# Mathematics & Statistics

## Free OpenLearn courses. Free extracts from OU course materials

• ### Assessing risk in engineering, work and life

Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as an engineer. We accept risk as part of everyday life so there is...

Free course

10 hours

Level: 1 Introductory

Updated on:

08 Aug 2018

• ### Assessing risk in engineering, work and life

Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 08 Aug 2018
Risk is something that must be taken into account at all times when practising as...
• ### Modelling events in time

This free course develops ideas about probability and random processes. Sections 1 and 2 introduce the fundamental ideas of random processes...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Modelling events in time

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course develops ideas about probability and random processes. Sections 1...
• ### Kinematics of fluids

This free course examines the basic kinematics of two-dimensional fluid flows. Section 1 introduces the diﬀerential equations for pathlines and...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Kinematics of fluids

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course examines the basic kinematics of two-dimensional fluid flows....
• ### Linear programming – the basic ideas

This free course examines the formulation and solution of small linear programming problems. Section 1 deals with the formulation of linear...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Linear programming – the basic ideas

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course examines the formulation and solution of small linear programming...
• ### Introduction to the calculus of variations

This free course concerns the calculus of variations. Section 1 introduces some key ingredients by solving a seemingly simple problem – finding the...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Introduction to the calculus of variations

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course concerns the calculus of variations. Section 1 introduces some...
• ### Point estimation

This free course looks at point estimation, that is, the estimation of the value of the parameter of a statistical model by a single number, a...

Free course

10 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Point estimation

Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course looks at point estimation, that is, the estimation of the value...
• ### Univariate continuous distribution theory

This free course looks at a number of the basic properties of statistical models. Section 1 is concerned with the distributions of continuous...

Free course

10 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Univariate continuous distribution theory

Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course looks at a number of the basic properties of statistical models....
• ### Metric spaces and continuity

This free course contains an introduction to metric spaces and continuity. The key idea is to use three particular properties of the Euclidean...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Metric spaces and continuity

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course contains an introduction to metric spaces and continuity. The key...
• ### Rings and polynomials

This free course contains an introduction to rings and polynomials. We see that polynomial rings have many properties in common with the integers;...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Rings and polynomials

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course contains an introduction to rings and polynomials. We see that...
• ### Group theory

This free course consolidates and builds on group theory studied at OU level 2 or equivalent. Section 1 describes how to construct a group called...

Free course

16 hours

Level: 2 Intermediate

Updated on:

17 May 2018

• ### Group theory

Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 May 2018
This free course consolidates and builds on group theory studied at OU level 2 or...