# 4 Classes (48 Units)

**8.01**(12),

**18.01**(12),

**18.404**(12),

**21W.022**(12)

# 8.01 Physics I

Introduces classical mechanics. Space and time: straight-line kinematics; motion in a plane; forces and static equilibrium; particle dynamics, with force and conservation of momentum; relative inertial frames and non-inertial force; work, potential energy and conservation of energy; kinetic theory and the ideal gas; rigid bodies and rotational dynamics; vibrational motion; conservation of angular momentum; central force motions; fluid mechanics. Subject taught using the TEAL (Technology-Enabled Active Learning) format which features students working in groups of three, discussing concepts, solving problems, and doing table-top experiments with the aid of computer data acquisition and analysis.

This class has no prerequisites.

8.01 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by D. Chakrabarty and P. Dourmashkin.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 26-152.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 8.01 - Google Search site or on the 8.01 Stellar site.

# 18.01 Calculus

Differentiation and integration of functions of one variable, with applications. Informal treatment of limits and continuity. Differentiation: definition, rules, application to graphing, rates, approximations, and extremum problems. Indefinite integration; separable first-order differential equations. Definite integral; fundamental theorem of calculus. Applications of integration to geometry and science. Elementary functions. Techniques of integration. Polar coordinates. L'Hopital's rule. Improper integrals. Infinite series: geometric, p-harmonic, simple comparison tests, power series for some elementary functions.

This class has no prerequisites.

18.01 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by J. W. Bush.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-190.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 18.01 - Google Search site or on the 18.01 Stellar site.

# 18.404 Theory of Computation

A more extensive and theoretical treatment of the material in 6.045J/18.400J, emphasizing computability and computational complexity theory. Regular and context-free languages. Decidable and undecidable problems, reducibility, recursive function theory. Time and space measures on computation, completeness, hierarchy theorems, inherently complex problems, oracles, probabilistic computation, and interactive proof systems.

This class has 6.042, and 18.200 as prerequisites.

18.404 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by M. Sipser.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 54-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 18.404 - Google Search site or on the 18.404 Stellar site.

# 21W.022 Writing and Experience: Reading and Writing Autobiography

Draws on a range of autobiographical writing as examples for students to analyze. Students write essays that focus on their own experience, exploring topics such as intellectual growth and development, the childhood and high school years, life at MIT, the influence of place upon one's personality and character, and the role politics and religion play in one's life. Emphasizes clarity, specificity, and structure; investigates various modes of writing (narrative, analytical, expository) and their suitability for different purposes. Limited to 18.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.022 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by L. Harrison Lepera, N. Jackson, S. Carlisle, S. Carlisle, L. Harrison Lepera and A. Walsh.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 56-162.

This class counts for a total of
12 credits.
This class counts as a **HASS H**.
This class counts as a **CI-HW**.

You can find more information at the MIT + 21W.022 - Google Search site or on the 21W.022 Stellar site.