# Physics 311 Spring 2014 Reference Page

Mechanics

Course Number:

311

Spring

Year:
2014

Library Reserves Page:

MyUW Course Guide Page:

Student Type:

Undergraduate

Course Description:

Origin and development of classical mechanics; mathematical techniques, especially vector analysis; conservation laws and their relation to symmetry principles; brief introduction to orbit theory and rigid-body dynamics; accelerated coordinate systems; introduction to the generalized-coordinate formalisms of Lagrange and Hamilton.

Prerequisites:

Physics 202 or 208, & Math 320 or 319 or consent of instructor

Lecture Place and Time:

MWF 11:00-11:50am, 2241 Chamberlin Hall

Instructor:

Paul Terry

Final Exam Place Time:

Monday, May 12, 2014 5:05pm to 7:05pm