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French Engineers: A case study for use in teaching in Engineering Ethics
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. The scenario examines the problem of what to do when encountering unacceptable behaviour (drinking during work hours) while working abroad. It raises issues such as moral relativism; safety and risk; whistleblowing and professionalism. The case study is aimed at students who have not studied ethics before. The teaching format is a one hour session with small group discussions.
Author(s): Dr Heather Fotheringham,Inter-Disciplinary Ethics

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Revenue vs. Customer Satisfaction: A case study for use in teaching in Engineering and Business Ethi
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. It examines a dilemma between providing the best product for a customer and maximising profit for a company. It is aimed at students who have studied some ethics before and is a good introduction to ethical issues arising in business. The teaching format is 1- 2 hours, small group discussions.
Author(s): Dr Heather Fotheringham,Interdisciplinary Ethics A

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Spectrum Allocation: A case study for use in teaching in Engineering Ethics
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. The scenario examines the ethical issues surrounding the allocation of the radio spectrum to different services benefiting different groups of users. It is aimed at students who have some experience of ethics. The teaching Format is a 1-2 hour session, presentations and small group discussions.
Author(s): Dr Heather Fotheringham,Inter-Disciplinary Ethics

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Transmission Towers: A case study for use in teaching in Engineering Ethics
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. It examines the moral issues surrounding a disagreement with a boss at work concerning the safety of a transmission tower. It considers safety and risk and whistleblowing. The session is suitable for beginners and students with some experience of ethics teaching. The teaching format is a one or two hour session with small group discussions.
Author(s): Dr Heather Fotheringham,Inter-Disciplinary Ethics

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TALAT Lecture 1501: Properties, Characteristics and Alloys of Aluminium
This lecture provides a survey of the aluminium alloys available to the user; it describes their various properties; it gives an insight into the choice of aluminium for a proposed application. In the context of this lecture not every individual alloy and its properties have been treated in detail, but rather divided into alloy types with reference to the most commonly used alloys. For further details on alloy properties the reader is referred to available databanks like ALUSELECT of the Europea
Author(s): Ron Cobden, Alcan, Banbury,TALAT

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TALAT Lecture 2401: Fatigue Behaviour and Analysis
This lecture explains why, when and where fatigue problems may arise and the special significance to aluminium as structural material; it helps to understand the effects of material and loading parameters on fatigue; to appreciate the statistical nature of fatigue and its importance in data analysis, evaluation and use; it shows how to estimate fatigue life under service conditions of time-dependent, variable amplitude loading; how to estimate stresses acting in notches and welds with conceptual
Author(s): Dimitris Kosteas, Technische Universität München

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6.01 Introduction to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science I (MIT)
6.01 explores fundamental ideas in electrical engineering and computer science, in the context of working with mobile robots. Key engineering principles, such as abstraction and modularity, are applied in the design of computer programs, electronic circuits, discrete-time controllers, and noisy and/or uncertain systems.

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A new study describes a major risk for astronauts with wide hands after working or training in space suit gloves: the
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22.00J Introduction to Modeling and Simulation (MIT)
Basic concepts of computer modeling in science and engineering using discrete particle systems and continuum fields. Techniques and software for statistical sampling, simulation, data analysis and visualization. Use of statistical, quantum chemical, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, mesoscale and continuum methods to study fundamental physical phenomena encountered in the fields of computational physics, chemistry, mechanics, materials science, biology, and applied mathematics. Applications drawn
Author(s): Yip, Sidney,Ulm, F.-J. (Franz-Josef),Rosales, Rodo

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11.481J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
Author(s): Polenske, Karen R.,Wang, Xiaodong

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15.997 Advanced Corporate Risk Management (MIT)
Opportunity for group study by graduate students on current topics related to management not otherwise included in curriculum. From the course home page: Course Description This is a course on how corporations make use of the insights and tools of risk management. Most courses on derivatives, futures and options, and financial engineering are taught from the viewpoint of investment bankers and traders in the securities. This course is taught from the point of view of the manufacturing corpora
Author(s): Parsons, John E.,Obizhaeva, Anna

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12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
Author(s): Summons, Roger

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Environmental Impact
The Gold Rush, positive for California in so many ways, had a devastating effect on the state's environment. Many of these problems were directly related to gold-mining technology. The process of hydraulic mining, which became popular in the 1850s, caused irreparable environmental destruction. Two images show California's largest hydraulic mine ? Malakoff Diggings, in Nevada County ? in action. (Malakoff Diggings is now a state park and open to visitors.) Dams (such as the English Dam in Nevada
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SAMS - Rocio Garay
Rocio Garay, a sophomore chemical engineering major from Cleveland, attended Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS) as a rising high school junior. SAMS is a program designed to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. She reflects on her time in the program and how it helped her develop more confidence in pursuing a career in engineering.
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SAMS - Damian Dourado
Damian Dourado, assistant director of Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS), discusses the program and its goal to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. For more information about SAMS, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/news/archive/2010/July/july21_samssuccess.shtml
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Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
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National Geographic Presents the Life ofAbraham Lincoln
This brief video is about the life of America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It gives good basic facts about Lincoln's Life as well as old photographs. Great video to introduce Lincoln to students.(2:58)
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6.042J Mathematics for Computer Science (SMA 5512) (MIT)
This is an introductory course in Discrete Mathematics oriented toward Computer Science and Engineering. The course divides roughly into thirds: Fundamental concepts of Mathematics: definitions, proofs, sets, functions, relations. Discrete structures: modular arithmetic, graphs, state machines, counting. Discrete probability theory. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) programme as course number SMA 5512 (Mathematics for Computer Science). Contributors Srin
Author(s): Radhika Nagpal,Albert R. Meyer

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Seminole Campus Nature Park
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Students at St. Petersburg College and residents of Seminole now have a new venue to explore nature. SPC officials opened the first phase of its Natural Habitat Park and Environmental Center on Aug. 31 with a crowd of about 200 on hand who were not fazed by the morning heat. The park is located immediately north of the school's University Partnership Building and the Seminole Community Library. The first phase includes a pavilion with seating
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Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization, Spring 2004
This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization.
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