2 Classes (24 Units)

6.857 (12), 16.522 (12)


6.857 Network and Computer Security

Class Info

Emphasis on applied cryptography and may include: basic notion of systems security, crypotographic hash functions, symmetric crypotography (one-time pad, stream ciphers, block ciphers), cryptanalysis, secret-sharing, authentication codes, public-key cryptography (encryption, digital signatures), public-key attacks, web browser security, biometrics, electronic cash, viruses, electronic voting, Assignments include a group final project. Topics may vary year to year.

This class has 6.033, and 6.042 as prerequisites.

6.857 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by R. L. Rivest.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 54-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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16.522 Space Propulsion

Class Info

Reviews rocket propulsion fundamentals. Discusses advanced concepts in rocket propulsion ranging from chemical engines to electrical engines. Topics include advanced mission analysis, physics and engineering of microthrusters, solid propellant rockets, electrothermal, electrostatic, and electromagnetic schemes for accelerating propellant. Some coverage is given of satellite power systems and their relation to propulsion systems. Laboratory work emphasizes design and characterization of electric propulsion engines.

This class has 16.50 as a prerequisite.

16.522 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by P. C. Lozano.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 33-418.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 16.522 - Google Search site or on the 16.522 Stellar site.

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