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3.032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (MIT) 3.032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (MIT)

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Here we will learn about the mechanical behavior of structures and materials, from the continuum description of properties to the atomistic and molecular mechanisms that confer those properties to all materials. We will cover elastic and plastic deformation, creep, and fracture of materials including crystalline and amorphous metals, ceramics, and (bio)polymers, and will focus on the design and processing of materials from the atomic to the macroscale to achieve desired mechanical behavior. Integrated laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experiments including instrumentation of pressure vessels, visualization of atomistic deformation in bubble rafts, nanoindentation, and uniaxial mechanical testing, as well as writing assignments to communicate th Here we will learn about the mechanical behavior of structures and materials, from the continuum description of properties to the atomistic and molecular mechanisms that confer those properties to all materials. We will cover elastic and plastic deformation, creep, and fracture of materials including crystalline and amorphous metals, ceramics, and (bio)polymers, and will focus on the design and processing of materials from the atomic to the macroscale to achieve desired mechanical behavior. Integrated laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experiments including instrumentation of pressure vessels, visualization of atomistic deformation in bubble rafts, nanoindentation, and uniaxial mechanical testing, as well as writing assignments to communicate th

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Basic concepts of solid mechanics and mechanical behavior of materials | Basic concepts of solid mechanics and mechanical behavior of materials | stress-strain relationships | stress-strain relationships | stress transformation | stress transformation | elasticity | elasticity | plasticity and fracture. Case studies include materials selection for bicycle frames | plasticity and fracture. Case studies include materials selection for bicycle frames | stress shielding in biomedical implants; residual stresses in thin films; and ancient materials. Lab experiments and demonstrations give hands-on experience of the physical concepts at a variety of length scales. Use of facilities for measuring mechanical properties including standard mechanical tests | stress shielding in biomedical implants; residual stresses in thin films; and ancient materials. Lab experiments and demonstrations give hands-on experience of the physical concepts at a variety of length scales. Use of facilities for measuring mechanical properties including standard mechanical tests | bubble raft models | bubble raft models | atomic force microscopy and nanoindentation. | atomic force microscopy and nanoindentation. | plasticity and fracture | plasticity and fracture | Case studies | Case studies | materials selection | materials selection | bicycle frames | bicycle frames | stress shielding in biomedical implants | stress shielding in biomedical implants | residual stresses in thin films | residual stresses in thin films | ancient materials | ancient materials | standard mechanical tests | standard mechanical tests | solid mechanics | solid mechanics | mechanical behavior of materials | mechanical behavior of materials

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22.920 A Hands-On Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (MIT) 22.920 A Hands-On Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (MIT)

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Hands-on introduction to NMR presenting background in classical theory and instrumentation. Each lecture is followed by lab experiments to demonstrate ideas presented during the lecture and to familiarize students with state-of-the-art NMR instrumentation. Experiments cover topics ranging from spin dynamics to spectroscopy, and include imaging. Hands-on introduction to NMR presenting background in classical theory and instrumentation. Each lecture is followed by lab experiments to demonstrate ideas presented during the lecture and to familiarize students with state-of-the-art NMR instrumentation. Experiments cover topics ranging from spin dynamics to spectroscopy, and include imaging.

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nuclear spin | nuclear spin | magnetic resonance | magnetic resonance | rotating | rotating | otating frame | otating frame | rotating frame | rotating frame | RF pulses | RF pulses | Bloch's equations | Bloch's equations | magnetic field gradients | magnetic field gradients | k-space | k-space | diffusion | diffusion | spin echoes | spin echoes | NMR imaging in 2D | NMR imaging in 2D | slice selection | slice selection | flow studies | flow studies | NMR spectroscopy | NMR spectroscopy | chemical shifts | chemical shifts | spin-spin couplings | spin-spin couplings | Two dimensional NMR methods | Two dimensional NMR methods | COSY experiment | COSY experiment

