# 3 Classes (36 Units)

**6.01**(12),

**18.03**(12),

**18.06**(12)

# 6.01 Introduction to EECS via Robotics

An integrated introduction to electrical engineering and computer science, taught using substantial laboratory experiments with mobile robots. Key issues in the design of engineered artifacts operating in the natural world: measuring and modeling system behaviors; assessing errors in sensors and effectors; specifying tasks; designing solutions based on analytical and computational models; planning, executing, and evaluating experimental tests of performance; refining models and designs. Issues addressed in the context of computer programs, control systems, probabilistic inference problems, circuits and transducers, which all play important roles in achieving robust operation of a large variety of engineered systems.

This class has 6.0001 as a prerequisite.

6.01 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by D. M. Freeman, A. Hartz, L. P. Kaelbling and T. Lozano-Perez.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays in 32-123.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 6.01 homepage / Fall 2008 site.

# 18.03 Differential Equations

Study of differential equations, including modeling physical systems. Solution of first-order ODEs by analytical, graphical, and numerical methods. Linear ODEs with constant coefficients. Complex numbers and exponentials. Inhomogeneous equations: polynomial, sinusoidal, and exponential inputs. Oscillations, damping, resonance. Fourier series. Matrices, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonalization. First order linear systems: normal modes, matrix exponentials, variation of parameters. Heat equation, wave equation. Nonlinear autonomous systems: critical point analysis, phase plane diagrams.

This class has 18.02 as a corequisite.

18.03 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by D. Jerison.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 26-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 18.03 - Google Search site or on the 18.03 Stellar site.

# 18.06 Linear Algebra

Basic subject on matrix theory and linear algebra, emphasizing topics useful in other disciplines, including systems of equations, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues, singular value decomposition, and positive definite matrices. Applications to least-squares approximations, stability of differential equations, networks, Fourier transforms, and Markov processes. Uses linear algebra software. Compared with 18.700, more emphasis on matrix algorithms and many applications.

This class has 18.02 as a prerequisite.

18.06 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by S. G. Johnson and A. Edelman.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 10-250.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 18.06 - Google Search site or on the 18.06 Stellar site.