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Change and motion [videorecording] : calculus made clear.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, c2006.
Format:
  • Video
  • 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebooks (vi., 144 ; 19 cm.)
Title Variation:
Calculus made clear
Note:
Title from container. Course consists of 24 lectures in 2 parts. Each part consists of 2 videodiscs and each videodisc consists of six lectures. Each course guidebook covers the 12 lectures contained in 2 videodiscs in one part. "Course No. 177"--Disc label.
Contents:
  • pt. 1, disc 1. Two ideas, vast implications ; Stop sign crime : the first idea of calculus: the derivative ; Another car, another crime : the second idea of calculus: the integral ; The fundamental theorem of calculus ; Visualizing the derivative: slopes ; Derivatives the easy way: symbol pushing
  • pt. 1, disc. 2. Abstracting the derivative: circles and belts ; Circles, Pyramids, cones, and spheres ; Archimedes and the Tractrix ; The integral and the fundamental theorem ; Abstracting the integral: pyramids and dams ; Buffon's needle or [pi] from breadsticks
  • pt. 2, disc 3. Achilles, tortoises, limits, and continuity ; Calculators and approximations ; The best of all possible worlds: optimization ; Economics and architecture ; Galileo, Newton, and baseball ; Getting off the line: motion in space
  • pt. 2, disc 4. Mountain slopes and tangent planes ; Several variables: volumes galore ; The fundamental theorem extended ; Fields of arrows: differential equations ; Owls, rats, waves, and guitars ; Calculus everywhere.
Participant:
Lecturer: Michael Starbird.
Summary:
Professor Michael Starbird of the University of Texas at Austin, covers the concepts of Calculus.
Format:
DVD (NTSC, regions 1-6).
Contributor:
Starbird, Michael P.
Teaching Company.
Series:
Great courses. Science & mathematics
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1598032313
9781598032314
Publisher No.:
PD177-01 Teaching Co. PD177-02 Teaching Co.

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