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT) ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks. This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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ESD.04 | ESD.04 | 1.041 | 1.041 | ESD.01 | ESD.01 | frameworks and models in engineering systems | frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | analysis and design | emergent behavior | emergent behavior | stochasticity | stochasticity | non-linearities | non-linearities | architectural system configuration | architectural system configuration

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28 March 1920 28 March 1920

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2005 | 2005 | roof | roof | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | blur | blur | building | building | brick | brick | london | london | industry | industry | window | window | glass | glass | metal | metal | wall | wall | work | work | fence | fence | french | french | tin | tin | site | site | construction | construction | floor | floor | box | box | timber | timber | mark | mark | steel | steel | name | name | debris | debris | bricks | bricks | grain | grain | siemens | siemens | ground | ground | rollsroyce | rollsroyce | rope | rope | science | science | structure | structure | pole | pole | beam | beam | company | company | soil | soil | doorway | doorway | pile | pile | frame | frame | 1989 | 1989 | 1968 | 1968 | unusual | unusual | product | product | hebburn | hebburn | development | development | firstworldwar | firstworldwar | engineer | engineer | 1886 | 1886 | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | expansion | expansion | powerstations | powerstations | tynewear | tynewear | founder | founder | 1901 | 1901 | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | blackframe | blackframe | mergers | mergers | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | worlife | worlife | reyrolle | reyrolle | caparsons | caparsons | constructionatareyrollecoltd | constructionatareyrollecoltd | switchgearshop | switchgearshop | alphonsereyrolle | alphonsereyrolle | 18641919 | 18641919 | henryclothier | henryclothier | 28march1920 | 28march1920

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15.904 Strategic Management II (MIT) 15.904 Strategic Management II (MIT)

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This half-semester course is intended to be an extension of course 15.902, Strategic Management I, with the purpose of allowing the students to experience an in-depth application of the concepts and frameworks of strategic management. Throughout the course, Prof. Hax will discuss the appropriate methodologies, concepts, and tools pertinent to strategic analyses and will illustrate their use by discussing many applications in real-life settings, drawn from his own personal experiences. This half-semester course is intended to be an extension of course 15.902, Strategic Management I, with the purpose of allowing the students to experience an in-depth application of the concepts and frameworks of strategic management. Throughout the course, Prof. Hax will discuss the appropriate methodologies, concepts, and tools pertinent to strategic analyses and will illustrate their use by discussing many applications in real-life settings, drawn from his own personal experiences.

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Delta Project | Delta Project | personal experiences | personal experiences | applications in real-life settings | applications in real-life settings | strategic analyses | strategic analyses | concepts and frameworks of strategic management | concepts and frameworks of strategic management | applications | applications | real-life settings | real-life settings | concepts | concepts | frameworks | frameworks | strategic managment | strategic managment | business | business | corporate | corporate | strategy | strategy | administration | administration

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ESD.864 Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy (MIT) ESD.864 Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy (MIT)

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This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision-making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. It incorporates both hands-on analysis and practice using models as well as evaluation of the use and effectiveness of models in decision-making. The course assesses the full spectrum of model complexity from simple box model calculations to complex, global systems models. Issues addressed include scientific assessment processes; integrated assessment modeling; model frameworks; and scenarios. Examples focus on models and information used for earth system governance, with selected examples from other areas of application. This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision-making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. It incorporates both hands-on analysis and practice using models as well as evaluation of the use and effectiveness of models in decision-making. The course assesses the full spectrum of model complexity from simple box model calculations to complex, global systems models. Issues addressed include scientific assessment processes; integrated assessment modeling; model frameworks; and scenarios. Examples focus on models and information used for earth system governance, with selected examples from other areas of application.

