This is a comprehensive course in classical mechanics at the intermediate level. It approaches Newtonian mechanics from a more advanced point of view and introduces Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics. Attention is paid to approximation and numerical solutions.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (PHYS213 AND MATH221 AND MATH222 AND MATH122)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(IDEA-MN)(PHYS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
John R. Taylor, CLASSICAL MECHANICS, 978-1-891389-22-1
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly problem sets, Mid-term Exam, Final Exam.
|Instructor(s): Othon,Christina Marie Times: ...W.F. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: 5||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 2||FR: 0|