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  • Schuchman, Nina Shayne (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The current and projected growth of India's economy and population will continue to lead to increased demand for buildings and infrastructure, and there is a real need to consider what this increase means in terms of natural ...
  • Ng, Joshua (Zi Jie Joshua); Chow, Kendall (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    In retail delivery companies, packaging is used to transport goods to customers while preventing damage, shrinkage and loss of the contents. With consumer preferences reflecting the growing concern for the environment, ...
  • Electris, Christi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    In order to surmount the barriers to transboundary integration and coordination of environmental technology and regulatory policy in Southeastern Europe, the environmental capabilities and needs of the region are discussed, ...
  • Frey, Daniel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2003-12)
    The engineering systems division at MIT has adopted an official vision statement -- “ESD will be a leader in understanding, modeling, predicting and affecting the structure and behavior of technologically enabled complex ...
  • de Weck, Alain (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2009-08)
    Proper health care delivery to a growing but aging population is becoming one of the most challenging tasks of our time. It becomes also one of the most complex. Although many tools are at hand, grand designs and implementation ...
  • ESD Colloquium Committee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2002-03)
    This working paper contains the extended abstracts received to date for the ESD Colloquium to be held on May 29 and 30, 2002. A proceeding of the complete papers are planned to be published in advance of the colloquium.
  • Sussman, Joseph M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2011-07)
    Back in 2003, when ESD was a toddler of about 41⁄2, we were preparing for our spring semester offsite traditionally held at the end of the academic year in late May or early June. I had the idea of preparing a short list ...
  • Sussman, Joseph M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2012-06)
    Back in 2003, when ESD was a toddler of about 4 1⁄2, we were preparing for our spring semester offsite traditionally held at the end of the academic year in late May or early June. I had the idea of preparing a short list ...
  • Sussman, Joseph M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2013-06)
    Back in 2003, when ESD was a toddler of about 4 1⁄2, we were preparing for our spring semester offsite traditionally held at the end of the academic year in late May or early June. I had the idea of preparing a short list ...
  • Sussman, Joseph M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2014-06)
    Back in 2003, when ESD was a toddler of about 4 1⁄2, we were preparing for our spring semester offsite traditionally held at the end of the academic year in late May or early June. I had the idea of preparing a short list ...
  • ESD Symposium Committee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2002-05)
    This paper briefly introduces the field of Engineering Systems, and highlights its emergence from engineering practice and academic engineering. This paper was prepared by the ESD Symposium Committee based upon its own ...
  • Allen, Thomas J.; Moses, Joel; Hastings, Daniel E.; Lloyd, Seth; Little, John D. C.; McGowan, Don; Magee, Christopher L.; Moavenzadeh, Fred; Nightingale, Deborah J.; Roos, Daniel; Whitney, Dan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2001-10)
    Basic terms related to engineering systems
  • Keith, David Ross (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Despite growing energy security and environmental concerns about dependence on oil as a transportation fuel, gasoline remains the overwhelmingly dominant fuel used by the US automotive fleet. Numerous previous efforts to ...
  • Veloso de Aguiar, Guilherme; Woolard, Mark Anderson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Less-than-truckload (LTL) is a $32-billion sector of the trucking industry that focuses on moving smaller shipments, typically with weights between 100 and 10,000 pounds, that do not require a full trailer to be moved. ...
  • Smith, Tiziana (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Crop production has significantly altered the terrestrial environment by changing land use (Ramankutty et al., 2008) and by altering the water cycle through both co-opting rainfall and surface water withdrawals (Postel et ...
  • Craig, Anthony J.; Blanco, Edgar E.; Sheffi, Yossi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2012-08)
    Greenhouse gas emissions from transportation represent a significant and growing amount of total global emissions, with road freight among the fastest growing areas. Modal shift from road to rail is one of a number of ...
  • Sugiyama, Masahiro, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    (cont.) In the case of a classical linear sea-level rise of one meter per century, the use of DIVA generally decreases the protection fraction of the coastline, and results in a smaller protection cost because of high ...
  • Bonsra, Kunal (Kunal Baldev); Harbolovic, Joseph (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    The objective of this thesis is to improve the accuracy of individual freight train run time predictions defined as the time between departure from an origin node to arrival at a destination node not including yard time. ...
  • Olivella Sierra, Andrés (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco) has recently adopted Six Sigma as the main platform to drive quality improvements in its manufacturing operations. A key component of the improvement strategy is the ability to define appropriate ...
  • Bruce, Sarah L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis is a comprehensive study that aggregates the key aspects of ethanol including its supply chain, government legislation that impacts the use of, and the inherent material characteristics of the fuel as well as ...
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