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PHYS 3161 : Mechanics
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PHYS 1023W; and MATH 2184 and MATH 2233
MATH 3342 or equivalent
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Mechanics of mass points and rigid bodies. Newton’s laws, conservation laws, Euler’s equations, inertia tensor, small vibrations, and elements of Lagrange’s and Hamilton’s equations.
1. Understand mechanics of mass points and rigid bodies using Newton's laws. 2. Solve mechanics problems in an energy framework using Lagrange's and Hamilton's equations 3. Model rotations utilizing Euler's equations and the inertia tensor.
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