systems have changed the way people find products, information, and even
other people. They study patterns of behavior to know what someone will
prefer from among a collection of things he has never experienced. The
technology behind recommender systems has evolved over the past 20 years
into a rich collection of tools that enable the practitioner or
researcher to develop effective recommenders. We will study the most
important of those tools, including how they work, how to use them, how
This course applies principles learned in my course “Introduction to Engineering Mechanics” to analyze real world engineering structures. You will need to have mastered the engineering fundamentals from that class in order to be successful in this course offering. This course addresses the modeling and analysis of static equilibrium problems with an emphasis on real world engineering systems and problem solving.