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Flywheels in Engineering

This publication, from the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), looks at the topic of flywheels and how they can be used to store or smooth energy flows. The book initially provides information for students on the following topics:

• The energy-storage system
• Cyclicity of supply
• Energy and...

Corrosion: the Virus of Engineering

From the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), this publication looks at the process and problems caused by the corrosion of metals. The first part of the publication gives background information for students on elements, atoms, ions and electrochemical reactions involved in rusting. This helps students to...

Nuffield Advanced Chemistry: Topics 1 to 12 *suitable for home teaching*

The Nuffield Advanced Chemistry students’ books were not intended to be conventional textbooks, or background books, or books of data. The books were deliberately left in many ways incomplete. The aim was to provide students with a series of starting points from which...

Quick Guide: Stem Cells *suitable for home teaching*

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Quick Guide: IVF *suitable for home teaching*

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Nuffield Advanced Chemistry: Names and Formulae of Carbon Compounds *suitable for home teaching*

This Nuffield Advanced Chemistry programmed text was devised as an introduction to organic nomenclature at a time when the use of systematic IUPAC names in schools was new. This programme was intended for use as an aid to introducing organic chemistry, either as preliminary work before starting Topic 9 or during...

TRUMP Part 5: Telescopes and Instruments

This part of the TRUMP Astrophysics resource package dealt with the design and performance of astronomical telescopes and instruments. Like all other parts of the TRUMP package, this part contains study notes (self-study material for teachers), teaching notes and...

TRUMP Part 4: Planets and Orbits

This part of the TRUMP Astrophysics resource package dealt with historical and modern observations of planets and their orbital motions. Like all other parts of the TRUMP package, this part contains study notes (self-study material for teachers), teaching notes and...

TRUMP Part 3: Star Formation and Evolution

This part of the TRUMP Astrophysics resource package dealt with the formation, evolution and 'death' of stars. Like all other parts of the TRUMP package, this part contains study notes (self-study material for teachers), teaching notes and photocopiable student sheets...

Quick Guide: Exoplanets

This quick guide, from triple science...

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