Pond formation history, groundwater flow-through ponds, phosphorous contamination.
Differential head monometer test.
Measuring flux, seepage meters.
This lecture covers the realities of saving and borrowing for the world's poor. Instructor: Abhijit Bannerjee
This lecture introduces design as iterative process, reviews techniques like Pugh and Gantt charts, and provides guidance on project design and deliverables during the remaining 6 weeks of the course. Speaker: Amy Banzaert
This lecture discusses various experiments and interventions in education, specifically in India. The work of the organization, Pratham, is also covered. Instructor: Esther Duflo
This lecture discusses what drives fertitlity decisions. Topics include family planning, population growth, quality-quantity trade off, and China's one-child policy, among other topics. Instructor: Esther Duflo
This lecture covers the themes portrayed in the film "Educating Yaparak" and examines education through the lens of economics. Instructor: Esther Duflo
This lab consists of three parts: - Water pumping, with a PVC hand pump and a cement rocker pump - Water carrying, with a tump line, head carry, hand carry, and Q-drum - Woodshop training Speaker: Amy Banzaert, Amit Gandhi
In this lab, students make small working biodigesters, building a base and piping and putting an animal waste slurry into a small soda bottle. They also learn about the design of SODIS bags and, using sheets of plastic, make SODIS bags. Speaker: Amit Gandhi, Rebecca ...
In the developing world, widely used cooking technologies (especially biomass) pose mounting health risks, high expense, and enviromental damage. This lecture considers alternative fuels and stove designs, with a focus on the D-Lab charcoal project. Speaker: Amy ...
Wind and water are important potential energy sources in the developing world. This lecture covers design considerations and examples of wind and micro-hydro energy systems. Speaker: Amy Banzaert
Description: In this lecture, students learn about molecular dynamic simulation. Instructor: Prof. Gang Chen
Description: This lecture starts from Boltzmann equation under time relaxation approximation, and discusses more on electron transport process. Later, it explains thermoelectric effects and other fundamentals related to the phenomena. Instructor: Prof. Gang Chen
Description: In this lecture, using Boltzmann equation to solve the heat and electrical conduction problem along a two-dimensional thin film is the main focus. It discusses current research in thermoelectrics and further covers the topic of classical size effects. ...
Description: This lecture introduces a second type of guessing, in which more subproblems are created so that more features of the solution can be found. This type of guessing is illustrated with piano/guitar fingering and the Tetris and Super Mario Brothers games. ...
Description: In this lecture, students learn to determine how fast particles travel, and topics including wave to particle transition and particle transport processes with Liouville equation and Boltzmann equation. It also commented on the result of first midterm exam. ...
Description: This lecture covers topics, including the basic wave characteristics, wave-particle duality in both electromagnetic waves and material waves, and also the fundamentals in the mathematical description of wave mechanics. Instructor: Prof. Gang Chen
Description: This lecture extends the discussion of electronic band structure, crystal structure, crystal bonding, and reciprocal space to 3-D crystals. It also explains the Bragg condition. Instructor: Prof. Gang Chen