PHYS 2200 Intermediate Mechanics

4 semester hours

Newtonian mechanics. General motion of a particle in three dimensions. Oscillations. Non-inertial coordinate systems. Central forces. Systems of particles. Motion of rigid bodies in two and three dimensions. Introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics. Numerical techniques for solving mechanics problems.  

Lecture, 3 hours.

Prerequisites: PHYS 1100 ; MATH 245  or concurrent enrollment.

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