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Capacity of critical elements of transportation networks. Traffic flows and deterministic and probabilistic delay models. Formulation of optimization models for planning and scheduling of freight, transit and airline systems, and their solution using software packages. User- and system-optimal traffic assignment. Control of traffic flows on highways, urban grids, and airspace.", "prereqs":"1.010, permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Osorio Pizano, Carolina", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.200", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.544J","ESD.21J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Antunes","A. R. Odoni","C. Osorio"], "spring_instructors":["A. Antunes","A. R. Odoni","C. 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Applications to transportation systems - including congestion pricing, technological change, resource allocation, market structure and regulation, revenue forecasting, public and private transportation finance, and project evaluation - cover urban passenger transportation, freight, maritime, aviation, and intelligent transportation systems.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ben-Akiva, Moshe", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.201", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.545J","ESD.210J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Ben-Akiva","L. Neumann"], "spring_instructors":["M. Ben-Akiva","L. 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Unified study of functions of random variables, geometrical probability, multi-server queuing theory, spatial location theory, network analysis and graph theory, and relevant methods of simulation. Computer exercises and discussions of implementation difficulties.", "prereqs":"6.041", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Larson, Richard", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.203", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.281J","15.073J","16.76J","ESD.216J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. C. Larson","A. R. Odoni","A. I. Barnett"], "spring_instructors":["R. C. Larson","A. R. Odoni","A. I. 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Exposes students to the current challenges and opportunities in networks applied to human mobility.", "prereqs":"1.001, 1.010; or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Gonzalez, Marta", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.204", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. C. Gonzalez"], "spring_instructors":["M. C. Gonzalez"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.205", "section-of":"1.205", "timeAndPlace":"F2-5 1-273"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.205", "label":"Advanced Demand Modeling", "shortLabel":"Advanced Demand Modeling", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Advanced theories and applications of models for analysis and forecasting of users' behavior and demand for facilities, services, and products. Topics vary each year and typically include linear and nonlinear latent variable models, including structural equations and latent class models; estimation techniques with multiple data sources; joint discrete and continuous choice models; dynamic models; analysis of panel data; analysis of complex choices; estimation and forecasting with large choice sets; multidimensional probabilistic choice models; advanced choice models, including probit, logit mixtures, treatment of endogeneity, hybrid choice models, hidden Markov models, Monte Carlo simulation, Bayesian methods, survey design, sampling, model transferability, and use of stated preferences data. Term paper required.", "prereqs":"1.202 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Ben-Akiva, Moshe", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.205", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["ESD.213J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. E. Ben-Akiva"], "spring_instructors":["M. E. 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Applications drawn from transportation, electricity transmission and distribution, and energy management systems.", "prereqs":"1.151 or 6.041/6.431; 15.058 or 15.093", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Amin, Saurabh", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.208", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["S. Amin"], "spring_instructors":["S. Amin"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.208", "section-of":"1.208", "timeAndPlace":"MW2.30-4 1-150"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.231", "label":"Planning and Design of Airport Systems", "shortLabel":"Planning & Design:Airport Sys", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Focuses on current practice, developing trends, and advanced concepts in airport design and planning. Considers economic, environmental, and other trade-offs related to airport location, as well as the impacts of emphasizing \"green\" measures. Includes an analysis of the effect of airline operations on airports. Topics include demand prediction, determination of airfield capacity, and estimation of levels of congestion; terminal design; the role of airports in the aviation and transportation system; access problems; optimal configuration of air transport networks and implications for airport development; and economics, financing, and institutional aspects. Special attention to international practice and developments.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"De Neufville, Richard", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.231", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["16.781J","ESD.224J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. de Neufville","A. R. Odoni"], "spring_instructors":["R. de Neufville","A. R. 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Recent research findings of the MIT Global Airline Industry Program are showcased, including the impacts of congestion and delays, evolution of information technologies, changing human resource management practices, and competitive effects of new entrant airlines. Taught by faculty participants of the Global Airline Industry Program.