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Change and motion : calculus made clear

Author: Michael Starbird; John Leven; Jim Allen; Alisha Reay; Teaching Company,
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2006]
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics., Mathematics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Professor Michael Starbird of the University of Texas at Austin, covers the concepts of Calculus.
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Genre/Form: Filmed lectures
Instructional films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Starbird; John Leven; Jim Allen; Alisha Reay; Teaching Company,
ISBN: 1598032313 9781598032314
OCLC Number: 83982346
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Course consists of 24 lectures in 2 parts. Each part consists of 2 videodiscs and each videodisc consists of six lectures. The course guidebook covers all 24 lectures in 4 videodiscs.
Performer(s): Lecturer: Michael Starbird from the University of Texas at Austin.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 137 pages ; 21 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1.
Contents: part I. 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 --
part I. 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. part II. 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. part II. 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.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics., Mathematics.
Other Titles: Calculus made clear
Responsibility: producer, Alisha Reay ; directors, Jon Leven, Jim Allen.

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Professor Michael Starbird of the University of Texas at Austin, covers the concepts of Calculus.

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