Open Educational Resources about Engineering

A Guide to Technical Communications: Strategies & Applications

Language:
English
Author:
Lynn Hall; Leah Wahlin
Institution:
Miami University (Ohio); Miami University (Ohio)
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  • Business / Marketing / General
  • Humanities / Communication Studies
  • Humanities / English / Language / Communications

Welcome to the textbook for Engineering Technical Communications courses at The Ohio State University.  Our aim in writing this textbook was to create a resource specifically focused on and applicable to the kinds of communication skills most beneficial to the students who take our courses.

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Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Trumper
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Computer Engineering
This course develops the fundamentals of feedback control using linear transfer function system models. It covers analysis in time and frequency domains; design in the s-plane (root locus) and in the frequency domain (loop shaping); describing functions for stability of certain non-linear systems; .. show the rest of description.

Biological Machines

Language:
English
Author:
Various Authors
Institution:
WikiBooks
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Biomedical Engineering

This is a free, online textbook offered by WikiBooks.  As such, it is continually being updated and revised.  "This Wikibook was started by engineers studying at ETH Zurich as part of the course Computational Simulations of Sensory Systems. The course combines physiology with an emphasis on the

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Biomaterials-Tissue Interactions

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Ioannis Yannas Prof. Myron Spector
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
This course is an introduction to principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Topics include methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein adsorption on biomaterials. .. show the rest of description.

Biomedical Engineering: A Roadmap

Language:
English
Author:
Various Authors
Institution:
WikiBooks
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Other

This is a free, online textbook offered by WikiBooks.  As such, it is continually being updated.  According to the authors, "This book is here to provide a practical overview on the interdisciplinary field of Biomedical Engineering. The main target audience are biomedical engineering students,

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20.320 Analysis of Biomolecular and Cellular Systems (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Ernest Fraenkel, Prof. Forest White
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Agricultural and Biological Engineering
This course focuses on computational and experimental analysis of biological systems across a hierarchy of scales, including genetic, molecular, cellular, and cell population levels. The two central themes of the course are modeling of complex dynamic systems and protein design and engineering. .. show the rest of description.

Buffer Exploits and Defenses

Language:
English
Author:
James Mickens
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology / Security

In this lecture, Professor Mickens discusses topics related to buffer overflow exploits, including baggy bounds handling, mitigation approaches, and return-oriented programming.

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Cells: Molecules and Mechanisms

Language:
English
Author:
Eric V. Wong
Institution:
Axolotl Academic Publishing Co
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology / Cytology

'Yet another cell and molecular biology book? At the very least, you would think that if I was going to write a textbook, I should write one in an area that really needs one instead of a subject that already has multiple excellent and definitive books. So, why write this book, then? First, it’s a

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ChemWiki: The Dynamic Chemistry E-textbook

Language:
English
Author:
UC Davis
Institution:
UC Davis
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Analytical
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Inorganic
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Physical

The ChemWiki is a collaborative approach toward chemistry education where an Open Access textbook environment is constantly being written and re-written by students and faculty members resulting in a free Chemistry textbook to supplant conventional paper-based books. The development of the ChemWiki

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Control Systems

Language:
English
Author:
Various Authors
Institution:
WikiBooks
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Manufacturing Engineering

This is a free, online wikibook, so the content is continually being updated.  "This book will discuss the topic of Control Systems, which is an interdisciplinary engineering topic. Methods considered here will consist of both "Classical" control methods, and "Modern" control methods. Also,

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Convex Optimization I

Language:
English
Author:
Stanford Engineering Everywhere
Institution:
School of Engineering, Stanford University
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Electrical Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / General
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Convex Optimization I is one of the ten free courses being offered to the public through Stanford Engineering Everywhere. The course belongs to the Linear Systems and Optimization series and is taught by Professor Stephen Boyd of Stanford University's Electrical Engineering Department.

The course

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Design Decisions in Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
The Saylor Foundation
Institution:
The Saylor Foundation
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering

This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation.

