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  • Drake, Elisabeth; Incropera, Frank; Tester, Jefferson W.; Golay, Michael (2007)
    This course assesses current and potential future energy systems, covers resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, and emphasizes meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. ...
  • Tester, Jefferson W.; Drake, Elizabeth Mertz; Golay, M.; Kern, Edward C. (2003-06)
    Assessment of current and potential energy systems, covering extraction, conversion and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Examination of energy ...
  • Drake, Elisabeth; Tester, Jefferson W.; Golay, Michael (2005-06)
    The assessment of current and potential future energy systems is covered in this course and includes topics on resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in ...
  • Elkins-Tanton, Lindy (2008-06)
    This undergraduate level course presents a basic study in geology. It introduces major minerals and rock types, rock-forming processes, and time scales; temperatures, pressures, compositions, structure of the Earth, and ...
  • Boyle, Edward; Frey, Frederick; Bowring, Samuel; Grove, Timothy (2006-06)
    This is a laboratory course supplemented by lectures that focus on selected analytical facilities that are commonly used to determine the mineralogy, elemental abundance and isotopic ratios of Sr and Pb in rocks, soils, ...
  • Summons, Roger (2006-12)
    This course covers all aspects of molecular biosignatures from their pathways of lipid biosynthesis, the distribution patterns of lipid biosynthetic pathways with regard to phylogeny and physiology, isotopic contents, ...
  • Summons, Roger (2009-12)
    This course evaluates and discusses the formation and diagnostic structural properties of organic compounds with particular emphasis on those molecules which form chemical fossils. The course is structured around the ...
  • Greenstone, Michael (2004-06)
    This course explores the proper role of government in the regulation of the environment. It will help students develop the tools to estimate the costs and benefits of environmental regulations. These tools will be used to ...
  • Caballero, Ricardo (2004-12)
    This half-term course covers the macroeconomic implications of imperfections in labor markets, goods markets, credit and financial markets. The role of nominal rigidities is also an area of focus.
  • 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 ...
  • Antràs, Pol (2007-06)
    This course provides a graduate-level introduction to the field of international trade. It examines the theory of international trade and foreign investment with applications in commercial policy. Topics include gains from ...
  • Orlin, James (2003-06)
    15.082J/6.855J is an H-level graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, ...
  • Mattuck, Arthur (2007-12)
    Analysis I (18.100) in its various versions covers fundamentals of mathematical analysis: continuity, differentiability, some form of the Riemann integral, sequences and series of numbers and functions, uniform convergence ...
  • 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 ...
  • Coderre, Jeffrey A. (2003-12)
    Introduction to basic properties of ionizing radiations and their uses in medicine, industry, science, and environmental studies. Discusses natural and man-made radiation sources, energy deposition and dose calculations, ...
  • Molvig, Kim (2003-06)
    This course concentrates on the basic concepts of nuclear physics with emphasis on nuclear structure and radiation interactions with matter. Included: elementary quantum theory; nuclear forces; shell structure of the ...
  • Kadak, Andrew (2002-12)
    Group design project involving integration of nuclear physics, particle transport, control, heat transfer, safety, instrumentation, materials, environmental impact, and economic optimization. Provides students with opportunity ...
  • Bernard, John A. (2006-12)
    This course introduces fundamental properties of the neutron. It covers reactions induced by neutrons, nuclear fission, slowing down of neutrons in infinite media, diffusion theory, the few-group approximation, point ...
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