Classical Mechanics

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Course No: PHYS.6110; Last Offered: Summer 2018;

Course Description

Knowledge of Lagrangian mechanics assumed. Central force problem, scattering, rigid-body mechanics, normal modes and special relativity. Hamiltonian dynamics, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory and action-angle variables. Continuous systems and fields. Simplectic formulation, stochastic processes, and chaos theory.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

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