Mechanics Fall 2018 Reference Page

Course Number: 
311
Instructor: 
Alex Levchenko
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. Enroll Info: Physics 202 or 208, & Math 320 or 319 or cons inst
Prerequisites: 
None
Lecture Place and Time: 
MWF 11:00-11:50am, 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 12:25pm to 2:25pm
Textbooks: 
Classical Mechanics (Addison-Wesley Series in Physics), 2nd edition by Goldstein Addison-Wesley 1980, ISBN 0201029189
Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 5th edition by Thornton Cengage Learning 2012, ISBN 8131518477
Mechanics: Volume 1 (Course of Theoretical Physics), 3rd edition by Landau Butterworth-Heinemann 1976, ISBN 0750628960
Designations
Level: 
Advanced
Breadth: 
Physical Sciences
L&S Credit Type: 
C
Honors section available
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