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scientific assessment process | scientific assessment process | integrated assessment modeling | integrated assessment modeling | model frameworks | model frameworks | systems modeling | systems modeling | policy-analysis techniques | policy-analysis techniques | climate change | climate change

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Eldon Square War Memorial on St George's Day Eldon Square War Memorial on St George's Day

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door | door | flowers | flowers | 1920s | 1920s | roof | roof | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | people | people | blur | blur | window | window | glass | glass | car | car | wheel | wheel | statue | statue | wall | wall | architecture | architecture | 1932 | 1932 | buildings | buildings | square | square | interesting | interesting | chair | chair | uniform | uniform | branch | branch | lordmayor | lordmayor | dress | dress | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | path | path | military | military | duty | duty | grain | grain | lawn | lawn | structure | structure | historic | historic | line | line | marks | marks | event | event | step | step | fabric | fabric | frame | frame | signage | signage | gathering | gathering | archives | archives | land | land | soldiers | soldiers | service | service | unusual | unusual | sheriff | sheriff | 1912 | 1912 | remembrance | remembrance | striking | striking | warmemorial | warmemorial | eldonsquare | eldonsquare | tyneside | tyneside | crease | crease | crowds | crowds | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | 1877 | 1877 | digitalimage | digitalimage | blyth | blyth | citycouncil | citycouncil | commemoration | commemoration | alderman | alderman | stgeorgesday | stgeorgesday | socialhistory | socialhistory | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | 19241925 | 19241925 | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | 19361937 | 19361937 | cityofnewcastleupontyne | cityofnewcastleupontyne | servingthecity | servingthecity | thetyreshop | thetyreshop | johngrantham | johngrantham | 23april1925 | 23april1925 | cinemaproprietor | cinemaproprietor

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers

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man | man | face | face | hat | hat | scarf | scarf | foundry | foundry | mouth | mouth | interesting | interesting | serious | serious | head | head | grain | grain | property | property | gateshead | gateshead | moustache | moustache | criminal | criminal | crime | crime | button | button | mugshot | mugshot | motive | motive | stolen | stolen | unusual | unusual | ww1 | ww1 | theft | theft | selling | selling | policestation | policestation | wrinkle | wrinkle | firstworldwar | firstworldwar | defence | defence | attentive | attentive | steal | steal | stealing | stealing | prisoner | prisoner | civilian | civilian | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | monkwearmouth | monkwearmouth | charged | charged | coppersmith | coppersmith | prosecution | prosecution | foreman | foreman | northshields | northshields | transcription | transcription | convicted | convicted | socialhistory | socialhistory | newsreport | newsreport | blackframe | blackframe | courtcase | courtcase | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | summoned | summoned | petertaylor | petertaylor | 99churchstreet | 99churchstreet | neutralbackground | neutralbackground | prisonterm | prisonterm | lawsonstreet | lawsonstreet | carolineallen | carolineallen | £11 | £11 | 13may1915 | 13may1915 | 190216 | 190216 | johnhearn | johnhearn | northshieldspolicecourt | northshieldspolicecourt | theshieldsdailynews | theshieldsdailynews | northshieldslocalstudieslibrary | northshieldslocalstudieslibrary | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsfirstworldwar | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsfirstworldwar | microfilmcopies | microfilmcopies | 21may1915 | 21may1915 | 25brassbosses | 25brassbosses | 26whickhamstreet | 26whickhamstreet | copperpipeends | copperpipeends | detmason | detmason | mrlwolff | mrlwolff | mrpmdodds | mrpmdodds | jameshoggandsons | jameshoggandsons | receivingstolengoods | receivingstolengoods | gatesheadstore | gatesheadstore | 28brassflanges | 28brassflanges

