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22.06 Engineering of Nuclear Systems (MIT) 22.06 Engineering of Nuclear Systems (MIT)

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In this course, students explore the engineering design of nuclear power plants using the basic principles of reactor physics, thermodynamics, fluid flow and heat transfer. Topics include reactor designs, thermal analysis of nuclear fuel, reactor coolant flow and heat transfer, power conversion cycles, nuclear safety, and reactor dynamic behavior. In this course, students explore the engineering design of nuclear power plants using the basic principles of reactor physics, thermodynamics, fluid flow and heat transfer. Topics include reactor designs, thermal analysis of nuclear fuel, reactor coolant flow and heat transfer, power conversion cycles, nuclear safety, and reactor dynamic behavior.

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nuclear power overview | nuclear power overview | accelerators | accelerators | reactor physics review | reactor physics review | thermal parameters | thermal parameters | PWR | PWR | BWR | BWR | reactor design | reactor design | thermal analysis of fuel | thermal analysis of fuel | ideal gas and incompressible fluid models | ideal gas and incompressible fluid models | single phase coolant heat transfer | single phase coolant heat transfer | pure substance model | pure substance model | two-phase coolant flow and heat transfer | two-phase coolant flow and heat transfer | power cycles | power cycles | nuclear safety | nuclear safety

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2.093 Computer Methods in Dynamics (MIT) 2.093 Computer Methods in Dynamics (MIT)

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Formulation of finite element methods for analysis of dynamic problems in solids, structures, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. Computer calculation of matrices and numerical solution of equilibrium equations by direct integration and mode superposition. Effective eigensolution techniques for calculation of frequencies and mode shapes. Digital computer coding techniques and use of an existing general purpose finite element analysis program. Modeling of problems and interpretation of numerical results. Formulation of finite element methods for analysis of dynamic problems in solids, structures, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. Computer calculation of matrices and numerical solution of equilibrium equations by direct integration and mode superposition. Effective eigensolution techniques for calculation of frequencies and mode shapes. Digital computer coding techniques and use of an existing general purpose finite element analysis program. Modeling of problems and interpretation of numerical results.

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finite element methods | | finite element methods | | solids | | solids | | structures | | structures | | fluid mechanics | | fluid mechanics | | heat transfer | | heat transfer | | equilibrium equations | | equilibrium equations | | direct integration | | direct integration | | mode superposition | | mode superposition | | eigensolution techniques | | eigensolution techniques | | frequencies | | frequencies | | mode shapes. | mode shapes.

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4.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (MIT) 4.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (MIT)

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This subject provides a first course in thermo-sciences for students primarily interested in architecture and building technology. It introduces the fundamentals important to energy, ventilation, air conditioning and comfort in buildings. It includes a detailed treatment of different forms of energy, energy conservation, properties of gases and liquids, air-water vapor mixtures and performance limits for air conditioning and power producing systems. Heat transfer principles are introduced with applications to energy losses from a building envelope. The subject is a prerequisite for more advanced thermo-science subjects in Architecture and Mechanical Engineering. This subject provides a first course in thermo-sciences for students primarily interested in architecture and building technology. It introduces the fundamentals important to energy, ventilation, air conditioning and comfort in buildings. It includes a detailed treatment of different forms of energy, energy conservation, properties of gases and liquids, air-water vapor mixtures and performance limits for air conditioning and power producing systems. Heat transfer principles are introduced with applications to energy losses from a building envelope. The subject is a prerequisite for more advanced thermo-science subjects in Architecture and Mechanical Engineering.

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energy in buildings | energy in buildings | ventilation | ventilation | air conditioning | air conditioning | forms of energy | forms of energy | energy conservation | energy conservation | heat transfer | heat transfer | energy losses from buildings | energy losses from buildings

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4.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (MIT) 4.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (MIT)

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4.42J (or 2.66J or 1.044J), Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. It provides a first course in thermo-sciences for students primarily interested in architecture and building technology. Throughout the course, the fundamentals important to energy, ventilation, air conditioning and comfort in buildings are introduced.  Two design projects play a major part in this class. They will require creative use of the principles and information given in the course to solve a particular problem, relating to energy consumption in buildings. The students will be asked to propose and assess innovativ 4.42J (or 2.66J or 1.044J), Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. It provides a first course in thermo-sciences for students primarily interested in architecture and building technology. Throughout the course, the fundamentals important to energy, ventilation, air conditioning and comfort in buildings are introduced.  Two design projects play a major part in this class. They will require creative use of the principles and information given in the course to solve a particular problem, relating to energy consumption in buildings. The students will be asked to propose and assess innovativ

