6.02
Fall 2014

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6.02 Announcements

Week of October 27, 2014

  • Problem set 6 is due November 6th at 11:45pm (next week). Please start early. PS6 is a bit more involved than PS4 and PS5. It also involves using the audio channel, which works best in a quiet environment. History suggests that the lab on 11/6 will not be a quiet environment.

  • You should all have received your grades for Quiz 1 by now. If you do not know how to access them, please email the course staff.

  • Historically, students have found the current part of the course to be more challenging than the first part. To that end, please make sure you are attending lectures and recitations; they are a much better way to learn the course material than wading through the course notes on your own. We have also made some practice problems available.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • Tu/Th: Recitation.
    • Th: No pset due!

Week of October 20, 2014

  • Problem set 5 is due October 23rd at 11:45pm. PS6 will be released this week, and will be due on November 6th (two weeks away). Start early! It's a bit more involved than PS4 and PS5.

  • You should all have received your grades for Quiz 1 by now. If you do not know how to access them, please email the course staff.

  • Historically, students have found the current part of the course to be more challenging than the first part. To that end, please make sure you are attending lectures and recitations; they are a much better way to learn the course material than wading through the course notes on your own. We have also made some practice problems available.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • Tu/Th: Recitation.
    • Th: PS5 due at 11:45pm

Week of October 13, 2014

  • Problem set 4 is due October 16th at 11:45pm. PS5 will be released Wednesday morning, and will be due next Thursday.

  • There is no lecture this Monday because of the holiday.

  • Historically, students have found the current part of the course to be more challenging than the first part. To that end, please make sure you are attending lectures and recitations; they are a much better way to learn the course material than wading through the course notes on your own. We have also made some practice problems available on noise, LTI systems, and the frequency response.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • Tu/Th: Recitation.
    • W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • Th: PS4 due at 11:45pm

Week of October 6, 2014

  • Quiz 1 is October 7th, from 7:30-9:30pm, in 50-340. The make-up date, for students with documented conflicts, is Thursday October 9th, from 8:00am - 10:00am, in 32-144. If you plan to take the conflict exam, you must email us ahead of time to document your conflict.

  • The quiz material covers through lecture/recitation 7. We have posted some practice quizzes and practice problems here. You are allowed to bring a two-sided "crib sheet" to the exam (8.5 x 11 paper), with whatever you want on it. No electronics allowed.

  • Tuesday's recitations will be open office hours. Bring questions! The TAs have also increased the number of office hours on Monday and Tuesday this week.

  • PS4 will be available Wednesday morning.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • Tu: Quiz 1, 7:30pm-9:30pm, 50-340.
    • Tu/Th: Recitation.

Week of September 29, 2014

  • Problem set 3 is due October 2nd at 11:45pm. There is no new problem set this week because you should be focused on studying for Quiz 1!

  • Quiz 1 is October 7th, from 7:30-9:30pm, in 50-340. The make-up date, for students with documented conflicts, is Thurday October 9th, from 8:00am - 10:00am, in 32-144. The quiz material covers through lecture/recitation 7 (notably, the material we cover this week on noise will not be covered on Quiz 1). We have posted some practice quizzes and practice problems here. You are allowed to bring a two-sided "crib sheet" to the exam (8.5 x 11 paper), with whatever you want on it. No electronics allowed.

  • The add date is this Friday, October 3rd. If you are taking 6.02 and haven't yet added the course, you need to do so by 5:00pm Friday.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • Tu/Th: Recitation. Please attend the recitation section we have assigned you. All sections are filled to capacity this term so we cannot reassign you. If you have a class conflict that prevents you from attending your assigned recitation, please contact 6.02-tas@mit.edu and let us know all sections for which you're available.
    • Th: PS3 due at 11:45pm
    • Fr: Add date

Week of September 22, 2014

  • Problem set 2 is due September 25th at 11:45pm (that is a hard deadline; it's not due at 5:45am the next day!).

  • Problem set 3 will be available starting at 5:00pm on September 22nd. It is due next Thursday (10/02). Before starting the problem set, you may want to try some practice problems.

  • The first quiz is October 7th! It will cover the material through this week's lectures and recitations (i.e., through lecture 7).

