Oct 15, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 413 - Analytic Mechanics


3 hours

The motion of a particle in gravitational and other classical fields is attacked using the techniques of differential equations in the Newtonian, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian forms. Special functions, vector theorems, transforms, and tensors are introduced as needed. Laboratory experience is available in PHYS 497 .
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 310 ; MATH 218 , MATH 315  (MATH 316 , MATH 317 , MATH 318  desirable).
WINTER, odd years