The following courses have been selected to help you explore Engineering at MIT.
Description:This course is an introduction to the product design process with an emphasis on designing for children and entertainment. Students will work in small teams to develop a working prototype of a toy, taking the minds of young children into account. Includes pictures and descriptions of student projects.
Description:This course covers the basics of design engineering, focusing on general mechanical engineering knowledge and the creative design process. The centerpiece of the course is a student design project involving competitive robots. Features the full video of the 2005 final competition on the Projects page.
Description:Subject studies how and why machines work, how they are conceived, how they are developed (drawn), and how they are utilized. Emphasis on understanding the physics and history of machines.
Description:The basic objective of Unified Engineering is to give a solid understanding of the fundamental disciplines of aerospace engineering, as well as their interrelationships and applications. These disciplines are Materials and Structures; Computers and Programming; Fluid Mechanics; Thermodynamics; Propulsion; and Signals and Systems. Features videos of the Aerial Competition under Systems/Labs 04.
Description:This course samples the wide variety of bioengineering options for students who plan to major in one of the undergraduate Engineering degree programs. The beginning lectures describe the science basis for bioengineering with particular emphasis on molecular cell biology and systems biology.