Open Educational Resources about Engineering

12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Thomas Herring, Dr. Chris Hill
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Programming
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Programming Languages
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Industrial and Systems
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, MATLAB®, and Mathematica. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative advantages and disadvantages of different languages. .. show the rest of description.

15.760B Introduction to Operations Management

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Jérémie Gallien
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Production and Oper Mgnt
This half-term course introduces students to problems and analysis related to the design, planning, control, and improvement of manufacturing and service operations. Class sessions involve explaining concepts, working examples, and discussing cases. A wide range of topics are covered, including: .. show the rest of description.

15.783J / 2.739J Product Design and Development

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Matthew Kressy Prof. Steven Eppinger Prof. Thomas Roemer Prof. Warren Seering
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / General
Product Design and Development is a project-based course that covers modern tools and methods for product design and development. The cornerstone is a project in which teams of management, engineering, and industrial design students conceive, design and prototype a physical product. Class sessions .. show the rest of description.

16.050 Thermal Energy

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Zoltan Spakovszky
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course is taught in four main parts. The first is a review of fundamental thermodynamic concepts (e.g. energy exchange in propulsion and power processes), and is followed by the second law (e.g. reversibility and irreversibility, lost work). Next are applications of thermodynamics to .. show the rest of description.

16.100 Aerodynamics

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Darmofal
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
This course extends fluid mechanic concepts from Unified Engineering to the aerodynamic performance of wings and bodies in sub/supersonic regimes. 16.100 generally has four components: subsonic potential flows, including source/vortex panel methods; viscous flows, including laminar and turbulent .. show the rest of description.

16.355J / ESD.355J Software Engineering Concepts

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Nancy Leveson
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Computer Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Information Technology / Software Engineering
This is a reading and discussion subject on issues in the engineering of software systems and software development project design. It includes the present state of software engineering, what has been tried in the past, what worked, what did not, and why. Topics may differ in each offering, but will .. show the rest of description.

16.50 Introduction to Propulsion Systems (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Manuel Martinez-Sanchez
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
This course presents aerospace propulsive devices as systems, with functional requirements and engineering and environmental limitations along with requirements and limitations that constrain design choices. Both air-breathing and rocket engines are covered, at a level which enables rational .. show the rest of description.

16.660J Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Methods (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Earll Murman, Dr. Hugh McManus, Prof. Annalisa Weigel, Dr. Bo Madsen
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Business / Management / Org Behavior and Development
  • Business / Management / Production and Oper Mgnt
  • Business / Professional Coaching / Executive or Corporate
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Industrial and Systems
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Healthcare Administration
This course covers the fundamental principles, practices and tools of Lean Six Sigma methods that underlay modern organizational productivity approaches applied in aerospace, automotive, health care, and other sectors. It includes lectures, active learning exercises, a plant tour, talks by industry .. show the rest of description.

16.682 Technology in Transportation (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Sanjay Sarma
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course provides an introduction to the transportation industry's major technical challenges and considerations. For upper level undergraduates interested in learning about the transportation field in a broad but quantitative manner. Topics include road vehicle engineering, internal combustion .. show the rest of description.

16.885J / ESD.35J Aircraft Systems Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Jeffrey Hoffman
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
16.885J offers a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams .. show the rest of description.