Lecture Videos and Class Notes

This page presents selected materials for the classroom lecture and recitation sessions, including:

  • Lecture videos and slides
  • Recitation handouts and notes
  • Announcements extracted from the class blog, which give a sense of how the class operates day to day

Session Key

Lec = Lecture
Rec = Recitation
Grp = Group work
Proj = Project presentations

MTG # SES # TOPICS RESOURCES
1 Intro Course introduction  
2 Lec 1 Core: Nonconventional (non-PWR/BWR) reactors

Lecture video and slides

Announcement: Lecture 1 follow up

3 Lec 2

Process Heat: Major challenges

Logistics, journal articles, group responsibilities

Lecture video and slides

Announcement: Lecture 2 follow up

4 Rec 1 LyX tutorial  
5 Lec 3 Hydrogen, Biofuels; design process, importance metrics

Lecture video and slides

6 Rec 2 Leadership skills

Resources from the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program were used in this class session. For more information about these resources, please contact the program.

Announcement: Recitation 2 follow up

7 Lec 4 Quality Function Deployment (QFD) example using House of Quality (HoQ)

Announcement: Lecture 4 preparation

Lecture video

HoQ spreadsheet template by QFDOnline.com

8 Lec 5

Presentation techniques

Group time, integrator progress reports

Announcement: Lecture 5 preparation

Slides (PDF)

9 Rec 3 EES thermodynamic software

Announcement: Recitation 3 preparation

10 Proj 1 Sub-Task Presentation I: Core

See projects page for slides

11 Proj 2 Sub-Task Presentation I: Hydrogen

See projects page for slides

12 Rec 4 Engineering leadership & leadership styles

Slides (PDF)

Resources from the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program were used in this class session. For more information about these resources, please contact the program.

Announcement: Recitation 4 follow up

13 Proj 3 Sub-Task Presentation I: Process Heat, Biofuel

See projects page for slides

Announcement: Project Work 3 follow up

14 Grp 1 Group time: Start quantitative design process  
15 Grp 2 Group time: Detailed critques on first journal articles

Announcement: Group Work 2 follow up

16 Grp 3 Group time: Team mentoring with Mike & Tyrell  
17 Rec 5 Intermediate LyX tips and tricks

Announcement: Recitation 5 preparation

Announcement: Recitation 5 follow up

18 Grp 4 Group time: One-on-one mentoring with Mike & Tyrell  
19 Grp 5 Group time: One-on-one mentoring with Mike & Tyrell (cont.)  
20 Rec 6 Recitation: Schematic development

Announcement: Recitation 6 preparation

21 Lec 6 CaC2/acetylene block diagram  
22 Lec 7 Qualitative optimization of CaC2/acetylene block diagram

Announcement: Lecture 7 preparation

Lecture video and notes

Announcement: Lecture 7 follow up

23 Rec 7 Optimizing the CaC2/acetylene block diagram using EES  
24 Proj 4 Sub-Task Presentation II: Core

See projects page for video and slides

25 Proj 5 Sub-Task Presentation II: Hydrogen

See projects page for video and slides

26 Rec 8

Modifying the CaC2/Acetylene system using EES

LyX advanced topics

 
27 Proj 6 Sub-Task Presentation II: Biofuel

See projects page for video and slides

28 Proj 7 Sub-Task Presentation II: Process Heat

See projects page for slides

29 Rec 9 Modeling multicomponent systems in EES; sub-system integration  
30 Lec 8 Metals and cheeses: Unconventional pairings

Lecture video, slides, and tasting menu

31–33 Grp 6–Grp 8 In-class refinement of overall block diagram, input/output coordination

Announcement: Group Work 6 follow up

Announcement: Group Work 8 follow up

34 Rec 10 Integrating block diagram models in EES

Slides (PDF)

35–37 Grp 9–Grp 11 In-class refinement of overall block diagram, input/output coordination  
38 Proj 8 Practice final presentation  
39 Proj 9 Final presentation with invited guests

See projects page for video and slides

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

theaters Lecture Videos
theaters Other Video
notes Lecture Notes
group_work Projects with Examples
assignment_turned_in Written Assignments with Examples
co_present Instructor Insights