Open Educational Resources about Engineering

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.

2.003 Modeling Dynamics and Control I

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Trumper Prof. Steven Dubowsky
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
This course is the first of a two term sequence in modeling, analysis and control of dynamic systems. The various topics covered are as follows: mechanical translation, uniaxial rotation, electrical circuits and their coupling via levers, gears and electro-mechanical devices, analytical and .. show the rest of description.

2.003J / 1.053J Dynamics and Control I

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Nicholas Hadjiconstantinou Prof. Peter So Prof. Sanjay Sarma Prof. Thomas Peacock
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to the dynamics and vibrations of lumped-parameter models of mechanical systems. Kinematics. Force-momentum formulation for systems of particles and rigid bodies in planar motion. Work-energy concepts. Virtual displacements and virtual work. Lagrange's equations for systems of .. show the rest of description.

2.003J / 1.053J Dynamics and Control I

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Nicholas Makris Prof. Peter So Prof. Sanjay Sarma Dr. Yahya Modarres-Sadeghi
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This class is an introduction to the dynamics and vibrations of lumped-parameter models of mechanical systems. Topics include kinematics; force-momentum formulation for systems of particles and rigid bodies in planar motion; work-energy concepts; virtual displacements and virtual work; Lagrange's .. show the rest of description.

2.008 Design and Manufacturing II

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Dow Prof. Emanuel Sachs Prof. Jung-Hoon Chun Prof. Patrick McAtamney Prof. Sanjay Sarma
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Integration of design, engineering, and management disciplines and practices for analysis and design of manufacturing enterprises. Emphasis is on the physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and systems, and their effects on quality, rate, cost, and flexibility. Topics include .. show the rest of description.

2.032 Dynamics

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. George Haller
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course reviews momentum and energy principles, and then covers the following topics: Hamilton's principle and Lagrange's equations; three-dimensional kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies; steady motions and small deviations therefrom, gyroscopic effects, and causes of instability; free and .. show the rest of description.

2.12 Introduction to Robotics

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Harry Asada Prof. John Leonard
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
This course provides an overview of robot mechanisms, dynamics, and intelligent controls. Topics include planar and spatial kinematics, and motion planning; mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, multi-rigid-body dynamics, 3D graphic simulation; control design, actuators, and sensors; .. show the rest of description.

2.23 Hydrofoils and Propellers

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Richard Kimball
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
This course develops the theory and design of hydrofoil sections, including lifting and thickness problems for sub-cavitating sections, unsteady flow problems, and computer-aided design of low drag cavitation-free sections. It also covers lifting line and lifting surface theory with applications to .. show the rest of description.

2.24 Ocean Wave Interaction with Ships and Offshore Energy Systems (13.022)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Paul D. Sclavounos
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering
The subject introduces the principles of ocean surface waves and their interactions with ships, offshore platforms and advanced marine vehicles. Surface wave theory is developed for linear and nonlinear deterministic and random waves excited by the environment, ships, or floating structures. .. show the rest of description.

2.60 / 2.62J / 10.392J / 22.40J Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Jefferson W. Tester Prof. Mujid S. Kazimi Prof. Yang Shao-Horn Prof. Ahmed F. Ghoniem
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course covers fundamentals of thermodynamics, chemistry, flow and transport processes as applied to energy systems. Topics include analysis of energy conversion in thermomechanical, thermochemical, electrochemical, and photoelectric processes in existing and future power and transportation .. show the rest of description.