recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Oct. 10, 2008, recorded: September 1999, views: 4308
released under terms of: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Report a problem or upload filesIf you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
Professor Lewin is an international webstar. He is well-known at MIT and beyond for his dynamic, inspiring and engaging lecture style. His courses are also among the most downloaded at iTunes U. 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics explains the basic concepts of Newtonian mechanics, fluid mechanics, and kinetic gas theory, and a variety of interesting topics such as binary stars, neutron stars, and black holes.
Lewin's demonstrations make difficult concepts easier to understand. Stanley, a doctor in the US, says, "I had this information presented to me in 1962 while pursuing my medical career. It was never so clearly presented as it was by the witty genius. Please thank [Professor Lewin] from an old student and tell him that he has truly presented the beauty of physics to me."
Watch some of Walter Lewin's greatest moments. To see more, check out Professor Lewin's classes on MIT OpenCourseWare.
Link this pageWould you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !