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The Atmosphere, the Ocean, and Environmental Change
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This course explores the physical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, and climate. Quantitative methods for constructing mass and energy budgets. Topics include clouds, rain, severe storms, regional climate, the ozone layer, air pollution, ocean currents and productivity, the seasons, El Ni–o, the history of Earth's climate, global warming, energy, and water resources.

Subject:
Atmospheric Science
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Full Course
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Yale University
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Author:
Ronald B. Smith
Date Added:
03/04/2019
Freshman Organic Chemistry I
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This is the first semester in a two-semester introductory course focused on current theories of structure and mechanism in organic chemistry, their historical development, and their basis in experimental observation. The course is open to freshmen with excellent preparation in chemistry and physics, and it aims to develop both taste for original science and intellectual skills necessary for creative research.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Full Course
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Yale University
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Date Added:
03/04/2019
Freshman Organic Chemistry II
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This is a continuation of Freshman Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 125a), the introductory course on current theories of structure and mechanism in organic chemistry for students with excellent preparation in chemistry and physics. This semester treats simple and complex reaction mechanisms, spectroscopy, organic synthesis, and some molecules of nature.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Full Course
Provider:
Yale University
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Author:
J. Michael McBride
Date Added:
03/04/2019
Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics
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This course focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly: Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. Particular attention is paid to current projects that promise to improve our understanding significantly over the next few years. The course explores not just what is known, but what is currently not known, and how astronomers are going about trying to find out.

Subject:
Astronomy
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Full Course
Provider:
Yale University
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Author:
Charles Bailyn
Date Added:
03/04/2019
Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering
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The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product development-product testing cycle, patent protection, and FDA approval. It is designed for science and non-science majors.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Yale University
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Author:
Mark Saltzman
Date Added:
03/07/2019
Fundamentals of Physics, I
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This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves.

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Physics
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Full Course
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Yale University
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Author:
Ramamurti Shankar
Date Added:
03/04/2019
Fundamentals of Physics, II
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This is a continuation of Fundamentals of Physics, I (PHYS 200), the introductory course on the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. This course covers electricity, magnetism, optics and quantum mechanics.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Yale University
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Author:
Ramamurti Shankar
Date Added:
03/04/2019
Introduction to Political Philosophy
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This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle), the sovereign state (Machiavelli, Hobbes), constitutional government (Locke), and democracy (Rousseau, Tocqueville). The way in which different political philosophies have given expression to various forms of political institutions and our ways of life are examined throughout the course.

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Philosophy
Political Science
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Provider:
Yale University
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Author:
Steven B. Smith
Date Added:
03/04/2019