Classical Mechanics

Instructor : Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy
Term : Spring 2011
Level : Undergraduate
Course Code : PHY 301
Course Status : Physics Core


Course Description

The course goes beyond the first course PHY 101 Mechanics. A formal introduction to framework of classical mechanics, generalized coordinates, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations, canonical transformations, and Poisson brackets. Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton’s equations of motion used to describe central force motion, scattering, perturbation theory and Noether’s theroem.


HOMEWORKS, QUIZZES, AND EXAMS

Date Homeworks Quizzes Exams
7-Feb-2011 HW 1
Solution
15-Feb-2011 Hw 2
Solution
28-Feb-2011 Hw 3
Solution
10-Mar-2011 Quiz 1
Solution
19-Mar-2011 Midterm Exam
Solution
21-Mar-2011 Hw 4-5
Solution
4-Apr-2011 HW 6
Solution
14-Apr-2011 Quiz 2
Solution
14-May-2011 Final Exam
Solution

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