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Belobaba, Peter", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"16.71", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["15.054J","16.71J","ESD.217J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","A. I. Barnett","C. Barnhart","R. J. Hansman","T. A. Kochan","A. R. Odoni"], "spring_instructors":["P. P. Belobaba","A. I. Barnett","C. Barnhart","R. J. Hansman","T. A. Kochan","A. R. 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Examples from the Boston area and from Bilbao.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Salvucci, Frederick", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.252", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.540J","ESD.225J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["F. Salvucci","M. Murga"], "spring_instructors":["F. Salvucci","M. Murga"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.255", "label":"Transportation MEng Project", "shortLabel":"Transportation MEng Project", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":15, "units":"5-0-10", "course":"1", "description":"Students work on projects related to ongoing MIT research programs with agencies, industries and government, such as Transport for London, or related transportation projects in the Boston area. An in-depth planning and design study is carried out as a group effort. 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Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"14.01 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Polenske, Karen", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"11.477", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.477J"], "meets_with_subjects":["11.165"], "fall_instructors":["K. R. Polenske"], "spring_instructors":["K. R. 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Core requirement for Geotechnical MEng program.", "prereqs":"[1.361]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Vytiniotis, Antonios", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.364", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Vytiniotis"], "spring_instructors":["A. Vytiniotis"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.364", "section-of":"1.364", "timeAndPlace":"TR EVE (5-6.30 PM) 1-246"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.366", "section-of":"1.366", "timeAndPlace":"TR10.30-12 1-375"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.366", "label":"Geotechnical Engineering", "shortLabel":"Geotechnical Engineering", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":9, "units":"3-0-6", "course":"1", "description":"Identification, presentation, and illustration of principles of soil mechanics. Considers the following topics: the nature of soil; the effective stress principle; hydraulic conductivity and seepage; stress-strain-strength behavior of soil; and lateral earth stresses. Applies principles to stability and deformation problems. Restricted to graduate students not specializing in Geotechnical Engineering. Same lectures as 1.361.", "prereqs":"1.035, 1.036", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Jen, Lucy", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.032", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.032","1.361"], "fall_instructors":["L. C. Jen"], "spring_instructors":["L. C. 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Extensive laboratory experiments to explore geotechnical test equipment and techniques. Laboratory use of testing automation and electronic instrumentation. Experiments include data analysis, evaluation, and presentation.", "prereqs":"1.035", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Germaine, John", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.37", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. T. Germaine"], "spring_instructors":["J. T. 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Field trip.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Einstein, Herbert", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.38", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["H. H. Einstein"], "spring_instructors":["H. H. 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Team project consists of identifying an idea/opportunity and plan for developing a sustainable company.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Vieira, Maria", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"11.345", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["11.345J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. F. Kennedy"], "spring_instructors":["J. F. 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Covers complex systems, including bridge structures, concrete shells, and containments. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"1.035", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Buyukozturk, Oral", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.054", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.054"], "fall_instructors":["O. Buyukozturk"], "spring_instructors":["O. Buyukozturk"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.562", "label":"High-Performance Structures MEng Project", "shortLabel":"High-Performance Struct Proj", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":15, "units":"5-0-10", "course":"1", "description":"Core requirement for the High Performance Structures MEng program. Focus on the conceptual design of complex structures and the use of advanced technologies to improve the performance of structural systems with respect to their durability, constructability, efficiency and sustainability. An in-depth design study is carried out as a group effort and provides the background for individual student theses. Students must register for 1.562 for the Fall term, IAP, and the Spring term. Limited to Course 1 MEng students.", "prereqs":"[1.561]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","IAP","Spring"], "in-charge":"Connor, Jerome", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.562", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. J. Connor","Jr."], "spring_instructors":["J. J. 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Provides an understanding of the full range of structures and structural forms, including how they are designed and built. Develops skills necessary for conceptual design work, such as how to visualize options and judge their relative advantages in a qualitative manner. Case studies demonstrate how to conceive a structural form and consider its various options, and to understand assembly and construction methods intrinsic to the real behavior of the final structure.