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15.996 Cross-Cultural Leadership (MIT) 15.996 Cross-Cultural Leadership (MIT)

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Cross Cultural Leadership is a collaborative research seminar that examines what constitutes "effective" leadership across cultures. It is collaborative because the students are expected to provide some of the content. The weekly readings target particular aspects of cultural differentiation. Working within those topics, students are asked to describe aspects of leadership in particular cultures based on their research and/or personal experiences. The goal of the course is to help prepare students for business assignments outside of their native countries. Course deliverables include: active participation in the class, contribution of class content on a weekly basis and an end of course paper that explores some aspect of leadership across cultures. Cross Cultural Leadership is a collaborative research seminar that examines what constitutes "effective" leadership across cultures. It is collaborative because the students are expected to provide some of the content. The weekly readings target particular aspects of cultural differentiation. Working within those topics, students are asked to describe aspects of leadership in particular cultures based on their research and/or personal experiences. The goal of the course is to help prepare students for business assignments outside of their native countries. Course deliverables include: active participation in the class, contribution of class content on a weekly basis and an end of course paper that explores some aspect of leadership across cultures.

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"effective" leadership across cultures | "effective" leadership across cultures | skills and behaviors | skills and behaviors | effective leadership characteristics | effective leadership characteristics | one culture; different culture | one culture; different culture | specific characteristics | specific characteristics | different cultures | different cultures | frameworks for assessing how to approach a work assignment in a different culture | frameworks for assessing how to approach a work assignment in a different culture | one culture | one culture | different culture | different culture

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6.685 Electric Machines (MIT) 6.685 Electric Machines (MIT)

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6.685 explores concepts in electromechanics, using electric machinery as examples. It teaches an understanding of principles and analysis of electromechanical systems. By the end of the course, students are capable of doing electromechanical design of the major classes of rotating and linear electric machines, and have an understanding of the principles of the energy conversion parts of Mechatronics. In addition to design, students learn how to estimate the dynamic parameters of electric machines and understand what the implications of those parameters are on the performance of systems incorporating those machines. 6.685 explores concepts in electromechanics, using electric machinery as examples. It teaches an understanding of principles and analysis of electromechanical systems. By the end of the course, students are capable of doing electromechanical design of the major classes of rotating and linear electric machines, and have an understanding of the principles of the energy conversion parts of Mechatronics. In addition to design, students learn how to estimate the dynamic parameters of electric machines and understand what the implications of those parameters are on the performance of systems incorporating those machines.

Subjects

electric | electric | machine | machine | transformers | transformers | electromechanical | electromechanical | transducers | transducers | rotating | rotating | linear electric machines | linear electric machines | lumped parameter | lumped parameter | dc | dc | induction | induction | synchronous | synchronous | energy conversion | energy conversion | electromechanics | electromechanics | Mechatronics | Mechatronics | Electromechanical transducers | Electromechanical transducers | rotating electric machines | rotating electric machines | lumped-parameter elecromechanics | lumped-parameter elecromechanics | interaction electromechanics | interaction electromechanics | device characteristics | device characteristics | energy conversion density | energy conversion density | efficiency | efficiency | system interaction characteristics | system interaction characteristics | regulation | regulation | stability | stability | controllability | controllability | response | response | electric machines | electric machines | drive systems | drive systems | electric machinery | electric machinery | electromechanical systems | electromechanical systems | design | design | dynamic parameters | dynamic parameters | phenomena | phenomena | interactions | interactions | classical mechanics | classical mechanics

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16.120 Compressible Flow (MIT) 16.120 Compressible Flow (MIT)

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The course begins with the basics of compressible fluid dynamics, including governing equations, thermodynamic context and characteristic parameters. The next large block of lectures covers quasi-one-dimensional flow, followed by a discussion of disturbances and unsteady flows. The second half of the course comprises gas dynamic discontinuities, including shock waves and detonations, and concludes with another large block dealing with two-dimensional flows, both linear and non-linear. The course begins with the basics of compressible fluid dynamics, including governing equations, thermodynamic context and characteristic parameters. The next large block of lectures covers quasi-one-dimensional flow, followed by a discussion of disturbances and unsteady flows. The second half of the course comprises gas dynamic discontinuities, including shock waves and detonations, and concludes with another large block dealing with two-dimensional flows, both linear and non-linear.

