Introduction to the MIT 8.03 course

author: Walter H. G. Lewin, Center for Future Civic Media
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Oct. 10, 2008,   recorded: September 2004,   views: 1702
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"8.03 is the Physics of Vibrations and Waves, the third course of physics. It is not a general institute requrement ofcourse except physics majors will have to take the course. We covered the traditional materials that you find in all Vibrations and Waves. Oscilators, resonance phenomenon, mechanical oscilations, electro magnetic oscilations, and over and above I try wherever possible to make students see also throught 8.03 the familiar world around them atleast the world that they have heard about..."

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Comment1 Kevin, July 9, 2009 at 9:05 p.m.:

Hi,

I corrected the description text above, which has lots of typos. Here it is:

"8.03 is the Physics of Vibrations and Waves, the third course of physics. It is not a general institute requirement, of course, except physics majors will have to take the course. We covered the traditional material that you find in all Vibrations and Waves. Coupled oscillators, resonance phenomenon, mechanical oscillations, electro-magnetic oscillations, and over and above, I try wherever possible to make students see also through 8.03 the familiar world around them; at least, the world that they have heard about..."


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