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Ectoplasm

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This mysterious collection of images have been discovered within the photographic collections of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Reference: TWCMS -H13098-73-4 The lantern slides are from a series titled 'Psychic Photography From A New Angle' and feature eerie images of the supposedly paranormal and unknown forces caught on camera. Very little is known of the origins of this collection. The slides were designed to accompany a lecture by a Mr C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield. Mr MacCarthy produced the images under test conditions in 1934 in front of an invited committee at 76 Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield. He states the intention was to ?demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography? to this committee. Mr MacCarthy states his three reasons for this demonstration. 1.To prove the possibility of Fake under test conditions. 2.To show you cannot be too critical of such phenomena. 3.To indicate the increasing scope for fraud with the probability of genuine spirit photography. Mr MacCarthy further guarantees ?in the sum of five pounds, payable to any charitable institution, that no collusion exists, or has existed between myself and any other party in connection with this demonstration.? Little is currently known of the Psychic demonstration. Who sat on the invited committee? Who was Mr MacCarthy? Why was he investigating Psychic Photography? Can you help us with this information? (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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psychic | photography | paranormal | supernatural | fake | spirit | ghost | ectoplasm | spiritphotography | fraud | experiment | eerie | creepy | weird | odd | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | blackframe | grain | mark | circle | spot | lanternslides | fascinating | surreal | scary | psychicphotographyfromanewangle | mysterious | unknownforces | captured | camera | lectureslides | mr | mrcpmaccarthy | 15wilkinsonstreet | sheffield | testconditions | fakepsychicphotography | committee | meeting | gathering | openmind | phenomena | genuine | forces | genuinespiritphotography | demonstration | mystery | unsolved | neutralbackground | fur | furry | object | crease | frame | ball | socialhistory

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16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT) 16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT)

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This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization. There is a version of this course (16.60s) offered through the MIT Professional Institute, targeted at professional engineers. This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization. There is a version of this course (16.60s) offered through the MIT Professional Institute, targeted at professional engineers.

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optimization | optimization | multidisciplinary design optimization | multidisciplinary design optimization | MDO | MDO | subsystem identification | subsystem identification | interface design | interface design | linear constrained optimization fomulation | linear constrained optimization fomulation | non-linear constrained optimization formulation | non-linear constrained optimization formulation | scalar optimization | scalar optimization | vector optimization | vector optimization | systems engineering | systems engineering | complex systems | complex systems | heuristic search methods | heuristic search methods | tabu search | tabu search | simulated annealing | simulated annealing | genertic algorithms | genertic algorithms | sensitivity | sensitivity | tradeoff analysis | tradeoff analysis | goal programming | goal programming | isoperformance | isoperformance | pareto optimality | pareto optimality | flowchart | flowchart | design vector | design vector | simulation model | simulation model | objective vector | objective vector | input | input | discipline | discipline | output | output | coupling | coupling | multiobjective optimization | multiobjective optimization | optimization algorithms | optimization algorithms | tradespace exploration | tradespace exploration | numerical techniques | numerical techniques | direct methods | direct methods | penalty methods | penalty methods | heuristic techniques | heuristic techniques | SA | SA | GA | GA | approximation methods | approximation methods | sensitivity analysis | sensitivity analysis | isoperformace | isoperformace | output evaluation | output evaluation | MSDO framework | MSDO framework

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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21H.991 Theories and Methods in the Study of History (MIT) 21H.991 Theories and Methods in the Study of History (MIT)

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We will doggedly ask two questions in this class: "What is history?" and "How do you do it in 2010?" In pursuit of the answers, we will survey a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the last several decades. We will examine how these historians conceive of their object of study, how they use primary sources as a basis for their accounts, how they structure the narrative and analytical discussion of their topic, and the advantages and limitations of their approaches. We will doggedly ask two questions in this class: "What is history?" and "How do you do it in 2010?" In pursuit of the answers, we will survey a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the last several decades. We will examine how these historians conceive of their object of study, how they use primary sources as a basis for their accounts, how they structure the narrative and analytical discussion of their topic, and the advantages and limitations of their approaches.

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primary sources | primary sources | women's studies | women's studies | gender history | gender history | Industrial Revolution | Industrial Revolution | media studies | media studies | visual culture | visual culture | environmental history | environmental history | postmodernism | postmodernism | microhistory | microhistory | digital humanities | digital humanities | national history | national history | borders | borders | frontier | frontier | global history | global history | imperialism | imperialism | historiography | historiography | analytical framework | analytical framework

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Engine car on test, Leixlip, Co. Kildare Engine car on test, Leixlip, Co. Kildare

