This module will develop the ideas introduced in DEN4006 Energy Conversion Systems and study how energy conversion systems can be analysed quantitatively. To do this it will use many of the concepts and fundamental laws introduced in DEN107. It will also analyse reacting flows with particular reference to combustion and their application to the analysis of internal combustion engines.
Understanding the nature of the species and working out how species are related to each other are crucial parts of modern biology, especially in the context of biodiversity and conservation. This module will cover all aspects of the correct identification and naming of species and higher groups of organisms (taxonomy), the identification and description of evolutionary relationships between groups (systematics) and how these data are used in modern biological research. The work will be both theoretical and practical, with formal lectures and a fieldtrip. and will address both extinct and extant taxa. The content will cover challenges in describing biodiversity and novel advances in the field.
Attendance monitoring system ..
This module provides understanding of the financial development and trajectory of central government finances in the advanced economies. The first half of this module will introduce students to the challenges facing governments in the advanced economies, and in particular, that of sustaining deficit financing. How have the components of central government revenues changed over time relative to expenditures in GDP and the nature of accumulated sovereign debt (roll-over timings and repayments schedule)? Students will examine the political context of public budgeting. We shall explore how the policy shift towards macro-prudential management of these economies has impacted not only on monetary policy, but also on public spending and cutback management, nationally and at regional and local levels of government. The module examines the link between changing budgetary politics and pressure to develop innovative financial vehicles, as well as exploring some of the medium-term financial risks to which these innovations can unintendedly give rise. The second half of this module will focus on the importance for public management of reforms in accounting systems which require a shift toward resource-based and accrual-based accounting. We examine the impact on managers' accountability for public expenditure of the convergence of public sector with corporate international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and role of resource-based auditing . What are some of the implications of adoption Â¿corporateÂ¿ financial accounting and performance key financial and non-financial KPIs? We examine public-private partnerships such as the UK's Private Finance Initiatives (PFIs) for financing public sector capital projects, and issues of risk transfer and cost-effectiveness. We will consider changes financial practices and reporting in sub-national public agencies (local authorities, health care, policing, etc), the possibilities in some countries for bond-financing for sub-national agencies, and their implications on their financial stability and organisational dynamics.
School Students Monitoring and Attendance System using Barcode ..
This module will cover advanced cognitive and affective neuropsychology. The module will be divided into two main research areas Â¿ cognitive and affective neuropsychology. In the first series of lectures, students will be introduced to the overall field of cognitive neuropsychology, followed by a detailed lecture on the anatomy of the visual system which will lay the groundwork for their understanding of subsequent lectures on disorders of attention (the neglect syndrome) and perception (object recognition) . Further lectures on disorders of memory will also be delivered. The second half of the module will cover cognitive affective neuroscience with lectures being delivered on attentional biases in emotion processing, interpretative biases in processing and a series of lectures on language and emotion. All lectures will cover these research areas within a behavioural and neuropsychological framework.
A System Analysis and Design Project ..
This module is limited to students who register for the C1C8 or C800 programme This module provides an in-depth analysis of a central area of psychology known variously as individual differences or differential psychology and encompasses two core issues for behavioural scientists - personality and intelligence. Sex differences and other aspects of individual variation are also considered. The module will build upon the concept of individual variation in nature introduced in previous psychology modules and its relation to psychological dimensions on which humans vary. Key research programmes and controversies will be evaluated throughout this module.