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PHYS.4130 Mechanics (Formerly 95.413/513)

Id: 001221 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

Newton's laws of motion. Momentum and angular momentum. Energy. Oscillations. Variational principles. Central forces and planetary motion. Non-inertial systems of reference. Rotations of rigid bodies, tensors of inertia. Normal modes of oscillation.

Prerequisites

MATH.2340 Differential Equations, and PHYS.1410 Physics I with a C- or better,or Spring 2020 grade of "P", or PHYS.1610 Honors Physics I with a C- or better, or Spring 2020 grade of "P".

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