Classical Mechanics II

PHYS412 (Liberal Arts) Classical Mechanics II 3 hrs. 3 crs. Review of variational methods and Lagrangian Mechanics; Mechanics in Noninertial Frames; Rigid Body Motion and Euler Angles; Hamiltonian Mechanics, Poisson brackets and commutators, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi equation; nonlinear mechanics and chaos; continuum mechanics. Preq: PHYS 312. Coreq: MATH 333. Availability to be determined by the department.