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Entire Textbook as a Single File (PDF  29.0MB)  
Unit I. (Numerical) Calculus; Elementary Programming Concepts (PDF  2.6MB)

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The MacroMe Robot Video of a 2.086 robot performing IR range finding and odometry. (Courtesy of James Penn. Used with permission.) 
Unit II. Monte Carlo Methods (PDF  1.9MB)

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Unit III. Linear Algebra 1: Matrices and Least Squares; Regression (PDF  2.3MB)

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The MacroMe Robot: Friction Test Video of a 2.086 robot attempting to push a load on two different surfaces. (Courtesy of James Penn. Used with permission.) 
Unit IV. (Numerical) Differential Equations (PDF  1.1MB)

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MacroMe Suspension Video of a 2.086 robot driving over a small bump at three different velocities. (Courtesy of James Penn. Used with permission.) 
Unit V. (Numerical) Linear Algebra 2: Solution of Linear Systems (PDF  13.7MB)

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Unit VI: Nonlinear Equations (PDF)

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Robot Arm Demo Video of a 2.086 robot arm tracking a specified trajectory. (Courtesy of James Penn. Used with permission.) 