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SS Oriana berthed in Sydney Harbour, c 1960 SS Oriana berthed in Sydney Harbour, c 1960

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SS ORIANA in Sydney Harbour, 30 December 1960 SS ORIANA in Sydney Harbour, 30 December 1960

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SS ORIANA in Sydney Harbour, 30 December 1960 SS ORIANA in Sydney Harbour, 30 December 1960

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ship | ship | po | po | oriana | oriana | sydneyharbourbridge | sydneyharbourbridge | oceanliner | oceanliner | shipbar | shipbar | orientline | orientline | poline | poline | ssoriana | ssoriana | ssorcades | ssorcades | sshimalaya | sshimalaya | peninsularandorientalsteamnavigationcompany | peninsularandorientalsteamnavigationcompany | orientsteamnavigationcompany | orientsteamnavigationcompany | shipdiningsaloon | shipdiningsaloon | shipcommunicationsroom | shipcommunicationsroom | shiptvroom | shiptvroom | shipsmokinglounge | shipsmokinglounge | shipsleepingcabins | shipsleepingcabins

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Passenger liner 'Orsova' at the Naval Yard Passenger liner 'Orsova' at the Naval Yard

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chimney | chimney | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | reflection | reflection | industry | industry | water | water | river | river | reading | reading | boat | boat | interesting | interesting | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | timber | timber | debris | debris | letters | letters | bank | bank | rail | rail | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | tyne | tyne | pole | pole | cranes | cranes | deck | deck | soil | soil | pile | pile | pollution | pollution | porthole | porthole | signage | signage | po | po | cylinder | cylinder | archives | archives | land | land | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | shipyard | shipyard | majestic | majestic | tyneside | tyneside | impressive | impressive | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | 1960 | 1960 | measurement | measurement | oceanliner | oceanliner | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | launched | launched | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | northeastengland | northeastengland | refit | refit | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | walkernavalyard | walkernavalyard | calmwaters | calmwaters | navalyard | navalyard | orientline | orientline | passengerliner | passengerliner | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | poline | poline | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | orsova | orsova | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrongs | vickersarmstrongs | peninsularandorientalsteamnavigationcompany | peninsularandorientalsteamnavigationcompany | ssorsova | ssorsova | sirwgarmstrongwhitworthcoltd | sirwgarmstrongwhitworthcoltd | barrowshipyard | barrowshipyard | orientsteamnavigationcompany | orientsteamnavigationcompany | vickersarmstrongsltd | vickersarmstrongsltd | digitialimage | digitialimage | highwalker | highwalker | elswickshipyard | elswickshipyard | swanhunterandtyneshipbuilders | swanhunterandtyneshipbuilders | 14may1953 | 14may1953

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MANCHURIA (LOC)

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libraryofcongress | dc:identifier=httphdllocgovlocpnpggbain30023 | xmlns:dc=httppurlorgdcelements11 | ship | oceanliner | passengerliner | ssmanchuria1903 | ssmanchuria | pacificmailsteamshipcompany | newyorkshipbuildingcorporation | newyorkshipbuilding | newyorkship | atlantictransportline | atl | unitedstatesnavy | usnavy | usn | troopship | trooptransport | ussmanchuriaid1633 | ussmanchuria | id1633 | panamapacificline | ppl | sspresidentjohnson | dollarline | dollarsteamshipcompany | americanpresidentlines | transmar | tagusnavigationalcompany | tagusnavigationalco | tagusnavigational | sssantacruz | societasaicen | tugboat

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MANCHURIA (LOC)

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libraryofcongress | dc:identifier=httphdllocgovlocpnpggbain30022 | xmlns:dc=httppurlorgdcelements11 | ship | oceanliner | passengerliner | ssmanchuria1903 | ssmanchuria | pacificmailsteamshipcompany | newyorkshipbuildingcorporation | newyorkshipbuilding | newyorkship | atlantictransportline | atl | unitedstatesnavy | usnavy | usn | troopship | trooptransport | ussmanchuriaid1633 | ussmanchuria | id1633 | panamapacificline | ppl | sspresidentjohnson | dollarline | dollarsteamshipcompany | americanpresidentlines | transmar | tagusnavigationalcompany | tagusnavigationalco | tagusnavigational | sssantacruz | societasaicen

