RSS Feed for ti http://solvonauts.org/%3Faction%3Drss_search%26term%3Dti RSS Feed for ti IV (MIT) IV (MIT) Includes audio video content AV selected lectures AV faculty introductions AV special element video The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering as well as their interrelationships and applications These disciplines are Materials and Structures M Computers and Programming C Fluid Mechanics F Thermodynamics T Propulsion P and Signals and Systems S In choosing to teach these subjects in a unified manner the instructors seek to explain the common intellectual threads in these disciplines as well as their combined application to solve engineering Systems Problems SP Throughout the year the instructors emphasize the connections among the disciplines Includes audio video content AV selected lectures AV faculty introductions AV special element video The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering as well as their interrelationships and applications These disciplines are Materials and Structures M Computers and Programming C Fluid Mechanics F Thermodynamics T Propulsion P and Signals and Systems S In choosing to teach these subjects in a unified manner the instructors seek to explain the common intellectual threads in these disciplines as well as their combined application to solve engineering Systems Problems SP Throughout the year the instructors emphasize the connections among the disciplines http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-01-unified-engineering-i-ii-iii-iv-fall-2005-spring-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-01-unified-engineering-i-ii-iii-iv-fall-2005-spring-2006 16.225 Computational Mechanics of Materials (MIT) 16.225 Computational Mechanics of Materials (MIT) 16 225 is a graduate level course on Computational Mechanics of Materials The primary focus of this course is on the teaching of state of the art numerical methods for the analysis of the nonlinear continuum response of materials The range of material behavior considered in this course includes linear and finite deformation elasticity inelasticity and dynamics Numerical formulation and algorithms include variational formulation and variational constitutive updates finite element discretization error estimation constrained problems time integration algorithms and convergence analysis There is a strong emphasis on the parallel computer implementation of algorithms in programming assignments The application to real engineering applications and problems in engineering science is 16 225 is a graduate level course on Computational Mechanics of Materials The primary focus of this course is on the teaching of state of the art numerical methods for the analysis of the nonlinear continuum response of materials The range of material behavior considered in this course includes linear and finite deformation elasticity inelasticity and dynamics Numerical formulation and algorithms include variational formulation and variational constitutive updates finite element discretization error estimation constrained problems time integration algorithms and convergence analysis There is a strong emphasis on the parallel computer implementation of algorithms in programming assignments The application to real engineering applications and problems in engineering science is http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-225-computational-mechanics-of-materials-fall-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-225-computational-mechanics-of-materials-fall-2003 IV (MIT) IV (MIT) The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering as well as their interrelationships and applications nbsp These disciplines are Materials and Structures M Computers and Programming C Fluid Mechanics F Thermodynamics T Propulsion P and Signals and Systems S nbsp In choosing to teach these subjects in a unified manner the instructors seek to explain the common intellectual threads in these disciplines as well as their combined application to solve engineering Systems Problems SP nbsp Throughout the year the instructors emphasize the connections among the disciplines Technical RequirementsMicrosoft 174 Excel software 160 is recommended for viewing the xls files The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering as well as their interrelationships and applications nbsp These disciplines are Materials and Structures M Computers and Programming C Fluid Mechanics F Thermodynamics T Propulsion P and Signals and Systems S nbsp In choosing to teach these subjects in a unified manner the instructors seek to explain the common intellectual threads in these disciplines as well as their combined application to solve engineering Systems Problems SP nbsp Throughout the year the instructors emphasize the connections among the disciplines Technical RequirementsMicrosoft 174 Excel software 160 is recommended for viewing the xls files http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/37146 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/37146 2.160 Identification, Estimation, and Learning (MIT) 2.160 Identification, Estimation, and Learning (MIT) This course provides a broad theoretical basis for system identification estimation and learning Students will study least squares estimation and its convergence properties Kalman filters noise dynamics and system representation function approximation theory neural nets radial basis functions wavelets Volterra expansions informative data sets persistent excitation asymptotic variance central limit theorems model structure selection system order estimate maximum likelihood unbiased estimates Cramer Rao lower bound Kullback Leibler information distance Akaike s information criterion experiment design and model validation This course provides a broad theoretical basis for system identification estimation and learning Students will study least squares estimation and its convergence properties Kalman filters noise dynamics and system representation function approximation theory neural nets radial basis functions wavelets Volterra expansions informative data sets persistent excitation asymptotic variance central limit theorems model structure selection system order estimate maximum likelihood unbiased estimates Cramer Rao lower bound Kullback Leibler information distance Akaike s information criterion experiment design and model validation http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-160-identification-estimation-and-learning-spring-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-160-identification-estimation-and-learning-spring-2006 8.322 Quantum Theory II (MIT) 8.322 Quantum Theory II (MIT) 8 322 is the second semester of a two semester subject on quantum theory stressing principles Topics covered include time dependent perturbation theory and applications to radiation quantization of EM radiation field adiabatic theorem and Berry s phase symmetries in QM many particle systems scattering theory relativistic quantum mechanics and Dirac equation 8 322 is the second semester of a two semester subject on quantum theory stressing principles Topics covered include time dependent perturbation theory and applications to radiation quantization of EM radiation field adiabatic theorem and Berry s phase symmetries in QM many particle systems scattering theory relativistic quantum mechanics and Dirac equation http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-322-quantum-theory-ii-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-322-quantum-theory-ii-spring-2003 18.327 Wavelets, Filter Banks and Applications (MIT) 18.327 Wavelets, Filter Banks and Applications (MIT) Wavelets are localized basis functions good for representing short time events The coefficients at each scale are filtered and subsampled to give coefficients at the next scale This is Mallat s pyramid algorithm for multiresolution connecting wavelets to filter banks Wavelets and multiscale algorithms for compression and signal image processing are developed Subject is project based for engineering and scientific applications Wavelets are localized basis functions good for representing short time events The coefficients at each scale are filtered and subsampled to give coefficients at the next scale This is Mallat s pyramid algorithm for multiresolution connecting wavelets to filter banks Wavelets and multiscale algorithms for compression and signal image processing are developed Subject is project based for engineering and scientific applications