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energy in buildings | energy in buildings | thermo-sciences | thermo-sciences | energy | energy | ventilation | ventilation | air conditioning and comfort in buildings | air conditioning and comfort in buildings | thermodynamics | thermodynamics | electricity | electricity | architecture | architecture | building technology | building technology | civil engineering | civil engineering | buildings | buildings | conservation of energy | conservation of energy | air-water vapor mixtures | air-water vapor mixtures | thermal comfort | thermal comfort | heat pumps | heat pumps | refrigeration cycles | refrigeration cycles | thermodynamic performance | thermodynamic performance | heat transfer | heat transfer | creative design projects | creative design projects | air conditioning | air conditioning | energy consumption | energy consumption | building designs | building designs | building technologies | building technologies | operating schemes | operating schemes | properties of gases | properties of gases | properties of liquids | properties of liquids | power producing systems | power producing systems | energy losses | energy losses | building envelope | building envelope | 4.42 | 4.42 | 1.044 | 1.044 | 2.66 | 2.66

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

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This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid-structure interactions. The governing continuum mechanics equations, conservation laws, virtual work, and variational principles are used to establish effective finite element discretizations and the stability, accuracy, and convergence are discussed. The homework and the student-selected term project using the general-purpose finite element analysis program ADINA are important parts of the course. This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid-structure interactions. The governing continuum mechanics equations, conservation laws, virtual work, and variational principles are used to establish effective finite element discretizations and the stability, accuracy, and convergence are discussed. The homework and the student-selected term project using the general-purpose finite element analysis program ADINA are important parts of the course.

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linear static analysis | linear static analysis | solids | solids | structures | structures | nonlinear static analysis | nonlinear static analysis | heat transfer | heat transfer | fluid flows | fluid flows | finite element methods | finite element methods | ADINA | ADINA | student work | student work | beams | beams | plates | plates | shells | shells | displacement | displacement | conduction | conduction | convection | convection | radiation | radiation | Navier-Stokes | Navier-Stokes | incompressible fluids | incompressible fluids | acoustic fluids | acoustic fluids

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2.61 Internal Combustion Engines (MIT) 2.61 Internal Combustion Engines (MIT)

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This course elaborates on the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact, study of fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena, and fuel properties, relevant to engine power, efficiency, and emissions, examination of design features and operating characteristics of different types of internal combustion engines: spark-ignition, diesel, stratified-charge, and mixed-cycle engines. The project section details the Engine Laboratory project. We have aimed this course for graduate and senior undergraduate students. This course elaborates on the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact, study of fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena, and fuel properties, relevant to engine power, efficiency, and emissions, examination of design features and operating characteristics of different types of internal combustion engines: spark-ignition, diesel, stratified-charge, and mixed-cycle engines. The project section details the Engine Laboratory project. We have aimed this course for graduate and senior undergraduate students.

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internal combustion engines | internal combustion engines | engine operation | engine operation | engine fuel requirements | engine fuel requirements | environmental impact | environmental impact | fluid flow | fluid flow | thermodynamics | thermodynamics | combustion | combustion | heat transfer and friction phenomena | heat transfer and friction phenomena | fuel properties | fuel properties | power | power | efficiency | efficiency | emissions | emissions | spark-ignition | spark-ignition | diesel | diesel | stratified-charge | stratified-charge | mixed-cycle engine. | mixed-cycle engine.

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

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This course introduces fundamental concepts in "continuous'' applied mathematics, with an emphasis on nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs). Topics include linear and nonlinear waves: kinematic waves, method of characteristics, expansion fans, wave breaking, shock dynamics, shock structure; linear and nonlinear diffusion: Green functions, Fourier transform, similarity solutions, boundary layers, Nernst-Planck equations. Applications include traffic flow, gas dynamics, and granular flow. This course introduces fundamental concepts in "continuous'' applied mathematics, with an emphasis on nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs). Topics include linear and nonlinear waves: kinematic waves, method of characteristics, expansion fans, wave breaking, shock dynamics, shock structure; linear and nonlinear diffusion: Green functions, Fourier transform, similarity solutions, boundary layers, Nernst-Planck equations. Applications include traffic flow, gas dynamics, and granular flow.

