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  • How, Jonathan P. (2006-06)
    Studies the principles of deterministic optimal control. Variational calculus and Pontryagin's maximum principle. Applications of the theory, including optimal feedback control, time-optimal control, and others. Dynamic ...
  • Leveson, Nancy (2002-12)
    A reading and discussion subject on advanced topics in the engineering of software systems. Focus on software development. Topics differ but are chosen from: software process and lifecycle; requirements development, ...
  • Leveson, Nancy (2005-06)
    This course covers important concepts and techniques in designing and operating safety-critical systems. Topics covered include: the nature of risk, formal accident and human error models, causes of accidents, fundamental ...
  • Leveson, Nancy (2003-06)
    Covers important concepts and techniques in designing and operating safety-critical systems. Topics include: the nature of risk, formal accident and human error models, causes of accidents, fundamental concepts of system ...
  • Modiano, Eytan H. (2003-06)
    Introduces the fundamentals of digital communications and networking. Topics covered include elements of information theory, sampling and quantization, coding, modulation, signal detection and system performance in the ...
  • Williams, Brian C.; Sullivan, Greg (2003-12)
    This course surveys a variety of reasoning, optimization, and decision-making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids. The focus is on principles, algorithms, and their applications, ...
  • Williams, Brian; Roy, Nicholas (2005-12)
    This course surveys a variety of reasoning, optimization, and decision-making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids. The focus is on principles, algorithms, and their applications, ...
  • Williams, Brian C.; Roy, Nicholas (2004-06)
    Algorithms and paradigms for developing embedded systems that are able to operate autonomously for years at a time within harsh and uncertain environments. Focus on systems that demonstrate high levels of deduction and ...
  • Newman, Dava J. (2002-12)
    Fundamentals of human performance, physiology, and life support impacting engineering design and aerospace systems. Topics include: effects of gravity on the muscle, skeletal, cardiovascular, and neurovestibular systems; ...
  • Murman, Earll; McManus, Hugh; Weigel, Annalisa; Haggerty, Allen (2008)
    This course introduces the fundamental Lean Six Sigma principles that underlay modern continuous improvement approaches for industry, government and other organizations. Lean emerged from the Japanese automotive industry, ...
  • De Weck, Olivier Ladislas, 1968-; Kim, Il-yong; Wallace, David; Young, Peter W (2004-01)
    This course provides students with an opportunity to conceive, design and implement a product, using rapid protyping methods and computer-aid tools. The first of two phases challenges each student team to meet a set of ...
  • Nightingale, Deborah J. (2002-12)
    Addresses some of the important issues involved with the planning, development, and implementation of lean enterprises. People, technology, process, and management dimensions of an effective lean manufacturing company are ...
  • Hansman, Robert John; Liebeck, Robert H; Murman, Earll M., 1942-; Haggerty, Allen C (2003-12)
    Subject addresses a holistic systems engineering approach for aircraft development. Focuses on the conceptual phase of product definition during which all aspects relevant to a new or derivative aircraft must be considered. ...
  • Willcox, Karen; de Weck, Olivier (2004-06)
    This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and ...
  • Darmofal, David L. (2003-06)
    Introduction to computational techniques arising in aerospace engineering. Applications drawn from aerospace structures, aerodynamics, dynamics and control, and aerospace systems. Techniques include: numerical integration ...
  • Wierzbicki, Tomasz (2006-06)
    This course explores the following topics: derivation of elastic and plastic stress-strain relations for plate and shell elements; the bending and buckling of rectangular plates; nonlinear geometric effects; post-buckling ...
  • Chun, Jung-Hoon; Kang, David S.; D'Arbeloff, Alex; Auh, Jae (2002-12)
    Introduction of engineering management. Financial principles, management of innovation, engineering project planning and control, human factors, career planning, patents and technical strategy. Case study method of instruction ...
  • Chun, Jung-Hoon; d'Arbeloff, Alexander (2004-12)
    This course serves as an introduction to engineering management. Topics include financial principles, management of innovation, engineering project planning and control, human factors, career planning, patents, and technical ...
  • Rines, Robert H. (2003-12)
    Engineering School-Wide Elective Subject. Description given at end of this chapter in SWE section. Description from course home page: This course explores current research concerning patent law and its role in the rapidly ...
  • Sharp, Phillip; Young, Richard (2006-06)
    This course covers the fundamentals of nuclear cell biology as well as the methodological and experimental approaches upon which they are based. Topics include Eukaryotic genome structure, function, and expression, processing ...
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