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    • 5.76 Molecular Spectra and Molecular Structure, Spring 1996 

      Field, Robert W. (1996-06)
      Surveys modern research topics in physical chemistry. Introduction to four or five research areas of current interest. Topics vary from year to year and may include the following: advanced statistical and quantum mechanics, ...
    • 22.105 Electromagnetic Interactions, Fall 1998 

      Hutchinson, I. H. (Ian H.); Sen, P. N. (Pabitra N.) (1998-12)
      Principles and applications of electromagnetism, starting from Maxwell's equations, with emphasis on phenomena important to nuclear engineering and radiation sciences. Solution methods for electrostatic and magnetostatic ...
    • 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. ...
    • 6.854J / 18.415J Advanced Algorithms, Fall 1999 

      Karger, David (1999-12)
      A first-year graduate course in algorithms. Emphasizes fundamental algorithms and advanced methods of algorithmic design, analysis, and implementation. Data structures. Network flows. Linear programming. Computational ...
    • 21L.001 Foundations of Western Culture I: Homer to Dante, Spring 2000 

      Kibel, Alvin C. (2000-06)
      Studies a broad range of texts essential to understanding the two great sources of Western conceptions of the world and humanity's place within it: the ancient world of Greece and Rome and the Judeo-Christian world that ...
    • 21H.346 The French Revolution and Napoleonic France, Spring 2000 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2000-06)
      Examines the origins, course, and consequences of the revolution which arose in France at the end of the eighteenth century and its Napoleonic sequel. Particular attention given to the interplay of politics, culture, and ...
    • 14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics, Fall 2000 

      Autor, David H. (2000-12)
      Presents basic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. Emphasizes applications, including the measurement of productivity, rationing, insurance markets, and ...
    • 17.118J / SP.412J / WGS.412J Feminist Political Thought, Fall 2000 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2000-12)
      This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions ...
    • 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 ...
    • MAS.622 / 1.126J Pattern Recognition & Analysis, Fall 2000 

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Media Laboratory. (2000-12)
      Fundamentals of characterizing and recognizing patterns and features of interest in numerical data. Basic tools and theory for signal understanding problems with applications to user modeling, affect recognition, speech ...
    • 17.251 Congress and the American Political System I, Fall 2000 

      Stewart, Charles Haines (2000-12)
      Focuses on both the internal processes of the House and Senate and on the place of Congress in the American political system. Attention to committee behavior, leadership patterns, and informal organization. Considers ...
    • 6.002 Circuits and Electronics, Fall 2000 

      Lang, Jeffrey (Jeffrey H.); Agarwal, Anant (2000-12)
      Fundamentals of the lumped circuit abstraction. Resistive elements and networks; independent and dependent sources; switches and MOS devices; digital abstraction; amplifiers; and energy storage elements. Dynamics of first- ...
    • 14.27 Economics and E-commerce, Fall 2000 

      Ellison, Glenn (2000-12)
      This course uses theoretical models and studies of "old economy" industries to help understand the growth and future of electronic commerce. We will begin with a discussion of relevant topics from industrial organization ...
    • 13.49 Maneuvering and Control of Surface and Underwater Vehicles, Fall 2000 

      Triantafyllou, Michael S. (2000-12)
      Maneuvering motions of surface and underwater vehicles. Derivation of equations of motion, hydrodynamic coefficients. Memory effects. Linear and nonlinear forms of the equations of motion. Control surfaces modeling and ...
    • 21H.311 The Renaissance, 1300-1600, Fall 2000 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2000-12)
      European history from the fourteenth through the sixteenth century. Consideration of political, social, artistic, and scientific developments during this period of transition to the modern world. Examines the connections ...
    • 21H.131 America in the Nuclear Age, Fall 2000 

      Jacobs, Meg (2000-12)
      This course examines the American experience at home and abroad from Pearl Harbor to the end of the Cold War. Topics include: America's role as global superpower, foreign and domestic anticommunism, social movements ...
    • 21L.421 Comedy, Spring 2001 

      Tapscott, Stephen, 1948- (2001-06)
      Surveys a range of comic texts from different media, the cultures that produced them, and various theories of comedy. Authors and directors studied may include Aristophanes, Shakespeare, Molière, Austen, and Chaplin. From ...
    • 14.123 Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2001 

      Diamond, Peter A. (2001-06)
      General equilibrium, capital theory, incomplete markets, externalities, public goods. From the course web page: Course Description The central topic of this course is the theory of general equilibrium and its applications ...
    • 7.28 Molecular Biology, Spring 2001 

      Baker, Tania A.; Bell, Stephen P. (2001-06)
      Detailed analysis of the biochemical mechanisms that control the maintenance, expression, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. Topics covered in lecture and readings of relevant literature include: gene ...
    • 17.423 Causes and Prevention of War, Spring 2001 

      Van Evera, Stephen (2001-06)
      Examines the causes of war, with a focus on practical measures to prevent and control war. Topics covered include: causes and consequences of national misperception; military strategy and policy as cause of war; US foreign ...