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7 Classes (81 Units)

2.28 (12), 2.29 (12), 2.341 (9), 2.370 (12), 2.42 (12), 2.55 (12), 6.717J (12)

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2.28 Fundamentals and Applications of Combustion

Class Info

Fundamentals and modeling of reacting gas dynamics and combustion using analytical and numerical methods. Conservation equations of reacting flows. Multi-species transport, chemical thermodynamics and chemical kinetics. Non-equilibrium flow. Detonation and reacting boundary layers. Ignition, flammability, and extinction. Premixed and diffusion flames. Combustion instabilities. Supersonic combustion. Turbulent combustion. Liquid and solid burning. Fire, safety, and environmental impact. Applications to power and propulsion.

This class has 2.006, 2.051, and 2.06 as prerequisites.

2.28 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. F. Ghoniem.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 5-217.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+2.28&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 2.28 Stellar site.

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2.29 Numerical Fluid Mechanics

Class Info

Introduction to numerical methods and MATLAB: errors, condition numbers and roots of equations. Navier-Stokes. Direct and iterative methods for linear systems. Finite differences for elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic equations. Fourier decomposition, error analysis and stability. High-order and compact finite-differences. Finite volume methods. Time marching methods. Navier-Stokes solvers. Grid generation. Finite volumes on complex geometries. Finite element methods. Spectral methods. Boundary element and panel methods. Turbulent flows. Boundary layers. Lagrangian Coherent Structures. Includes a final research project.

This class has 2.006, 2.06, 2.016, 2.20, 2.25, and 18.075 as prerequisites.

2.29 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by P. F. J. Lermusiaux.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 5-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 2.29 - Google Search site or on the 2.29 Stellar site.

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2.341 Macromolecular Hydrodynamics

Class Info

Physical phenomena in polymeric liquids undergoing deformation and flow. Kinematics and material functions for complex fluids; techniques of viscometry, rheometry; and linear viscoelastic measurements for polymeric fluids. Generalized Newtonian fluids. Continuum mechnanics, frame invariance, and convected derivatives for finite strain viscoelasticity. Differential and integral constitutive equations for viscoelastic fluids. Analytical solutions to isothermal and non-isothermal flow problems; the roles of non-Newtonian viscosity, linear viscoelasticity, normal stresses, elastic recoil, stress relaxation in processing flows. Introduction to molecular theories for dynamics of polymeric fluids. (Extensive class project and presentation required instead of a final exam).

This class has 2.25, and 10.301 as prerequisites.

2.341 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by G. H. McKinley.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-217.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 2.341 was rated 6.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 2.341 Class Site site or on the 2.341 Stellar site.

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2.370 Fundamentals of Nanoengineering

Class Info

Presents the fundamentals of molecular modeling in engineering in the context of nanoscale mechanical engineering applications. Statistical mechanics and its connection to engineering thermodynamics. Molecular origin and limitations of macroscopic descriptions and constitutive relations for equilibrium and non-equilibrium behavior. Introduction to molecular simulation, solid-state physics and electrokinetic phenomena. Discusses molecular approaches to modern nanoscale engineering problems. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content.

This class has 2.001, 3.091, and 5.111 as prerequisites.

2.370 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by N. G. Hadjiconstantinou.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-333.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 2.370 - Google Search site or on the 2.370 Stellar site.

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2.42 General Thermodynamics

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General foundations of thermodynamics from an entropy point of view, entropy generation and transfer in complex systems. Definitions of work, energy, stable equilibrium, available energy, entropy, thermodynamic potential, and interactions other than work (nonwork, heat, mass transfer). Applications to properties of materials, bulk flow, energy conversion, chemical equilibrium, combustion, and industrial manufacturing.

This class has no prerequisites.

2.42 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Brisson.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-333.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 2.42 - Google Search site or on the 2.42 Stellar site.

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2.55 Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer

Class Info

Advanced treatment of fundamental aspects of heat and mass transport. Covers topics such as diffusion kinetics, conservation laws, laminar and turbulent convection, mass transfer including phase change or heterogeneous reactions, and basic thermal radiation. Problems and examples include theory and applications drawn from a spectrum of engineering design and manufacturing problems.

This class has 2.51 as a prerequisite.

2.55 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. H. Lienhard.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-333.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+2.55&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 2.55 Stellar site.

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6.717J Design and Fabrication of Microelectromechanical Systems

Class Info

Provides an introduction to microsystem design. Covers material properties, microfabrication technologies, structural behavior, sensing methods, electromechanical actuation, thermal actuation and control, multi-domain modeling, noise, and microsystem packaging. Applies microsystem modeling, and manufacturing principles to the design and analysis a variety of microscale sensors and actuators (e.g., optical MEMS, bioMEMS, and inertial sensors). Emphasizes modeling and simulation in the design process. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments. 4 Engineering Design Points.

This class has 6.003, and 2.003 as prerequisites.

6.717J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Weinstein.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 6.717J site.

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