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Linear and nonlinear waves | Linear and nonlinear waves | hyperbolic waves | hyperbolic waves | kinematic waves | kinematic waves | expansion fans | expansion fans | shock dynamics | shock dynamics | shock structure | shock structure | Linear diffusion | Linear diffusion | nonlinear diffusion | nonlinear diffusion | Green functions | Green functions | Fourier transform | Fourier transform | dimensional analysis | dimensional analysis | similarity solutions | similarity solutions | boundary layers | boundary layers | traffic flow | traffic flow | gas dynamics | gas dynamics | tsunamis | tsunamis | heat transfer | heat transfer | ion transport | ion transport | granular flow | granular flow

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1.020 Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability (MIT) 1.020 Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability (MIT)

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This course covers the use of ecological and thermodynamic principles to examine interactions between humans and the natural environment. Topics include conservation and constitutive laws, box models, feedback, thermodynamic concepts, energy in natural and engineered systems, basic transport concepts, life cycle analysis and related economic methods.Topics such as renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, green buildings, and mitigation of climate change are illustrated with quantitative case studies. Case studies are team-oriented and may include numerical simulations and design exercises. Some programming experience is desirable but not a prerequisite. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication are provided. This course covers the use of ecological and thermodynamic principles to examine interactions between humans and the natural environment. Topics include conservation and constitutive laws, box models, feedback, thermodynamic concepts, energy in natural and engineered systems, basic transport concepts, life cycle analysis and related economic methods.Topics such as renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, green buildings, and mitigation of climate change are illustrated with quantitative case studies. Case studies are team-oriented and may include numerical simulations and design exercises. Some programming experience is desirable but not a prerequisite. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication are provided.

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systems | systems | conservation laws | conservation laws | constitutive laws | constitutive laws | box models | box models | mass conservation | mass conservation | perturbation methods | perturbation methods | thermodymanics | thermodymanics | heat transfer | heat transfer | enthalpy | enthalpy | entropy | entropy | multiphase systems | multiphase systems | mass and energy balances | mass and energy balances | energy supply options | energy supply options | economic value | economic value | natural resources | natural resources | multiobjective analysis | multiobjective analysis | life cycle analysis | life cycle analysis | mass and energy transport | mass and energy transport | green buildings | green buildings | transportation modeling | transportation modeling | renewable energy | renewable energy | climate modeling | climate modeling

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2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer (MIT) 2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer (MIT)

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2.51 is a 12-unit subject, serving as the Mechanical Engineering Department's advanced undergraduate course in heat and mass transfer. The prerequisites for this course are the undergraduate courses in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, specifically Thermal Fluids Engineering I and Thermal Fluids Engineering II or their equivalents. This course covers problems of heat and mass transfer in greater depth and complexity than is done in those courses and incorporates many subjects that are not included or are treated lightly in those courses; analysis is given greater emphasis than the use of correlations. Course 2.51 is directed at undergraduates having a strong interest in thermal science and graduate students who have not previously studied heat transfer. 2.51 is a 12-unit subject, serving as the Mechanical Engineering Department's advanced undergraduate course in heat and mass transfer. The prerequisites for this course are the undergraduate courses in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, specifically Thermal Fluids Engineering I and Thermal Fluids Engineering II or their equivalents. This course covers problems of heat and mass transfer in greater depth and complexity than is done in those courses and incorporates many subjects that are not included or are treated lightly in those courses; analysis is given greater emphasis than the use of correlations. Course 2.51 is directed at undergraduates having a strong interest in thermal science and graduate students who have not previously studied heat transfer.