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compressible fluid dynamics | compressible fluid dynamics | fluid dynamics | fluid dynamics | external flows | external flows | internal flows | internal flows | quasi-on-dimensional | quasi-on-dimensional | quasi-1D | quasi-1D | channel flow | channel flow | multi-dimensional flows | multi-dimensional flows | nozzles | nozzles | diffusers | diffusers | inlets | inlets | loss generation | loss generation | interactions | interactions | aerodynamic shapes | aerodynamic shapes | subsonic | subsonic | supersonic | supersonic | transonic | transonic | hypersonic | hypersonic | shock waves | shock waves | vortices | vortices | disturbance behavior | disturbance behavior | unsteady | unsteady | speed of sound | speed of sound | isentropic flows | isentropic flows | non-isentropic flows | non-isentropic flows | potential flows | potential flows | rotational flows | rotational flows | shaft work | shaft work | heat addition | heat addition | mass addition | mass addition | flow states | flow states | flow regime | flow regime | velocity non-uniformities | velocity non-uniformities | density non-uniformities | density non-uniformities | fluid system components | fluid system components | lift | lift | drag | drag | continuum flow | continuum flow | shock strength | shock strength | characteristics | characteristics | governing equations | governing equations | thermodynamic context | thermodynamic context | characteristic parameters | characteristic parameters | quasi-one-dimensional flow | quasi-one-dimensional flow | disturbances | disturbances | unsteady flow | unsteady flow | gas dynamic discontinuities | gas dynamic discontinuities | detonations | detonations | linear two-dimensional flows | linear two-dimensional flows | non-linear two-dimensional flows | non-linear two-dimensional flows

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16.881 Robust System Design (MIT) 16.881 Robust System Design (MIT)

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This course was created for the "product development" track of MIT's System Design and Management Program (SDM) in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development.  After taking this course, a student should be able to: Formulate measures of performance of a system or quality characteristics. These quality characteristics are to be made robust to noise affecting the system. Sythesize and select design concepts for robustness. Identify noise factors whose variation may affect the quality characteristics. Estimate the robustness of any given design (experimentally and analytically). Formulate and implement methods to reduce the effects of noise (parameter design, active control, adjustment). Select rational tolerances for a design. Explain the role of robust design This course was created for the "product development" track of MIT's System Design and Management Program (SDM) in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development.  After taking this course, a student should be able to: Formulate measures of performance of a system or quality characteristics. These quality characteristics are to be made robust to noise affecting the system. Sythesize and select design concepts for robustness. Identify noise factors whose variation may affect the quality characteristics. Estimate the robustness of any given design (experimentally and analytically). Formulate and implement methods to reduce the effects of noise (parameter design, active control, adjustment). Select rational tolerances for a design. Explain the role of robust design

Subjects

robust system design | robust system design | quality characteristics | quality characteristics | product development | product development | noise factors | noise factors | parameter design | parameter design | active control | active control | rational tolerances | rational tolerances

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15.996 Cross-Cultural Leadership (MIT)

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Cross Cultural Leadership is a collaborative research seminar that examines what constitutes "effective" leadership across cultures. It is collaborative because the students are expected to provide some of the content. The weekly readings target particular aspects of cultural differentiation. Working within those topics, students are asked to describe aspects of leadership in particular cultures based on their research and/or personal experiences. The goal of the course is to help prepare students for business assignments outside of their native countries. Course deliverables include: active participation in the class, contribution of class content on a weekly basis and an end of course paper that explores some aspect of leadership across cultures.

Subjects

"effective" leadership across cultures | skills and behaviors | effective leadership characteristics | one culture; different culture | specific characteristics | different cultures | frameworks for assessing how to approach a work assignment in a different culture | one culture | different culture

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Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT)

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This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. The class uses a device-motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance. This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. The class uses a device-motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance.

Subjects

electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | microstructural characteristics of materials | microstructural characteristics of materials | device-motivated approach | device-motivated approach | emerging technologies | emerging technologies | physical phenomena | physical phenomena | electrical conductivity | electrical conductivity | doping | doping | transistors | transistors | photodectors | photodectors | photovoltaics | photovoltaics | luminescence | luminescence | light emitting diodes | light emitting diodes | lasers | lasers | optical phenomena | optical phenomena | photonics | photonics | ferromagnetism | ferromagnetism | magnetoresistance | magnetoresistance

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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT) 6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)

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6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects. 6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

Subjects

analog electronic circuits | analog electronic circuits | diode characteristics | diode characteristics | transistors | transistors | JFETs | JFETs | op-amps | op-amps | audio amplifier | audio amplifier | preamplifier | preamplifier | audio and radio frequency circuits | audio and radio frequency circuits | electronic test equipment | electronic test equipment | digital multimeter | digital multimeter | oscilloscope | oscilloscope | function generator | function generator | curve tracer | curve tracer

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6.685 Electric Machines (MIT)

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6.685 explores concepts in electromechanics, using electric machinery as examples. It teaches an understanding of principles and analysis of electromechanical systems. By the end of the course, students are capable of doing electromechanical design of the major classes of rotating and linear electric machines, and have an understanding of the principles of the energy conversion parts of Mechatronics. In addition to design, students learn how to estimate the dynamic parameters of electric machines and understand what the implications of those parameters are on the performance of systems incorporating those machines.