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libraryofcongress | dc:identifier=httphdllocgovlocpnpggbain30021 | xmlns:dc=httppurlorgdcelements11 | ship | oceanliner | passengerliner | ssmanchuria1903 | ssmanchuria | pacificmailsteamshipcompany | newyorkshipbuildingcorporation | newyorkshipbuilding | newyorkship | atlantictransportline | atl | unitedstatesnavy | usnavy | usn | troopship | trooptransport | ussmanchuriaid1633 | ussmanchuria | id1633 | panamapacificline | ppl | sspresidentjohnson | dollarline | dollarsteamshipcompany | americanpresidentlines | transmar | tagusnavigationalcompany | tagusnavigationalco | tagusnavigational | sssantacruz | societasaicen

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12.S56 GPS: Civilian Tool or Military Weapon? (MIT) 12.S56 GPS: Civilian Tool or Military Weapon? (MIT)

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This is a freshman advising seminar (FAS). The professor of a FAS is the first year advisor to the (no more than 8) students in the seminar.The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of applications has exploded in the last few years. In this seminar we will explore how GPS works, the range of applications, and the conflict between civilian users and military planners. This seminar is followed by an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) research project in the spring semester where results from precise GPS measurements will be analyzed and displayed on the Web. This is a freshman advising seminar (FAS). The professor of a FAS is the first year advisor to the (no more than 8) students in the seminar.The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of applications has exploded in the last few years. In this seminar we will explore how GPS works, the range of applications, and the conflict between civilian users and military planners. This seminar is followed by an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) research project in the spring semester where results from precise GPS measurements will be analyzed and displayed on the Web.

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GPS | GPS | global positioning system | global positioning system | navigation | navigation | meteorology | meteorology | geophysics | geophysics | military | military

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PE.210 SCUBA (MIT) PE.210 SCUBA (MIT)

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This course will thoroughly educate the successful student with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a certified beginning SCUBA diver. The prerequisite for the course is passing the MIT SCUBA swim test and demonstrating a "comfort level" in the water. At the end of the class, students will attempt to pass the certification exam to become certified divers. The class is taught in two parts each week: a classroom session and a pool session. The classroom sessions along with the reading material will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to pass the written exam. At the pool, the water skills are taught in progressions that build on the previous skills, making the difficult skills seem easy. This course will thoroughly educate the successful student with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a certified beginning SCUBA diver. The prerequisite for the course is passing the MIT SCUBA swim test and demonstrating a "comfort level" in the water. At the end of the class, students will attempt to pass the certification exam to become certified divers. The class is taught in two parts each week: a classroom session and a pool session. The classroom sessions along with the reading material will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to pass the written exam. At the pool, the water skills are taught in progressions that build on the previous skills, making the difficult skills seem easy.

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SCUBA | SCUBA | diving | diving | physics | physics | water | water | ocean | ocean | neutral buoyancy | neutral buoyancy | regulator | regulator | decompression | decompression | rescue | rescue | swim techniques | swim techniques | kick cycles | kick cycles | marine life | marine life | ocean environment | ocean environment | navigation | navigation | dive tables | dive tables | air consumption | air consumption | snorkeling | snorkeling | skin diving | skin diving | NAUI | NAUI

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12.215 Modern Navigation (MIT) 12.215 Modern Navigation (MIT)

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The development of the Global Positioning System (GPS) started in the 1960s, and the system became operational in 1992. The system has seen many diverse applications develop in the last few years with the accuracy of positioning ranging from 100 meters (the civilian restricted accuracy requirement) to 1 millimeter (without the need for a security clearance!) In this course we will apply many of basic principles of science and mathematics learnt at MIT to explore the applications and principles of GPS. We also use GPS and other equipment in the class (and outside on Campus) to demonstrate the uses of this system.Technical RequirementsAny number of development tools can be used to compile and run the .f files found on this course site. Please refer to the The development of the Global Positioning System (GPS) started in the 1960s, and the system became operational in 1992. The system has seen many diverse applications develop in the last few years with the accuracy of positioning ranging from 100 meters (the civilian restricted accuracy requirement) to 1 millimeter (without the need for a security clearance!) In this course we will apply many of basic principles of science and mathematics learnt at MIT to explore the applications and principles of GPS. We also use GPS and other equipment in the class (and outside on Campus) to demonstrate the uses of this system.Technical RequirementsAny number of development tools can be used to compile and run the .f files found on this course site. Please refer to the