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heat transfer | heat transfer | mass transfer | mass transfer | Unsteady heat conduction | Unsteady heat conduction | evaporation | evaporation | solar radiation | solar radiation | spectral radiation | spectral radiation | grey radiation networks | grey radiation networks | black bodies | black bodies | thermal radiation | thermal radiation | external configurations | external configurations | natural convection | natural convection | forced convection | forced convection | steady conduction in multidimensional configurations | steady conduction in multidimensional configurations

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6.642 Continuum Electromechanics (MIT) 6.642 Continuum Electromechanics (MIT)

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This course focuses on laws, approximations, and relations of continuum electromechanics. Topics include mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations, statics and dynamics of electromechanical systems having a static equilibrium, electromechanical flows, and field coupling with thermal and molecular diffusion. See the syllabus section for a more detailed list of topics. This course focuses on laws, approximations, and relations of continuum electromechanics. Topics include mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations, statics and dynamics of electromechanical systems having a static equilibrium, electromechanical flows, and field coupling with thermal and molecular diffusion. See the syllabus section for a more detailed list of topics.

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continuum mechanics | continuum mechanics | electromechanics | electromechanics | mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations | mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations | statics | statics | dynamics | dynamics | electromechanical systems | electromechanical systems | static equililbrium | static equililbrium | electromechanical flows | electromechanical flows | field coupling | field coupling | thermal and molecular diffusion | thermal and molecular diffusion | electrokinetics | electrokinetics | streaming interactions | streaming interactions | materials processing | materials processing | magnetohydrodynamic and electrohydrodynamic pumps and generators | magnetohydrodynamic and electrohydrodynamic pumps and generators | ferrohydrodynamics | ferrohydrodynamics | physiochemical systems | physiochemical systems | heat transfer | heat transfer | continuum feedback control | continuum feedback control | electron beam devices | electron beam devices | plasma dynamics | plasma dynamics

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17.537 Politics and Policy in Contemporary Japan (MIT) 17.537 Politics and Policy in Contemporary Japan (MIT)

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This subject is designed for upper level undergraduates and graduate students as an introduction to politics and the policy process in modern Japan. The semester is divided into two parts. After a two-week general introduction to Japan and to the dominant approaches to the study of Japanese history, politics and society, we will begin exploring five aspects of Japanese politics: party politics, electoral politics, interest group politics, bureaucratic politics, and policy, which will be broken up into seven additional sections. We will try to understand the ways in which the actors and institutions identified in the first part of the semester affect the policy process across a variety of issues areas. This subject is designed for upper level undergraduates and graduate students as an introduction to politics and the policy process in modern Japan. The semester is divided into two parts. After a two-week general introduction to Japan and to the dominant approaches to the study of Japanese history, politics and society, we will begin exploring five aspects of Japanese politics: party politics, electoral politics, interest group politics, bureaucratic politics, and policy, which will be broken up into seven additional sections. We will try to understand the ways in which the actors and institutions identified in the first part of the semester affect the policy process across a variety of issues areas.

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finite element methods | finite element methods | solids | solids | structures | structures | fluid mechanics | fluid mechanics | heat transfer | heat transfer | equilibrium equations | equilibrium equations | direct integration | direct integration | mode superposition | mode superposition | eigensolution techniques | eigensolution techniques | frequencies | frequencies | mode shapes | mode shapes | statics | statics | dynamics | dynamics | nonlinear systems | nonlinear systems | wave propagation | wave propagation | Japan | Japan | politics | politics | policy | policy | contemporary Japan | contemporary Japan | electoral politics | electoral politics | interest group politics | interest group politics | party politics | party politics | bureaucratic politics | bureaucratic politics | social policy | social policy | foreign policy | foreign policy | defense policy | defense policy | energy policy | energy policy | science and technology policy | science and technology policy | industrial policy | industrial policy | trade policy | trade policy

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4.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (MIT) 4.42J Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings (MIT)

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This design-based subject provides a first course in energy and thermo-sciences with applications to sustainable energy-efficient architecture and building technology. No previous experience with subject matter is assumed. After taking this subject, students will understand introductory thermodynamics and heat transfer, know the leading order factors in building energy use, and have creatively employed their understanding of energy fundamentals and knowledge of building energy use in innovative building design projects. This year, the focus will be on design projects that will complement the new NSTAR/MIT campus efficiency program. This design-based subject provides a first course in energy and thermo-sciences with applications to sustainable energy-efficient architecture and building technology. No previous experience with subject matter is assumed. After taking this subject, students will understand introductory thermodynamics and heat transfer, know the leading order factors in building energy use, and have creatively employed their understanding of energy fundamentals and knowledge of building energy use in innovative building design projects. This year, the focus will be on design projects that will complement the new NSTAR/MIT campus efficiency program.