http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-327-wavelets-filter-banks-and-applications-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-327-wavelets-filter-banks-and-applications-spring-2003 11.949 Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice (MIT) 11.949 Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice (MIT) This course s aims are two fold to offer students the theoretical and practical tools to understand how and why cities become torn by ethnic religious racial nationalist and or other forms of identity that end up leading to conflict violence inequality and social injustice and to use this knowledge and insight in the search for solutions As preparation students will be required to become familiar with social and political theories of the city and the nation and their relationship to each other They also will focus on the ways that racial ethnic religious nationalist or other identities grow and manifest themselves in cities or other territorial levels of determination including the regional or transnational In the search for remedies students will be encouraged to cons This course s aims are two fold to offer students the theoretical and practical tools to understand how and why cities become torn by ethnic religious racial nationalist and or other forms of identity that end up leading to conflict violence inequality and social injustice and to use this knowledge and insight in the search for solutions As preparation students will be required to become familiar with social and political theories of the city and the nation and their relationship to each other They also will focus on the ways that racial ethnic religious nationalist or other identities grow and manifest themselves in cities or other territorial levels of determination including the regional or transnational In the search for remedies students will be encouraged to cons http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-949-cities-in-conflict-theory-and-practice-fall-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-949-cities-in-conflict-theory-and-practice-fall-2003 16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT) 16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT) 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 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/68163 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/68163 8.321 Quantum Theory I (MIT) 8.321 Quantum Theory I (MIT) 8 321 is the first semester of a two semester subject on quantum theory stressing principles Topics covered include Hilbert spaces observables uncertainty relations eigenvalue problems and methods for solution thereof time evolution in the Schrodinger Heisenberg and interaction pictures connections between classical and quantum mechanics path integrals quantum mechanics in EM fields angular momentum time independent perturbation theory density operators and quantum measurement 8 321 is the first semester of a two semester subject on quantum theory stressing principles Topics covered include Hilbert spaces observables uncertainty relations eigenvalue problems and methods for solution thereof time evolution in the Schrodinger Heisenberg and interaction pictures connections between classical and quantum mechanics path integrals quantum mechanics in EM fields angular momentum time independent perturbation theory density operators and quantum measurement http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-321-quantum-theory-i-fall-2002 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-321-quantum-theory-i-fall-2002 14.121 Microeconomic Theory I (MIT) 14.121 Microeconomic Theory I (MIT) This half semester course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory designed to meet the needs of students in the economics Ph D program Some parts of the course are designed to teach material that all graduate students should know Others are used to introduce methodologies Topics include consumer and producer theory markets and competition general equilibrium and tools of comparative statics and their application to price theory Some topics of recent interest may also be covered This half semester course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory designed to meet the needs of students in the economics Ph D program Some parts of the course are designed to teach material that all graduate students should know Others are used to introduce methodologies Topics include consumer and producer theory markets and competition general equilibrium and tools of comparative statics and their application to price theory Some topics of recent interest may also be covered http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-121-microeconomic-theory-i-fall-2009 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-121-microeconomic-theory-i-fall-2009 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following nbsp Quantum optics nbsp Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states radiation field quantization and quantum field propagation P representation and classical fields nbsp Linear loss and linear amplification commutator preservation and the Uncertainty Principle beam splitters phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers Quantum photodetection direct detection heterodyne detection and homodyne detection a This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following nbsp Quantum optics nbsp Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states radiation field quantization and quantum field propagation P representation and classical fields nbsp Linear loss and linear amplification commutator preservation and the Uncertainty Principle beam splitters phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers Quantum photodetection direct detection heterodyne detection and homodyne detection a http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/55907 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/55907 Readme file for Introduction to Artificial Intelligence This readme file contains details of links to all the Introduction to Artificial Intelligence module s material held on Jorum and information about the module as well http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1561 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1561 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 8.08 Statistical Physics II (MIT) 8.08 Statistical Physics II (MIT) Probability distributions for classical and quantum systems Microcanonical canonical and grand canonical partition functions and associated thermodynamic potentials Conditions of thermodynamic equilibrium for homogenous and heterogenous systems Applications non interacting Bose and Fermi gases mean field theories for real gases binary mixtures magnetic systems polymer solutions phase and reaction equilibria critical phenomena Fluctuations correlation functions and susceptibilities and Kubo formulae Evolution of distribution functions Boltzmann and Smoluchowski equations Probability distributions for classical and quantum systems Microcanonical canonical and grand canonical partition functions and associated thermodynamic potentials Conditions of thermodynamic equilibrium for homogenous and heterogenous systems Applications non interacting Bose and Fermi gases mean field theories for real gases binary mixtures magnetic systems polymer solutions phase and reaction equilibria critical phenomena Fluctuations correlation functions and susceptibilities and Kubo formulae Evolution of distribution functions Boltzmann and Smoluchowski equations http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35899 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35899 Readme file for Introduction to OO Programming in Java This readme file contains details of links to all the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module s material held on Jorum and information about the module as well http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1987 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1987 15.667 Negotiation and Conflict Management (MIT) 15.667 Negotiation and Conflict Management (MIT) Negotiation and Conflict Management presents negotiation theory strategies and styles within an employment context 15 667 meets only eleven times with a different topic each week which is why students should commit to attending all classes In addition to the theory and exercises presented in class students practice negotiating with role playing simulations that