption and an uneven global distri...
Statistical data have a tendency to cluster around some central point.
How do we determine this point?
Is there just one way of doing it or more than one?
Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.
Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?
A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?
This module is intended to give you a broad understanding of issues related to environmental sustainability in the context of engineering. The environmental problems facing our world are becoming more apparent day by day, and the term “sustainability” is used more frequently in the media. This module will explore the concept of sustainability ...
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of ...
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place o...
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 – as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain’s road network is one of the countries largest national assets.
Professor Andy Collop from the Department of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering C...
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 v...
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