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • M: PS3 available
    • Tu/Th: Recitation. Please attend the recitation section we have assigned you. All sections are filled to capacity this term so we cannot reassign you. If you have a class conflict that prevents you from attending your assigned recitation, please contact 6.02-tas@mit.edu and let us know all sections for which you're available.
    • Th: PS2 due at 11:45pm

Week of September 15, 2014

  • Problem set 1 is due September 18th at 11:45pm (that is a hard deadline; it's not due at 5:45am the next day!).

  • Problem set 2 will be available starting at 5:00pm on September 15th. It is due next Thursday (9/25). Before starting the problem set, you may want to try some practice problems.

  • In order to use our lab facilities, students are required to read, understand and sign the electrical safety information at the following link, if they have not previously done so:
    https://eecs-ug.scripts.mit.edu:444/safety/index.py/6.02
    This should be completed before entering the lab area in Room 38-530 for the first time.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2pm.
    • M: PS2 available
    • Tu/Th: Recitation. Please attend the recitation section we have assigned you. All sections are filled to capacity this term so we cannot reassign you. If you have a class conflict that prevents you from attending your assigned recitation, please contact 6.02-tas@mit.edu and let us know all sections for which you're available.
    • Th: PS1 due at 11:45pm

Week of September 8, 2014

  • If you're registered for the course but are unable to get to the PSet on the web site, it means we don't have you in our student database. Please email 6.02-tas from your mit.edu account and send your student ID in your email and we'll add you.

  • Problem set 0 is due September 11th at 11:45pm (that is a hard deadline; it's not due at 5:45am the next day!).

  • Problem set 1 will be available starting at 3:00pm on September 8th. It is due next Thursday (9/18). Before starting the problem set, you may want to try some practice problems.

  • In order to use our lab facilities, students are required to read, understand and sign the electrical safety information at the following link, if they have not previously done so:
    https://eecs-ug.scripts.mit.edu:444/safety/index.py/6.02
    This should be completed before entering the lab area in Room 38-530 for the first time.

  • Sign up on Piazza: We'll use the 6.02 Piazza forum for Q&A and other discussions on PSets and the course.

  • Portions of this web site require MIT certificates and have been tested with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. If you're having trouble with one browser, try another. If the problem persists across browsers, post the symptoms of the problem on Piazza, including the details of your browser and machine.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M/W: Lecture in 34-101 at 2 pm.
    • M: PS1 available
    • Tu/Th: Recitation. Please attend the recitation section assigned to you by the registrar through Websis. All sections are filled to capacity this term so we cannot reassign you. If you have a class conflict that prevents you from attending your assigned recitation, please contact 6.02-tas@mit.edu and let us know all sections for which you're available.
    • Th: PS0 due at 11:45pm

Week of September 1, 2014

  • For those of you with recitation conflicts, or who haven't been assigned a recitation, please attend whatever recitation section you can on Thursday, 9/4. We will finalize recitation assignments after that.

  • Problem set 0 has been released. Please find it on the class web site by clicking on "PS0" in the navigation bar. This problem set includes some analytical questions about probability, and will help you get your lab environment set up. It is due September 11th at 11:45pm (that is a hard deadline; it's not due at 5:45am the next day!).

  • Please read the course info page, which describes course mechanics and policies, and the learning objectives.

  • Sign up on Piazza: We'll use the 6.02 Piazza forum for Q&A and other discussions on PSets and the course.

  • In order to use our lab facilities, students are required to read, understand and sign the electrical safety information at the following link, if they have not previously done so:
    https://eecs-ug.scripts.mit.edu:444/safety/index.py/6.02
    This should be completed before entering the lab area in Room 38-530 for the first time.

  • Consult the Course Calendar for a detailed schedule of lectures, recitations, labs and quizzes.

  • Portions of this web site require MIT certificates and have been tested with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. If you're having trouble with one browser, try another. If the problem persists across browsers, post the symptoms of the problem on Piazza, including the details of your browser and machine.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • Before W: read and follow the instructions given above.
    • W: First lecture in 34-101 at 2 pm.
    • Th: Recitation. Please attend the recitation section assigned to you by the registrar through Websis. All sections are filled to capacity this term so we cannot reassign you. If you have a class conflict that prevents you from attending your assigned recitation, please contact 6.02-tas@mit.edu and let us know all sections for which you're available.