Mechanics Spring 2019 Reference Page

Title: 
Mechanics
Course Number: 
311
Instructor: 
Paul Terry
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: 
Monday, May 6, 2019 2:45pm to 4:45pm
Textbooks: 
Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 5th edition by Stephen Thornton, Jerry Marion Brooks/Cole 2008, ISBN 0534408966
Designations
Level: 
Advanced
Breadth: 
Physical Sciences
L&S Credit Type: 
C
Honors section available
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