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How and Why Machines Work

This course includes a wealth of materials, includinglecture notes,lab notes,assignments, and usefulsoftware guides.Subject studies how and why machines work, how they are conceived, how they are developed (drawn), and how they are utilized. Students learn from the hands-on experiences of taking things apart mentally and physically, drawing (sketching, 3D CAD) what they envision and observe, taking occasional field trips, and completing an individual term project (concept, creation, and prese...

Start Date: Feb 01, 2002 Topics: General History, Physics
Cost: Free

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This course includes a wealth of materials, includinglecture notes,lab notes,assignments, and usefulsoftware guides.Subject studies how and why machines work, how they are conceived, how they are developed (drawn), and how they are utilized. Students learn from the hands-on experiences of taking things apart mentally and physically, drawing (sketching, 3D CAD) what they envision and observe, taking occasional field trips, and completing an individual term project (concept, creation, and presentation). Emphasis on understanding the physics and history of machines.

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  • Dates: Feb 01, 2002 to May 25, 2002
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Prof. Martin Culpepper, Prof. Joseph Smith, Jr.
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW
  • Topics: General History, Physics

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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