cover a range of topics Students also learn how to negotiate in difficult situations which include abrasiveness racism sexism whistle blowing and emergencies The course covers conflict management as a first party and as a third party third party skills include helping others deal directly with their conflicts mediation investigation arbitration and helping the system change as a result of a dispute Negotiation and Conflict Management presents negotiation theory strategies and styles within an employment context 15 667 meets only eleven times with a different topic each week which is why students should commit to attending all classes In addition to the theory and exercises presented in class students practice negotiating with role playing simulations that cover a range of topics Students also learn how to negotiate in difficult situations which include abrasiveness racism sexism whistle blowing and emergencies The course covers conflict management as a first party and as a third party third party skills include helping others deal directly with their conflicts mediation investigation arbitration and helping the system change as a result of a dispute http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-667-negotiation-and-conflict-management-spring-2001 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-667-negotiation-and-conflict-management-spring-2001 2.29 Numerical Marine Hydrodynamics (13.024) (MIT) 2.29 Numerical Marine Hydrodynamics (13.024) (MIT) Includes audio video content AV faculty introductions This course is an introduction to numerical methods interpolation differentiation integration and systems of linear equations It covers the solution of differential equations by numerical integration as well as partial differential equations of inviscid hydrodynamics finite difference methods boundary integral equation panel methods Also addressed are introductory numerical lifting surface computations fast Fourier transforms the numerical representation of deterministic and random sea waves as well as integral boundary layer equations and numerical solutions This course was originally offered in Course 13 Department of Ocean Engineering as 13 024 In 2005 ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 Department Includes audio video content AV faculty introductions This course is an introduction to numerical methods interpolation differentiation integration and systems of linear equations It covers the solution of differential equations by numerical integration as well as partial differential equations of inviscid hydrodynamics finite difference methods boundary integral equation panel methods Also addressed are introductory numerical lifting surface computations fast Fourier transforms the numerical representation of deterministic and random sea waves as well as integral boundary layer equations and numerical solutions This course was originally offered in Course 13 Department of Ocean Engineering as 13 024 In 2005 ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 Department http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-29-numerical-marine-hydrodynamics-13-024-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-29-numerical-marine-hydrodynamics-13-024-spring-2003 Readme file for Distributed Web Systems This readme file contains details of links to all the Distributed Web Systems module s material held on Jorum and information about the module as well http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1890 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1890 8.033 Relativity (MIT) 8.033 Relativity (MIT) Relativity is normally taken by physics majors in their sophomore year Topics include Einstein s postulates consequences for simultaneity time dilation length contraction clock synchronization Lorentz transformation relativistic effects and paradoxes Minkowski diagrams invariants and four vectors momentum energy and mass and particle collisions Also covered is Relativity and electricity Coulomb s law and magnetic fields Brief introduction to Newtonian cosmology There is also an introduction to some concepts of General Relativity principle of equivalence the Schwarzchild metric gravitational red shift particle and light trajectories geodesics and Shapiro delay Relativity is normally taken by physics majors in their sophomore year Topics include Einstein s postulates consequences for simultaneity time dilation length contraction clock synchronization Lorentz transformation relativistic effects and paradoxes Minkowski diagrams invariants and four vectors momentum energy and mass and particle collisions Also covered is Relativity and electricity Coulomb s law and magnetic fields Brief introduction to Newtonian cosmology There is also an introduction to some concepts of General Relativity principle of equivalence the Schwarzchild metric gravitational red shift particle and light trajectories geodesics and Shapiro delay http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39131 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39131 1.223J Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management (MIT) 1.223J Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management (MIT) This class surveys the current concepts theories and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations It provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context leadership challenges strategies and management tools that are used in today s public and private transportation organizations The following concepts tools and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases alternative models of decision making strategic planning e g use of SWOT analysis and scenario development stakeholder valuation and analysis government based regulation and cooperation within the transportation enterprise disaster communications systems safety change management and the impact of globalization This class surveys the current concepts theories and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations It provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context leadership challenges strategies and management tools that are used in today s public and private transportation organizations The following concepts tools and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases alternative models of decision making strategic planning e g use of SWOT analysis and scenario development stakeholder valuation and analysis government based regulation and cooperation within the transportation enterprise disaster communications systems safety change management and the impact of globalization http://www.myoops.org/twocw/mit/Civil-and-Environmental-Engineering/1-223JFall-2004/CourseHome/index.htm http://www.myoops.org/twocw/mit/Civil-and-Environmental-Engineering/1-223JFall-2004/CourseHome/index.htm 1.223J Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management (MIT) 1.223J Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management (MIT) This class surveys the current concepts theories and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations It provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context leadership challenges strategies and management tools that are used in today s public and private transportation organizations The following concepts tools and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases alternative models of decision making strategic planning e g use of SWOT analysis and scenario development stakeholder valuation and analysis government based regulation and cooperation within the transportation enterprise disaster communications systems safety change management and the impact of globalization This class surveys the current concepts theories and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations It provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context leadership challenges strategies and management tools that are used in today s public and private transportation organizations The following concepts tools and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases alternative models of decision making strategic planning e g use of SWOT analysis and scenario development stakeholder valuation and analysis government based regulation and cooperation within the transportation enterprise disaster communications systems safety change management and the impact of globalization http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-223j-transportation-policy-strategy-and-management-fall-2004 