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kassabian, Paul", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.572", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["P. Kassabian"], "spring_instructors":["P. 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Covers residual stresses; thermal effects; analysis of beams, columns, tensioned beams, trusses, frames, arches, cables, and shafts of general shape and material, including composites; elastic buckling of columns; exact and approximate methods, energy methods, principle of virtual work, and introduction to computational structural mechanics.", "prereqs":"2.002", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Wierzbicki, Tomasz", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.080", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.080J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. Wierzbicki","J. J. Connor","Jr.","H. Schmidt"], "spring_instructors":["T. Wierzbicki","J. J. Connor","Jr.","H. 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Provides an opportunity to compete against, and network with, students from other colleges and universities from around the country.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","IAP","Spring"], "in-charge":"Ghisbain, Pierre", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.055", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.055"], "fall_instructors":["P. Ghisbain"], "spring_instructors":["P. 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Applications to buildings, ships, aircraft and offshore structures. Vibration measurement and analysis techniques. Students should possess basic knowledge in structural mechanics and in linear algebra. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kausel, Eduardo", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.058", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.060J","16.221J"], "meets_with_subjects":["1.058"], "fall_instructors":["E. Kausel","J. K. Vandiver"], "spring_instructors":["E. Kausel","J. K. Vandiver"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.589", "label":"Studies in Structural Design and Analysis", "shortLabel":"Stud: Structural Design & Anal", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":0, "units":"0-0-0", "course":"1", "description":"Individual study of advanced subjects under staff supervision. Content arranged to suit the particular requirements of the student and interested members of the staff.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Summer","Spring"], "in-charge":"Connor, Jerome", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.589", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Information: O. Buyukozturk"], "spring_instructors":["Information: O. 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Choice of subjects from theoretical, experimental, and practical phases of hydromechanics, hydraulic engineering, water resources, hydrology, and environmental engineering.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Summer","Spring"], "in-charge":"Entekhabi, Dara", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.66", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"Y", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.699", "label":"Projects in Oceanographic Engineering", "shortLabel":"Projects in Ocean Engr", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":0, "units":"0-0-0", "course":"1", "description":"Projects in oceanographic engineering, carried out under supervision of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution staff. Given at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Summer","Spring"], "in-charge":"Westwater, Julia", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.689", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["2.689J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Preisig","Woods Hole Staff"], "spring_instructors":["J. 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Topics include Darcy equation, flow nets, mass conservation, the aquifer flow equation, heterogeneity and anisotropy, storage properties, regional circulation, unsaturated flow, recharge, stream-aquifer interaction, well hydraulics, flow through fractured rock, numerical models, groundwater quality, contaminant transport processes, dispersion, decay, and adsorption. Includes laboratory and computer demonstrations. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"1.061", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Juanes, Ruben", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.072", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["1.072"], "fall_instructors":["C. Harvey","R. Juanes"], "spring_instructors":["C. Harvey","R. 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Core requirement for Environmental MEng program.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Langseth, David", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.725", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["ESD.151J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. Langseth"], "spring_instructors":["D. Langseth"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.725", "section-of":"1.725", "timeAndPlace":"TR11-12.30 1-132"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.731", "section-of":"1.731", "timeAndPlace":"TR2.30-4 48-316"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.731", "label":"Water Resource Systems", "shortLabel":"Water Resource Systems", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Surveys optimization and simulation methods for management of water resources. Case studies illustrate linear, quadratic, nonlinear programming and real-time control. Applications include river basin planning, irrigation and agriculture, reservoir operations, capacity expansion, assimilation of remote sensing data, and sustainable resource development.", "prereqs":"1.070 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Mc Laughlin, Dennis", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.731", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. McLaughlin"], "spring_instructors":["D. 