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Global Positioning | Global Positioning | Global Positioning System | Global Positioning System | GPScivilian restricted accuracy requirment | GPScivilian restricted accuracy requirment | basic principles | basic principles | science | science | mathematics | mathematics | GPS | GPS | navigation | navigation | accuracy | accuracy | civilian | civilian | application | application | coordinate systems | coordinate systems | lattitude | lattitude | longitude | longitude | deformable | deformable | Earth | Earth | estimation | estimation | aircraft | aircraft | stochastic | stochastic | mathematical | mathematical | models | models | statistics | statistics | dynamic systems | dynamic systems | pseudorange | pseudorange | phase measurements | phase measurements | celestial | celestial | sattelite | sattelite | astronomical observations | astronomical observations | radio | radio | ship | ship | automobile | automobile

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16.412J Cognitive Robotics (MIT) 16.412J Cognitive Robotics (MIT)

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Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity to design such a system as part of their class project. Theory and application are linked through discussion of real systems such as the Mars Exploration Rover.Technical RequirementsAny text editor can be used to view the .ascii, .binary, .map, and .pddl files found on this course site. Any number of development tools can be used to compile and run the .c and .h files found on this course site. Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity to design such a system as part of their class project. Theory and application are linked through discussion of real systems such as the Mars Exploration Rover.Technical RequirementsAny text editor can be used to view the .ascii, .binary, .map, and .pddl files found on this course site. Any number of development tools can be used to compile and run the .c and .h files found on this course site.

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cognitive robotics | cognitive robotics | robotic systems | robotic systems | intelligence algorithms | intelligence algorithms | robustness algorithms | robustness algorithms | intelligence paradigms | intelligence paradigms | robustness paradigms | robustness paradigms | autonomous robots | autonomous robots | mars explorers | mars explorers | cooperative air vehicles | cooperative air vehicles | embedded devices | embedded devices | real-time deduction | real-time deduction | real-time search | real-time search | temporal planning | temporal planning | decision-theoretic planning | decision-theoretic planning | contingency planning | contingency planning | dynamic execution | dynamic execution | dynamics re-planning | dynamics re-planning | reasoning | reasoning | path planning | path planning | reasoning under uncertainty | reasoning under uncertainty | mapping | mapping | localization | localization | cooperative robotics | cooperative robotics | distributed robotics | distributed robotics | mars exploration rover | mars exploration rover | nursebot | nursebot | museum tourguide | museum tourguide | human-interaction systems | human-interaction systems | navigation | navigation | state-aware robots | state-aware robots | fast planning | fast planning | cooperative planning | cooperative planning | vision-based exploration | vision-based exploration | preplanning | preplanning | 16.412 | 16.412 | 6.834 | 6.834

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2.12 Introduction to Robotics (MIT) 2.12 Introduction to Robotics (MIT)

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This course provides an overview of robot mechanisms, dynamics, and intelligent controls. Topics include planar and spatial kinematics, and motion planning; mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, multi-rigid-body dynamics, 3D graphic simulation; control design, actuators, and sensors; wireless networking, task modeling, human-machine interface, and embedded software. Weekly laboratories provide experience with servo drives, real-time control, and embedded software. Students will design and fabricate working robotic systems in a group-based term project.Technical RequirementsRealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site. This course provides an overview of robot mechanisms, dynamics, and intelligent controls. Topics include planar and spatial kinematics, and motion planning; mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, multi-rigid-body dynamics, 3D graphic simulation; control design, actuators, and sensors; wireless networking, task modeling, human-machine interface, and embedded software. Weekly laboratories provide experience with servo drives, real-time control, and embedded software. Students will design and fabricate working robotic systems in a group-based term project.Technical RequirementsRealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.

