# 2 Classes (24 Units)

**18.01**(12),

**ESD.134[J]**(12)

# 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 2017). It is instructed by J. Speck.

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.

# ESD.134[J] Regulation of Chemicals, Radiation, and Biotechnology

Focuses on policy design and evaluation in the regulation of hazardous substances and processes. Includes risk assessment, industrial chemicals, pesticides, food contaminants, pharmaceuticals, radiation and radioactive wastes, product safety, workplace hazards, indoor air pollution, biotechnology, victims' compensation, and administrative law. Health and economic consequences of regulation, as well as its potential to spur technological change, are discussed for each regulator regime. Students taking the graduate version are expected to explore the subject in greater depth.

This class has 1.811 as a prerequisite.

ESD.134[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by N. Ashford and C.Caldart.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2011 Subject Evaluations, ESD.134[J] was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the ESD News item site.