PS 101: Classical Mechanics I

Course Number and Title: PS 101 (Classical Mechanics I)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 3
Prerequisite: PS 127

Course Description: 
This course is the first of a two-part junior-level classical mechanics course for students majoring in Physics. It aims to further develop the student's comprehension of the dynamics of particles and systems. It includes discussions on harmonic oscillators, non-linear oscillators, central-force motion, gravitation, and potential energy. It includes an introduction to the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms.

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