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robot | robot | robot design | robot design | dynamics | dynamics | statics | statics | intelligent control | intelligent control | planar and spatial kinematics | planar and spatial kinematics | motion planning | motion planning | manipulator | manipulator | mobile robots | mobile robots | multi-rigid-body dynamics | multi-rigid-body dynamics | 3D graphic simulation | 3D graphic simulation | control design | control design | actuator | actuator | sensor | sensor | task modeling | task modeling | human-machine interface | human-machine interface | embedded software | embedded software | servo | servo | servomechanism | servomechanism | real-time control | real-time control | computer vision | computer vision | navigation | navigation | tele-robotics | tele-robotics | virtual reality | virtual reality

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16.346 Astrodynamics (MIT) 16.346 Astrodynamics (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. This course covers the fundamentals of astrodynamics, focusing on the two-body orbital initial-value and boundary-value problems with applications to space vehicle navigation and guidance for lunar and planetary missions, including both powered flight and midcourse maneuvers. Other topics include celestial mechanics, Kepler's problem, Lambert's problem, orbit determination, multi-body methods, mission planning, and recursive algorithms for space navigation. Selected applications from the Apollo, Space Shuttle, and Mars exploration programs are also discussed. Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. This course covers the fundamentals of astrodynamics, focusing on the two-body orbital initial-value and boundary-value problems with applications to space vehicle navigation and guidance for lunar and planetary missions, including both powered flight and midcourse maneuvers. Other topics include celestial mechanics, Kepler's problem, Lambert's problem, orbit determination, multi-body methods, mission planning, and recursive algorithms for space navigation. Selected applications from the Apollo, Space Shuttle, and Mars exploration programs are also discussed.

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space navigation | space navigation | two body problem | two body problem | boundary value problem | boundary value problem | Kepler | Kepler | astrodynamics | astrodynamics | orbital transfer | orbital transfer | satellite | satellite | hyperbolic orbits | hyperbolic orbits | planetary flybys | planetary flybys | hypergeometric functions | hypergeometric functions | flight guidance | flight guidance | three body problem | three body problem | Clohessy-Wiltshire equation | Clohessy-Wiltshire equation | Hodograph plane | Hodograph plane | Battin-vaughan formulation | Battin-vaughan formulation | atmospheric drag | atmospheric drag | disturbing function | disturbing function

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PE.210 SCUBA (MIT) PE.210 SCUBA (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures, AV special element video. This course will thoroughly educate the successful student with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a certified beginning SCUBA diver. The prerequisite for the course is passing the MIT SCUBA swim test and demonstrating a "comfort level" in the water. At the end of the class, students will attempt to pass the certification exam to become certified divers. The class is taught in two parts each week: a classroom session and a pool session. The classroom sessions along with the reading material will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to pass the written exam. At the pool, the water skills are taught in progressions that build on the previous skills, making the difficult skills seem easy. Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures, AV special element video. This course will thoroughly educate the successful student with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a certified beginning SCUBA diver. The prerequisite for the course is passing the MIT SCUBA swim test and demonstrating a "comfort level" in the water. At the end of the class, students will attempt to pass the certification exam to become certified divers. The class is taught in two parts each week: a classroom session and a pool session. The classroom sessions along with the reading material will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to pass the written exam. At the pool, the water skills are taught in progressions that build on the previous skills, making the difficult skills seem easy.

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SCUBA | SCUBA | diving | diving | physics | physics | water | water | ocean | ocean | neutral buoyancy | neutral buoyancy | regulator | regulator | decompression | decompression | rescue | rescue | swim techniques | swim techniques | kick cycles | kick cycles | marine life | marine life | ocean environment | ocean environment | navigation | navigation | dive tables | dive tables | air consumption | air consumption | snorkeling | snorkeling | skin diving | skin diving | NAUI | NAUI

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2.S998 Marine Autonomy, Sensing and Communications (MIT) 2.S998 Marine Autonomy, Sensing and Communications (MIT)