Subjects

electric | machine | transformers | electromechanical | transducers | rotating | linear electric machines | lumped parameter | dc | induction | synchronous | energy conversion | electromechanics | Mechatronics | Electromechanical transducers | rotating electric machines | lumped-parameter elecromechanics | interaction electromechanics | device characteristics | energy conversion density | efficiency | system interaction characteristics | regulation | stability | controllability | response | electric machines | drive systems | electric machinery | electromechanical systems | design | dynamic parameters | phenomena | interactions | classical mechanics

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Analytical Science

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Wales undergraduate level and as a CPD training resource

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ukoer | sfsoer | oer | open educational resources | metadata | analytical science | cpd training resource | analytical chemistry | measurement science | analytical process model | skills for analytical science | skills for analytical chemistry | analytical sample preparation | separation and concentration of analytes | units of measurement | volumetric techniques | gravimetric techniques | calibration methods | standard-addition | method of internal-standards | statistical analysis of data | measurement uncertainty | chromatographic methods | thin layer chromatography | gc | gas chromatography | hplc | high-performance liquid chromatography | capillary electrophoresis | potentiometry | ion-selective electrodes | amperometry | coulometry | plated film thickness | electromagnetic spectrum | electronic transitions | vibrational energy | comparison of spectroscopic techniques | fluorescence spectroscopy | mid infra-red spectroscopy | near infra-red spectroscopy | aas | atomic absorption spectroscopy | atomic emission spectroscopy | inductively coupled plasme emission spectroscopy | icpms | icpes | atomic fluorescence spectroscopy | comparison of elemental analysis techniques | principles of mass spectroscopy | electron impact mass spectroscopy | chemical ionisation mass spectroscopy | quadrupole mass spectroscopy | time-of-flight mass analysers | ion-trap mass analysers | off-line sampling systems | at-line sampling systems | on-line sampling systems | in-line sampling systems | performance characteristics of analytical techniques | flow injection analysis | fia | process gc | process ir | process ms | process uv/visible | quality management | quality assurance | qa | vam principles | quality control | qc | analytical method validation | analytical method performance characteristics | sampling of solids | liquids and gases | measurement of ph | karl fischer titration | uv/visible spectroscopy | beer's law | beer-lambert law | deviations from beer's law | mid ir spectroscopy | near ir spectroscopy | raman spectroscopy | fourier transform spectroscopies | x-ray methods | x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy | gc-ms | lc-ms | Physical sciences | F000

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Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

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Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT)

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This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. It features a device-motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance. This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. It features a device-motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance.

Subjects

electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | microstructural characteristics of materials | microstructural characteristics of materials | device-motivated approach | device-motivated approach | emerging technologies | emerging technologies | physical phenomena | physical phenomena | electrical conductivity | electrical conductivity | doping | doping | transistors | transistors | photodectors | photodectors | photovoltaics | photovoltaics | luminescence | luminescence | light emitting diodes | light emitting diodes | lasers | lasers | optical phenomena | optical phenomena | photonics | photonics | ferromagnetism | ferromagnetism | magnetoresistance | magnetoresistance | electrical devices | electrical devices | optical devices | optical devices | magnetic devices | magnetic devices | materials | materials | device applications | device applications

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11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT) 11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)

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The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the class are taken mainly from the Boston metropolitan area. The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the class are taken mainly from the Boston metropolitan area.

