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PHYS 251 Honours Classical Mechanics 1 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Physics : Newton's laws, work energy, angular momentum. Harmonic oscillator, forced oscillations. Inertial forces, rotating frames. Central forces, centre of mass, planetary orbits, Kepler's laws.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Robert Brandenberger (Fall)

  • Fall

  • 3 hours lectures

  • Prerequisite: CEGEP physics or PHYS 131.

  • Corequisite: MATH 222

  • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 230.