This class was also offered in Course 13 (Department of Ocean Engineering) as 13.52. In 2005, ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 (Department of Mechanical Engineering), and the 13.52 designation was dropped in lieu of 2.96.
Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session
Recitations: 1 session / week, 1 hour / session
The lecture and case studies in this course focus on the following topics:
The reading assignments and case studies can be found in the readings section.
Students are expected to attend all class sessions, read all assigned materials prior to discussion, and contribute to class discussion.
Homeworks consist of case study analyses, group based and individual writing assignments, group presentations, and a final project.
Your grade will be based on your overall performance in classes. Lectures as well as case study method of instruction emphasize participation in class discussion.