Lecture 1

Walter Lewin – 8.01x – Lect 1 – Powers of 10, Units, Dimensions, Uncertainties, Scaling Arguments

This lecture is part of 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, as taught in Fall 1999 by Dr. Walter Lewin at MIT.

This video was formerly hosted on the YouTube channel MIT OpenCourseWare.


  • Powers of Ten
  • Units
  • Dimensions
  • Measurements
  • Uncertainties
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Scaling Arguments
  • Great Demos

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