Edward F. Crawley

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Authors Johan Bankel, is a coordinator for the Mechanical Engineering programme at Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg, Sweden. He has a M.Sc. in Naval Architecture, a Lic. Tech. in fluid dynamics and a teacher certificate in natural science. Abstract Engineering students must graduate with command of a vast body of technical knowledge. They must(More)
—NASA is currently conducting an architecture study for the next-generation Space Communication and Navigation system. This is an extremely complex problem with a variety of options in terms of band selection (RF, from S-band to Ka-band and beyond, or optical), network type (bent-pipe, circuit-switched, or packet-switched), fractionation strategies(More)
Modern engineering education programs seek to impart to the students a broad base of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become successful young engineers. This array of abilities is represented in the CDIO Syllabus, an attempt to create a rational, complete, consistent, and generalizable set of goals for undergraduate engineering education. This(More)
Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract—This paper represents system models as algebraic entities and(More)