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energy in buildings | energy in buildings | ventilation | ventilation | air conditioning | air conditioning | forms of energy | forms of energy | energy conservation | energy conservation | heat transfer | heat transfer | energy losses from buildings | energy losses from buildings

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6.642 Continuum Electromechanics (MIT) 6.642 Continuum Electromechanics (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV faculty introductions. This course focuses on laws, approximations and relations of continuum electromechanics. Topics include mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations, statics and dynamics of electromechanical systems having a static equilibrium, electromechanical flows, and field coupling with thermal and molecular diffusion. Also covered are electrokinetics, streaming interactions, application to materials processing, magnetohydrodynamic and electrohydrodynamic pumps and generators, ferrohydrodynamics, physiochemical systems, heat transfer, continuum feedback control, electron beam devices, and plasma dynamics. Acknowledgements The instructor would like to thank Xuancheng Shao and Anyang Hou for transcribing into LaTeX the problem set solution Includes audio/video content: AV faculty introductions. This course focuses on laws, approximations and relations of continuum electromechanics. Topics include mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations, statics and dynamics of electromechanical systems having a static equilibrium, electromechanical flows, and field coupling with thermal and molecular diffusion. Also covered are electrokinetics, streaming interactions, application to materials processing, magnetohydrodynamic and electrohydrodynamic pumps and generators, ferrohydrodynamics, physiochemical systems, heat transfer, continuum feedback control, electron beam devices, and plasma dynamics. Acknowledgements The instructor would like to thank Xuancheng Shao and Anyang Hou for transcribing into LaTeX the problem set solution

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continuum mechanics | continuum mechanics | electromechanics | electromechanics | mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations | mechanical and electromechanical transfer relations | statics | statics | dynamics | dynamics | electromechanical systems | electromechanical systems | static equililbrium | static equililbrium | electromechanical flows | electromechanical flows | field coupling | field coupling | thermal and molecular diffusion | thermal and molecular diffusion | electrokinetics | electrokinetics | streaming interactions | streaming interactions | materials processing | materials processing | magnetohydrodynamic and electrohydrodynamic pumps and generators | magnetohydrodynamic and electrohydrodynamic pumps and generators | ferrohydrodynamics | ferrohydrodynamics | physiochemical systems | physiochemical systems | heat transfer | heat transfer | continuum feedback control | continuum feedback control | electron beam devices | electron beam devices | plasma dynamics | plasma dynamics

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

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This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid-structure interactions. The governing continuum mechanics equations, conservation laws, virtual work, and variational principles are used to establish effective finite element discretizations and the stability, accuracy, and convergence are discussed. The homework and the student-selected term project using the general-purpose finite element analysis program ADINA are important parts of the course. This course presents finite element theory and methods for general linear and nonlinear analyses. Reliable and effective finite element procedures are discussed with their applications to the solution of general problems in solid, structural, and fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid-structure interactions. The governing continuum mechanics equations, conservation laws, virtual work, and variational principles are used to establish effective finite element discretizations and the stability, accuracy, and convergence are discussed. The homework and the student-selected term project using the general-purpose finite element analysis program ADINA are important parts of the course.

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linear static analysis | linear static analysis | solids | solids | structures | structures | nonlinear static analysis | nonlinear static analysis | heat transfer | heat transfer | fluid flows | fluid flows | finite element methods | finite element methods | ADINA | ADINA | student work | student work | beams | beams | plates | plates | shells | shells | displacement | displacement | conduction | conduction | convection | convection | radiation | radiation | Navier-Stokes | Navier-Stokes | incompressible fluids | incompressible fluids | acoustic fluids | acoustic fluids

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

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This course introduces finite element methods for the analysis of solid, structural, fluid, field, and heat transfer problems. Steady-state, transient, and dynamic conditions are considered. Finite element methods and solution procedures for linear and nonlinear analyses are presented using largely physical arguments. The homework and a term project (for graduate students) involve use of the general purpose finite element analysis program ADINA. Applications include finite element analyses, modeling of problems, and interpretation of numerical results. This course introduces finite element methods for the analysis of solid, structural, fluid, field, and heat transfer problems. Steady-state, transient, and dynamic conditions are considered. Finite element methods and solution procedures for linear and nonlinear analyses are presented using largely physical arguments. The homework and a term project (for graduate students) involve use of the general purpose finite element analysis program ADINA. Applications include finite element analyses, modeling of problems, and interpretation of numerical results.