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This course covers basic topics in autonomous marine vehicles, focusing mainly on software and algorithms for autonomous decision making (autonomy) by underwater vehicles operating in the ocean environments, autonomously adapting to the environment for improved sensing performance. It will introduce students to underwater acoustic communication environment, as well as the various options for undersea navigation, both crucial to the operation of collaborative undersea networks for environmental sensing. Sensors for acoustic, biological and chemical sensing by underwater vehicles and their integration with the autonomy system for environmentally adaptive undersea mapping and observation will be covered. The subject will have a significant lab component, involving the use of the MOOS-IvP auto This course covers basic topics in autonomous marine vehicles, focusing mainly on software and algorithms for autonomous decision making (autonomy) by underwater vehicles operating in the ocean environments, autonomously adapting to the environment for improved sensing performance. It will introduce students to underwater acoustic communication environment, as well as the various options for undersea navigation, both crucial to the operation of collaborative undersea networks for environmental sensing. Sensors for acoustic, biological and chemical sensing by underwater vehicles and their integration with the autonomy system for environmentally adaptive undersea mapping and observation will be covered. The subject will have a significant lab component, involving the use of the MOOS-IvP auto

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autonomous marine vehicles | autonomous marine vehicles | ocean environments | ocean environments | underwater vehicles | underwater vehicles | acoustic communication | acoustic communication | undersea navigation | undersea navigation | environmental sensing | environmental sensing | acoustical | biological | and chemical sensing | acoustical | biological | and chemical sensing | modeling and control | modeling and control | simulation environments | simulation environments | programming | programming | C++ | C++ | MOOS | MOOS

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2.017J Design of Electromechanical Robotic Systems (MIT) 2.017J Design of Electromechanical Robotic Systems (MIT)

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This course covers the design, construction, and testing of field robotic systems, through team projects with each student responsible for a specific subsystem. Projects focus on electronics, instrumentation, and machine elements. Design for operation in uncertain conditions is a focus point, with ocean waves and marine structures as a central theme. Topics include basic statistics, linear systems, Fourier transforms, random processes, spectra, ethics in engineering practice, and extreme events with applications in design. This course covers the design, construction, and testing of field robotic systems, through team projects with each student responsible for a specific subsystem. Projects focus on electronics, instrumentation, and machine elements. Design for operation in uncertain conditions is a focus point, with ocean waves and marine structures as a central theme. Topics include basic statistics, linear systems, Fourier transforms, random processes, spectra, ethics in engineering practice, and extreme events with applications in design.

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optimization | optimization | random environment | random environment | linear time invariant systems | linear time invariant systems | navigation systems | navigation systems | engineering ethics | engineering ethics | spectra | spectra | probability of failure | probability of failure | frequency response | frequency response | Fourier transform | Fourier transform | convolution | convolution | extreme events | extreme events | feedback control | feedback control | statistics | statistics | machine elements | machine elements

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2.12 Introduction to Robotics (MIT) 2.12 Introduction to Robotics (MIT)

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This course provides an overview of robot mechanisms, dynamics, and intelligent controls. Topics include planar and spatial kinematics, and motion planning; mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, multi-rigid-body dynamics, 3D graphic simulation; control design, actuators, and sensors; wireless networking, task modeling, human-machine interface, and embedded software. Weekly laboratories provide experience with servo drives, real-time control, and embedded software. Students will design and fabricate working robotic systems in a group-based term project. This course provides an overview of robot mechanisms, dynamics, and intelligent controls. Topics include planar and spatial kinematics, and motion planning; mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, multi-rigid-body dynamics, 3D graphic simulation; control design, actuators, and sensors; wireless networking, task modeling, human-machine interface, and embedded software. Weekly laboratories provide experience with servo drives, real-time control, and embedded software. Students will design and fabricate working robotic systems in a group-based term project.

