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    • 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 ...
    • 1.203J / 6.281J / 15.073J / 16.76J / ESD.216J Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Fall 2004 

      Larson, Richard C.; Odoni, Amedeo R.; Barnett, Arnold (2004-12)
      The class will cover quantitative techniques of Operations Research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, pick-up and delivery systems) and in the planning and design ...
    • 14.461 Advanced Macroeconomics I, Fall 2009 

      Lorenzoni, Guido; Guerrieri, Veronica (2009-12)
      This course covers three sets of topics. The first part will cover business cycle models with imperfect information. We will ask questions such as: What shocks drive business cycles? What is the relative role of shocks to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.01-04 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 ...
    • 16.06 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 ...
    • 16.07 Dynamics, Fall 2004 

      Peraire, Jaume (2004-12)
      Dynamics starts with fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics. Further topics include kinematics, particle dynamics, motion relative to accelerated reference frames, work and energy, impulse and momentum, systems of particles ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.31 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; ...
    • 16.31 Feedback Control Systems, Fall 2007 

      How, Jonathan P. (2007-12)
      This course covers the fundamentals of control design and analysis using state-space methods. This includes both the practical and theoretical aspects of the topic. By the end of the course, the student should be able to ...
    • 16.323 Principles of Optimal Control, Spring 2006 

      How, Jonathan P. (2006-06)
      Studies the principles of deterministic optimal control. Variational calculus and Pontryagin's maximum principle. Applications of the theory, including optimal feedback control, time-optimal control, and others. Dynamic ...
    • 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, ...
    • 16.358J / 16.863J System Safety, Spring 2005 

      Leveson, Nancy (2005-06)
      This course covers important concepts and techniques in designing and operating safety-critical systems. Topics covered include: the nature of risk, formal accident and human error models, causes of accidents, fundamental ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 16.410 / 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, ...
    • 16.410 / 16.413 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making, Fall 2005 

      Williams, Brian; Roy, Nicholas (2005-12)
      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, ...
    • 16.412J / 6.834J Cognitive Robotics, Spring 2004 

      Williams, Brian C.; Roy, Nicholas (2004-06)
      Algorithms and paradigms for developing embedded systems that are able to operate autonomously for years at a time within harsh and uncertain environments. Focus on systems that demonstrate high levels of deduction and ...
    • 16.412J / 6.834J Cognitive Robotics, Spring 2005 

      Williams, Brian Charles (2005-06)
      Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity ...