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Browsing Aeronautics and Astronautics (16) - Archived by Issue Date

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  • Lorenzoni, Guido; Guerrieri, Veronica (2009-12)
    This course covers three sets of topics. The first part will cover business cycle models with imperfect information. We will ask questions such as: What shocks drive business cycles? What is the relative role of shocks to ...
  • 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, ...
  • How, Jonathan P. (2007-12)
    This course covers the fundamentals of control design and analysis using state-space methods. This includes both the practical and theoretical aspects of the topic. By the end of the course, the student should be able to ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Larson, Richard C.; Odoni, Amedeo R.; Barnett, Arnold (2004-12)
    The class will cover quantitative techniques of Operations Research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, pick-up and delivery systems) and in the planning and design ...
  • 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 ...
  • Peraire, Jaume (2004-12)
    Dynamics starts with fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics. Further topics include kinematics, particle dynamics, motion relative to accelerated reference frames, work and energy, impulse and momentum, systems of particles ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hall, Steven Ray; Coleman, Charles P; Drela, Mark; Lundqvist, Ingrid Kristina; Spearing, S Mark; Waitz, Ian A; Young, Peter W (2004-06)
    The basic objective of Unified is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering, as well as their interrelationships and applications. These disciplines are Materials and Structures ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Deyst, John; Willcox, Karen (2003-12)
    The course deals with introduction to design of feedback control systems, properties and advantages of feedback systems, time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures, stability and degree of stability. It ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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