95.611 Classical Mechanics

Classical Mechanics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 8611
Status Active

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.