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Recent Submissions

  • 1.258J / 11.541J / ESD.226J Public Transportation Systems, Spring 2010 

    Wilson, Nigel; Attanucci, John (2010-06)
    This course discusses the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics are described, along with their impacts on capacity, service ...
  • 2.062J / 1.138J / 18.376J Wave Propagation, Fall 2006 

    Mei, Chiang; Rosales, Rodolfo; Akylas, Triantaphyllos (2006-12)
    This course discusses the Linearized theory of wave phenomena in applied mechanics. Examples are chosen from elasticity, acoustics, geophysics, hydrodynamics and other subjects. The topics include: basic concepts, one ...
  • 1.018J / 7.30J Fundamentals of Ecology, Fall 2003 

    Chisholm, Sallie W.; Schaider, Laurel (2003-12)
    Basic subject in ecology: understanding the flow of energy and materials through ecosystems, and what regulates the distribution and abundance of organisms. Productivity and biogeochemical cycles in ecosystems; trophic ...

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