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13.017 Design of Ocean Systems I, Spring 2003

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Show simple item record Consi, Thomas R., 1956- Hover, Franz S.
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2003 2007-03-02T09:22:10Z 2007-03-02T09:22:10Z 2003-06
dc.identifier 13.017-Spring2003
dc.identifier.other 13.017
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-042d806ff6148a2c2d7a1b1db786004a
dc.description.abstract 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 of the system, including demonstration of its operation in the marine environment. Spring Term: Introduction to the design process and its application to ocean engineering. Design project with students developing system definition and completing its preliminary design. Students are instructed in the design process, embedded systems programming and interfacing techniques, sensors, actuators, and the control of marine systems. Communications skills are honed through written and oral reports and engineering ethics are discussed. Fall Term: Students work as a group to design, plan, construct, test, and operate the model-scale ocean system defined in 13.017. Special emphasis is placed on testing the system in the marine environment and analyzing its performance in relation to the original system specification. The social aspects of engineering are discussed including group dynamics and time management. The specific design project varies from year to year and is announced to the students on the first day of class in 13.017. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject design process en
dc.subject model-scale ocean system en
dc.subject operation in marine environment en
dc.subject system definition en
dc.subject preliminary design en
dc.subject embedded systems programming en
dc.subject interfacing techniques en
dc.subject sensors en
dc.subject actuators en
dc.subject marine systems en
dc.subject engineering ethics en
dc.subject system specification en
dc.subject group dynamics en
dc.subject time management en
dc.title 13.017 Design of Ocean Systems I, Spring 2003 en
dc.title.alternative Design of Ocean Systems I en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.subject.cip 142401 en
dc.subject.cip Ocean Engineering en

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