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    • 2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer, Fall 2001 

      Lienhard, John H. (2001-12)
      Analysis, modeling, and design of heat and mass transfer processes with application to common technologies. Unsteady heat conduction in one or more dimensions, steady conduction in multidimensional configurations, numerical ...
    • 2.57 Nano-to-Macro Transport Processes, Fall 2004 

      Chen, Gang (2004-12)
      This course provides parallel treatments of photons, electrons, phonons, and molecules as energy carriers, aiming at fundamental understanding and descriptive tools for energy and heat transport processes from nanoscale ...
    • 2.61 Internal Combustion Engines, Spring 2004 

      Heywood, John B.; Cheng, Wai Kong (2004-06)
      Fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact. Study of fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer ...
    • 2.61 Internal Combustion Engines, Spring 2008 

      Cheng, Wai (2008-06)
      This course studies the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact. Topics include fluid flow, thermodynamics, ...
    • 2.626 Fundamentals of Photovoltaics, Fall 2008 

      Buonassisi, Tonio (2008-12)
      In this course students will learn how solar cells convert light into electricity, how solar cells are manufactured, how solar cells are evaluated, what technologies are currently on the market, and how to evaluate the ...
    • 2.627 / 2.626 Fundamentals of Photovoltaics, Fall 2011 

      Buonassisi, Tonio (2011-12)
      In this course, students learn about the fundamentals of photoelectric conversion: charge excitation, conduction, separation, and collection. Lectures cover commercial and emerging photovoltaic technologies and cross-cutting ...
    • 2.672 Projects Laboratory, Spring 2004 

      Cheng, Wai Kong; Hart, Douglas (2004-06)
      Engineering laboratory subject for mechanical engineering juniors and seniors. Major emphasis on interplay between analytical and experimental methods in solution of research and development problems. Communication (written ...
    • 2.701 Introduction to Naval Architecture (13.400), Fall 2004 

      Herbein, David; McCoy, Timothy (2004-12)
      This course is an introduction to principles of naval architecture, ship geometry, hydrostatics, calculation and drawing of curves of form. It also explores concepts of  intact and damaged stability, hull structure ...
    • 2.71 / 2.710 Optics, Fall 2004 

      Barbastathis, George (2004-12)
      This course is an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered include geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry; ...
    • 2.71 Optics, Fall 2001 

      Barbastathis, George (2001-12)
      Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Wave optics: basic electrodynamics, ...
    • 2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design, Fall 2002 

      Blanco, Ernesto E.; Paul, Igor (2002-12)
      Examination and practice in the application of many mechanical design elements, including control components. Students working in groups design, fabricate, and test prototype devices in response to requests from industrial ...
    • 2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design, Spring 2006 

      Frey, Daniel; Smith, Amy (2006-06)
      Examination and practice in the application of many mechanical design elements, including control components. Students working in groups design, fabricate, and test prototype devices in response to requests from industrial ...
    • 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. ...
    • 2.782J / 3.961J / 20.451J / HST.524J Design of Medical Devices and Implants, Spring 2003 

      Yannas, Ioannis V.; Spector, Myron (2003-06)
      Solution of clinical problems by use of implants and other medical devices. Systematic use of cell-matrix control volumes. The role of stress analysis in the design process. Anatomic fit: shape and size of implants. Selection ...
    • 2.797J / 3.053J / 6.024J / 20.310J Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics, Fall 2006 

      Lang, Matthew; Kamm, Roger D. (2006-12)
      This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales. Topics include structure of tissues and the molecular basis for macroscopic ...
    • 2.830J Control of Manufacturing Processes (SMA 6303), Spring 2004 

      Hardt, D. E. (David E.) (2004-06)
      The objective of this subject is to understand the nature of manufacturing process variation and the methods for its control. First, a general process model for control is developed to understand the limitations a specific ...
    • 2.852 Manufacturing Systems Analysis, Spring 2004 

      Gershwin, Stanley (2004-06)
      This course deals with the following topics: Models of manufacturing systems, including transfer lines and flexible manufacturing systems; Calculation of performance measures, including throughput, in-process inventory, ...
    • 2.853 Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models, Fall 2002 

      Gershwin, S. B.; Wein, Lawrence M. (2002-12)
      Provides ways to conceptualize and analyze manufacturing systems and supply chains in terms of material flow, information flow, capacities, and flow times. Fundamental building blocks: Inventory and Queuing Models, Forecasting ...
    • 2.854 / 2.853 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems, Fall 2010 

      Gershwin, Stanley; Boning, Duane (2010-12)
      This course provides students with ways of analyzing manufacturing systems in terms of material flow and storage, information flow, capacities, and times and durations of events. Fundamental topics covered include probability, ...
    • 2.854 Manufacturing Systems I (SMA 6304), Fall 2004 

      Gershwin, Stanley (2004-12)
      As the first in a sequence of four half-term courses, this course will provide the fundamental building blocks for conceptualizing, understanding and optimizing manufacturing systems and supply chains. These building blocks ...