Subjects

11.540 | 11.540 | 1.252 | 1.252 | ESD.225 | ESD.225 | urban transportation planning | urban transportation planning | history | history | policy | policy | politics of urban transportation | politics of urban transportation | highway revolt | highway revolt | public transit | public transit | auto era | auto era | policy analysis | policy analysis | air pollution | air pollution | climate change | climate change | land use | land use | transportation interactions | transportation interactions | bicycles | bicycles | pedestrians | pedestrians | traffic calming | traffic calming | boston area examples | boston area examples | infrastructure | infrastructure | Big Dig | Big Dig | civil engineering | civil engineering | environmental engineering | environmental engineering | highway finance | highway finance | environmental and planning regulations | environmental and planning regulations | air quality | air quality | modal characteristics | modal characteristics | information technologies | information technologies

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1.103 Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory (MIT) 1.103 Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. This course introduces the concepts, techniques, and devices used to measure engineering properties of materials. There is an emphasis on measurement of load-deformation characteristics and failure modes of both natural and fabricated materials. Weekly experiments include data collection, data analysis, and interpretation and presentation of results. Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. This course introduces the concepts, techniques, and devices used to measure engineering properties of materials. There is an emphasis on measurement of load-deformation characteristics and failure modes of both natural and fabricated materials. Weekly experiments include data collection, data analysis, and interpretation and presentation of results.

Subjects

materials laboratory | materials laboratory | load-deformation characteristics | load-deformation characteristics | failure modes | failure modes | experiments | experiments | data collection | data collection | data analysis | data analysis | tension | tension | elastic behavior | elastic behavior | direct shear | direct shear | friction | friction | concrete | concrete | early age properties | early age properties | compression | compression | directionality | directionality | soil classification | soil classification | consolidation test | consolidation test | heat treatment | heat treatment

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18.311 Principles of Applied Mathematics (MIT) 18.311 Principles of Applied Mathematics (MIT)

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18.311 Principles of Continuum Applied Mathematics covers fundamental concepts in continuous applied mathematics, including applications from traffic flow, fluids, elasticity, granular flows, etc. The class also covers continuum limit; conservation laws, quasi-equilibrium; kinematic waves; characteristics, simple waves, shocks; diffusion (linear and nonlinear); numerical solution of wave equations; finite differences, consistency, stability; discrete and fast Fourier transforms; spectral methods; transforms and series (Fourier, Laplace). Additional topics may include sonic booms, Mach cone, caustics, lattices, dispersion, and group velocity. 18.311 Principles of Continuum Applied Mathematics covers fundamental concepts in continuous applied mathematics, including applications from traffic flow, fluids, elasticity, granular flows, etc. The class also covers continuum limit; conservation laws, quasi-equilibrium; kinematic waves; characteristics, simple waves, shocks; diffusion (linear and nonlinear); numerical solution of wave equations; finite differences, consistency, stability; discrete and fast Fourier transforms; spectral methods; transforms and series (Fourier, Laplace). Additional topics may include sonic booms, Mach cone, caustics, lattices, dispersion, and group velocity.

Subjects

partial differential equation | partial differential equation | hyperbolic equations | hyperbolic equations | dimensional analysis | dimensional analysis | perturbation methods | perturbation methods | hyperbolic systems | hyperbolic systems | diffusion and reaction processes | diffusion and reaction processes | continuum models | continuum models | equilibrium models | equilibrium models | continuous applied mathematics | continuous applied mathematics | traffic flow | traffic flow | fluids | fluids | elasticity | elasticity | granular flows | granular flows | continuum limit | continuum limit | conservation laws | conservation laws | quasi-equilibrium | quasi-equilibrium | kinematic waves | kinematic waves | characteristics | characteristics | simple waves | simple waves | shocks | shocks | diffusion (linear and nonlinear) | diffusion (linear and nonlinear) | numerical solution of wave equations | numerical solution of wave equations | finite differences | finite differences | consistency | consistency | stability | stability | discrete and fast Fourier transforms | discrete and fast Fourier transforms | spectral methods | spectral methods | transforms and series (Fourier | Laplace) | transforms and series (Fourier | Laplace) | sonic booms | sonic booms | Mach cone | Mach cone | caustics | caustics | lattices | lattices | dispersion | dispersion | group velocity | group velocity

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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT) 6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)

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6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects. 6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

Subjects

analog electronic circuits | analog electronic circuits | diode characteristics | diode characteristics | transistors | transistors | JFETs | JFETs | op-amps | op-amps | audio amplifier | audio amplifier | preamplifier | preamplifier | audio and radio frequency circuits | audio and radio frequency circuits | electronic test equipment | electronic test equipment | digital multimeter | digital multimeter | oscilloscope | oscilloscope | function generator | function generator | curve tracer | curve tracer

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15.996 Cross-Cultural Leadership (MIT)

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Cross Cultural Leadership is a collaborative research seminar that examines what constitutes "effective" leadership across cultures. It is collaborative because the students are expected to provide some of the content. The weekly readings target particular aspects of cultural differentiation. Working within those topics, students are asked to describe aspects of leadership in particular cultures based on their research and/or personal experiences. The goal of the course is to help prepare students for business assignments outside of their native countries. Course deliverables include: active participation in the class, contribution of class content on a weekly basis and an end of course paper that explores some aspect of leadership across cultures.

