PHY 313: Mechanics
Prerequisite: PHY 115, 234 and MTH 211 or 213; or permission of instructor
General Education requirement: Natural Science Technology
Mechanics of particle systems including central force motion and two body scattering, accelerating coordinate systems, rigid body kinematics and dynamics, coupled oscillators, small vibrations and normal modes, introduction to Lagrangian methods. Analytical and numerical approaches towards problem solving emphasized.