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    • 2.737 Mechatronics, Spring 1999 

      Trumper, David (1999-06)
      This course teaches the design of mechatronic systems which integrate mechanical, electrical, and control systems engineering. A computer hard disk drive is an example of a complex mechatronic system discussed in the class. ...
    • 1.138J / 2.062J Wave Propagation, Fall 2000 

      Mei, Chiang C.; Li, Guangda (2000-12)
      Linearized theory of wave phenomena in applied mechanics. Examples are chosen from elasticity, acoustics, geophysics, hydrodynamics and other subjects. Basic concepts. One dimensional examples. Characteristics, dispersion ...
    • 2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer, Fall 2001 

      Lienhard, John H. (2001-12)
      Analysis, modeling, and design of heat and mass transfer processes with application to common technologies. Unsteady heat conduction in one or more dimensions, steady conduction in multidimensional configurations, numerical ...
    • 2.71 Optics, Fall 2001 

      Barbastathis, George (2001-12)
      Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Wave optics: basic electrodynamics, ...
    • 22.00J / 1.021J / 3.021J / 10.333J / 18.361J / 2.030J / HST.558 Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, Spring 2002 

      Yip, Sidney; Powell, Adam C.; Bazant, Martin Z.; Carter, W. Craig; Marzari, Nicola; e.a. (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 ...
    • 15.783J / 2.739J / ESD.32J Product Design and Development, Spring 2002 

      Eppinger, Steven D.; Whitney, Daniel E.; Kressy, Matt; Roemer, Thomas; Whitcomb, Clifford A.; e.a. (2002-06)
      Covers modern tools and methods for product design and development. The cornerstone is a project in which teams of management, engineering, and industrial design students conceive, design, and prototype a physical product. ...
    • 2.003 Modeling Dynamics and Control I, Spring 2002 

      Trumper, David L. (2002-06)
      First of two-term sequence on modeling, analysis and control of dynamic systems. Mechanical translation, uniaxial rotation, electrical circuits and their coupling via levers, gears and electro-mechanical devices. Analytical ...
    • 2.019 Design of Ocean Systems I (13.017), Spring 2002 

      Consi, Thomas R., 1956-; Hover, Franz S. (2002-06)
      A two-semester subject sequence (of which this is the first half) that demonstrates the design process through its application to a working model-scale ocean system. Emphasis is on carrying out the design and implementation ...
    • 2.080J / 1.573J Structural Mechanics (13.10J), Fall 2002 

      Connor, Jerome; Patrikalakis, Nicholas (2002-12)
      Fundamental concepts of structural mechanics with applications to marine, civil, and mechanical structures. Residual stresses. Thermal effects. Analysis of beams, columns, tensioned beams, trusses, frames, cables, and ...
    • 24.901 Language and its Structure I: Phonology, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 2.853 Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models, Fall 2002 

      Gershwin, S. B.; Wein, Lawrence M. (2002-12)
      Provides ways to conceptualize and analyze manufacturing systems and supply chains in terms of material flow, information flow, capacities, and flow times. Fundamental building blocks: Inventory and Queuing Models, Forecasting ...
    • 2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design, Fall 2002 

      Blanco, Ernesto E.; Paul, Igor (2002-12)
      Examination and practice in the application of many mechanical design elements, including control components. Students working in groups design, fabricate, and test prototype devices in response to requests from industrial ...
    • 2.141 Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Fall 2002 

      Hogan, Neville John (2002-12)
      Mathematical modeling of complex engineering systems at a level of detail compatible with the design and implementation of modern control systems. Wave-like and diffusive energy transmission systems. Multiport energy storing ...
    • 6.021J / 2.791J / 2.794J / 6.521J / BE.370J / BE.470J / HST.541J Quantitative Physiology: Cells and Tissues, Fall 2002 

      Freeman, Dennis M.; Weiss, Thomas Fischer; Poe, Mya (2002-12)
      Principles of mass transport and electrical signal generation for biological membranes, cells, and tissues. Mass transport through membranes: diffusion, osmosis, chemically mediated, and active transport. Electric properties ...
    • 2.011 Introduction to Ocean Science and Technology (13.00), Fall 2002 

      Leonard, John J. (2002-12)
      Introductory subject for students majoring or minoring in ocean engineering and others desiring introductory knowledge in the field. Physical oceanography including distributions of salinity, temperature, and density, heat ...
    • 2.875 Mechanical Assembly and Its Role in Product Development, Fall 2002 

      Whitney, Daniel E. (2002-12)
      Introduces mechanical and economic models of assemblies and assembly automation on two levels. "Assembly in the small" comprises basic engineering models of rigid and compliant part mating and explains the operation of the ...
    • 2.25 Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Fall 2002 

      Sonin, A. A.; McKinley, Gareth H. (2002-12)
      Survey of principal concepts and methods of fluid dynamics. Mass conservation, momentum, and energy equations for continua. Navier-Stokes equation for viscous flows. Similarity and dimensional analysis. Lubrication theory. ...
    • 4.651 20th Century Art, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 2.093 Computer Methods in Dynamics, Fall 2002 

      Bathe, Klaus-Jürgen (2002-12)
      Formulation of finite element methods for analysis of dynamic problems in solids, structures, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. Computer calculation of matrices and numerical solution of equilibrium equations by direct ...
    • 15.792J / 2.890J / 3.80J / 10.792J / 16.985J Proseminar in Manufacturing, Fall 2002 

      Rosenfield, Donald B., 1947- (2002-12)
      Provides an integrative forum for operations and manufacturing students and is the focus for projects in leadership, service, and improvement. Covers a set of integrative manufacturing topics or issues such as leadership ...