Sep 23, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 413 - Analytic Mechanics


3 hours

Classical kinematics and dynamics of single particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies treated using vector calculus and differential equations. Includes oscillations, central forces, non-inertial reference frames, coupled oscillations, and an introduction to the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations. Special functions, vector theorems, transforms, tensors and computational methods are introduced as needed.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 310 ; MATH 218 , MATH 315  (MATH 316 , MATH 317  desirable).
WINTER, odd years