'Engineering design is the process of creating solutions to satisfy certain requirements given all the constraints.   This course will focus on the decision-making process that affects various stages of design, including resource

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Developing New Products and Services

Language:
English
Author:
G. Lawrence Sanders
Institution:
State University of New York
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Marketing / Market Research

Developing New Products and Services by Sanders is an outstanding contribution to market research. The book focuses on the upfront activities and ideas for new product and service development.

A central theme of Developing New Products and Services is that there is, or should be, a constant struggle

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Developing New Products and Services

Language:
English
Author:
G. Lawrence Sanders
Institution:
State University of New York at Buffalo
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Production and Oper Mgnt
  • Business / Marketing / General

Developing New Products and Services by Sanders is an outstanding contribution to market research. The book focuses on the upfront activities and ideas for new product and service development.

A central theme of Developing New Products and Services is that there is, or should be, a constant

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Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems

Language:
English
Author:
William F. Trench
Institution:
Trinity University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations

Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problemsis written for students in science, engineering, and mathematics who have completed calculus through partial differentiation.

  • An elementary text should be written so the student can read it with comprehension without too much pain. I
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Engineering Acoustics

Language:
English
Author:
Various Authors
Institution:
WikiBooks
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Electrical Engineering

This is a free, online wikibook, so it is continually being updated.  "Acoustics is the science that studies sound, in particular its production, transmission, and effects. Sound is defined as a small mechanical disturbance that may propagate at a speed characteristic of the medium, provided the

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HST.950J Biomedical Computing (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Peter Szolovits, Prof. Gil Alterovitz
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
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Categories:
  • Business / Information Systems
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences
Analyzes computational needs of clinical medicine reviews systems and approaches that have been used to support those needs, and the relationship between clinical data and gene and protein measurements. Topics: the nature of clinical data; architecture and design of healthcare information systems; .. show the rest of description.

Engineering Design Instructional Computer System (EDICS)

Language:
English
Author:
David Gordon Wilson Ernesto Blanco Seichi Tsutsumi Woodie Flowers
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
EDICS, or Engineering Design Instructional Computer System, is an interactive multimedia program started in 1981, which consists of three chapters on bearings, rotors and cylinders, lets students with little background in engineering learn about procedures on a computer with text, graphics, .. show the rest of description.

Engineering Statics

Language:
English
Author:
Open Learning Initiative
Institution:
Open Learning Initiative
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering

״Statics is a sophomore level engineering course, offered in all mechanical and civil engineering programs." In the course, students study the "methods of quantifying the forces between bodies, for example parts of mechanical, structural, and biological systems." This combination open

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Environmental engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Dr David Whitley, Dr Jon Andresen
Institution:
The University of Nottingham OEC Member
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Environmental Engineering
The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering has concerns about the lack of knowledge amongst school pupils, and their teachers, of the type of work undertaken by an Environmental Engineer. The interactive presentation was developed as part of an awareness raising exercise for aspects .. show the rest of description.

ESD.273J Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Simchi-Levi
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Production and Oper Mgnt
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Industrial and Systems
This course surveys operations research models and techniques developed for a variety of problems arising in logistical planning of multi-echelon systems. There is a focus on planning models for production/inventory/distribution strategies in general multi-echelon multi-item systems. Topics include .. show the rest of description.

ESD.36 System Project Management (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Olivier de Weck, Dr. James Lyneis, Prof. Dan Braha
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
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  • Business / Management
Subject focuses on management principles, methods, and tools to effectively plan and implement successful system and product development projects. Material is divided into four major sections: project preparation, planning, monitoring, and adaptation. Brief review of classical techniques such as .. show the rest of description.

ESD.70J / 1.145J Engineering Economy Module

Language:
English
Author:
Michel-Alexandre Cardin Prof. Richard de Neufville
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Computer Engineering
This intensive micro-subject provides the necessary skills in Microsoft® Excel spreadsheet modeling for ESD.71 Engineering Systems Analysis for Design. Its purpose is to bring entering students up to speed on some of the advanced techniques that we routinely use in analysis. It is motivated .. show the rest of description.

Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
W. Mark Saltzman
Institution:
Yale University
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
"The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product .. show the rest of description.