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robot | robot | robot design | robot design | rescue | rescue | recovery | recovery | automation | automation | dynamics | dynamics | statics | statics | intelligent control | intelligent control | planar and spatial kinematics | planar and spatial kinematics | motion planning | motion planning | manipulator | manipulator | mobile robots | mobile robots | multi-rigid-body dynamics | multi-rigid-body dynamics | 3D graphic simulation | 3D graphic simulation | control design | control design | actuator | actuator | sensor | sensor | task modeling | task modeling | human-machine interface | human-machine interface | embedded software | embedded software | servo | servo | servomechanism | servomechanism | real-time control | real-time control | computer vision | computer vision | navigation | navigation | tele-robotics | tele-robotics | virtual reality | virtual reality

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12.S56 GPS: Where Are You? (MIT) 12.S56 GPS: Where Are You? (MIT)

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This is a freshman advising seminar. The professor of a FAS is the first year advisor to the (no more than 8) students in the seminar. The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of applications has exploded in the last few years. In this seminar we explore how positions on the Earth were determined before GPS; how GPS itself works and the range of applications in which GPS is now a critical element. This seminar is followed by a UROP research project in the spring semester where results from precise GPS measurements will be analyzed and displayed on the Web. This is a freshman advising seminar. The professor of a FAS is the first year advisor to the (no more than 8) students in the seminar. The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of applications has exploded in the last few years. In this seminar we explore how positions on the Earth were determined before GPS; how GPS itself works and the range of applications in which GPS is now a critical element. This seminar is followed by a UROP research project in the spring semester where results from precise GPS measurements will be analyzed and displayed on the Web.

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GPS | GPS | global positioning system | global positioning system | navigation | navigation | meteorology | meteorology | geophysics | geophysics | military | military

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14.15J Networks (MIT) 14.15J Networks (MIT)

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Networks are ubiquitous in our modern society. The World Wide Web that links us to and enables information flows with the rest of the world is the most visible example. It is, however, only one of many networks within which we are situated. Our social life is organized around networks of friends and colleagues. These networks determine our information, influence our opinions, and shape our political attitudes. They also link us, often through important but weak ties, to everybody else in the United States and in the world. Economic and financial markets also look much more like networks than anonymous marketplaces. Firms interact with the same suppliers and customers and use Web-like supply chains. Financial linkages, both among banks and between consumers, companies and banks, also form a Networks are ubiquitous in our modern society. The World Wide Web that links us to and enables information flows with the rest of the world is the most visible example. It is, however, only one of many networks within which we are situated. Our social life is organized around networks of friends and colleagues. These networks determine our information, influence our opinions, and shape our political attitudes. They also link us, often through important but weak ties, to everybody else in the United States and in the world. Economic and financial markets also look much more like networks than anonymous marketplaces. Firms interact with the same suppliers and customers and use Web-like supply chains. Financial linkages, both among banks and between consumers, companies and banks, also form a

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networks | networks | crowds | crowds | markets | markets | highly connected world | highly connected world | social networks | social networks | economic networks | economic networks | power networks | power networks | communication networks | communication networks | game theory | game theory | graph theory | graph theory | branching processes | branching processes | random graph models | random graph models | rich get richer phenomena | rich get richer phenomena | power laws | power laws | small worlds | small worlds | Erd?s-Renyi graphs | Erd?s-Renyi graphs | degree distributions | degree distributions | phase transitions | phase transitions | connectedness | connectedness | and giant component | and giant component | link analysis | link analysis | web search | web search | navigation | navigation | decentralized search | decentralized search | preferential attachment | preferential attachment | epidemics | epidemics | diffusion through networks | diffusion through networks | SIR | SIR | (susceptible | (susceptible | infected | infected | removed) | removed) | SIS | SIS | susceptible) | susceptible) | strategies | strategies | payoffs | payoffs | normal forms | normal forms | Nash equilibrium | Nash equilibrium | traffic networks | traffic networks | negative externalities | negative externalities | Braess' paradox | Braess' paradox | potential games | potential games | myopic behavior | myopic behavior | fictitious play | fictitious play | repeated games | repeated games | prisoner's dilemma | prisoner's dilemma | cooperation | cooperation | perfect information | perfect information | imperfect information | imperfect information | positive externalities | positive externalities | strategic complements | strategic complements | path dependence | path dependence | diffusion of innovation | diffusion of innovation | contagion pheonomena | contagion pheonomena | Bayes's rule | Bayes's rule | Bayesian Nash equilibrium | Bayesian Nash equilibrium | first price auctions | first price auctions | second price auctions | second price auctions | social learning | social learning | Bayesian learning | Bayesian learning | copying | copying | herding | herding | herd behavior | herd behavior | informational cascades | informational cascades | decisions | decisions | social choice | social choice | Condorcet jury theorem | Condorcet jury theorem | political economy | political economy

