# Physics 311 Spring 2013 Reference Page

### Description

Mechanics: 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### Lectures

**Times**:MWF 11:00-11:50am

**Location**:2241 Chamberlin Hall

**Instructors**:Andrey Chubukov