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    • 16.31 Feedback Control Systems, Fall 2001 

      How, Jonathan P. (2001-12)
      Introduction to the state-space approach to control system analysis and control synthesis. State-space representation of dynamic systems; controllability and observability; state-space realizations of transfer functions; ...
    • 1.203J / 6.281J / 13.665J / 15.073J / 16.76J / ESD.216J Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Fall 2001 

      Barnett, Arnold; Larson, Richard C., 1943-; Odoni, Amedeo R. (2001-12)
      Quantitative techniques of operations research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, and pickup and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.423J 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; ...
    • 16.355J / ESD.355J Advanced Software Engineering, Fall 2002 

      Leveson, Nancy (2002-12)
      A reading and discussion subject on advanced topics in the engineering of software systems. Focus on software development. Topics differ but are chosen from: software process and lifecycle; requirements development, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.100 Aerodynamics, Fall 2002 

      Darmofal, David L. (2002-12)
      This course extends fluid mechanic concepts from Unified Engineering to the aerodynamic performance of wings and bodies in sub/supersonic regimes. 16.100 generally has four components: subsonic potential flows, including ...
    • 15.792J / 2.890J / 3.80J / 10.792J / 16.985J Proseminar in Manufacturing, Fall 2002 

      Rosenfield, Donald B., 1947- (2002-12)
      Provides an integrative forum for operations and manufacturing students and is the focus for projects in leadership, service, and improvement. Covers a set of integrative manufacturing topics or issues such as leadership ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.21 Techniques of Structural Analysis and Design, Spring 2003 

      Radovitzky, Raul A. (2003-06)
      Introduces analysis techniques for complex structures and the role of material properties in structural design, failure, and longevity. Energy principles in structural analysis and applications to statically-indeterminate ...
    • 16.36 Communication Systems Engineering, Spring 2003 

      Modiano, Eytan H. (2003-06)
      Introduces the fundamentals of digital communications and networking. Topics covered include elements of information theory, sampling and quantization, coding, modulation, signal detection and system performance in the ...
    • 16.358J / ESD.358J System Safety, Spring 2003 

      Leveson, Nancy (2003-06)
      Covers important concepts and techniques in designing and operating safety-critical systems. Topics include: the nature of risk, formal accident and human error models, causes of accidents, fundamental concepts of system ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 16.410 / 16.413 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making, Fall 2003 

      Williams, Brian C.; Sullivan, Greg (2003-12)
      This course surveys a variety of reasoning, optimization, and decision-making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids. The focus is on principles, algorithms, and their applications, ...
    • 16.06 Principles of Automatic Control, Fall 2003 

      Deyst, John; Willcox, Karen (2003-12)
      The course deals with introduction to design of feedback control systems, properties and advantages of feedback systems, time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures, stability and degree of stability. It ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.522 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 ...
    • 16.01-04 Unified Engineering I, II, III, & IV, Fall 2003-Spring 2004 

      Hall, Steven Ray; Coleman, Charles P; Drela, Mark; Lundqvist, Ingrid Kristina; Spearing, S Mark; e.a. (2004-06)
      The basic objective of Unified is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering, as well as their interrelationships and applications. These disciplines are Materials and Structures ...
    • 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 ...