Browsing All posts tagged under »6.002«

Find the 6.002 posts annoying?

September 16, 2010

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I’ve been worried that many Grok Project readers will find the ongoing posts about my progress taking the OpenCourseWare Circuits and Electronics (6.002) class to be uninteresting and annoying.  I figure some people will want to follow that closely, but many (i.e. most) will not.  So I’ve finally begun using the WordPress categories feature! If […]

6.002 – Lecture, the Third

August 31, 2010

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Progress I watched lecture #3. I read chapter 3.5-3.6 of Foundations of analog and Digital Electronic Circuits. Summary Now I’ve learned about circuit linearity and some helpful analysis techniques which apply specifically to linear circuits: superposition, Thevenin equivalences, and Norton equivalences.  Good stuff!  But the book keeps also going into how these things apply to circuits […]

6.002 – Without Missing a Step

August 27, 2010

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Progress I watched lecture #2. I read chapter 2.1-2.5 & 3.1-3.3 of Foundations of analog and Digital Electronic Circuits. I began homework #1. Summary To me, the most striking aspect of this part of the course is that it takes the time prove the correctness of every circuit analysis tool it presents.  And not only that; […]

6.002 – All Systems Go!

August 23, 2010

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Progress I watched lecture #1. I read chapter 1 of Foundations of analog and Digital Electronic Circuits. I read lab #0.  Pursuant to its instructions, I also read Lab Practice and Safety, Electrical Safety, and Lab Equipment Handout. Summary Professor Anant Agarwal’s first words in the first lecture of this class are, “So, one question to […]

MIT OpenCourseWare

August 18, 2010

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I’d like to direct your attention to a truly praiseworthy endeavor: MIT OpenCourseWare!  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has taken a vast portion of their course content and published it on the internet for you to use completely free of charge.  Aside from some particular materials included under special licenses or fair use rules, the […]