Subjects

"effective" leadership across cultures | skills and behaviors | effective leadership characteristics | one culture; different culture | specific characteristics | different cultures | frameworks for assessing how to approach a work assignment in a different culture | one culture | different culture

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18.311 Principles of Applied Mathematics (MIT) 18.311 Principles of Applied Mathematics (MIT)

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Discussion of computational and modeling issues. Nonlinear dynamical systems; nonlinear waves; diffusion; stability; characteristics; nonlinear steepening, breaking and shock formation; conservation laws; first-order partial differential equations; finite differences; numerical stability; etc. Applications to traffic problems, flows in rivers, internal waves, mechanical vibrations and other problems in the physical world.Technical RequirementsMATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site. MATLAB® is a trademark of The MathWorks, Inc. Discussion of computational and modeling issues. Nonlinear dynamical systems; nonlinear waves; diffusion; stability; characteristics; nonlinear steepening, breaking and shock formation; conservation laws; first-order partial differential equations; finite differences; numerical stability; etc. Applications to traffic problems, flows in rivers, internal waves, mechanical vibrations and other problems in the physical world.Technical RequirementsMATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site. MATLAB® is a trademark of The MathWorks, Inc.

Subjects

Nonlinear dynamical systems | Nonlinear dynamical systems | nonlinear waves | nonlinear waves | diffusion | diffusion | stability | stability | characteristics | characteristics | nonlinear steepening | nonlinear steepening | breaking and shock formation | breaking and shock formation | conservation laws | conservation laws | first-order partial differential equations | first-order partial differential equations | finite differences | finite differences | numerical stability | numerical stability | traffic problems | traffic problems | flows in rivers | flows in rivers | internal waves | internal waves | mechanical vibrations | mechanical vibrations

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11.380J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT) 11.380J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)

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This class is an introduction to planning transportation in metropolitan areas. The approach, while rooted on the analytical tools which estimate outcomes and alternatives, is holistic. This means starting from a scan of the site, its history and its current trends, in order to frame properly the problem, including the relevant actors, institutions, roles and interests. The design and evaluation of alternatives considers this complexity, in addition to construction, operation and maintenance issues.  The decision-making and implementation process, including the needed feedback mechanisms, focuses as well on the need to build constituencies and alliances. The course topics include the history of urban transportation, highway finance, environmental and planning regulation This class is an introduction to planning transportation in metropolitan areas. The approach, while rooted on the analytical tools which estimate outcomes and alternatives, is holistic. This means starting from a scan of the site, its history and its current trends, in order to frame properly the problem, including the relevant actors, institutions, roles and interests. The design and evaluation of alternatives considers this complexity, in addition to construction, operation and maintenance issues.  The decision-making and implementation process, including the needed feedback mechanisms, focuses as well on the need to build constituencies and alliances. The course topics include the history of urban transportation, highway finance, environmental and planning regulation

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transportation planning | transportation planning | infrastructure | infrastructure | Big Dig | Big Dig | ivil engineering | | ivil engineering | | civil engineering | civil engineering | environmental engineering | environmental engineering | urban planning | urban planning | urban transportation | urban transportation | highway finance | highway finance | environmental and planning regulations | environmental and planning regulations | air quality | air quality | modal characteristics | modal characteristics | land use | land use | transportation interaction | transportation interaction | information technologies | information technologies | 11.380 | 11.380 | 1.252 | 1.252 | ESD.225 | ESD.225

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2.034J Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves (MIT) 2.034J Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves (MIT)

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This graduate-level course provides a unified treatment of nonlinear oscillations and wave phenomena with applications to mechanical, optical, geophysical, fluid, electrical and flow-structure interaction problems. This graduate-level course provides a unified treatment of nonlinear oscillations and wave phenomena with applications to mechanical, optical, geophysical, fluid, electrical and flow-structure interaction problems.

