PHYSICS 3C03 ANALYTICAL MECHANICS

Motion of rigid bodies; coupled oscillators and normal modes; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics; transformation theory and action-angle variables; perturbation theory; non-integrable systems and chaos. Three lectures; one term Prerequisite(s): PHYSICS 2D03 or 2E03, and credit or registration in MATH 3C03 and registration in any Honours program in the Faculty of Science or any program in the Faculty of Engineering; or registration in Honours Mathematics and Physics; or permission of the instructor Alternates with PHYSICS 3A03.




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