# 2 Classes (24 Units)

**8.01**(12),

**18.02**(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.

# 18.02 Calculus

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 2018). It is instructed by L. Guth.

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 MIT + 18.02 - Google Search site or on the 18.02 Stellar site.