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    • 16.423J Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support, Fall 2002 

      Newman, Dava J. (2002-12)
      Fundamentals of human performance, physiology, and life support impacting engineering design and aerospace systems. Topics include: effects of gravity on the muscle, skeletal, cardiovascular, and neurovestibular systems; ...
    • 16.522 Space Propulsion, Spring 2004 

      Martinez-Sanchez, Manuel (2004-06)
      Space Propulsion begins with a review of rocket propulsion fundamentals. The course then proceeds into advanced propulsion concepts, ranging from chemical to electrical engines. Propulsion system selection criteria and ...
    • 16.63J / ESD.03J System Safety, Fall 2012 

      Leveson, Nancy; Thomas, John P. (2012-12)
      This class introduces the concepts of system safety and how to analyze and design safer systems. Topics include the causes of accidents in general, and recent major accidents in particular; hazard analysis, safety-driven ...
    • 16.660 / 16.853 / ESD.62J Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Methods, January IAP 2008 

      Murman, Earll; McManus, Hugh; Weigel, Annalisa; Haggerty, Allen (2008)
      This course introduces the fundamental Lean Six Sigma principles that underlay modern continuous improvement approaches for industry, government and other organizations. Lean emerged from the Japanese automotive industry, ...
    • 16.810 Engineering Design and Rapid Prototyping, January (IAP) 2004 

      De Weck, Olivier Ladislas, 1968-; Kim, Il-yong; Wallace, David; Young, Peter W (2004-01)
      This course provides students with an opportunity to conceive, design and implement a product, using rapid protyping methods and computer-aid tools. The first of two phases challenges each student team to meet a set of ...
    • 16.842 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering, Fall 2009 

      de Weck, Olivier (2009-12)
      This course introduces the principles and methods of Systems Engineering. Lectures follow the "V"-model of Systems Engineering, including needs identification, requirements formulation, concept generation and ...
    • 16.852J / ESD.61J Integrating The Lean Enterprise, Fall 2002 

      Nightingale, Deborah J. (2002-12)
      Addresses some of the important issues involved with the planning, development, and implementation of lean enterprises. People, technology, process, and management dimensions of an effective lean manufacturing company are ...
    • 16.863J / ESD.863J System Safety, Spring 2011 

      Leveson, Nancy (2011-06)
      The goal of 16.863J is to teach basic principles of system safety, including accident analysis, hazard analysis, design for safety, human factors and safety, controlling safety during operations, and management of ...
    • 16.885J / ESD.35J Aircraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2003 

      Hansman, Robert John; Liebeck, Robert H; Murman, Earll M., 1942-; Haggerty, Allen C (2003-12)
      Subject addresses a holistic systems engineering approach for aircraft development. Focuses on the conceptual phase of product definition during which all aspects relevant to a new or derivative aircraft must be considered. ...
    • 16.888 / ESD.77 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization, Spring 2004 

      Willcox, Karen; de Weck, Olivier (2004-06)
      This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and ...
    • 16.901 Computational Methods in Aerospace Engineering, Spring 2003 

      Darmofal, David L. (2003-06)
      Introduction to computational techniques arising in aerospace engineering. Applications drawn from aerospace structures, aerodynamics, dynamics and control, and aerospace systems. Techniques include: numerical integration ...
    • 16.901 Computational Methods in Aerospace Engineering, Spring 2005 

      Darmofal, David (2005-06)
      This course serves as an introduction to computational techniques arising in aerospace engineering. Applications are drawn from aerospace structures, aerodynamics, dynamics and control, and aerospace systems. Techniques ...
    • 2.081J / 16.230J Plates and Shells, Spring 2006 

      Wierzbicki, Tomasz (2006-06)
      This course explores the following topics: derivation of elastic and plastic stress-strain relations for plate and shell elements; the bending and buckling of rectangular plates; nonlinear geometric effects; post-buckling ...
    • 2.96 / 6.930 / 10.806 / 13.52 / 16.653 / 22.002 Management in Engineering, Fall 2002 

      Chun, Jung-Hoon; Kang, David S.; D'Arbeloff, Alex; Auh, Jae (2002-12)
      Introduction of engineering management. Financial principles, management of innovation, engineering project planning and control, human factors, career planning, patents and technical strategy. Case study method of instruction ...
    • 2.96 / 6.930 / 10.806 / 16.653 / 22.002 Management in Engineering, Fall 2004 

      Chun, Jung-Hoon; d'Arbeloff, Alexander (2004-12)
      This course serves as an introduction to engineering management. Topics include financial principles, management of innovation, engineering project planning and control, human factors, career planning, patents, and technical ...
    • 6.901 / 3.172 / 16.652 / 6.931 Inventions and Patents, Fall 2003 

      Rines, Robert H. (2003-12)
      Engineering School-Wide Elective Subject. Description given at end of this chapter in SWE section. Description from course home page: This course explores current research concerning patent law and its role in the rapidly ...
    • 7.60 Cell Biology: Structure and Functions of the Nucleus, Spring 2006 

      Sharp, Phillip; Young, Richard (2006-06)
      This course covers the fundamentals of nuclear cell biology as well as the methodological and experimental approaches upon which they are based. Topics include Eukaryotic genome structure, function, and expression, processing ...