3 Classes (24 Units)

2.154 (12), 11.164J (3), 15.778 (9)

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2.154 Maneuvering and Control of Surface and Underwater Vehicles

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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.

This class has 2.22 as a prerequisite.

2.154 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. S. Triantafyllou.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-132.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+2.154&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 2.154 Stellar site.

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11.164J Human Rights in Theory and Practice

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Provides a rigorous and critical introduction to the history, foundation, structure, and operation of the human rights movement. Focuses on key ideas, actors, methods, and sources, and critically evaluates the field. Addresses current debates in human rights, including torture, security, democracy promotion, the place of rights in development and globalization, women's rights, ethnic, religious and racial discrimination and conflict, humanitarian intervention, post-conflict rebuilding, transitional justice, terrorism, and ethical issues in science and technology. Requires familiarity with global affairs or ethics and social justice issues. Students taking graduate version are expected to write a research paper. 


This class has no prerequisites.

11.164J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Rajagopal.

This class counts for a total of 3 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Human Rights in Theory and Practice site.

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15.778 Introduction to Operations Management

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Integrated approach to the analysis, design and management of supply networks for products and services. Provides a framework for analysis, design and operation of supply chains (SCs) that relies on fundamental concepts, such as the management of inventory, and operations and logistics planning. Discusses the value of (timely) information and of the need for collaboration and coordination between SC players. Also presents conceptual frameworks that focus on the emergence of a wide range of enabling services that are critical to the survival and growth of this class of system. Includes study and discussion of concepts, examples, and case studies from a wide range of industries. Guest speakers present personal experiences on various aspects of the service industry and supply chains. Restricted to MIT Sloan Fellows in Innovation and Global Leadership.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.778 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Summer semester.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+15.778&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site.

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