Open Educational Resources about Engineering

1.72 Groundwater Hydrology

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Charles Harvey
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Geological Engineering
This course covers fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. The class includes laboratory and computer demonstrations. .. show the rest of description.

1.77 Water Quality Control

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Eric Adams
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Environmental Engineering
The course material emphasizes mathematical models for predicting distribution and fate of effluents discharged into lakes, reservoirs, rivers, estuaries, and oceans. It also focuses on formulation and structure of models as well as analytical and simple numerical solution techniques. Also .. show the rest of description.

1.963 Environmental Engineering Applications of Geographic Information Systems

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Daniel Sheehan
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Electrical Engineering
This graduate seminar is taught in a lecture and lab exercise format. The subject matter is tailored to introduce Environmental Engineering students to the use and potential of Geographic Information Systems in their discipline. Lectures will cover the general concepts of GIS use and .. show the rest of description.

1.964 Design for Sustainability

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Eric Adams Prof. Jerome Connor Prof. John Ochsendorf Rossella Nicolin(Teaching Assistant)
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Environmental Engineering
The course considers the growing popularity of sustainability and its implications for the practice of engineering, particularly for the built environment. Two particular methodologies are featured: life cycle assessment (LCA) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The .. show the rest of description.

10.34 Numerical Methods Applied to Chemical Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. William Green, Jr
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
Numerical methods for solving problems arising in heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, chemical reaction engineering, and molecular simulation. Topics: numerical linear algebra, solution of nonlinear algebraic equations and ordinary differential equations, solution of partial differential .. show the rest of description.

10.37 Chemical and Biological Reaction Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. K. Dane Wittrup Prof. William Green, Jr
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
This course applies the concepts of reaction rate, stoichiometry and equilibrium to the analysis of chemical and biological reacting systems, derivation of rate expressions from reaction mechanisms and equilibrium or steady state assumptions, design of chemical and biochemical reactors via .. show the rest of description.

10.490 Integrated Chemical Engineering I

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Barry S. Johnston
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
This course uses reaction kinetics, batch reactor analysis, batch distillation, batch operations scheduling, safety analysis, and the ABACUSS process simulator to introduce process design and analysis techniques. Acknowledgements The materials for the Fall 2006 offering of this course were drawn .. show the rest of description.

10.491 Integrated Chemical Engineering II

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Gregory McRae
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
This course introduces students to methods and background needed for the conceptual design of continuously operating chemical plants. Particular attention is paid to the use of process modeling tools such as Aspen that are used in industry and to problems of current interest. Each student team is .. show the rest of description.

10.492-1 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics I: Process Control by Design

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Barry S. Johnston
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
In the ICE-Topics courses, various chemical engineering problems are presented and analyzed in an industrial context. Emphasis is on the integration of fundamentals with material property estimation, process control, product development, and computer simulation. Integration of societal issues, such .. show the rest of description.

10.520 / 10.420 Molecular Aspects of Chemical Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Paula Hammond
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
This class covers molecular-level engineering and analysis of chemical processes. The use of chemical bonding, reactivity, and other key concepts in the design and tailoring of organic systems are discussed in this class. Specific class topics include application and development of .. show the rest of description.