Jun 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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PHYS 5003 Advanced Classical Mechanics


(3 hours)
Covers elementary principles, variational principles and Lagrange’s equations, two-body central problems, symmetries and conservation, and rigid body dynamics, the Hamiltonian equations of motion, Canonical transformation, Hamilton-Jacobi theory and introduction to nonlinear dynamics and chaos. Prerequisite: PHYS 4003  or equivalent.



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