PHYS 711 - Analytical Dynamics

Overview

Course Title

Analytical Dynamics

Department(s)

Description

The Lagrangian formulation including Hamilton's principle; Lagrange equations; central force motion; Kepler problems, scattering; rigid body motion; transformation matrices, Eulerian angles, inertia tensor. The Hamiltonian formulation including canonical equations; canonical transformations; Hamilton-Jacobi theory. Small oscillations. Continuous systems and fields. Relativistic dynamics.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Requisites

009095

Course Schedule