E267A: Modeling and simulation of infectious diseases-the cutting edge: microscale transmission, decontamination and macroscale propagation

The course emphasizes elementary modeling, numerical methods and their implementation on physical problems motivated by real-world phenomena that students are likely to encounter in their careers. Part 1: Microscale Transmission: modeling and simulation of the  infection zone from a  cough The pandemic of 2020 has led to a huge  interest  of modeling and  simulation of…

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E264: An Introduction to Continuum Mechanics and Modern Applications

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of continuum mechanics and its modern applications. Continuum mechanics is a powerful method of modeling physical systems of a very large variety. In this course students will learn the basic elements for describing system state and how balance laws are formulated to ensure correct system response. The developed methodology…

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E261B: Computational Fluid Dynamics

Our lives heavily depend on the two most important fluids on earth: Air and Water. They are everywhere: they make the atmosphere, most of the earth’s surface is covered with water, and most of our body is composed of water. Fluid Mechanics is the science of understanding how fluids, including air and water, behave. The…

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E260A: Models in Engineering

The first session begins with foundational concepts and an overview of the use of models in engineering. What is a model? What is the role of data and measurements? What are mechanistic, data-based, and mixed models? What are static and dynamical models? Where do optimization theory and control theory fit in? The second session will…

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E263: Uncertainty and state estimation for complex systems

Almost all modern technology relies on automatic control for safe and efficient functioning. Complex systems rely on a variety of sensors to infer the system’s state, which is then used to take decisions on desirable actions. In this course, we will cover some methods and tools used for state estimation of such systems, with a…

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E261C: Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Manufacturing Processes

Many modern manufacturing methods involve a series of steps to process a material in order to obtain characteristics that the raw material does not possess. This course provides the student with modern modeling and simulation methods to analyze and optimize classical and cutting edge manufacturing processes in a systematic, scientific and self-consistent manner, with special…

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E260B: Understanding the Finite Element Method

Finite Element Analysis has become an indispensable tool for modern engineering. In the 21st century, every engineer should have had a course in Finite Element Methods. This is an introductory course on the finite element method and is intended for seniors in engineering and applied science disciplines. The course covers the basic topics of finite…

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E261A: Basic Modeling and Simulation Tools for Industrial Research Applications

To enable students to model and simulate industrial systems- Coverage of the modeling and simulation of modern engineering systems and their synthesis. The goal of this course is to provide students with the general multipurpose tools needed for successful industrial research. The course will help students develop intuition about modeling physical systems and strengths and…

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