16.831 Space Systems Development
Students build a space system, focusing on refinement of sub-system designs and fabrication of full-scale prototypes. Sub-systems are integrated into a vehicle and tested. Sub-system performance is verified using methods of experimental inquiry, and is compared with physical models of performance and design goals. Communication skills are honed through written and oral reports. Formal reviews include the Implementation Plan Review and the Acceptance Review. Knowledge of the engineering design process is helpful.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 35-225.
This class counts for a total of 18 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.
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