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nonlinear oscillations | nonlinear oscillations | wave phenomena | wave phenomena | flow-structure interaction problems | flow-structure interaction problems | nonlinear free and forced vibrations | nonlinear free and forced vibrations | nonlinear resonances | nonlinear resonances | self-excited oscillations | self-excited oscillations | lock-in phenomena | lock-in phenomena | nonlinear dispersive and nondispersive waves | nonlinear dispersive and nondispersive waves | resonant wave interactions | resonant wave interactions | propagation of wave pulses | propagation of wave pulses | nonlinear Schrodinger equation | nonlinear Schrodinger equation | nonlinear long waves and breaking | nonlinear long waves and breaking | theory of characteristics | theory of characteristics | the Korteweg-de Vries equation | the Korteweg-de Vries equation | solitons and solitary wave interactions | solitons and solitary wave interactions | stability of shear flows | stability of shear flows

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11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT) 11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)

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The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the class are taken mainly from the Boston metropolitan area. The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the class are taken mainly from the Boston metropolitan area.

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11.540 | 11.540 | 1.252 | 1.252 | ESD.225 | ESD.225 | urban transportation planning | urban transportation planning | history | history | policy | policy | politics of urban transportation | politics of urban transportation | highway revolt | highway revolt | public transit | public transit | auto era | auto era | policy analysis | policy analysis | air pollution | air pollution | climate change | climate change | land use | land use | transportation interactions | transportation interactions | bicycles | bicycles | pedestrians | pedestrians | traffic calming | traffic calming | boston area examples | boston area examples | infrastructure | infrastructure | Big Dig | Big Dig | civil engineering | civil engineering | environmental engineering | environmental engineering | highway finance | highway finance | environmental and planning regulations | environmental and planning regulations | air quality | air quality | modal characteristics | modal characteristics | information technologies | information technologies

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16.120 Compressible Flow (MIT)

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The course begins with the basics of compressible fluid dynamics, including governing equations, thermodynamic context and characteristic parameters. The next large block of lectures covers quasi-one-dimensional flow, followed by a discussion of disturbances and unsteady flows. The second half of the course comprises gas dynamic discontinuities, including shock waves and detonations, and concludes with another large block dealing with two-dimensional flows, both linear and non-linear.

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compressible fluid dynamics | fluid dynamics | external flows | internal flows | quasi-on-dimensional | quasi-1D | channel flow | multi-dimensional flows | nozzles | diffusers | inlets | loss generation | interactions | aerodynamic shapes | subsonic | supersonic | transonic | hypersonic | shock waves | vortices | disturbance behavior | unsteady | speed of sound | isentropic flows | non-isentropic flows | potential flows | rotational flows | shaft work | heat addition | mass addition | flow states | flow regime | velocity non-uniformities | density non-uniformities | fluid system components | lift | drag | continuum flow | shock strength | characteristics | governing equations | thermodynamic context | characteristic parameters | quasi-one-dimensional flow | disturbances | unsteady flow | gas dynamic discontinuities | detonations | linear two-dimensional flows | non-linear two-dimensional flows

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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)

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6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

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analog electronic circuits | diode characteristics | transistors | JFETs | op-amps | audio amplifier | preamplifier | audio and radio frequency circuits | electronic test equipment | digital multimeter | oscilloscope | function generator | curve tracer

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16.881 Robust System Design (MIT)

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This course was created for the "product development" track of MIT's System Design and Management Program (SDM) in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development.  After taking this course, a student should be able to: Formulate measures of performance of a system or quality characteristics. These quality characteristics are to be made robust to noise affecting the system. Sythesize and select design concepts for robustness. Identify noise factors whose variation may affect the quality characteristics. Estimate the robustness of any given design (experimentally and analytically). Formulate and implement methods to reduce the effects of noise (parameter design, active control, adjustment). Select rational tolerances for a design. Explain the role of robust design

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robust system design | quality characteristics | product development | noise factors | parameter design | active control | rational tolerances

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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)

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6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

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analog electronic circuits | diode characteristics | transistors | JFETs | op-amps | audio amplifier | preamplifier | audio and radio frequency circuits | electronic test equipment | digital multimeter | oscilloscope | function generator | curve tracer

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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)

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6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

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analog electronic circuits | diode characteristics | transistors | JFETs | op-amps | audio amplifier | preamplifier | audio and radio frequency circuits | electronic test equipment | digital multimeter | oscilloscope | function generator | curve tracer

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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)

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6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in industry. The course provides opportunity to simulate real-world problems and solutions that involve trade offs and the use of engineering judgment. Engineers from local analog engineering companies come to campus to help students with their design projects.

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analog electronic circuits | diode characteristics | transistors | JFETs | op-amps | audio amplifier | preamplifier | audio and radio frequency circuits | electronic test equipment | digital multimeter | oscilloscope | function generator | curve tracer

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