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The History of Public Health
In the History of Public Health we will examine the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective. This material seeks to reveal how the organization of societies facilitates or mitigates the production and transmission of disease. It also asks how do populations and groups of individuals go about securing their health? One key theme is the medical management of space in one form or another - from the public space of the environment through institutional spaces such a
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Architectural Design Workshops Computational Design for Housing, Spring 2002
An intensive 9 DAY remote collaborative workshop involving MIT and Miyagi University in Japan. The objective is to develop a small housing project using shape computation as a design methodology. Students will use and test new interactive software for designing, sharing applications with overseas partners, presenting projects on an Internet workspace, and critiquing design proposals through the web and other advanced digital technologies. Students will be expected to do most of their work in cla
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Digital Signal Processing
The course treats: the discrete Fourier Transform (DFT), the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT), their application in OFDM and DSL; elements of estimation theory and their application in communications; linear prediction, parametric methods, the Yule-Walker equations, the Levinson algorithm, the Schur algorithm; detection and estimation filters; non-parametric estimation; selective filtering, application to beamforming.
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Offshore Hydromechanics
Offshore Hydromechanics includes the following modules: 1. Hydrostatics, static floating stability, constant 2-D potential flow of ideal fluids, and flows in real fluids. Introduction to resistance and propulsion of ships. Review of linear regular and irregular wave theory. 2. Analytical and numerical means to determine the flow around, forces on, and motions of floating bodies in waves. 3. Higher order potential theory and inclusion of non-linear effects in ship motions. Applications to motio
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Computational Methods in Aerospace Engineering, Spring 2005
Introduction to computational techniques arising in aerospace engineering. Applications drawn from aerospace structures, aerodynamics, dynamics and control, and aerospace systems. Techniques include: numerical integration of systems of ordinary differential equations; finite-difference, finite-volume, and finite-element discretization of partial differential equations; numerical linear algebra; eigenvalue problems; and optimization with constraints.
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Robust System Design, Summer 1998
This course has been conceived and designed for SDM's "product development" track to be developed in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development. It will require a substantial, team-based design project. The goal will be to define industrially relevant design projects in the SDM sponsor companies and at MIT. Teams will document their efforts in a written report and make a formal presentation of their results.
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Space Propulsion, Spring 2004
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 electro-magnetic schemes for accelerating propellant. Some coverage is given of satellite power systems and their relation to propulsion systems. Space Propulsion begins with a review of rocket propulsion fundam
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Architectural Design, Level III: A Student Center for MIT, Fall 2004
This studio will investigate the social, physiological and phenomenological elements of a student gathering place on the MIT campus. Whether it is simply for socializing or for more specific events, the student gathering place will serve as a refuge from the vigorous educational environment of the Institute, and reinforce the sense of "play" through a sensible organization of the program. The place will foster a casual discovery of a sense of "being": a reflection upon the student's own existenc
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand and use correctly terms introduced in this course in relation to communication networks

  • understand general principles involved in data exchange between IT devices

  • work with numbers expressed in scientific notation, and use the Windows calculator to perform calculations on these numbers.


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External Influences on Prescribing Workshop
This workshop explores what influences prescribers can be subjected to in their day to day practice. It will offer opportunities for the practitioners to critically assess these influences and reflect on how to deal with them in a professional manner.
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2.3 Obesity – an evolutionary perspective

If you were now to take a broader biological approach to the data discussed in the previous section you might still be puzzled. Excess body weight leads to a variety of diseases, including diabetes, osteoarthritis and so on – surely this must reduce overall biological fitness.

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The Hyper-Real Culture of the Tabloid Newsroom: Personal Experiences of UK Tabloid Culture
Richard Peppiatt, media commentator and former reporter for the Daily Star, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series.
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Plane flight is overbooked
At the end of this chapter you will be able to understand the answer phone message from the travel agent.
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A Simple Test Apparatus to Verify the Photoresponse of Experimental Photovoltaic Materials and Proto
Dennis J. Flood, Andrew R. Barron

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Gout (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses gout including the causes, risk factors, symptoms and stages, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. It also reviews joint anatomy and arthritis. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Organs Block Anatomy Videos - Renal Radiology
The Organs Block Anatomy Videos - Renal Radiology is a video that covers intravenous pyelograms (IVPs), KUBs, aortograms, and CTs. The learning goals for the video include appreciating and understanding the anatomy related to the renal system as deemed important by the UCSF pre-clinical curriculum. The Organs Block Anatomy Videos is a series of 8 videos that covers cardiovascular and pulmonary gross anatomy, surface anatomy and radiology, as well as renal radiology. The learning goals for these
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Road Maps: a guide to learning system dynamics
MIT System Dynamics Education Project developed Road Maps, a series of self-guides, modeling and selected literature to help students and teachers learn the principles of system dynamics. This site is part of that project, and provides listings of articles and other webpages containing discussion of Road Maps publications. Road Maps are a series of self-guides that use modeling exercises and selected literature to provide a resource for learning about the principles and practices of system dynam
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15.665B Power and Negotiation (MIT)
This course is designed to provide you with a competitive advantage in negotiation. You will learn and practice the technical skills and analytic frameworks that are necessary to negotiate successfully with peers from other top business schools, and you will learn methods for developing the powerful social capital you will need to rise in the executive ranks of any organization. In this course, you will learn to successfully face the challenge of negotiating materially rewarding deals while also
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