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Emma D.

Engineering math and physics help with MIT-educated EIT

Cambridge, MA (02142)

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Emma's Tutoring Subjects

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Calculus more »
Linear Algebra more »
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Calculus

I frequently tutor calculus, and I have studied it from many angles. In high school, I scored 5/5 on both AP Calculus AB and BC examinations. At MIT, I aced multivariable calculus. I have also taken mathematical analysis, and it has given me insight into the theoretical development of calculus.

Classes I have tutored:
BU MA123 - Calculus I
NEU MATH1231 - Calculus for Business and Economics
NEU MATH1341 - Calculus I
NEU MATH1342 - Calculus II

Electrical Engineering

I have much experience working with electronics and teaching circuits. I have designed circuits for school projects and for my professional work, built my own loudspeaker crossovers, and upgraded the wiring in my vintage car. I have also taught Maxwell's equations, Kirchoff's laws, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, capacitors, diodes, and ideal op-amps. My approach is hands-on; students are encouraged to use my breadboard, meters, signal generator and parts to build and test their own circuits.

Classes I have tutored:
MIT 6.01 - Intro to EECS
Suffolk University ECE105 - Circuit Theory I

Linear Algebra

I took linear algebra at MIT, and the concepts I learned reappeared ubiquitously throughout my engineering coursework. Because of this, I am very familiar with both the theory and engineering applications. I taught an informal introduction to linear algebra class and also have experience tutoring undergraduate-level linear algebra.

Classes I have tutored:
MIT 18.06 - Linear Algebra
University of Phoenix MTH360 - Linear Algebra

Physics

I specialize in the structural analysis of trusses, beams, and frames. I am very familiar with conjugate beam theory, the load displacement relationships, force method, displacement method, moment-distribution method, stiffness method, and energy methods. I have also studied the development of the constitutive equations through tensor algebra. I also tutor introductory statics and dynamics. Got a pulley problem? I can help you understand how to solve it.

Classes I have tutored:
MIT 8.01 - Classical Mechanics
MIT 8.03 - Vibrations and Waves
NEU CIVE5522 - Structural Analysis 2

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