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-223j-transportation-policy-strategy-and-management-fall-2004 13.024 Numerical Marine Hydrodynamics (MIT) 13.024 Numerical Marine Hydrodynamics (MIT) This course is an introduction to numerical methods interpolation differentiation integration and systems of linear equations It covers the solution of differential equations by numerical integration as well as partial differential equations of inviscid hydrodynamics finite difference methods boundary integral equation panel methods Also addressed are introductory numerical lifting surface computations fast Fourier transforms the numerical representation of deterministic and random sea waves as well as integral boundary layer equations and numerical solutions Technical RequirementMATLAB reg software is required to run the m files found on this course site The FIN and OUT are simply data offest tables nbsp They can be viewed with any text reader RealOne 8482 This course is an introduction to numerical methods interpolation differentiation integration and systems of linear equations It covers the solution of differential equations by numerical integration as well as partial differential equations of inviscid hydrodynamics finite difference methods boundary integral equation panel methods Also addressed are introductory numerical lifting surface computations fast Fourier transforms the numerical representation of deterministic and random sea waves as well as integral boundary layer equations and numerical solutions Technical RequirementMATLAB reg software is required to run the m files found on this course site The FIN and OUT are simply data offest tables nbsp They can be viewed with any text reader RealOne 8482 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36837 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36837 Readme file for Rapid Application Development This readme file contains details of links to all the Rapid Application Development module s material held on Jorum and information about the module as well http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1991 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1991 17.812J Collective Choice I (MIT) 17.812J Collective Choice I (MIT) This is an applied theory course covering topics in the political economy of democratic countries This course examines political institutions from a rational choice perspective The now burgeoning rational choice literature on legislatures bureaucracies courts and elections constitutes the chief focus Some focus will be placed on institutions from a comparative and or international perspective This is an applied theory course covering topics in the political economy of democratic countries This course examines political institutions from a rational choice perspective The now burgeoning rational choice literature on legislatures bureaucracies courts and elections constitutes the chief focus Some focus will be placed on institutions from a comparative and or international perspective http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-812j-collective-choice-i-fall-2008 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-812j-collective-choice-i-fall-2008 17.042 Citizenship and Pluralism (MIT) 17.042 Citizenship and Pluralism (MIT) This course will serve as both an introduction to contemporary political philosophy and a way to explore issues of pluralism and multiculturalism Racial and ethnic groups national minorities aboriginals women sexual minorities and other groups have organized to highlight injustice and demand recognition and accommodation on the basis of their differences In practice democratic states have granted a variety of group differentiated rights such as exemptions from generally applicable laws special representation rights language rights or limited self government rights to different types of groups This course will examine how different theories of citizenship address the challenges raised by different forms of pluralism We will focus in particular on the following questions Do This course will serve as both an introduction to contemporary political philosophy and a way to explore issues of pluralism and multiculturalism Racial and ethnic groups national minorities aboriginals women sexual minorities and other groups have organized to highlight injustice and demand recognition and accommodation on the basis of their differences In practice democratic states have granted a variety of group differentiated rights such as exemptions from generally applicable laws special representation rights language rights or limited self government rights to different types of groups This course will examine how different theories of citizenship address the challenges raised by different forms of pluralism We will focus in particular on the following questions Do http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-042-citizenship-and-pluralism-fall-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-042-citizenship-and-pluralism-fall-2003 11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT) 11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT) This readings based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries with particular emphasis on regional and local governments Major topics include the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform Emphasis is on basic economic concerns with consideration given to political institutional and cultural factors This readings based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries with particular emphasis on regional and local governments Major topics include the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform Emphasis is on basic economic concerns with consideration given to political institutional and cultural factors http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-487-urban-public-finance-in-developing-countries-fall-2004 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-487-urban-public-finance-in-developing-countries-fall-2004 11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT) 11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries (MIT) This readings based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries with particular emphasis on regional and local governments Major topics include the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform Emphasis is on basic economic concerns with consideration given to political institutional and cultural factors This readings based course analyzes the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries with particular emphasis on regional and local governments Major topics include the role of decentralization in national economic reform programs the potential impact of decentralized governments on local economic development determination of optimal arrangements for sharing fiscal responsibilities among levels of government evaluation of local revenue and expenditure decisions and assessment of prospects and options for intergovernmental fiscal reform Emphasis is on basic economic concerns with consideration given to political institutional and cultural factors http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36403 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36403 12.802 Wave Motions in the Ocean and Atmosphere (MIT) 12.802 Wave Motions in the Ocean and Atmosphere (MIT) This course is an introduction to basic ideas of geophysical wave motion in rotating stratified and rotating stratified fluids Subject begins with general wave concepts of phase and group velocity It also covers the dynamics and kinematics of gravity waves with a focus on dispersion energy flux initial value problems etc Also addressed are subject foundation used to study internal and inertial waves Kelvin Poincare and Rossby waves in homogeneous and stratified fluids Laplace tidal equations are applied to equatorial waves Other topics include resonant interactions potential vorticity wave mean flow interactions and instability This course is an introduction to basic ideas of geophysical wave motion in rotating stratified and rotating stratified fluids Subject begins with general wave concepts of phase and group velocity It also covers the dynamics and kinematics of gravity waves with a focus on dispersion energy flux initial value problems etc Also addressed are subject foundation used to study internal and inertial waves Kelvin Poincare and Rossby waves in homogeneous and stratified fluids Laplace tidal equations are applied