Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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PHYS 301 - Mechanics

4 credits
A study of Newton’s laws applied to the motion of particles and systems of particles. Forced and damped harmonic oscillators. Central-field motion, collisions, conservation laws, Lagrangian mechanics, and Hamilton’s equations. Also rigid body dynamics and topics in computational physics. Meets: Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: PHYS 150 , PHYS 160 , and MATH 250 . Offered spring semester in odd-numbered years.



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