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finite element methods | finite element methods | solids | solids | structures | structures | fluid mechanics | fluid mechanics | heat transfer | heat transfer | equilibrium equations | equilibrium equations | direct integration | direct integration | mode superposition | mode superposition | eigensolution techniques | eigensolution techniques | frequencies | frequencies | mode shapes | mode shapes | statics | statics | dynamics | dynamics | nonlinear systems | nonlinear systems | wave propagation | wave propagation

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2.61 Internal Combustion Engines (MIT) 2.61 Internal Combustion Engines (MIT)

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This course studies the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact. Topics include fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena, and fuel properties, with reference to engine power, efficiency, and emissions. Students examine the design features and operating characteristics of different types of internal combustion engines: spark-ignition, diesel, stratified-charge, and mixed-cycle engines. Class includes lab project in the Engine Laboratory. This course studies the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact. Topics include fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena, and fuel properties, with reference to engine power, efficiency, and emissions. Students examine the design features and operating characteristics of different types of internal combustion engines: spark-ignition, diesel, stratified-charge, and mixed-cycle engines. Class includes lab project in the Engine Laboratory.

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internal combustion engines | internal combustion engines | engine operation | engine operation | engine fuel requirements | engine fuel requirements | environmental impact | environmental impact | fluid flow | thermodynamics | combustion | heat transfer and friction phenomena | fluid flow | thermodynamics | combustion | heat transfer and friction phenomena | fuel properties | fuel properties | power | power | efficiency | efficiency | emissions | emissions | spark-ignition | spark-ignition | diesel | diesel | stratified-charge | stratified-charge | mixed-cycle engine | mixed-cycle engine | full lecture notes | full lecture notes

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2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer (MIT) 2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer (MIT)

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2.51 is a 12-unit subject, serving as the Mechanical Engineering Department's advanced undergraduate course in heat and mass transfer. The prerequisites for this course are the undergraduate courses in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, specifically Thermal Fluids Engineering I and Thermal Fluids Engineering II or their equivalents. This course covers problems of heat and mass transfer in greater depth and complexity than is done in those courses and incorporates many subjects that are not included or are treated lightly in those courses; analysis is given greater emphasis than the use of correlations. Course 2.51 is directed at undergraduates having a strong interest in thermal science and graduate students who have not previously studied heat transfer. 2.51 is a 12-unit subject, serving as the Mechanical Engineering Department's advanced undergraduate course in heat and mass transfer. The prerequisites for this course are the undergraduate courses in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, specifically Thermal Fluids Engineering I and Thermal Fluids Engineering II or their equivalents. This course covers problems of heat and mass transfer in greater depth and complexity than is done in those courses and incorporates many subjects that are not included or are treated lightly in those courses; analysis is given greater emphasis than the use of correlations. Course 2.51 is directed at undergraduates having a strong interest in thermal science and graduate students who have not previously studied heat transfer.

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heat transfer | heat transfer | mass transfer | mass transfer | Unsteady heat conduction | Unsteady heat conduction | evaporation | evaporation | solar radiation | solar radiation | spectral radiation | spectral radiation | grey radiation networks | grey radiation networks | black bodies | black bodies | thermal radiation | thermal radiation | external configurations | external configurations | natural convection | natural convection | forced convection | forced convection | steady conduction in multidimensional configurations | steady conduction in multidimensional configurations

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2.58J Radiative Transfer (MIT) 2.58J Radiative Transfer (MIT)

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This course investigates the principles of thermal radiation and their applications to engineering heat and photon transfer problems. Topics include quantum and classical models of radiative properties of materials, electromagnetic wave theory for thermal radiation, radiative transfer in absorbing, emitting, and scattering media, and coherent laser radiation. Applications cover laser-material interactions, imaging, infrared instrumentation, global warming, semiconductor manufacturing, combustion, furnaces, and high temperature processing. This course investigates the principles of thermal radiation and their applications to engineering heat and photon transfer problems. Topics include quantum and classical models of radiative properties of materials, electromagnetic wave theory for thermal radiation, radiative transfer in absorbing, emitting, and scattering media, and coherent laser radiation. Applications cover laser-material interactions, imaging, infrared instrumentation, global warming, semiconductor manufacturing, combustion, furnaces, and high temperature processing.

