Physics 310 - Intermediate Mechanics


Lecture notes - You should thank to Suzanne Farrell for scanning these!

LectureMaterial Lecture notes
August 22 Introductory material 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Review of stuff 8, 9, 10,
Vectors 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16.
August 24 Coordinate systems 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.
August 29 Rectlinear motion 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47.
August 31 Rectlinear motion 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58.
September 5 Oscillations 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69.
September 7 Forced Oscillations 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82.
September 12 Nonlinear oscillators, numerical methods 83, 84, 85, 85a, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 90a, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96.
September 13 Motion in 3 dimensions 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105.
September 19 Motion in 3 dimensions 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116.
September 21 Constrained motion in 3 dimensions 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122.
September 26 Non-inertial reference frames 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128.
September 28 Rotating reference frames 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134.
October 3 Non-inertial reference frame examples 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143.
October 5 Non-inertial reference frame examples 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150.
October 17 Planetary Motion 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157.
October 19 Planetary Motion 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164.
October 24 Multi-particle systems 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171.
October 27 Two-particle systems, reduced mass 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177.
October 31 Collisions, rocket-motion 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187.
November 2 Rigid bodies, rotation about a fixed axis 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 183, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199.
November 7 Rigid bodies, rotation about an arbitrary axis 200, 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210.
November 9 Rotation of rigid bodies, principal axes 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223.
November 14 Review for 2nd midterm - gravitation and systems of particles 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230.
November 16 Review for 2nd midterm - variable mass problems, rotation about a fixed axis. 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237.
November 28 General rotation of rigid bodies, Euler's equations 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245.
November 30 Hamiltonian's variational principle, Lagrangian mechanics, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256.
December 5 Lagrangian mechanics, constraints. 257, 258, 259, 260, 261.
December 7 Lagrangian mechanics examples. 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268.