to equatorial waves Other topics include resonant interactions potential vorticity wave mean flow interactions and instability http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-802-wave-motions-in-the-ocean-and-atmosphere-spring-2004 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-802-wave-motions-in-the-ocean-and-atmosphere-spring-2004 11.965 Reflective Practice: An Approach for Expanding Your Learning Frontiers (MIT) 11.965 Reflective Practice: An Approach for Expanding Your Learning Frontiers (MIT) The course is an introduction to the approach of Reflective Practice developed by Donald Sch n It is an approach that enables professionals to understand how they use their knowledge in practical situations and how they can combine practice and learning in a more effective way Through greater awareness of how they deploy their knowledge in practical situations professionals can increase their capacities of learning in a more timely way Understanding how they frame situations and ideas helps professionals to achieve greater flexibility and increase their capacity of conceptual innovation The objective of the course is to introduce students to the approach and methods of reflective practice by raising their awareness about their own cognitive resources and how they use them in thei The course is an introduction to the approach of Reflective Practice developed by Donald Sch n It is an approach that enables professionals to understand how they use their knowledge in practical situations and how they can combine practice and learning in a more effective way Through greater awareness of how they deploy their knowledge in practical situations professionals can increase their capacities of learning in a more timely way Understanding how they frame situations and ideas helps professionals to achieve greater flexibility and increase their capacity of conceptual innovation The objective of the course is to introduce students to the approach and methods of reflective practice by raising their awareness about their own cognitive resources and how they use them in thei http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-965-reflective-practice-an-approach-for-expanding-your-learning-frontiers-january-iap-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-965-reflective-practice-an-approach-for-expanding-your-learning-frontiers-january-iap-2007 14.381 Statistical Method in Economics (MIT) 14.381 Statistical Method in Economics (MIT) This course is divided into two sections Part I and Part II Part I provides an introduction to statistical theory and can be found by visiting 14 381 Fall 2013 Part II found here prepares students for the remainder of the econometrics sequence The emphasis of the course is to understand the basic principles of statistical theory A brief review of probability will be given however this material is assumed knowledge The course also covers basic regression analysis Topics covered include probability random samples asymptotic methods point estimation evaluation of estimators Cramer Rao theorem hypothesis tests Neyman Pearson lemma Likelihood Ratio test interval estimation best linear predictor best linear approximation conditional expectation function buil This course is divided into two sections Part I and Part II Part I provides an introduction to statistical theory and can be found by visiting 14 381 Fall 2013 Part II found here prepares students for the remainder of the econometrics sequence The emphasis of the course is to understand the basic principles of statistical theory A brief review of probability will be given however this material is assumed knowledge The course also covers basic regression analysis Topics covered include probability random samples asymptotic methods point estimation evaluation of estimators Cramer Rao theorem hypothesis tests Neyman Pearson lemma Likelihood Ratio test interval estimation best linear predictor best linear approximation conditional expectation function buil http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-381-statistical-method-in-economics-fall-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-381-statistical-method-in-economics-fall-2006 9.71 Functional MRI of High-Level Vision (MIT) 9.71 Functional MRI of High-Level Vision (MIT) We are now at an unprecedented point in the field of neuroscience We can watch the human brain in action as it sees thinks decides reads and remembers Functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI is the only method that enables us to monitor local neural activity in the normal human brain in a noninvasive fashion and with good spatial resolution A large number of far reaching and fundamental questions about the human mind and brain can now be answered using straightforward applications of this technology This is particularly true in the area of high level vision the study of how we interpret and use visual information including object recognition mental imagery visual attention perceptual awareness visually guided action and visual memory The goals of this course are to help We are now at an unprecedented point in the field of neuroscience We can watch the human brain in action as it sees thinks decides reads and remembers Functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI is the only method that enables us to monitor local neural activity in the normal human brain in a noninvasive fashion and with good spatial resolution A large number of far reaching and fundamental questions about the human mind and brain can now be answered using straightforward applications of this technology This is particularly true in the area of high level vision the study of how we interpret and use visual information including object recognition mental imagery visual attention perceptual awareness visually guided action and visual memory The goals of this course are to help http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-71-functional-mri-of-high-level-vision-fall-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-71-functional-mri-of-high-level-vision-fall-2007 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 6 161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics optical principles and optical devices and systems This course covers a wide range of topics including polarization properties of light reflection and refraction coherence and interference Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction holography imaging and transforming properties of lenses spatial filtering two lens coherent optical processor optical properties of materials lasers electro optic acousto optic and liquid crystal light modulators optical detectors optical waveguides and fiber optic communication systems Students engage in extensive oral and written communication exercises There are 12 engineering design points associated with this subject 6 161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics optical principles and optical devices and systems This course covers a wide range of topics including polarization properties of light reflection and refraction coherence and interference Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction holography imaging and transforming properties of lenses spatial filtering two lens coherent optical processor optical properties of materials lasers electro optic acousto optic and liquid crystal light modulators optical detectors optical waveguides and fiber optic communication systems Students engage in extensive oral and written communication exercises There are 12 engineering design points associated with this subject http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-161-modern-optics-project-laboratory-fall-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-161-modern-optics-project-laboratory-fall-2005 14.01SC Principles of Microeconomics (MIT) 14.01SC Principles of Microeconomics (MIT) Includes audio video content AV lectures 14 01 Principles of Microeconomics is an introductory undergraduate course that teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics This course introduces microeconomic concepts and analysis supply and demand analysis theories of the firm and individual behavior competition and monopoly and welfare economics Students will also be introduced to the use of microeconomic applications to address problems in current economic policy throughout the semester This course is a core subject in MIT s undergraduate Energy Studies Minor This Institute wide program complements the deep