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New class for Spring 2011: 16.682: Technology in Transportation January 25, 2011

Posted by Hosoi in Classes, Transportation Track.

An introduction to modern transportation technology and the evolution of human mobility. A direct application of the theory behind fuels, engines, batteries, electric drives and future possibilities in low-emission propulsion for air, land and sea transport. Basic elements of road vehicle engineering, aerodynamics and ship design are covered, along with port operations, navigation, radar and infrastructure logistics. Advanced concepts range from vehicle sensing, traffic modeling and hybrid controls to future opportunities in transportation.

More info available at https://stellar.mit.edu/S/course/16/sp11/16.682/index.html.



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