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Past case studies have included the MMR Superfund site on Cape Cod; restoration of the Florida Everglades; dredging of Boston Harbor; local watershed trading programs; appropriate wastewater treatment technology for Brazil; point-of-use water treatment for Nepal, Brownfields Development in Providence, RI, and water resource planning for the island of Cyprus. Students must register for 1.782 for Fall term, IAP, and Spring term. Limited to Course 1 MEng students.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","IAP","Spring"], "in-charge":"Adams, E", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.782", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["E. E. Adams","P. Shanahan","S. Murcott","R. Schuhmann","D. Langseth"], "spring_instructors":["E. E. Adams","P. Shanahan","S. Murcott","R. Schuhmann","D. 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Topics include common law, administrative law, environmental impact assessments required by the National Environmental Policy Act, and legislation and court decisions dealing with air pollution, water pollution, the control of hazardous waste, pollution and accident prevention, the production and use of toxic chemicals, community right-to-know, and environmental justice. Explores the role of science and economics in legal decisions, and economic incentives as an alternative or supplement to regulation. Analyzes pollution as an economic problem and a failure of markets. Introduction to basic legal skills: how to read and understand cases, regulation, and statutes; how to discover the current state of the law in a specific area; and how to take action toward resolution of environmental problems. 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Includes a team project of students' choice, such as a conceptual design of a sustainable new building, a \"green\" retrofit, or a comparative LCA.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Adams, E", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.819", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["4.447J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. Connor","J. Ochsendorf","E. Adams"], "spring_instructors":["J. Connor","J. Ochsendorf","E. Adams"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"RecitationSession", "label":"R011.83", "section-of":"1.83", "timeAndPlace":"F2 48-316"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.83", "label":"Environmental Organic Chemistry", "shortLabel":"Environmental Organic Chem", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"4-0-8", "course":"1", "description":"Focuses on the processes affecting organic compounds in the environment. 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Emphasizes the effects of human activity on air quality and climate. Topics include photochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics important to the chemistry of the atmosphere; stratospheric ozone depletion; oxidation chemistry of the troposphere; photochemical smog; aerosol chemistry; and sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and other climate forcers.", "prereqs":"5.60", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Kroll, Jesse", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.84", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["10.817J","12.807J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. H. Kroll"], "spring_instructors":["J. H. 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Engineered and natural processes for wastewater treatment.", "prereqs":"1.061, 1.61, or 1.725", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Sung, Windsor", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.85", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Staff"], "spring_instructors":["Staff"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L011.86", "section-of":"1.86", "timeAndPlace":"W EVE (5-8 PM) 56-202"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"1.86", "label":"Methods and Problems in Microbiology", "shortLabel":"Meth& Problems in Microbiology", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"1", "description":"Students will read and discuss primary literature covering key areas of microbial research with emphasis on methods and approaches used to understand and manipulate microbes. Limited to students in the microbiology program.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor or [7.493]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Whang, Bonnie Lee", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"7.492", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["7.492J","20.445J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["L. Samson"], "spring_instructors":["L. 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The observation can be done by the instructor in charge of the course, or by another person designated by the instructor. 2)Receive written feedback after observation 3)Create and grade one assignment [p-set, lab, or quiz], with guidance from instructor 4)Prepare a portfolio that includes the following: a.a copy of lecture notes for one lecture, with statement of learning objectives b.a copy of the assignment, including a cover page that explains the concepts being tested and a written solution. c.a copy of three graded assignments 5)Portfolio must be handed in to the Graduate Program Officer at the end of term. Completion of the work describe above will earn 2 units of credit. Students may negotiate additional units for additional work, with the number of units reflecting the average weekly commitment (in hours) devoted to teaching. The work used toward 1.984 credit must be distinct from work done under TA funding. We strongly encourage that this course be taken together with 1.95J [4 units], either in the same term or following terms. Guidelines available from the Academic Programs Office. Enrollment limited by availability of suitable teaching assignments.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Nepf, Heidi", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.984", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Information: K. Kipp"], "spring_instructors":["Information: K. 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Building on the skills and relationships acquired in the Engineering Practice Workshop, students receive coaching to articulate goals, invoke the UPOP network of mentors and employers, identify and pursue opportunities and negotiate terms of their summer assignment. Students complete a 10-12 week internship, which includes filing three progress reports, conducting one informational interview, and possibly hosting a site visit by MIT staff. Returning to campus as juniors, UPOP students take part in reflective exercises that aid assimilation of learning objectives and reinforce the cognitive link between all aspects of the UPOP experience and disciplinary fields of study. 