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PHYS410: Physical Mechanics I (Honors) (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Fall, Class 3, cr. 3

Prerequisites:

Admission by special permission

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Description:

Newtonian mechanics. Conservation laws. Free, damped and driven harmonic motion. Newton's law of universal gravitation. Hamilton's principle, Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's equations.

Instructor(s):

Lang, Rafael

Email:

rafael@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
OPTIONAL: Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems Thornton & Marion 5th; July 7, 2003 0534408966 Brooks/Cole Optional

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