expertise obtained in any major with a broad understanding of the interlinked realms of science technology and social sciences as they relate to energy and associated environmen Includes audio video content AV lectures 14 01 Principles of Microeconomics is an introductory undergraduate course that teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics This course introduces microeconomic concepts and analysis supply and demand analysis theories of the firm and individual behavior competition and monopoly and welfare economics Students will also be introduced to the use of microeconomic applications to address problems in current economic policy throughout the semester This course is a core subject in MIT s undergraduate Energy Studies Minor This Institute wide program complements the deep expertise obtained in any major with a broad understanding of the interlinked realms of science technology and social sciences as they relate to energy and associated environmen http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-01sc-principles-of-microeconomics-fall-2011 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-01sc-principles-of-microeconomics-fall-2011 6.252J Nonlinear Programming (MIT) 6.252J Nonlinear Programming (MIT) 6 252J is a course in the department s Communication Control and Signal Processing concentration This course provides a unified analytical and computational approach to nonlinear optimization problems The topics covered in this course include unconstrained optimization methods constrained optimization methods convex analysis Lagrangian relaxation nondifferentiable optimization and applications in integer programming There is also a comprehensive treatment of optimality conditions Lagrange multiplier theory and duality theory Throughout the course applications are drawn from control communications power systems and resource allocation problems 6 252J is a course in the department s Communication Control and Signal Processing concentration This course provides a unified analytical and computational approach to nonlinear optimization problems The topics covered in this course include unconstrained optimization methods constrained optimization methods convex analysis Lagrangian relaxation nondifferentiable optimization and applications in integer programming There is also a comprehensive treatment of optimality conditions Lagrange multiplier theory and duality theory Throughout the course applications are drawn from control communications power systems and resource allocation problems http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-252j-nonlinear-programming-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-252j-nonlinear-programming-spring-2003 Astrophysics (MIT) Astrophysics (MIT) Includes audio video content AV selected lectures Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity astrophysics and elements of cosmology Extension to current developments in theory and observation Energy and momentum in flat spacetime the metric curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction trajectories and orbits of particles and light elementary models of the Cosmos Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation The last third of the semester is reserved for collaborative research projects on topics such as the Global Positioning System solar system tests of relativity descending into a black hole gravitational lensing gravitational waves Gravity Probe B and more advanced Includes audio video content AV selected lectures Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity astrophysics and elements of cosmology Extension to current developments in theory and observation Energy and momentum in flat spacetime the metric curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction trajectories and orbits of particles and light elementary models of the Cosmos Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation The last third of the semester is reserved for collaborative research projects on topics such as the Global Positioning System solar system tests of relativity descending into a black hole gravitational lensing gravitational waves Gravity Probe B and more advanced http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-224-exploring-black-holes-general-relativity-astrophysics-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-224-exploring-black-holes-general-relativity-astrophysics-spring-2003 10.34 Numerical Methods Applied to Chemical Engineering (MIT) 10.34 Numerical Methods Applied to Chemical Engineering (MIT) This course focuses on the use of modern computational and mathematical techniques in chemical engineering Starting from a discussion of linear systems as the basic computational unit in scientific computing methods for solving sets of nonlinear algebraic equations ordinary differential equations and differential algebraic DAE systems are presented Probability theory and its use in physical modeling is covered as is the statistical analysis of data and parameter estimation The finite difference and finite element techniques are presented for converting the partial differential equations obtained from transport phenomena to DAE systems The use of these techniques will be demonstrated throughout the course in the MATLAB computing environment This course focuses on the use of modern computational and mathematical techniques in chemical engineering Starting from a discussion of linear systems as the basic computational unit in scientific computing methods for solving sets of nonlinear algebraic equations ordinary differential equations and differential algebraic DAE systems are presented Probability theory and its use in physical modeling is covered as is the statistical analysis of data and parameter estimation The finite difference and finite element techniques are presented for converting the partial differential equations obtained from transport phenomena to DAE systems The use of these techniques will be demonstrated throughout the course in the MATLAB computing environment http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemical-engineering/10-34-numerical-methods-applied-to-chemical-engineering-fall-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemical-engineering/10-34-numerical-methods-applied-to-chemical-engineering-fall-2005 20.320 Analysis of Biomolecular and Cellular Systems (MIT) 20.320 Analysis of Biomolecular and Cellular Systems (MIT) This course focuses on computational and experimental analysis of biological systems across a hierarchy of scales including genetic molecular cellular and cell population levels The two central themes of the course are modeling of complex dynamic systems and protein design and engineering Topics include gene sequence analysis molecular modeling metabolic and gene regulation networks signal transduction pathways and cell populations in tissues Emphasis is placed on experimental methods quantitative analysis and computational modeling This course focuses on computational and experimental analysis of biological systems across a hierarchy of scales including genetic molecular cellular and cell population levels The two central themes of the course are modeling of complex dynamic systems and protein design and engineering Topics include gene sequence analysis molecular modeling metabolic and gene regulation networks signal transduction pathways and cell populations in tissues Emphasis is placed on experimental methods quantitative analysis and computational modeling http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/biological-engineering/20-320-analysis-of-biomolecular-and-cellular-systems-fall-2012 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/biological-engineering/20-320-analysis-of-biomolecular-and-cellular-systems-fall-2012 14.01 Principles of Microeconomics (MIT) 14.01 Principles of Microeconomics (MIT) This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics Topics include consumer theory producer theory the behavior of firms market equilibrium monopoly and the role of the government in the economy 14 01 is a Humanities Arts and Social Sciences HASS elective and is offered both terms This course is a core subject in MIT s undergraduate Energy Studies Minor This Institute wide program complements the deep expertise obtained in any major with a broad understanding of the interlinked realms of science technology and social sciences as they relate to energy and associated environmental challenges This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics