2013-2014

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Physics

PHYS 339 Mechanics (1)

A study of classical mechanics developed by Newton and reformulated by Lagrange and Hamilton. Topics include vector kinematics and dynamics in Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical form, two-body problem, oscillations, Lagrangian mechanics, non-inertial reference frames, coupled oscillation, rigid body motion.

  • Prerequisite: PHYS 222 and MATH 249
  • Offering: Every spring
  • Instructor: Altman, Bigelow, Kleinert, Watkins

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