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 124 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

