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  • 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 ...
  • Escudero San José, Laura (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    The European Satellite Navigation Program is a case study that combines Technical / Public / Private aspects in an integrative way. Therefore, it is a sound case for a TPP thesis candidate. This thesis analyzes the European ...
  • Puri, Mohitkumar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Introduction: Supply chain management has been defined as, "..a set of approaches utilized to efficiently integrate suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses and stores, so that merchandise is produced and distributed at the ...
  • Leveson, Nancy G. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2001-06)
    This report was inspired by a graduate reading group that was held at MIT during the fall semester, 2000. Each week, 20-25 graduate students and 3-4 faculty examined a different aerospace accident report (about evenly ...
  • Pratt, Nicolas; Madnick, Stuart E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2008-01)
    Data quality is crucial for operational efficiency and sound decision making. This paper focuses on believability, a major aspect of data quality. The issue of believability is particularly relevant in the context of Web ...
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