Topics include consumer theory producer theory the behavior of firms market equilibrium monopoly and the role of the government in the economy 14 01 is a Humanities Arts and Social Sciences HASS elective and is offered both terms This course is a core subject in MIT s undergraduate Energy Studies Minor This Institute wide program complements the deep expertise obtained in any major with a broad understanding of the interlinked realms of science technology and social sciences as they relate to energy and associated environmental challenges http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-01-principles-of-microeconomics-fall-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-01-principles-of-microeconomics-fall-2007 17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT) 17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT) This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical empirical and policy perspectives The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative over time and across countries regions firms spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro level consequences of micro level behavior and by micro level adjustments to macro level influences This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical empirical and policy perspectives The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative over time and across countries regions firms spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro level consequences of micro level behavior and by micro level adjustments to macro level influences http://www.myoops.org/twocw/mit/Political-Science/17-422Fall2003/CourseHome/index.htm http://www.myoops.org/twocw/mit/Political-Science/17-422Fall2003/CourseHome/index.htm 16.410 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making (MIT) 16.410 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making (MIT) This course surveys a variety of reasoning optimization and decision making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids The focus is on principles algorithms and their applications taken from the disciplines of artificial intelligence and operations research Reasoning paradigms include logic and deduction heuristic and constraint based search model based reasoning planning and execution reasoning under uncertainty and machine learning Optimization paradigms include linear integer and dynamic programming Decision making paradigms include decision theoretic planning and Markov decision processes This course is offered both to undergraduate 16 410 students as a professional area undergraduate subject in the field of aerospace information This course surveys a variety of reasoning optimization and decision making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids The focus is on principles algorithms and their applications taken from the disciplines of artificial intelligence and operations research Reasoning paradigms include logic and deduction heuristic and constraint based search model based reasoning planning and execution reasoning under uncertainty and machine learning Optimization paradigms include linear integer and dynamic programming Decision making paradigms include decision theoretic planning and Markov decision processes This course is offered both to undergraduate 16 410 students as a professional area undergraduate subject in the field of aerospace information http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36896 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36896 21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations (MIT) 21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations (MIT) This course focuses on an exploration of the role that communication plays in the work of the contemporary engineering and science professional Emphasis is placed on analyzing how composition and publication contribute to work management and knowledge production as well as the how to aspects of writing specific kinds of documents in a clear style Topics include communication as organizational process electronic modes such as e mail and the Internet the informational and social roles of specific document forms writing as collaboration the writing process the elements of style methods of oral presentation and communication ethics Case studies used as the basis for class discussion and some writing assignments Several short documents a longer report or article and a This course focuses on an exploration of the role that communication plays in the work of the contemporary engineering and science professional Emphasis is placed on analyzing how composition and publication contribute to work management and knowledge production as well as the how to aspects of writing specific kinds of documents in a clear style Topics include communication as organizational process electronic modes such as e mail and the Internet the informational and social roles of specific document forms writing as collaboration the writing process the elements of style methods of oral presentation and communication ethics Case studies used as the basis for class discussion and some writing assignments Several short documents a longer report or article and a http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/comparative-media-studies-writing/21w-780-communicating-in-technical-organizations-fall-2001 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/comparative-media-studies-writing/21w-780-communicating-in-technical-organizations-fall-2001 6.435 System Identification (MIT) 6.435 System Identification (MIT) This course is offered to graduates and includes topics such as mathematical models of systems from observations of their behavior time series state space and input output models model structures parametrization and identifiability non parametric methods prediction error methods for parameter estimation convergence consistency and asymptotic distribution relations to maximum likelihood estimation recursive estimation relation to Kalman filters structure determination order estimation Akaike criterion bounded but unknown noise model and robustness and practical issues This course is offered to graduates and includes topics such as mathematical models of systems from observations of their behavior time series state space and input output models model structures parametrization and identifiability non parametric methods prediction error methods for parameter estimation convergence consistency and asymptotic distribution relations to maximum likelihood estimation recursive estimation relation to Kalman filters structure determination order estimation Akaike criterion bounded but unknown noise model and robustness and practical issues http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-435-system-identification-spring-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-435-system-identification-spring-2005 11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT) 11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT) This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries The word sensibility refers to an awareness of key developmental issues interdependent causalities and anticipated as well as unanticipated consequences of social action which mark most planning efforts In cultivating such sensibilities this course will use examples from varying institutional settings ranging from the local to the international levels and probe how the particularities of each setting call for an awareness of particular institutional opportunities and constraints that planners need to account for when devising planning strategies This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries The word sensibility refers to an awareness of key developmental issues interdependent causalities and anticipated as well as unanticipated consequences of social action which mark most planning efforts In cultivating such sensibilities this course will use examples from varying institutional settings ranging from the local to the international levels and probe how the particularities of each setting call for an awareness of particular institutional opportunities and constraints that planners need to account for when devising planning strategies http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36849 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36849 16.410 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making (MIT) 16.410 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making (MIT) This