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They attend field trips to local employers and receive job interview practice, coached by industry volunteers. Over IAP, students attend a weeklong Team Training Camp of experiential learning modules - led by MIT faculty with the help of MIT alums and other senior professionals in business, engineering, and science where students participate in creative simulations, team problem-solving challenges, and oral presentations, and practice networking with employers. 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Topics include dynamics of crust and mantle melting as preserved in the chemical composition of igneous rocks and minerals, the long-term record of global climate change as preserved in the minerals of sedimentary rocks, and the time-temperature-depth record preserved in minerals of metamorphosed crustal rocks.", "prereqs":"12.108", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Grove, Timothy", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.109", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. L. Grove"], "spring_instructors":["T. L. 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Laboratory includes techniques of structural analysis, recognition and interpretation of structures on geologic maps, and construction of interpretive cross sections.", "prereqs":"12.001", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Jagoutz, Oliver", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.113", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["B. C. Burchfiel and O. Jagoutz"], "spring_instructors":["B. C. Burchfiel and O. Jagoutz"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0112.114", "section-of":"12.114", "timeAndPlace":"F3-5 54-1029"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"12.114", "label":"Field Geology I", "shortLabel":"Field Geology I", "level":"Undergraduate", "total-units":6, "units":"2-2-2", "course":"12", "description":"Introduces techniques of geological field study. Weather permitting, several weekend field exercises provide practical experience in preparation for 12.115. Presents introductory material on the regional geology of the locale of 12.115.", "prereqs":"12.108 or permission of instructor; or [12.113]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Jagoutz, Oliver", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.114", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["B. C. Burchfiel","O. Jagoutz"], "spring_instructors":["B. C. Burchfiel","O. 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Essentials of weathering, soil formation, runoff, erosion, slope stability, sediment transport, and river morphology. Landscape evolution in response to climatic and tectonic forcing. Application of terrestrial theory to planetary surfaces. Additional instruction in geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing analysis, field measurement techniques, and numerical modeling of surface processes. Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"12.001, GIR:PHY1, GIR:CAL1; or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Perron, Jay Taylor", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.163", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.463"], "fall_instructors":["T. Perron"], "spring_instructors":["T. 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Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"GIR:CHEM, 18.03, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"McGee, William", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.301", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.842"], "fall_instructors":["C. Wunsch","E. Boyle","K. Emanuel"], "spring_instructors":["C. Wunsch","E. Boyle","K. 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Understanding and modeling of groundwater flow, hydraulics of wells, and subsurface transport of pollutants. Probabilistic analysis and risk estimation for hydrologic variables.", "prereqs":"1.060; [1.061, 1.106]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Entekhabi, Dara", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.070", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["1.070J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. Entekhabi"], "spring_instructors":["D. 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Circulation and vorticity. Kelvin's theorem. Boundary layers. Fluid waves and instabilities. Quantum fluids.", "prereqs":"8.044, 5.60, or permission of instructor", "offering":"N", "semester":["Spring"], "in-charge":"Cziczo, Daniel James", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"8.292", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["8.292J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. Cziczo"], "spring_instructors":["D. 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Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"GIR:CHEM", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Cziczo, Daniel James", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.335", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.835"], "fall_instructors":["R. Prinn","S. Ono","D. Cziczo"], "spring_instructors":["R. Prinn","S. Ono","D. Cziczo"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"CIM", "gir_attribute":"LAB"}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L0112.336", "section-of":"12.336", "timeAndPlace":"MW11-12.30 48-308"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"12.336", "label":"Air Pollution", "shortLabel":"Air Pollution", "level":"Undergraduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"12", "description":"Provides a working knowledge of basic air quality issues, with emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach to investigating the sources and effects of pollution. Topics include emission sources; atmospheric chemistry and removal processes; meteorological phenomena and their impact on pollution transport at local to global scales; air pollution control technologies; health effects; and regulatory standards. Discusses regional and global issues, such as acid rain, ozone depletion and air quality connections to climate change.", "prereqs":"18.03", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Heald, Colette", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"1.085", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["1.085J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["C. Heald"], "spring_instructors":["C. 