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Fall 2017
Jan 18, 2018
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PHYS 251 - Intermediate Mechanics
The focus of this course is on the review of Newtonian mechanics, development of the Lagrange formulation of classical mechanics, and applications to one- and two-dimensional motion, central forces, collisions, and oscillations. Accelerated coordinate systems, geometrical phases, and rigid-body rotations will also be covered. Throughout the course, there will be emphasis on developing problem-solving techniques and applications to the real world. 

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Recitation

Physics Department

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