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16.07 Dynamics (MIT) 16.07 Dynamics (MIT)

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This course covers the fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics, including kinematics, motion relative to accelerated reference frames, work and energy, impulse and momentum, 2D and 3D rigid body dynamics. The course pays special attention to applications in aerospace engineering including introductory topics in orbital mechanics, flight dynamics, inertial navigation and attitude dynamics. By the end of the semester, students should be able to construct idealized (particle and rigid body) dynamical models and predict model response to applied forces using Newtonian mechanics. This course covers the fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics, including kinematics, motion relative to accelerated reference frames, work and energy, impulse and momentum, 2D and 3D rigid body dynamics. The course pays special attention to applications in aerospace engineering including introductory topics in orbital mechanics, flight dynamics, inertial navigation and attitude dynamics. By the end of the semester, students should be able to construct idealized (particle and rigid body) dynamical models and predict model response to applied forces using Newtonian mechanics.

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rigid body dynamics | rigid body dynamics | inertial navigation | inertial navigation | Fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics | Fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics | coordinate systems | coordinate systems | relative motion | relative motion | impulse and momentum | impulse and momentum | orbital mechanics | orbital mechanics | central force motion | central force motion

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16.72 Air Traffic Control (MIT) 16.72 Air Traffic Control (MIT)

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This course introduces the various aspects of present and future Air Traffic Control systems. Among the topics in the present system that we will discuss are the systems-analysis approach to problems of capacity and safety, surveillance, including the National Airspace System and Automated Terminal Radar Systems, navigation subsystem technology, aircraft guidance and control, communications, collision avoidance systems and sequencing and spacing in terminal areas. The class will then talk about future directions and development and have a critical discussion of past proposals and of probable future problem areas. This course introduces the various aspects of present and future Air Traffic Control systems. Among the topics in the present system that we will discuss are the systems-analysis approach to problems of capacity and safety, surveillance, including the National Airspace System and Automated Terminal Radar Systems, navigation subsystem technology, aircraft guidance and control, communications, collision avoidance systems and sequencing and spacing in terminal areas. The class will then talk about future directions and development and have a critical discussion of past proposals and of probable future problem areas.

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air traffic control | air traffic control | air traffic control systems | air traffic control systems | systems-analysis | systems-analysis | capacity | capacity | safety | safety | surveillance | surveillance | NAS | NAS | ARTS | ARTS | navigation subsystem technology | navigation subsystem technology | aircraft guidance and control | aircraft guidance and control | communications | communications | collision avoidance systems | collision avoidance systems | sequencing and spacing | sequencing and spacing | terminal areas | terminal areas | NGATS | NGATS

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16.851 Satellite Engineering (MIT) 16.851 Satellite Engineering (MIT)

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Satellite Engineering introduces students to subsystem design in engineering spacecraft. The course presents characteristic subsystems, such as power, structure, communication and control, and analyzes the engineering trades necessary to integrate subsystems successfully into a satellite. Discussions of spacecraft operating environment and orbital mechanics help students to understand the functional requirements and key design parameters for satellite systems. Satellite Engineering introduces students to subsystem design in engineering spacecraft. The course presents characteristic subsystems, such as power, structure, communication and control, and analyzes the engineering trades necessary to integrate subsystems successfully into a satellite. Discussions of spacecraft operating environment and orbital mechanics help students to understand the functional requirements and key design parameters for satellite systems.

