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PHYS 308 - Classical Mechanics I

Course Description: 

Newton's Laws, one-dimensional motion, vector methods, kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, and the Kepler problem. Collisions, systems of particles, and rigid-body motion. Approximation techniques, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of classical mechanics, small oscillations.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(MATH 252 with min. grade of D)] AND [(PHYS 223 with min. grade of D) OR (PHYS 224 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None