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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Physics (PHYS)

PHYS

3161

Mechanics

Mechanics

Fall 2017

3

Course Type

Lecture

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No

No

PHYS 1023W; and MATH 2184 and MATH 2233

Corequisites

MATH 3342 or equivalent

20

Afanasev

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No

No

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No

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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