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satellites | satellites | satellite engineering | satellite engineering | subsystems | subsystems | satellite design | satellite design | launch systems | launch systems | space environment | space environment | payloads | payloads | orbital mechanics | orbital mechanics | spacecraft mission design | spacecraft mission design | spacecraft | spacecraft | attitude determination | attitude determination | attitude control | attitude control | propulsion | propulsion | thermal systems | thermal systems | ground systems | ground systems | optics | optics | autonomy | autonomy | integrated concurrent engineering | integrated concurrent engineering | power subsystems | power subsystems | GPS | GPS | navigation | navigation | avionics | avionics | ISS operations | ISS operations | satellite tool kit | satellite tool kit | STK | STK

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ESD.342 Advanced System Architecture (MIT) ESD.342 Advanced System Architecture (MIT)

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This course provides a deep understanding of engineering systems at a level intended for research on complex engineering systems. It provides a review and extension of what is known about system architecture and complexity from a theoretical point of view while examining the origins of and recent developments in the field. The class considers how and where the theory has been applied, and uses key analytical methods proposed. Students examine the level of observational (qualitative and quantitative) understanding necessary for successful use of the theoretical framework for a specific engineering system. Case studies apply the theory and principles to engineering systems. This course provides a deep understanding of engineering systems at a level intended for research on complex engineering systems. It provides a review and extension of what is known about system architecture and complexity from a theoretical point of view while examining the origins of and recent developments in the field. The class considers how and where the theory has been applied, and uses key analytical methods proposed. Students examine the level of observational (qualitative and quantitative) understanding necessary for successful use of the theoretical framework for a specific engineering system. Case studies apply the theory and principles to engineering systems.

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DSM | DSM | SDM | SDM | structured design methodology | structured design methodology | graph | graph | network | network | hierarchy | hierarchy | structure | structure | social network | social network | abstraction | abstraction | motif | motif | modularity | modularity | coarse-graining | coarse-graining | Milgram | Milgram | scaling | scaling | scalability | scalability | organization | organization | organizational theory | organizational theory | internet | internet | air transport | air transport | taxonomy | taxonomy | computational biology | computational biology | complexity | complexity | power law | power law | Pareto | Pareto | Zipf | Zipf | epidemic | epidemic | navigation | navigation | fractal | fractal | size | size | robustness | robustness

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SP.272 Culture Tech (MIT) SP.272 Culture Tech (MIT)

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This class is divided into a series of sections or "modules", each of which concentrates on a particular large technology-related topic in a cultural context. The class will start with a four-week module on Samurai Swords and Blacksmithing, followed by smaller units on Chinese Cooking, the Invention of Clocks, and Andean Weaving, and end with a four-week module on Automobiles and Engines. In addition, there will be a series of hands-on projects that tie theory and practice together. The class discussions range across anthropology, history, and individual development, emphasizing recurring themes, such as the interaction between technology and culture and the relation between "skill" knowledge and "craft" knowledge.Culture Tech evolved from a more extensive, tw This class is divided into a series of sections or "modules", each of which concentrates on a particular large technology-related topic in a cultural context. The class will start with a four-week module on Samurai Swords and Blacksmithing, followed by smaller units on Chinese Cooking, the Invention of Clocks, and Andean Weaving, and end with a four-week module on Automobiles and Engines. In addition, there will be a series of hands-on projects that tie theory and practice together. The class discussions range across anthropology, history, and individual development, emphasizing recurring themes, such as the interaction between technology and culture and the relation between "skill" knowledge and "craft" knowledge.Culture Tech evolved from a more extensive, tw

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seminar | seminar | samurai | samurai | cooking | cooking | blacksmithing | blacksmithing | Japan | Japan | Peru | Peru | China | China | U.S.A | U.S.A | England | England | longitude | longitude | marine navigation | marine navigation | clocks | clocks | cars | cars | suburbia | suburbia | weaving | weaving | quipus | quipus | encoding | encoding | aesthetics | aesthetics | Zen Buddhism | Zen Buddhism | Inca Empire | Inca Empire | culture | culture | myths | myths | technology | technology | social change | social change

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HMAT BORDA berthing at Millers Point

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ship | wwi | worldwari | wharf | po | steamship | steamer | ran | dazzle | millerspoint | borda | razzledazzle | wharves | royalaustraliannavy | troopship | poline | dazzlepaint | ssborda | dazzlecamouflage | samhood | peninsularandorientalsteamnavigationcompany | hmasborda | peninsularorientalsteamnavigationcompany | cairdcompany | cairdandcompany | samueljhoodcollection | samueljhoodstudiocollection | hmatborda

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