Time Table

Date

Topic

Chapter

August 30

Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus.

1

September 6

Newtonian Mechanics..

2

September 11

Oscillations Part 1

3

September 13

Oscillations Part II

3

September 18

Non-linear Oscillations

4

September 20

Chaos

4

September 25

Gravitation

5

September 27

Calculus of Variations Part I

6

October 2

Calculus of Variations Part II

6

October 4

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics Part I

7

October 9

Fall Break

 

October 11

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics Part II

7

October 16

Midterm Exam # 1

1 - 5

October 18

Central Force Motion Part I

8

October 23

Central Force Motion Part II

8

October 25

Dynamics of a System of Particles Part I

9

October 30 No class.  

November 1

Dynamics of a System of Particles Part II

9

November 6

Motion in a Non-Inertial Reference Frame Part I

10

November 8

Motion in a Non-Inertial Reference Frame Part II

10

November 13

Dynamics of Rigid Bodies Part I

11

November 15

Dynamics of Rigid Bodies Part II

11

November 20

Midterm Exam # 2

6 - 10

November 22

Dynamics of Rigid Bodies – Part III

11

November 27

Coupled Oscillations Part I

12

November 29

Coupled Oscillations Part II

12

December 4

Continuous Systems

13

December 6

Waves

13

December 11

The Special Theory of Relativity Part I

14

December 13

The Special Theory of Relativity Part II

14

December 19

Final Exam

1 - 14


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Time Table.

This time table shows what topics I plan to cover during each lecture period.

The schedule is only an approximation and the time spend on each topic may be adjusted depending on the number and the nature of the questions of my students.