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PHYS 5130 - Advanced Classical Mechanics

  
Course last offered 
 :   
Spring 2011/12
Instructor(s)
 :
SZETO Kwok Yip
No. of credits
 :
 3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 14 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) per week: 3 
 
Content
  • Basic principles
  • Accelerated Coordinate Systems
  • Lagrangian Dynamics
  • Small Oscillations
  • Rigid Bodies
  • Hamiltonian Dynamics
  • Strings
  • Membranes
  • Sound Waves in Fluids ('ideal' fluids)
  • Surface Waves on Fluids
  • Heat Conduction
  • Viscous Fluids (tangential stress and dissipation)
  • Elastic Continua
 
Remarks
  • Background: PHYS 3032 or classical mechanics at the level of Marion/Goldstein
  • Course no longer offered.

 

 

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