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Change and motion [videorecording] : calculus made clear / [lectures given by] Michael Starbird
Alternate Title Calculus made clear [videorecording]
2nd ed
Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, 2006
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA303 .C534 2006  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA303 .C534 2006  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Calculus
Physical Description 4 videodiscs (720 minutes) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 137 p. ; 19 cm.)
Note - System Details DVD
Note Course no. 177
Lectures 1-24 of 24 lectures on 4 discs in two containers
Credits Producer, Alisha Reay ; directors, Jon Leven, Jim Allen
Performer/Participant Lecturer, Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin
Incomplete Contents [v.1.] DVDs -- [v.2.] text
[v.1., disc 1.] Two ideas, vast implications [videorecording] -- Stop sign crime: the derivative [videorecording] -- Another car, another crime: the integral [videorecording] -- The fundamental theorem of calculus [videorecording] -- Visualizing the derivative: slopes [videorecording] -- Derivatives the easy way: symbol pushing [videorecording] -- [v.1. disc 2] Abstracting the derivative: circles and belts [videorecording] -- Circles, pyramids, cones and spheres [videorecording] -- Archimedes and the tractrix [videorecording] -- The integral and the fundamental theorem [videorecording] -- Abstracting the integral: pyramids and dams [videorecording] -- Buffon's needle or pi from breadsticks [videorecording] -- [v.2., disc 1.] Achilles, tortoises, limits and continuity [videorecording] -- Calculators and approximations [videorecording] -- The best of all possible worlds: optimization [videorecording] -- Economics and architecture [videorecording] -- Galileo, Newton, and baseball [videorecording] -- Getting off the line: motion in space [videorecording] -- [v.1., disc 4] Mountain slopes and tangent planes [videorecording] -- Several variables: volumes galore [videorecording] -- The fundamental theorem extended [videorecording]-- Fields of arrows: differential equations [videorecording] -- Owls, rats, waves and guitars [videorecording] -- Calculus everywhere [videorecording]
Summary Presents lectures (each 30 minutes in length) by Michael Starbird
Series Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics
Alternate Author Starbird, Michael P
Leven, Jon
Allen, Jim
Teaching Company

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