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