International Logistics, Christopher Caplice, Abbott Weiss, Dr. John Mangan
Mon-Fri, Jan 12-16, 26-30, 09-11:00am, E51-315
Listeners allowed, space permitting
Prereq: 1.260J, 1.261J, 1.262J, 15.760, or permission of instructor
Level: H 6 units Standard A - F Grading
An overview of globalization and the international environment. The international marketing and supply chain interface; the international finance and supply chain interface; global strategy for logistics and supply chain management; global supply chain models; role of government intervention and regulations (including border crossings, local content laws, etc.); the role of ports and airports in international product movements; the economics of international air and ocean carriers; and the forwarding industry. Half-term subject offered in the first half of the term.
Contact: Christopher Caplice, E40-365, 258-7975, email@example.com
Design and Operation of Logistics Facilities and Networks
Dr. Christopher Caplice
Prereq: 1.260J or permission of instructor
Level: G 3 units Standard A - F Grading
Exploration of the technological and managerial issues involved in the design and operation of distribution and logistics physical facilities and associated information technology in an enterprise wise supply chain. Includes day-long site visits to logistics operations in the local area, as well as day-long software tutorials on commercial-grade software packages used in the design of logistics networks. The curriculum also includes lectures and case studies from faculty and professional logistics consultants focusing on the design and operation of efficient logistics facilities.
Contact Dr.Christopher Caplice for complete class schedule information.
Contact: Dr. Christopher Caplice, E41-365, x5-7975, firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Graduate Studies in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Transportation Software Packages Workshop
Mon-Fri, Jan 5-9, 19-23, 09am-05:00pm, 1-371
Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Limited to 12 participants.
Prereq: Permission of instructor None
Level: G 4 units Standard A - F Grading Can be repeated for credit
Graduate subjects taught experimentally; special subjects offered by visiting faculty; and seminars on topics of current interest. 1.978 is taught P/D/F.
This is a two-week workshop on GIS, transportation demand modeling and traffic simulation. The goal is two-fold: (a) to provide hands-on experience with commercial software packages (TransCad, and probably Corsing HCS and Vissim) and (b) to present and discuss types and sequences of analytical approaches, data needs and sources, pitfalls and opportunities, ranges of application, sensitivity analyses, calibration and validation exercises, etc. A supplemental bibliography will be provided together with a list of relevant web sites. The workshop will require 60 hours of work.
Contact: Mikel Murga, 1-276, x2-3121, email@example.com
Spec Stud: Civil & Environ Eng
Designing Museum Exhibits to Illustrate Earth System Science and Engineering
Prof. Rafael Bras, Dr. Ari Epstein
Mon Jan 12 thru Fri Jan 16, 11am-05:30pm, 16-168
Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Prereq: Terrascope (1.016) Students only
Level: U 3 units Graded P/D/F Can be repeated for credit
In preparation for 1.016, students will explore how visitors learn in museums and how developers create effective exhibits. Students will also develop concepts for exhibits to be built in 1.016. The class will visit local museums, meeting with designers, observing visitors and brainstorming about best practices. They will draw on their experience in 1.991, and the work they have already done in Mission 2007, to develop ideas for exhibits about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Contact: Prof. Rafael Bras, 48-213, x3-2117, firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Undergraduate Studies in Civil and Environmental Engineering
IAP TREX IV (Traveling Research Environmental Xperience)--Hawaii--January, 2004
Mon Jan 12 thru Thu Jan 22, ??am-??:00pm, Time TBA
Selection by departmental lottery. Do not pre-register on WebSIS.
Enter lottery by: 03-Sep-2003
Limited to 10 participants.
Prereq: Permission of instructor
Level: U 6 units Standard A - F Grading Can be repeated for credit
Fee: 500.00 for student's expenses towards trip
Undergraduate subjects taught experimentally; special subjects offered by visiting faculty; and seminars on topics of current interest. 1.991 is taught P/D/F.
We will visit the "big" island of Hawaii and our research will be conducted on freshwater intrusion into the ocean and on the biology and chemistry of anchialine ponds. We will be working at Kaloko Honkahau National Park in Kona, Hawaii and we will set up a field chemistry lab for our use of the park ecologist. We leave on January 12 and return on January 23. January 5-9 will consist of a lecture series and debate or research paper. Lodging will be provided by the National Park and some of the meals will be included. Airfare will be subsidized.
Contact: Sheila Frankel, 48-315, x3-2339, email@example.com