Theoretical Physics-Dynamics Fall 2018 Reference Page

Course Number: 
711
Instructor: 
Jeffrey Schmidt
Student Type: 
Graduate
Course Description: 
Lagrange's equations, Principle of Least Action, orbits and scattering, kinematics of rotation, rigid body dynamics, small oscillations, special relativistic dynamics, Hamiltonian formulation, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, chaos, continuum mechanics, introduction to general relativity. Enroll Info: Physics 311 or equiv
Prerequisites: 
Graduate/professional standing
Lecture Place and Time: 
MWF 11:00-11:50am, 2223 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 12:25pm to 2:25pm
Textbooks: 
Classical Mechanics, Any edition by Goldstein Pearson, ISBN 0201657023
Designations
Honors section available
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