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  • Harvey, Charles (2004-12)
    Fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. Topics ...
  • Shanahan, Peter (2005-06)
    Theory and design of systems for treating industrial and municipal wastewater and potable water supplies. Methods for characterizing wastewater properties. Physical, chemical, and biological processes, including primary ...
  • Moavenzadeh, Fred, 1935-; Wolff, Derish M. (2006-12)
    This course explores the challenges and risks faced by senior managers of construction, engineering and architecture companies in entering global markets in general, and sponsoring concessions in particular. The course ...
  • Connor, J. J. (Jerome J.); Ochsendorf, John Allen (2004-12)
    This course on sustainability will cover the implications of this topic on engineering, design, and architecture. The course will begin with a general survey and discussion of current trends, followed by the introduction ...
  • Buehler, Markus J. (2006-01)
    The objective is to introduce large-scale atomistic modeling techniques and motivate its importance for solving problems in modern engineering sciences. We demonstrate how atomistic modeling can be successfully applied to ...
  • Hover, Franz; Triantafyllou, Michael (2006-06)
    This class covers the principles for optimal performance and survival of extreme events in a random environment; linear time invariant systems and Fourier transform; random processes, autocorrelation function, and power ...
  • Yannas, Ioannis; Spector, Myron (2003-12)
    This course is an introduction to principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Topics include methods for biomaterials ...
  • Crocker, Ellen (2005)
    Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and ...
  • Ritvo, Harriet (2004-06)
    This seminar provides a historical overview of the interactions between people and their environments. Focusing primarily on the experience of Europeans in the period after Columbus, the subject explores the influence of ...
  • Yip, Sidney; Beers, Kenneth J.; Buehler, Markus J.; Hadjiconstantinou, Nicolas G (Nicholas George); Mirny, Leonid A.; Bazant, Martin Z.; Marzari, Nicola; Powell, Adam C.; Radovitzky, Raul A.; Rosales, Rodolfo; Ulm, F.-J. (Franz-Josef) (2006-06)
    Basic concepts of computer modeling in science and engineering using discrete particle systems and continuum fields. Techniques and software for statistical sampling, simulation, data analysis and visualization. Use of ...
  • Yip, Sidney; Powell, Adam C.; Bazant, Martin Z.; Carter, W. Craig; Marzari, Nicola; Rosales, Rodolfo; White, Jacob K.; Cao, Jianshu; Hadjiconstantinou, Nicolas G (Nicholas George); Mirny, Leonid A.; Trout, Bernhardt L.; Ulm, F.-J. (Franz-Josef) (2002-06)
    Basic concepts of computer modeling in science and engineering using discrete particle systems and continuum fields. Techniques and software for statistical sampling, simulation, data analysis and visualization. Use of ...
  • Kazimi, Mujid S.; Buyukozturk, O. (Oral) (2004-06)
    Structural components in nuclear power plant systems, their functional purposes, operating conditions, and mechanical-structural design requirements. Combines mechanics techniques with models of material behavior to determine ...
  • Steriade, Donca; Kenstowicz, Michael (2002-12)
    24.901 is designed to give you a preliminary understanding of how the sound systems of different languages are structured, how and why they may differ from each other. The course also aims to provide you with analytical ...
  • Buehler, Markus; Thonhauser, Timo; Radovitzky, Raúl (2008-06)
    This course explores the basic concepts of computer modeling and simulation in science and engineering. We'll use techniques and software for simulation, data analysis and visualization. Continuum, mesoscale, atomistic and ...
  • Buehler, Markus; Grossman, Jeffrey (2011-06)
    This subject provides an introduction to modeling and simulation (IM/S), covering continuum methods, atomistic and molecular simulation (e.g. molecular dynamics) as well as quantum mechanics. These tools play an increasingly ...
  • Roylance, David (2003-06)
    Relation among chemical composition, physical structure, and mechanical behavior of plastics or synthetic high polymers. Study of types of polymers; fundamentals of viscoelastic phenomena such as creep, stress relaxation, ...
  • Glicksman, Leon (2003-12)
    4.42J (or 2.66J or 1.044J), Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department ...
  • Glicksman, Leon (2008-12)
    This subject provides a first course in thermo-sciences for students primarily interested in architecture and building technology. It introduces the fundamentals important to energy, ventilation, air conditioning and comfort ...
  • Jones, Caroline (2002-12)
    Critical examination of major developments in European and American art during the past century. Surveys art's engagements with modernization, radical politics, utopianism, mass culture, changing conceptions of mind and ...
  • Breslow, Lori (2006-06)
    This seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. Topics include: using current research in student learning to improve teaching; developing courses; ...
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