4 Classes (48 Units)

7.016 (12), 8.01 (12), 18.02 (12), 24.02 (12)

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7.016 Introductory Biology

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Introduction to fundamental principles of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics for understanding the functions of living systems. Covers examples of the use of chemical biology, the use of genetics in biological discovery, principles of cellular organization and communication, and engineering biological systems. In addition, includes 21st-century molecular genetics in understanding human health and therapeutic intervention. Enrollment limited to seating capacity of classroom. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.

This class has no prerequisites.

7.016 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Imperiali and A. Martin.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 34-101.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+7.016&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 7.016 Stellar site.

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8.01 Physics I

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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 2017). 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 Physics 8.01 - Classical Mechanics Fall 2013 site or on the 8.01 Stellar site.

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18.02 Calculus

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Calculus of several variables. Vector algebra in 3-space, determinants, matrices. Vector-valued functions of one variable, space motion. Scalar functions of several variables: partial differentiation, gradient, optimization techniques. Double integrals and line integrals in the plane; exact differentials and conservative fields; Green's theorem and applications, triple integrals, line and surface integrals in space, Divergence theorem, Stokes' theorem; applications.

This class has 18.01 as a prerequisite.

18.02 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. W. Bush.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 26-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+18.02&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 18.02 Stellar site.

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24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life

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Introduction to important philosophical debates about moral issues and what constitutes a good life: What is right, what is wrong, and why? How important are personal happiness, longevity, and success if one is to live a good life? When is it good for you to get what you want? To what extent are we morally obliged to respect the rights and needs of others? What do we owe the poor, the discriminated, our loved ones, animals and fetuses?

This class has no prerequisites.

24.02 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by K. Setiya.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 32-141.

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

You can find more information at the MIT + 24.02 - Google Search site or on the 24.02 Stellar site.

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