PHYSICS 401 - Intermediate Mechanics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, QR/1
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
PHYSICS 340 and one of: MATH 216 or 256 or 286 or 296 or 316; or Graduate Standing.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Newtonian and Lagrangian mechanics: Kinematics and dynamics in one, two and three dimensions, vector analysis; motion under gravity, planetary motion; free and forced, damped and undamped harmonic oscillators; the conservation laws of mechanics; inertial and accelerated frames of reference, fictitious forces; rigid body mechanics; coupled oscillators.

PHYSICS 401 - Intermediate Mechanics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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ISBN: 0534408966
Classical dynamics of particles and systems, Author: Stephen T. Thornton; Jerry B. Marion., Publisher: Brooks/Cole 5. ed. 2004
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