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thermal radiation | thermal radiation | heat transfer | heat transfer | photon transfer | photon transfer | quantum modeling | quantum modeling | materials | materials | electromagnetic | electromagnetic | absorption | absorption | emitting media | emitting media | scattering | scattering | laser | laser | imaging | imaging | infrared | infrared | global warming | global warming | semiconductor manufacturing | semiconductor manufacturing | combustion | combustion | furnace | furnace | high temperature processing | high temperature processing | Drude | Drude | Lorenz | Lorenz | gas | gas | dielectric | dielectric | Monte Carlo | Monte Carlo | simulation | simulation | solar energy | solar energy | solar power | solar power | solar cell | solar cell | 2.58 | 2.58 | 10.74 | 10.74

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2.26 Compressible Fluid Dynamics (MIT) 2.26 Compressible Fluid Dynamics (MIT)

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2.26 is a 6-unit Honors-level subject serving as the Mechanical Engineering department's sole course in compressible fluid dynamics. The prerequisites for this course are undergraduate courses in thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer. The goal of this course is to lay out the fundamental concepts and results for the compressible flow of gases. Topics to be covered include: appropriate conservation laws; propagation of disturbances; isentropic flows; normal shock wave relations, oblique shock waves, weak and strong shocks, and shock wave structure; compressible flows in ducts with area changes, friction, or heat addition; heat transfer to high speed flows; unsteady compressible flows, Riemann invariants, and piston and shock tube problems; steady 2D supersonic flow, Prandtl-Mey 2.26 is a 6-unit Honors-level subject serving as the Mechanical Engineering department's sole course in compressible fluid dynamics. The prerequisites for this course are undergraduate courses in thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer. The goal of this course is to lay out the fundamental concepts and results for the compressible flow of gases. Topics to be covered include: appropriate conservation laws; propagation of disturbances; isentropic flows; normal shock wave relations, oblique shock waves, weak and strong shocks, and shock wave structure; compressible flows in ducts with area changes, friction, or heat addition; heat transfer to high speed flows; unsteady compressible flows, Riemann invariants, and piston and shock tube problems; steady 2D supersonic flow, Prandtl-Mey

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conservation laws | conservation laws | isentropic flows | isentropic flows | normal shock wave relations | normal shock wave relations | oblique shock waves | oblique shock waves | weak shock | weak shock | strong shock | strong shock | ducts | ducts | heat transfer | heat transfer | unsteady flows | unsteady flows | Riemann invariants | Riemann invariants | piston | piston | shock tube | shock tube | steady 2D supersonic flow | steady 2D supersonic flow | Prandtl-Meyer function | Prandtl-Meyer function | self-similar compressible flows | self-similar compressible flows

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10.302 Transport Processes (MIT) 10.302 Transport Processes (MIT)

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Principles of heat and mass transfer. Steady and transient conduction and diffusion. Radiative heat transfer. Convective transport of heat and mass in both laminar and turbulent flows. Emphasis on the development of a physical understanding of the underlying phenomena and upon the ability to solve real heat and mass transfer problems of engineering significance. Principles of heat and mass transfer. Steady and transient conduction and diffusion. Radiative heat transfer. Convective transport of heat and mass in both laminar and turbulent flows. Emphasis on the development of a physical understanding of the underlying phenomena and upon the ability to solve real heat and mass transfer problems of engineering significance.

