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Eawag Engineering (Civil) | Master's level

Water Supply, Sanitation and Waste Infrastructure and Services in Developing Countries


22 Feb 2021 — 24 May 2021

Introduction to water supply, excreta, wastewater and solid waste management in developing countries. Highlights links between infrastructure, services and health, resource conservation and environmental protection. New concepts and approaches for sustainable sanitation infrastructure and services for developing countries - especially poor urban areas.


Prerequisites

Basics of environmental engineering and/or environmental science



Class sessions
  • Monday, 05:45 PM— 07:30 PM


Teacher
Prof Christian Zurbrügg
Course Website
Open
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None
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ETH Zurich Engineering (Mechanical) | Bachelor's level

Introduction to Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics


25 Feb 2021 — 03 Jun 2021

An introduction to finite deformation continuum mechanics and nonlinear material behavior. Coverage of basic tensor- manipulations and calculus, descriptions of kinematics, and balance laws . Discussion of invariance principles and mechanical response functions for elastic materials.


Prerequisites

Basic courses in linear algebra and calculus are required to follow the course. Further, a first course in continuum mechanics (basic notions of stress, strain, static equilibrium and kinematic relations) is advantageous.



Class sessions (GMT+01:00) Zurich
  • Thursday, 10:00 AM— 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 12:00 PM— 01:00 PM


Teacher
Dr. Raoul Hopf
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HEC Lausanne Business | Bachelor's level

Managing the Digital Economy


26 Feb 2021 — 28 May 2021

This course examines the economic forces of digitization that shape and transform markets and business strategy in various industries. You will learn to characterize the consumption and production of information and network goods. You will examine strategies that firms use to compete in the digital economy. The course will have theoretical and practical parts. In the latter, we will have guest speakers from industry and you will present an analysis of a particular industry (firm in an industry) on which we base a class discussion of key challenges, key learnings and implications for organization and strategy.


Prerequisites

I expect students to have a solid understanding of basic microeconomics and strategy, be willing to read and prepare before class, and participate in critical discussion.



Class sessions (GMT+01:00) Zurich
  • Friday, 02:15 PM— 04:00 PM


Teacher
Professor Christian Peukert
Course Website
Open
Mode of Participation
None
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