MIT OpenCourseWare _ Mechanical Engineering _ 2.00AJ Exploring Sea, Space, & Earth_ Fundamentals

MIT OpenCourseWare _ Mechanical Engineering _ 2.00AJ Exploring Sea, Space, & Earth_ Fundamentals

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Calendar SES # TOPICS KEY DATES 1 Class overview Introduction to engineering and the design process, engineering drawing, sketching, back of the envelope calculations 2 Basic design analysis Free body diagrams, Newton's laws 3 Electronics and water: two great tastes that don't taste so great together… Exploration with instrumentation 4 Hydrostatics, pressure and water proofing 5 Holiday - no lecture Lab notebook review 1 6 Design brainstorming, project ideas, Solidworks repository development 7 Motors and electronics Guest lecturer: Prof. Steven Leeb, MIT Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 8 Design analysis, error estimation, data presentation Propulsion: power vs. thrust and efficiency 9 Engineering ethics and using your best judgment Ethics position paper due Lab notebook review 2 10 Communicating engineering design Promoting your ideas/inventions 11 Exploration on the Moon: mission planning for EVA and geology, part 1 Guest lecturer: Prof. Dava Newman, MIT Aeronautics & Astronautics
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MIT OpenCourseWare _ Mechanical Engineering _ 2.00AJ Exploring Sea, Space, & Earth_ Fundamentals

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