Open Educational Resources about Engineering

1.133 Masters of Engineering Concepts of Engineering Practice

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Eric Adams
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
This course is a core requirement for the Masters in Engineering program, designed to teach students about the roles of today's professional engineer and expose them to team-building skills through lectures, team workshops, and seminars. Topics include: written and oral communication, job placement .. show the rest of description.

1.361 / 1.032 / 1.366 Advanced Soil Mechanics

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Charles Ladd Dr. Lucy C. Jen
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This class presents the application of principles of soil mechanics. It considers the following topics: the origin and nature of soils; soil classification; the effective stress principle; hydraulic conductivity and seepage; stress-strain-strength behavior of cohesionless and cohesive soils and .. show the rest of description.

1.72 Groundwater Hydrology

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Charles Harvey
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • 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.

1.725J Chemicals in the Environment: Fate and Transport

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Harold Hemond Janet Chuang(Teaching Assistant)
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
This core class in the Environmental M.Eng. program is for all students interested in the behavior of chemicals in the environment. The emphasis is on man-made chemicals; their movement through water, air, and soil; and their eventual fate. Physical transport, as well as chemical and biological .. 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.