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jamespo’dea | jamespo’dea | o’deaphotographiccollection | o’deaphotographiccollection | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | cie | cie | railroad | railroad | wagon | wagon | engine | engine | test | test | apparatus | apparatus | leixlip | leixlip | ireland | ireland | inspectioncar | inspectioncar | trainstation | trainstation | countykildare | countykildare | frame | frame | structureguage | structureguage | clearances | clearances | testing | testing

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'Trojan Prince' nearing completion 'Trojan Prince' nearing completion

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england | england | sky | sky | blur | blur | industry | industry | boat | boat | wire | wire | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | post | post | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | box | box | path | path | timber | timber | parts | parts | board | board | debris | debris | grain | grain | platform | platform | rail | rail | plate | plate | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | cargo | cargo | structure | structure | deck | deck | crew | crew | pile | pile | frame | frame | porthole | porthole | letter | letter | worker | worker | ladder | ladder | unusual | unusual | shipyard | shipyard | scratch | scratch | northeast | northeast | plank | plank | southshields | southshields | tyneside | tyneside | development | development | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | berth | berth | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | cargoship | cargoship | 1896 | 1896 | readheads | readheads | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sepiaphotograph | sepiaphotograph | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | trojanprince | trojanprince | shipyardmanager | shipyardmanager | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | 2readheads | 2readheads

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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4.440 Basic Structural Design (MIT) 4.440 Basic Structural Design (MIT)

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This course provides students with a basic knowledge of structural analysis and design for buildings, bridges and other structures. The course emphasizes the historical development of structural form and the evolution of structural design knowledge, from Gothic cathedrals to long span suspension bridges. Students will investigate the behavior of structural systems and elements through design exercises, case studies, and load testing of models. Students will design structures using timber, masonry, steel, and concrete and will gain an appreciation of the importance of structural design today, with an emphasis on environmental impact of large scale construction. This course provides students with a basic knowledge of structural analysis and design for buildings, bridges and other structures. The course emphasizes the historical development of structural form and the evolution of structural design knowledge, from Gothic cathedrals to long span suspension bridges. Students will investigate the behavior of structural systems and elements through design exercises, case studies, and load testing of models. Students will design structures using timber, masonry, steel, and concrete and will gain an appreciation of the importance of structural design today, with an emphasis on environmental impact of large scale construction.

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structural analysis | structural analysis | structural design | structural design | historical structures | historical structures | environment | environment | sustainable construction | sustainable construction | graphical analysis | graphical analysis | environmental assessment | environmental assessment | beam | beam | column | column | truss | truss | frame | frame | arch | arch | structural systems | structural systems | model building | model building | design exercises | design exercises | compression | compression | tension | tension | axial forces | axial forces | structural failures | structural failures | timber | timber | steel | steel | concrete | concrete | sustainable structures | sustainable structures

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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James McClarence alias Henry Noble, labourer, arrested for stealing clothes James McClarence alias Henry Noble, labourer, arrested for stealing clothes

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portrait | portrait | blur | blur | hat | hat | shirt | shirt | interesting | interesting | scary | scary | mark | mark | coat | coat | grain | grain | surreal | surreal | tie | tie | social | social | historic | historic | criminal | criminal | crime | crime | jacket | jacket | button | button | mugshot | mugshot | stolen | stolen | unusual | unusual | vest | vest | cloth | cloth | theft | theft | seated | seated | tynemouth | tynemouth | policestation | policestation | crease | crease | punishment | punishment | trial | trial | attentive | attentive | accused | accused | arrested | arrested | steal | steal | stealing | stealing | prisoner | prisoner | imprisonment | imprisonment | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | labourer | labourer | cleanshaven | cleanshaven | larceny | larceny | pawnbroker | pawnbroker | convictions | convictions | northshields | northshields | imprisoned | imprisoned | prisontime | prisontime | northtyneside | northtyneside | socialhistory | socialhistory | wellingtonstreet | wellingtonstreet | blackframe | blackframe | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | savillestreet | savillestreet | neutralbackground | neutralbackground | josephfisher | josephfisher | socialheritage | socialheritage | silkhandkerchief | silkhandkerchief | coachlane | coachlane | northshieldspolicecourt | northshieldspolicecourt | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsthemen | criminalfacesofnorthshieldsthemen | 19021916 | 19021916 | northshieldspolicestation | northshieldspolicestation | theshieldsdailynews | theshieldsdailynews | chiefconstablehuish | chiefconstablehuish | latejmfisher | latejmfisher | missinggoods | missinggoods | magistrate’sclerk | magistrate’sclerk | northumberlandsessions | northumberlandsessions | 1october1906 | 1october1906 | inspectorproud | inspectorproud | jameswilsonveitch | jameswilsonveitch | 24september1906 | 24september1906 | jamesmcclarencealiashenrynoble | jamesmcclarencealiashenrynoble | 18october1906 | 18october1906 | johnmcclarance | johnmcclarance