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Illuminates commonalities and differences between past and present successes and impediments in dealing with environmental decisions. Potential topics include ozone depletion, global warming, acid rain, and smog. Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"12.306 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Solomon, Susan", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.385", "equivalent_subjects":["11.373"], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.885"], "fall_instructors":["S. Solomon"], "spring_instructors":["S. 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Limited to 18; preference to Course 8 and Course 12 majors and minors.", "prereqs":"8.282J, 12.402J, 12.409, or other introductory astronomy course; [8.03]", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Binzel, Richard", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.410", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["8.287J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["R. Binzel","A. Bosh"], "spring_instructors":["R. Binzel","A. 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Topics include terrestrial and giant planets, meteorites, asteroids, comets, Kuiper belt objects, rings, impact craters, interiors, surfaces, atmospheres, geomagnetism, cosmochemistry, remote sensing, formation and evolution of the solar system.", "prereqs":"12.002 or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Weiss, Benjamin", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.420", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.601"], "fall_instructors":["B. P. Weiss"], "spring_instructors":["B. P. 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Composed of four modules, targeted at introducing students to the basic concepts and applications in each module. MatLab: Principles and practice in its uses, script and function modules, basic approaches to solving problems. Statistics: Correlation, means, dispersion, precision, accuracy, distributions, central limit theorem, skewness, probability, Chi-Square, Gaussian and other common distributions used in hypothesis testing. Regression: Random and grid search methods, basic least squares and algorithms applicable to regression, inversion and parameter estimation. Signal Processing: Analog and digital signals, Z-transform, Fourier series, fast Fourier transforms, spectral analysis leakage and bias, digital filtering. 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Laboratory exercises on selected suites of igneous rocks reinforce readings and classroom discussions. Uses evidence from related geo-science disciplines to develop an integrative approach to understanding processes that lead to the chemical differentiation of planetary bodies through time. Subject matter may be modified to reflect the interests of the group.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Grove, Timothy", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.486", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. L. Grove"], "spring_instructors":["T. L. 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Emphasis on the development of macroscopic continuum or statistical descriptions of complex microscopic dynamics. Problems of interest include: random walks and statistical geometry of landscapes; percolation theory and transport in disordered media; fractals, scaling, and universality; ecological dynamics and the structure of ecosystems, food webs, and other natural networks; kinetics of biogeochemical cycles. Appropriate for advanced undergraduates. Beginning graduate students are encouraged to register for 12.586. Students taking the graduate version complete different assignments.", "prereqs":"18.03 or permission of the instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Rothman, Daniel", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"12.086", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["12.086"], "fall_instructors":["D. H. Rothman"], "spring_instructors":["D. H. 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Typical perspectives examined include industrial organization and competitive behavior, price theory, information economics, intangible asset valuation, consumer behavior, search and choice, auctions and mechanism design, transactions cost economics and incomplete contracts theory, and design of empirical studies. Extensive reading and discussion of research literature aimed at exploring the application of these theories to business issues and challenges raised by the internet and related technologies. Primarily for doctoral students.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Brynjolfsson, Erik", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"15.575", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["E. Brynjolfsson"], "spring_instructors":["E. 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Linear systems of equations, existence and uniqueness of solutions, Gaussian elimination. Initial value problems, 1st and 2nd order systems, forward and backward Euler, RK4. Eigenproblems, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, including complex numbers, functions, vectors and matrices.", "prereqs":"GIR:CAL1, GIR:PHY1", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Hosoi, Anette", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.087", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["A. Hosoi","T. Peacock"], "spring_instructors":["A. Hosoi","T. 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Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"2.001 or 2.01; 2.003 or 2.03", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Bathe, Klaus", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.092", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["2.093"], "fall_instructors":["K. J. Bathe"], "spring_instructors":["K. J. Bathe"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L012.092", "section-of":"2.092", "timeAndPlace":"TR1-2.30 3-370"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"2.093", "label":"Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids I", "shortLabel":"Finite Element Analysis I", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"2", "description":"Finite element methods for analysis of steady-state and transient problems in solid, structural, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. 