course surveys a variety of reasoning optimization and decision making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids The focus is on principles algorithms and their applications taken from the disciplines of artificial intelligence and operations research Reasoning paradigms include logic and deduction heuristic and constraint based search model based reasoning planning and execution reasoning under uncertainty and machine learning Optimization paradigms include linear integer and dynamic programming Decision making paradigms include decision theoretic planning and Markov decision processes This course is offered both to undergraduate 16 410 students as a professional area undergraduate subject in the field of aerospace information This course surveys a variety of reasoning optimization and decision making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids The focus is on principles algorithms and their applications taken from the disciplines of artificial intelligence and operations research Reasoning paradigms include logic and deduction heuristic and constraint based search model based reasoning planning and execution reasoning under uncertainty and machine learning Optimization paradigms include linear integer and dynamic programming Decision making paradigms include decision theoretic planning and Markov decision processes This course is offered both to undergraduate 16 410 students as a professional area undergraduate subject in the field of aerospace information http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/71858 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/71858 King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics The Centre for British Politics is based in the University s School of Politics and International Relations www nottingham ac uk politics cbp The Centre for British Politics is based in the University s School of Politics and International Relations www nottingham ac uk politics cbp On 11 December 2009 Nottingham University s Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London former MP and writer Joe Ashton reveals how much truth there is in his writing and explains why politicians often turn to writing fiction in order to spill the beans on what goes on behind closed doors Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Joe Ashton Former MP and Author Grassroots Majority of One The Centre for British Politics is based in the Uni On 11 December 2009 Nottingham University s Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London former MP and writer Joe Ashton reveals how much truth there is in his writing and explains why politicians often turn to writing fiction in order to spill the beans on what goes on behind closed doors Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Joe Ashton Former MP and Author Grassroots Majority of One The Centre for British Politics is based in the Uni http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=60d78f89-66b9-d52d-5b53-c0be852aa710 http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=60d78f89-66b9-d52d-5b53-c0be852aa710 17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT) 17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT) This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical empirical and policy perspectives The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative over time and across countries regions firms spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro level consequences of micro level behavior and by micro level adjustments to macro level influences This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical empirical and policy perspectives The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative over time and across countries regions firms spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro level consequences of micro level behavior and by micro level adjustments to macro level influences http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-422-field-seminar-in-international-political-economy-fall-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-422-field-seminar-in-international-political-economy-fall-2003 11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT) 11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT) This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries The word sensibility refers to an awareness of key developmental issues interdependent causalities and anticipated as well as unanticipated consequences of social action which mark most planning efforts In cultivating such sensibilities this course will use examples from varying institutional settings ranging from the local to the international levels and probe how the particularities of each setting call for an awareness of particular institutional opportunities and constraints that planners need to account for when devising planning strategies This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries The word sensibility refers to an awareness of key developmental issues interdependent causalities and anticipated as well as unanticipated consequences of social action which mark most planning efforts In cultivating such sensibilities this course will use examples from varying institutional settings ranging from the local to the international levels and probe how the particularities of each setting call for an awareness of particular institutional opportunities and constraints that planners need to account for when devising planning strategies http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/69622 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/69622 6.641 Electromagnetic Fields, Forces, and Motion (MIT) 6.641 Electromagnetic Fields, Forces, and Motion (MIT) Includes audio video content AV faculty introductions This course examines electric and magnetic quasistatic forms of Maxwell s equations applied to dielectric conduction and magnetization boundary value problems Topics covered include electromagnetic forces force densities and stress tensors including magnetization and polarization thermodynamics of electromagnetic fields equations of motion and energy conservation applications to synchronous induction and commutator machines sensors and transducers microelectromechanical systems propagation and stability of electromechanical waves and charge transport phenomena Acknowledgments The instructor would like to thank Thomas Larsen and Matthew Pegler for transcribing into LaTeX the homework problems homework solutions and Includes audio video content AV faculty introductions This course examines electric and magnetic quasistatic forms of Maxwell s equations applied to dielectric conduction and magnetization boundary value problems Topics covered include electromagnetic forces force densities and stress tensors including magnetization and polarization thermodynamics of electromagnetic fields equations of motion and energy conservation applications to synchronous induction and commutator machines sensors and transducers microelectromechanical systems propagation and stability of electromechanical waves and charge transport phenomena Acknowledgments The instructor would like to thank Thomas Larsen and Matthew Pegler for transcribing into LaTeX the homework problems homework solutions and http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-641-electromagnetic-fields-forces-and-motion-spring-2009 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-641-electromagnetic-fields-forces-and-motion-spring-2009 16.07 Dynamics (MIT) 16.07 Dynamics (MIT) Dynamics starts with fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics Further topics include kinematics particle dynamics motion relative to accelerated reference frames work and energy impulse and momentum systems of particles and rigid body dynamics Applications to aerospace engineering are discussed including introductory topics in orbital mechanics flight dynamics inertial navigation and attitude dynamics Dynamics starts with fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics Further topics include kinematics particle dynamics motion relative to accelerated reference frames work and energy impulse and momentum systems of particles and rigid body dynamics Applications to aerospace engineering are discussed including introductory topics in orbital mechanics flight dynamics inertial navigation and attitude dynamics http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/60691 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/60691