2.011 Take home exam; Spring 2006 Out: Friday May 5th Due: Friday May 12th; by 5pm Hand into TA or electronically via email. Make sure your name is on all submissions! Problem 1: You are hired by a consortium of oceanographic agencies to investigate the A
MIT Ocean Engineering Teaching Lab GENERAL INFORMATION A well equipped lab, such as the Ocean Engineering Teaching Laboratory (OETL), is a wonderful resource in which you can do amazing things with your engineering knowledge. Unfortunately, your time in t
2.011 Homework #7
Spring 2006 Out 25 April 2006 Due 2 May 2006 1. For the flow of an incompressible fluid the velocity component in the x-direction is: u = ax2 + bxy + cy2, and the velocity component in the z direction is zero. Find the velocity component
2.011 Spring 2006 Homework #6 Goal: Research a mechanism for turbulence generation in the ocean. Read the paper - Thorpe, S. A. "Recent Developments in the Study of Ocean Turbulence." Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 32 (2004):91109. Look carefully at Figure
2.011 Spring 2006 Homework #5 I. Please complete the worksheets in the reading "Introduction to Sonor." #1 pg. 10 Acoustic Bathymetry #2 pg. 16 Whale Tracking #3 pg. 18 Dolphin Tracking II. Outline your project goals and what you hope to accomplish for yo
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HW# 4 Solution Set
Problem 1: (10 points)
a. (2 points)The decibel (dB) is a measure of the ratio between two quantities, and is used in a wide variety of measurements in acoustics, physics and electronics. While originally only used for pow
2.011 HW # 4
Due Tuesday March 21, 2006 In class
Problem 1: Review of dB and logarithms: a) Explain in words what a decibel is a measure of. b) Look up (Google, etc.) the relative Source Levels (in dB) for four (4) of the following sounds (cite your sourc
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HW# 3 Solution Set
Problem 1: (5 points)
Heat can be transported to deeper layers in the ocean by diffusion (1), density gradients(1), turbulence (wind and waves)(1), and currents(1). Pg. 82 Stewart. I gave 1 more point if you discussed one
2.011 HW #3
Spring 2006 Due Thursday 3/9/06
Problem 1: If the thermal energy from solar radiation is largely absorbed by the surface layers how can it be carried deeper? Discuss possible physical mechanisms for heat transport in the ocean.
Problem 2: Seaw
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HW# 2 Solution Set
Problem 1: (10 points)
a. (3 points) Three points for something feasible (actually anything will do here). 1 point for something useful or convincing. b. (4 points) One point for description, two for spatial and temporal s
2.011 Homework #2
Out: 14 February 2006 (Tues) Due: 28 February 2006 (Tues)
Problem 1: Isolate a phenomena of interest to you, either in the ocean or atmoshpere. a. Design a feasible observational strategy you think would be useful to study such phenomena
2.011 Spring 2006 Homework #1 Research ONE underwater vehicle from the list provided. Choose from this list of vehicles. Only one student per vehicle. Prepare 5 minutes (2-3 Powerpoint slides maximum) about its main mission, any special design considerati
2.011 Ocean Systems Design Challenge
Spring 2006
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Introduction: You have been hired by an oceanographi