Nikodem Poplawski will teach PHYS 3301 Analytical Mechanics, cross-listed with MECH 4408 Advanced Mechanics, in Spring 2015.
This course is scheduled to run on MW 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm. The course description:
Prerequisites: PHYS 1150, MATH 2204, or instructor's consent. This is an intermediate-level course in Newtonian mechanics.
Selected topics include the formulation of the central force problem and its application to planetary motion and to scattering,
theory of small oscillations, dynamics of rigid body motion, and an introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalism. 3 credits.