Physics : Rigid bodies, angular momentum, gyroscope, moment of inertia, principal axes, Euler's equations. Coupled oscillations and normal modes. Lagrangian mechanics and applications. Hamiltonian mechanics. Topics in advanced analytical mechanics.
Terms: Winter 2011
Instructors: Paul Francois (Winter)
- 3 hours lectures
- Prerequisite: PHYS 251.
- Restriction: Not open to students who have taken PHYS 451.