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Engaging Maths

A resource from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which explores the role of the mathematical sciences in our lives - in security, telecommunications and the internet, the environment, finance and economics, industry, transport and travel, and in medicine and biology.Contents: ...
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2000 - 2009

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Technology, Invention and Industry

This book from the SISCON series contains stories of inventions, studies two important modern industries (plastics and microelectronics) and looks at the effects of their developments on society in the 1980s.Chapters in this booklet are:*Ingredients for invention - Market pull, scientific knowledge, Technological...
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1980 - 1989

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Special Study: Chemical Engineering

This Nuffield Advanced Chemistry Special Study enabled students to see something of the scope of the field of chemical engineering, and to appreciate its dependence upon chemical principles The objectives were to show:*that chemical engineers are concerned with the economic production of chemicals.*that chemical...
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1970 - 1979

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Careers in Energy

This publication from BP Educational Services gives a guide to careers in the energy business. It includes biographies of real-life role models, and information on desirable generic employability skills, which are valued across sectors. The role model examples include a geologist, gas trader, commercial and...
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2010 to date

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the 'Big questions, big experiment' wall chart describes the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It looks at the "big questions" about our Universe that scientists are trying to answer, and how the amazing LHC will help them to do so. The 'Tunnel to the...
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2000 - 2009

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Structures Post-16

Produced by the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), this book contains five design and make challenges and seven study files. The materials and activities help students to investigate structures and the use of resistant materials. The study units look at, and help students to practise, skills and techniques used...
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1990 - 1999

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Low Pressure Pneumatics

This Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP) publication is about the TEP low-pressure pneumatics system. This provides a comprehensive teaching resource made up of low-cost components connected by standard PVC tubing. The system offers excellent performance at pressures as low as 0.5 bar for a fraction of the price of...
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1990 - 1999

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Mini DC Generator

This publication, from the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP) explains how a generator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. To understand how this happens, students need to know something about magnetic fields and what happens when a conductor such as copper wire is moved within a magnetic field...
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1990 - 1999

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The IQ3 Microcontroller Module

From the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), this book looks at a self-contained programmable device called the IQ3 which is capable of use in a wide variety of engineering contexts ranging from simple door interlocking to production line control and robotics. The IQ3 has four outputs each capable of sourcing...
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1990 - 1999

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Nuffield Advanced Chemistry (Fourth Edition): Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering Special Study was revised and updated for the Fourth Edition of Nuffield Advanced Chemistry. All the theory was explained in the Students’ Book. The experiments were described in a separate file. The Teachers’ and Technicians’ Guide provided the technical information for setting up the...
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2000 - 2009

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