8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Author(s)Surrow, Bernd; Litster, J. David; Dourmashkin, Peter; Pritchard, David E.
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This freshman-level course is an introduction to classical mechanics. The subject is taught using the TEAL (Technology Enabled Active Learning) format which features small group interaction via table-top experiments utilizing laptops for data acquisition and problem solving workshops. Acknowledgements The TEAL project is supported by The Alex and Brit d'Arbeloff Fund for Excellence in MIT Education, MIT iCampus, the Davis Educational Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Class of 1960 Endowment for Innovation in Education, the Class of 1951 Fund for Excellence in Education, the Class of 1955 Fund for Excellence in Teaching, and the Helena Foundation.
classical mechanics, Space and time, straight-line kinematics, motion in a plane, forces and equilibrium, experimental basis of Newton's laws, particle dynamics, universal gravitation, collisions and conservation laws, work and potential energy, vibrational motion, conservative forces, inertial forces and non-inertial frames, central force motions, rigid bodies, rotational dynamics, rigid bodies and rotational dynamics
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