8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics

As taught in: Fall 2005

Rotating gyroscope on the top of a nail.

This gyroscope remains upright while spinning due to its angular momentum. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia.)




Dr. George Stephans

Course Features

Course Highlights

This course is offered throughout the fall, and continues through the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

Course Description

8.01L is an introductory mechanics course, which covers all the topics covered in 8.01T. The class meets throughout the fall, and continues throughout the Independent Activities Period (IAP).