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heat transfer | heat transfer | mass transfer | mass transfer | transport processes | transport processes | conservation of energy | conservation of energy | heat diffusion | heat diffusion | boundary and initial conditions | boundary and initial conditions | conduction | conduction | steady-state conduction | steady-state conduction | heat diffusion equation | heat diffusion equation | spatial effects | spatial effects | radiation | radiation | blackbody exchange | blackbody exchange | extended surfaces | extended surfaces | gray surfaces | gray surfaces | heat exchangers | heat exchangers | convection | convection | boundary layers | boundary layers | steady diffusion | steady diffusion | transient diffusion | transient diffusion

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3.044 Materials Processing (MIT) 3.044 Materials Processing (MIT)

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This course is focused on physical understanding of materials processing, and the scaling laws that govern process speed, volume, and material quality. In particular, this course will cover the transport of heat and matter as these topics apply to materials processing. This course is focused on physical understanding of materials processing, and the scaling laws that govern process speed, volume, and material quality. In particular, this course will cover the transport of heat and matter as these topics apply to materials processing.

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materials processing | materials processing | heat conduction | heat conduction | heat transfer | heat transfer | Biot number | Biot number | glass fibers | glass fibers | thermal spray | thermal spray | 2D analysis | 2D analysis | friction welding | friction welding | radiation | radiation | black bodies | black bodies | emessivity | emessivity | solidification | solidification | sand casting | sand casting | lost foam | lost foam | molds | molds | binary solidification | binary solidification | microstructures | microstructures | fluid flow | fluid flow | glass production | glass production | Pilkington glass | Pilkington glass | drag force | drag force | Newtonian | Newtonian | non-Newtonian | non-Newtonian | blow molding | blow molding | compressive forming | compressive forming | powder | powder | sintering | sintering | slurry | slurry | and colloid processing | and colloid processing | steel making | steel making | electronics manufacturing | electronics manufacturing

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22.06 Engineering of Nuclear Systems (MIT)

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In this course, students explore the engineering design of nuclear power plants using the basic principles of reactor physics, thermodynamics, fluid flow and heat transfer. Topics include reactor designs, thermal analysis of nuclear fuel, reactor coolant flow and heat transfer, power conversion cycles, nuclear safety, and reactor dynamic behavior.

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nuclear power overview | accelerators | reactor physics review | thermal parameters | PWR | BWR | reactor design | thermal analysis of fuel | ideal gas and incompressible fluid models | single phase coolant heat transfer | pure substance model | two-phase coolant flow and heat transfer | power cycles | nuclear safety

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TALAT Lecture 3206: The Feeding of Castings

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This lecture provides an introduction to the techniques used to compensate for the solidification shrinkage of castings. The students will be able to understand the basic principles of how to design a feeder system to produce a shrinkage-free casting. Basic knowledge of castings production, basic physics and metallurgy background is assumed.

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aluminium | aluminum | european aluminium association | EAA | Training in Aluminium Application Technologies | training | metallurgy | technology | lecture | machining | forming | casting | shrinkage | feeding rules | heat transfer requirement | volume requirement | junction requirement | feed path requirement | pressure requirement | pressure gradient requirement | Zeroth rule | feeding mechanisms | liquid feeding | mass feeding | interdendritic feeding | burst feeding | solid feeding | valve cover | corematerials | ukoer

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TALAT Lecture 3206: The Feeding of Castings

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This lecture provides an introduction to the techniques used to compensate for the solidification shrinkage of castings. The students will be able to understand the basic principles of how to design a feeder system to produce a shrinkage-free casting. Basic knowledge of castings production, basic physics and metallurgy background is assumed.

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aluminium | aluminum | european aluminium association | eaa | talat | training in aluminium application technologies | training | metallurgy | technology | lecture | machining | forming | casting | shrinkage | feeding rules | heat transfer requirement | volume requirement | junction requirement | feed path requirement | pressure requirement | pressure gradient requirement | zeroth rule | feeding mechanisms | liquid feeding | mass feeding | interdendritic feeding | burst feeding | solid feeding | valve cover | corematerials | ukoer | Engineering | H000

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Two dimensional heat conduction (UH-Case 1)

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This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme.

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ukoer | engscoer | cc-by | university of hertfordshire | he | higher education | engineering | hertfordshireunioer | conduction | conduction equation | fouriers equation | heat transfer | oer | uni herts | uniofhertfordshire | steady state | two dimensional | thermal | isotherm | heat flux | engineering educational video | mark russell | blended learning unit | blu | Engineering | H000

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