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Topics: mathematical formulations; network problems; sparse direct and iterative matrix solution techniques; Newton methods for nonlinear problems; discretization methods for ordinary, time-periodic and partial differential equations; fast methods for partial differential equations and integral equations, techniques for model order reduction of dynamical systems and approaches for molecular dynamics.", "prereqs":"18.03 or 18.06", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Luca, Daniel", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"6.336", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.336J","16.910J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["L. Daniel","J. K. White"], "spring_instructors":["L. Daniel","J. K. 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Computer assignments requiring programming.", "prereqs":"18.03 or 18.06", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Wang, Qiqi", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"16.920", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.339J","16.920J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["Q. Wang","J. K. White"], "spring_instructors":["Q. Wang","J. K. White"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"LectureSession", "label":"L012.111", "section-of":"2.111", "timeAndPlace":"TR1-2.30 56-114"}, { "type":"Class", "id":"2.111", "label":"Quantum Computation", "shortLabel":"Quantum Computation", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"2", "description":"Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of quantum computation. Topics covered: physics of information processing; quantum algorithms including the factoring algorithm and Grover's search algorithm; quantum error correction; quantum communication and cryptography. Knowledge of quantum mechanics helpful but not required.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Lloyd, Seth", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"18.435", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["8.370J","18.435J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["I. Chuang","E. Farhi","S. Lloyd","P. Shor"], "spring_instructors":["I. Chuang","E. Farhi","S. Lloyd","P. 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Planar and spatial kinematics, differential motion, energy method for robot mechanics; mechanism design for manipulation and locomotion; multi-rigid-body dynamics; force and compliance control, balancing control, visual feedback, human-machine interface; actuators, sensors, wireless networking, and embedded software. Weekly laboratories include real-time control, vehicle navigation, arm and end-effector design, and balancing robot control. Group term project requires design and fabrication of robotic systems. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"2.004, or 2.031 and 2.04A", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Asada, Haruhiko", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.12", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["2.120"], "fall_instructors":["H. Asada","J. J. Leonard"], "spring_instructors":["H. Asada","J. J. 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Planar and spatial kinematics, differential motion, energy method for robot mechanics; mechanism design for manipulation and locomotion; multi-rigid-body dynamics; force and compliance control, balancing control, visual feedback, human-machine interface; actuators, sensors, wireless networking, and embedded software. Weekly laboratories include real-time control, vehicle navigation, arm and end-effector design, and balancing robot control. Group term project requires design and fabrication of robotic systems. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.", "prereqs":"2.004, or 2.031 and 2.04A, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Asada, Haruhiko", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.12", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":["2.12"], "fall_instructors":["H. Asada","J. J. Leonard"], "spring_instructors":["H. Asada","J. J. 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Modification of system characteristics using feedback. State observers, Kalman filters. Modeling/performance trade-offs in control system design. Emphasis on application of techniques to physical systems.", "prereqs":"2.004, 18.06; or 2.087, 2.04A", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Hogan, Neville", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.151", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["K. Youcef-Toumi","N. Hogan","D. Rowell"], "spring_instructors":["K. Youcef-Toumi","N. Hogan","D. 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Emphasis on applications to physical systems (robots, aircraft, spacecraft, underwater vehicles, reaction-diffusion processes, machine vision, oscillators, internet). Term projects.", "prereqs":"2.151, 6.241, 16.31, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Slotine, Jean-Jacques", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.152", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J.-J. E. Slotine"], "spring_instructors":["J.-J. E. Slotine"], "is_variable_units":"N", "hass_attribute":"", "comm_req_attribute":"", "gir_attribute":""}, { "type":"Class", "id":"2.154", "label":"Maneuvering and Control of Surface and Underwater Vehicles", "shortLabel":"Maneuver & Control of Vehicles", "level":"High Graduate", "total-units":12, "units":"3-0-9", "course":"2", "description":"Maneuvering motions of surface and underwater vehicles. Derivation of equations of motion, hydrodynamic coefficients. Memory effects. Linear and nonlinear forms of the equations of motion. Control surfaces modeling and design. Engine, propulsor, and transmission systems modeling and simulation during maneuvering. Stability of motion. Principles of multivariable automatic control. Optimal control, Kalman filtering, loop transfer recovery. Term project: applications chosen from autopilots for surface vehicles; towing in open seas; remotely operated vehicles.", "prereqs":"2.22", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Triantafyllou, Michael", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.154", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. S. Triantafyllou"], "spring_instructors":["M. S. 