4 Classes (48 Units)

5.111 (12), 8.01 (12), 18.01 (12), 21G.611 (12)

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5.111 Principles of Chemical Science

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Introduction to chemistry, with emphasis on basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis. Introduction to the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules.

This class has no prerequisites.

5.111 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Hong and K. Nelson.

Lecture occurs 12:00 PM to 13:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 10-250.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Principles of Chemical Science site or on the 5.111 Stellar site.

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8.01 Physics I

Class Info

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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18.01 Calculus

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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 on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Single Variable Calculus site or on the 18.01 Stellar site.

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21G.611 Russian I (Regular)

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Emphasizes the development of communicative and cultural competence, as well as mastery of the foundations of Russian grammar and vocabulary. Using video, internet resources, and varied cultural materials, students work on developing speaking, reading, and writing skills. Conducted in both Russian and English. Designed for students with no knowledge of Russian. Limited to 18.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.611 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Khotimsky.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in 16-654.

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

You can find more information at the Russian I (Regular) site or on the 21G.611 Stellar site.

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