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Eilert Tiller, Norwegian sailor, arrested for breaking and entering Eilert Tiller, Norwegian sailor, arrested for breaking and entering

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boy | boy | portrait | portrait | selfportrait | selfportrait | blur | blur | male | male | face | face | hat | hat | norway | norway | shirt | shirt | youth | youth | hair | hair | interesting | interesting | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | head | head | mark | mark | coat | coat | grain | grain | young | young | property | property | tie | tie | historic | historic | norwegian | norwegian | criminal | criminal | crime | crime | cap | cap | button | button | mugshot | mugshot | facialhair | facialhair | unusual | unusual | sailor | sailor | cloth | cloth | cigarettes | cigarettes | theft | theft | policestation | policestation | crease | crease | punishment | punishment | tobacco | tobacco | edwardian | edwardian | stealing | stealing | prisoner | prisoner | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | charged | charged | larceny | larceny | premises | premises | northshields | northshields | imprisoned | imprisoned | hardlabour | hardlabour | remand | remand | northtyneside | northtyneside | socialhistory | socialhistory | breakingandentering | breakingandentering | blackframe | blackframe | accomplice | accomplice | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | criminalrecord | criminalrecord | publicrecords | publicrecords | unionquay | unionquay | neutralbackground | neutralbackground | prisonterm | prisonterm | newspaperreport | newspaperreport | socialheritage | socialheritage | northshieldspolicecourt | northshieldspolicecourt | norwegiansailor | norwegiansailor | 19021916 | 19021916 | northshieldspolicestation | northshieldspolicestation | theshieldsdailynews | theshieldsdailynews | criminalfacesofnorthshieldschildren | criminalfacesofnorthshieldschildren | courtcasehearing | courtcasehearing | 13december1907 | 13december1907 | patrickliljebald | patrickliljebald | messrsehsmithandco | messrsehsmithandco | 5december1907 | 5december1907 | blackandwhitephotograph| | blackandwhitephotograph| | eilerttiller | eilerttiller

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Sons Sons

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road | road | houses | houses | roof | roof | chimney | chimney | abstract | abstract | reflection | reflection | heritage | heritage | industry | industry | window | window | water | water | glass | glass | grass | grass | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | daylight | daylight | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | name | name | ships | ships | border | border | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | row | row | cranes | cranes | deck | deck | transportation | transportation | frame | frame | cylinder | cylinder | land | land | vegetation | vegetation | letter | letter | vehicle | vehicle | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | coal | coal | shipyard | shipyard | striking | striking | brand | brand | southshields | southshields | partnership | partnership | vessels | vessels | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | staithes | staithes | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | aerialphotograph | aerialphotograph | tyneandwear | tyneandwear | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | southtyneside | southtyneside | tyneriver | tyneriver | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | lawe | lawe | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | shipbuildinghistory | shipbuildinghistory | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | highwestyard | highwestyard | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | 10may1963 | 10may1963

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ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)

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This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary issues which require an integrative, interdisciplinary approach using the above models and frameworks.

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frameworks and models in engineering systems | quantitative models | qualitative frameworks | complex engineering systems | analysis and design | emergent behavior | stochasticity | non-linearities | architectural system configuration

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