Ken Pickar
Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering

California Institute of Technology
208 Gates-Thomas, Mail Code 104-44
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-4185

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E/ME 105

Lectures
Syllabus (pdf)
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Trips to Guatemala

E 102

E/ME 103

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Gardener

E/ME 105: Product Design for the Developing World

Background Materials

Agriculture

  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
    The State of Food and Agriculture 2003-2004 (esp part 2) (pdf)
    Stats about agriculture, malnutrition, etc.—reference for Agricultural projects

  • Jenkins, J. (1999). The Humanure handbook, a guide to composting human manure, USA, Chelsea Green Publishing.