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PHYS 305: Dynamics

Term: Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements:

Basic principles of the dynamics of particles and rigid bodies presented within the framework of classical mechanics. Topics include Newtonian mechanics, oscillating systems, general motion of a particle in three dimensions, mechanics of rigid bodies, and an introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics. (Course offered in Fall semester of even numbered years.)

Prerequisites: Introductory Physics for Physical Sciences II Mathematical Methods of Physics,