PHY-421: Mechanics

Note: Experience with a speadsheet, Mathematica, or a programming Ianguage is needed for the problem sets. Newton's laws of motion and conservation laws Oscillations: damped, driven oscillator Lagrangian dynamics Central force motion Dynamics of multiparticle systems Motion in a noninertial reference frame Rigid bodies Coupled oscillators Nonlinear oscillations and chaos.
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
PHY 151 or 171; MATH 233
Corequisites: 
none
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Fall 2017 Tigran Sedrakyan
TuTh 10:00-11:15
HAS 126
Fall 2016 Tigran Sedrakyan
TuTh 10-11:15
HAS 134
Fall 2015 Maria Kilfoil
TuTh 10-11:15
HAS 134
Fall 2014
1
Jun Yan
TuTh 10:00
HAS 138
Fall 2013 Jun Yan
TuTh 9:30-10:45
HAS 138
Fall 2012
1
Jun Yan
TuTh 9:30
HAS 138
Fall 2011
1
Lorenzo Sorbo
TuTh 9:30-10:45
HAS 138
Fall 2010
1
Lorenzo Sorbo
TuTh 9:30
HASA 109
Fall 2009
1
Lorenzo Sorbo
TuTh 9:30-10:45
HASA 109
Fall 2008
1
Boris Svistunov
TuTh 9:30
HASA 109