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A total of up to 12 hours credit may be taken over one or two terms; seminar topics repeat yearly.", "prereqs":"", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Hover, Franz", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.167", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["F. S. Hover"], "spring_instructors":["F. S. 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Major topics include discrete-time system theory and analytical tools; design of digital control systems via approximation from continuous time; direct discrete-time design; loop-shaping design for performance and robustness; state-space design; observers and state-feedback; quantization and other nonlinear effects; implementation issues. Laboratory experiences and design projects connect theory with practice.", "prereqs":"2.14, 2.151, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Trumper, David", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.171", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. L. Trumper"], "spring_instructors":["D. L. 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Viscous-fluid flow, laminar and turbulent boundary layers. Model testing, scaling laws. Application of potential theory to surface waves, energy transport, wave/body forces. Linearized theory of lifting surfaces. Experimental project in the towing tank or propeller tunnel.", "prereqs":"1.060, 2.006, 2.06, or 2.016", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Liu, Yuming", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.20", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["D. K. P. Yue"], "spring_instructors":["D. K. P. 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Unsteady heat conduction in one or more dimensions, steady conduction in multidimensional configurations, numerical simulation; forced convection in laminar and turbulent flows; natural convection in internal and external configurations; phase change heat transfer; thermal radiation, black bodies, grey radiation networks, spectral and solar radiation; mass transfer at low rates, evaporation.", "prereqs":"2.006, or 2.051 and 2.06, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Wang, Evelyn", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.51", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["J. H. Lienhard","E. N. Wang"], "spring_instructors":["J. H. Lienhard","E. N. 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Investigates their attributes within a quantitative analytical framework for evaluation of energy technology system proposals. Emphasizes analysis of energy propositions within an engineering, economic and social context. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to juniors and seniors.", "prereqs":"Permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Golay, Michael", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"22.081", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["10.291J","22.081J"], "meets_with_subjects":["1.818J","2.65J","10.391J","11.371J","22.811J","ESD.166J"], "fall_instructors":["M. W. Golay"], "spring_instructors":["M. W. 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Emphasizes principles of transduction, measurement circuitry, MEMS sensors, Fourier transforms, linear and nonlinear function fitting, uncertainty analysis, probability density functions and statistics, system identification, electrical impedance analysis and transfer functions, computer-aided experimentation, and technical reporting. Typical laboratory experiments involve oscilloscopes, electronic circuits including operational amplifiers, thermocouples, strain gauges, digital recorders, lasers, etc. Basic material and lab objectives are developed in lectures. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided. Enrollment limited.", "prereqs":"2.001 or 2.01; 2.003 or 2.03; GIR:PHY2", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall","Spring"], "in-charge":"Leonard, John", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.671", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["I. W. Hunter","J. J. Leonard"], "spring_instructors":["I. W. 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Mechanisms underlying wound healing and tissue remodeling following implantation in various organs. Tissue and organ regeneration. Design of implants and prostheses based on control of biomaterials-tissue interactions. Comparative analysis of intact, biodegradable, and bioreplaceable implants by reference to case studies. Criteria for restoration of physiological function for tissues and organs.", "prereqs":"GIR:CHEM, GIR:BIOL, GIR:PHY1; or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Yannas, Ioannis", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"20.441", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["3.96J","20.441J","HST.522J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["I. V. Yannas","M. Spector"], "spring_instructors":["I. V. Yannas","M. 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Electromechanical and physicochemical interactions in cells and biomaterials; musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and other biological and clinical examples.", "prereqs":"6.013, 2.005, 10.302, or permission of instructor", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Grodzinsky, Alan", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"20.430", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":["6.561J","10.539J","20.430J","HST.544J"], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["M. Bathe","A. J. Grodzinsky","R. D. Kamm"], "spring_instructors":["M. Bathe","A. J. Grodzinsky","R. D. 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Project (in small groups) requires fabrication (and some design) of a product using several different processes (as listed above).", "prereqs":"2.001, 2.006, 2.008", "offering":"Y", "semester":["Fall"], "in-charge":"Gutowski, Timothy", "year":"2014", "master_subject_id":"2.810", "equivalent_subjects":[""], "joint_subjects":[""], "meets_with_subjects":[""], "fall_instructors":["T. G. Gutowski"], "spring_instructors":["T. G. 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