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PHY 301LEC Intermediate Mechanics I


Vectors, Newtonian mechanics: rectilinear motion of a particle, general motion of a particle in three dimensions, oscillations, Hamilton's variational principle: derivation of Lagrange's equations and Hamilton's equations with simple applications , equivalence to Newtonian dynamics, forces of constraint and the Lagrange multiplier method, generalized forces, noninertial reference systems, gravitation and central forces.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Requisites: Pre-Requisite: (PHY 107 or PHY 117) and MTH 306.
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Published: Aug 15, 2022 10:44:52