Open Educational Resources about Engineering

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.

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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Categories:
  • 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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Categories:
  • 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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Categories:
  • 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.