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PHYS410 — Fall 2023

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):
NOLTE, DAVID D.


Email:
nolte@purdue.edu


Textbook(s) for Fall 2023

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Introduction to Modern Dynamics David D. Nolte 9780198844631 Oxford University Press, USA Required

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