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PHYS310 — Fall 2021

PHYS310: Intermediate Mechanics

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Fall, Class 4, cr. 4


PHYS 272H and MA 261

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For students familiar with calculus. Elements of vector algebra; Newtonian mechanics/rectilinear motion of a particle; oscillations; general motion of a particle in three dimensions; noninertial reference systems; gravitation and central forces; dynamics of systems of particles; mechanics of rigid bodies/planar motion; motion of rigid bodies in three dimensions.




Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Analytical Mechanics Fowles & Cassiday 7th 978-0534494926 Thomson- Brooks/Coles Required

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