AEP 3330

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Covers Newton's mechanics; constants of the motion; many-body systems; linear oscillations; variational calculus; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalism for generalized coordinates; non-inertial reference systems; central-force motion; motion of rigid bodies; small vibrations in multi-mass systems; nonlinear oscillations; and basic introduction to relativistic mechanics. Emphasis is on mathematical treatments, physical concepts, and applications. (At the level of Classical Dynamics by Marion and Thornton.)

When Offered Fall, summer (not offered every summer).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 1112 or PHYS 1116. Corequisite: AEP 4210 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10944AEP 3330  LEC 001

  • 10945AEP 3330  DIS 201