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PHYS610 — Spring 2014

PHYS610: Advanced Theoretical Mechanics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Spring, Class 3, cr. 3

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: PHYS 510 or equivalent.

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Description:

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics; variational principles; canonical transformations; Hamilton-Jacobi theory; theory of small oscillations; Lagrangian formulation for continuous systems and fields; classical chaos; canonical perturbation theory

Instructor(s):

Kim, Yeong

Email:

yekim@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Spring 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Classical Mechanics Goldstein, Poole & Safko 3rd; (June 25, 2001) 978-0201657029 Addison Wesley Required

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