Junior-level physics course, focussed on classical mechanics. The following topics are covered in this course:
Review of elementary mechanics; Central force problems; Conservation theorems and applications; Fourier and Green's functions; Variational calculus and Lagrangian multipliers; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of mechanics; Oscillations; Normal mode theory; Rigid body dynamics.
This course meets every Monday and Wednesday between 10.25 am and 11.40 am in B&L 106. See you there!
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This course is a required course for Physics and Physics and Astronomy majors of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Rochester..
The course is designed to satisfy part of the upper-level writing requirement for the major.