Rigorous, mathematical foundation in classical mechanics. Topics include Newtonian mechanics; motion of particles in one, two and three dimensions; central force motion; moving coordinate systems; mechanics of continuous media; oscillations; normal modes; Lagrange’s equations; and Hamiltonian methods.
Prerequisite: (PHYS 008 or PHYS 008H or PHYS 018) and (MATH 022 or equivalent score on the Competency Exam) and MATH 023, which may be taken concurrently, and MATH 024, which may be taken concurrently. Normal Letter Grade only. Discussion included.