Open Educational Resources about Engineering

6.831 User Interface Design and Implementation (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Robert Miller
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Arts / Graphic Design, Illustration and Animation
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Computer Software
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / User Interfaces
6.831/6.813 examines human-computer interaction in the context of graphical user interfaces. The course covers human capabilities, design principles, prototyping techniques, evaluation techniques, and the implementation of graphical user interfaces. Deliverables include short programming .. show the rest of description.

ESD.141 Technology Policy Negotiations

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management
This course features a core framework for an interest-based, problem-solving approach to technology, logistics and other systems-oriented negotiations. A comprehensive approach to dispute resolution in organizations and complex engineered systems is also developed. The course builds key interactive .. show the rest of description.

Computer Histories - An introductory course on the history of computing

Language:
English
Author:
Michael D'Alessandro
Institution:
Michael D'Alessandro
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Humanities / History
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science
  • Science and Technology / Engineering

Computer Histories is an introductory course on the history of computing whose purpose is to provide an introduction to the history of computing and to explore the questions 1) What is the history of computing? 2) What is the future of computing? and 3) What lessons can we learn from computing's

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1.76 Aquatic Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Jeff Seewald Dr. Jim Moffett Dr. Meg Tivey
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
This course details the quantitative treatment of chemical processes in aquatic systems such as lakes, oceans, rivers, estuaries, groundwaters, and wastewaters. It includes a brief review of chemical thermodynamics that is followed by discussion of acid-base, precipitation-dissolution, .. show the rest of description.

Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Methodology

Language:
English
Author:
Stanford Engineering Everywhere
Institution:
School of Engineering, Stanford University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Education / General
  • Science and Technology
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Computer Software
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Programming
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Programming Languages
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / User Interfaces
Programming Methodology is one of ten free courses being offered to the public through Stanford Engineering Everywhere. The course belongs to the Introduction to Computer Science series and is taught by Mehran Sahami, Associate Professor of Stanford University's Computer Science Department.

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1.018J / 7.30J Ecology I: The Earth System

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Edward DeLong Prof. Penny Chisholm
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology / Ecology
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
We will cover fundamentals of ecology, considering Earth as an integrated dynamic system. Topics include coevolution of the biosphere, geosphere, atmosphere and oceans; photosynthesis and respiration; the hydrologic, carbon and nitrogen cycles. We will examine the flow of energy and materials .. show the rest of description.

1.020 Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Dennis McLaughlin
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Environmental Engineering
This course provides a review of physical, chemical, ecological, and economic principles used to examine interactions between humans and the natural environment. Mass balance concepts are applied to ecology, chemical kinetics, hydrology, and transportation; energy balance concepts are applied to .. show the rest of description.

1.040 / 1.401J / ESD.018J Project Management

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Fred Moavenzadeh
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management
1.040 Project Management focuses on the management and implementation of construction projects, primarily infrastructure projects. A project refers to a temporary piece of work undertaken to create a unique product or service. Whereas operations are continuous and repeating, projects are finite and .. show the rest of description.

1.050 Engineering Mechanics I

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Franz-Josef Ulm Prof. Markus Buehler
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This subject provides an introduction to the mechanics of materials and structures. You will be introduced to and become familiar with all relevant physical properties and fundamental laws governing the behavior of materials and structures and you will learn how to solve a variety of problems of .. show the rest of description.

1.105 Solid Mechanics Laboratory

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Louis Bucciarelli
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course introduces students to basic properties of structural materials and behavior of simple structural elements and systems through a series of experiments. Students learn experimental technique, data collection, reduction and analysis, and presentation of results. Students generally take .. show the rest of description.