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PHYS610 — Fall 2023

PHYS610: Advanced Theoretical Mechanics

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Spring, Class 3, cr. 3

Prerequisite: PHYS 510 or equivalent.
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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



Textbook(s) for Fall 2023

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Classical Mechanics Herbert Goldstein,Charles P. Poole,John L. Safko 9780201657029 Pearson Prentice-Hall Required

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