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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Tools
Douglas P. Hart, David Wallace
Mon-Fri, Jan 5-9, 12-16, 20-23, 26-30, 09am-04:00pm, Pappalardo Lab 3-030

Selection by departmental lottery. Do not pre-register on WebSIS.
Limited to 140 participants.
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Level: U 6 units Graded P/D/F   

Introduces the fundamentals of machine tool and computer tool use. Students work with a variety of machine tools including the bandsaw, milling machine, and lathe. Instruction given on the use of the Athena network and Athena-based software packages including MATLAB, MAPLE, XESS, and CAD. Emphasis on problem solving, not programming or algorithmic development. Assignments are project-oriented relating to mechanical engineering topics. It is recommended that students take this subject in the first IAP after declaring the major in Mechanical Engineering.
For more information see URL below. Do not preregister on Websis. Pre-register by emailing 2.670adm@mit.edu.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/2.670/www/
Contact: Sean Buhrmester, 3-246, 253-7952, fatsean@mit.edu

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