Open Educational Resources about Engineering

16.83X Space Systems Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Miller Col. John Keesee
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
Space Systems Engineering (16.83X) is the astronautical capstone course option in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.  Between Spring 2002 and Spring 2003, the course was offered in a 3-semester format, using a Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate (C-D-I-O) teaching .. show the rest of description.

16.851 Satellite Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Miller Col. John Keesee
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
Satellite Engineering introduces students to subsystem design in engineering spacecraft. The course presents characteristic subsystems, such as power, structure, communication and control, and analyzes the engineering trades necessary to integrate subsystems successfully into a .. show the rest of description.

16.885J / ESD.35J Aircraft Systems Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Earll Murman Prof. John Hansman Prof. Robert Liebeck Mr. Allen Haggerty
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; .. show the rest of description.

16.89J / ESD.352J Space Systems Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Edward Crawley Prof. Olivier de Weck
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
In 16.89 / ESD.352 the students will first be asked to understand the key challenges in designing ground and space telescopes, the stakeholder structure and value flows, and the particular pros and cons of the proposed project. The first half of the class will concentrate on performing a thorough .. show the rest of description.

16.901 Computational Methods in Aerospace Engineering

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Darmofal
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
This course serves as an introduction to computational techniques arising in aerospace engineering. Applications are drawn from aerospace structures, aerodynamics, dynamics and control, and aerospace systems. Techniques include: numerical integration of systems of ordinary differential equations; .. show the rest of description.

17.32 Environmental Politics and Policy

Language:
English
Author:
Mass Inst Technology
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Agriculture and Environmental Sciences / Agriculture, Environment, & Development Economics
  • Social Sciences / Political Science

This is an online course from MIT's Open Courseware initiative. "Environmental Politics & Policy" explores the workings of environmental policymaking in the United States. What are the big issues facing environmental policy? How did we end up with the policies we have today? Why does it take a

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18.01SC Single Variable Calculus (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Jerison
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Calculus
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
This calculus course covers differentiation and integration of functions of one variable, and concludes with a brief discussion of infinite series. Calculus is fundamental to many scientific disciplines including physics, engineering, and economics. .. show the rest of description.

18.02SC Multivariable Calculus (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Denis Auroux
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory / Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Calculus
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
This course covers differential, integral and vector calculus for functions of more than one variable. These mathematical tools and methods are used extensively in the physical sciences, engineering, economics and computer graphics. .. show the rest of description.

18.03SC Differential Equations (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Arthur Mattuck, Prof. Haynes Miller, Jeremy Orloff, Dr. John Lewis
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory / Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
The laws of nature are expressed as differential equations. Scientists and engineers must know how to model the world in terms of differential equations, and how to solve those equations and interpret the solutions. This course focuses on the equations and techniques most useful in science and .. show the rest of description.

18.06SC Linear Algebra (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Gilbert Strang
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory / Linear Algebra
This course covers matrix theory and linear algebra, emphasizing topics useful in other disciplines such as physics, economics and social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. .. show the rest of description.

18.303 Linear Partial Differential Equations: Analysis and Numerics (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Steven G. Johnson
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory / Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
This course provides students with the basic analytical and computational tools of linear partial differential equations (PDEs) for practical applications in science engineering, including heat/diffusion, wave, and Poisson equations. Analytics emphasize the viewpoint of linear algebra and the .. show the rest of description.

18.330 Introduction to Numerical Analysis (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Laurent Demanet
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics
This course analyzed the basic techniques for the efficient numerical solution of problems in science and engineering. Topics spanned root finding, interpolation, approximation of functions, integration, differential equations, direct and iterative methods in linear algebra. .. show the rest of description.

18.337J Parallel Computing (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Alan Edelman
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory / Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Programming
  • Science and Technology / Computer Science / Theory
This is an advanced interdisciplinary introduction to applied parallel computing on modern supercomputers. It has a hands-on emphasis on understanding the realities and myths of what is possible on the world's fastest machines. We will make prominent use of the Julia Language software project. .. show the rest of description.

18.353J Nonlinear Dynamics I: Chaos (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Lyubov Chumakova
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory / Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
This course provides an introduction to nonlinear dynamics and chaos in dissipative systems. The content is structured to be of general interest to undergraduates in engineering and science. .. show the rest of description.

18.703 Modern Algebra (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. James McKernan
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Algebra and Number Theory
This undergraduate course focuses on traditional algebra topics that have found greatest application in science and engineering as well as in mathematics. .. show the rest of description.

2.004 Systems, Modeling, and Control II

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Franz Hover Prof. David Gossard Prof. George Barbastathis
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Computer Engineering
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:Create lumped parameter models (expressed as ODEs) of simple dynamic systems in the electrical and mechanical energy domainsMake quantitative estimates of model parameters from experimental measurementsObtain the time-domain .. show the rest of description.

2.068 Computational Ocean Acoustics (13.853)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Henrik Schmidt
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Ocean Engineering
This course examines wave equations for fluid and visco-elastic media, wave-theory formulations of acoustic source radiation and seismo-acoustic propagation in stratified ocean waveguides, and Wavenumber Integration and Normal Mode methods for propagation in plane-stratified media. Also covered are .. show the rest of description.

2.092 Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids I (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Analysis
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course introduces finite element methods for the analysis of solid, structural, fluid, field, and heat transfer problems. Steady-state, transient, and dynamic conditions are considered. Finite element methods and solution procedures for linear and nonlinear analyses are presented using largely .. show the rest of description.

2.094 Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids II (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Analysis
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Differential Equations
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and .. show the rest of description.

2.141 Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Neville Hogan
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Computer Engineering
This course models multi-domain engineering systems at a level of detail suitable for design and control system implementation. Topics include network representation, state-space models; multi-port energy storage and dissipation, Legendre transforms; nonlinear mechanics, transformation theory, .. show the rest of description.

2.154 Maneuvering and Control of Surface and Underwater Vehicles (13.49)

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Michael Triantafyllou
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Ocean Engineering
This course is about maneuvering motions of surface and underwater vehicles. Topics covered include: derivation of equations of motion, hydrodynamic coefficients, memory effects, linear and nonlinear forms of the equations of motion, control surfaces modeling and design, engine, propulsor, and .. show the rest of description.

2.171 Analysis and Design of Digital Control Systems

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. David Trumper
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Computer Engineering
This course is a comprehensive introduction to control system synthesis in which the digital computer plays a major role, reinforced with hands-on laboratory experience. The course covers elements of real-time computer architecture; input-output interfaces and data converters; analysis and .. show the rest of description.

2.61 Internal Combustion Engines

Language:
English
Author:
Prof. Wai Cheng
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
This course studies the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact. Topics include fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena, and fuel properties, .. show the rest of description.

2.693 Principles of Oceanographic Instrument Systems -- Sensors and Measurements (13.998)

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. James D. Irish Dr. Albert J. Williams, III
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Engineering
  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Ocean Engineering
This course introduces theoretical and practical principles of design of oceanographic sensor systems. Topics include: transducer characteristics for acoustic, current, temperature, pressure, electric, magnetic, gravity, salinity, velocity, heat flow, and optical devices; limitations on these .. show the rest of description.