Repetition of the fundamental principles of mechanics, accelerated reference systems, orientation on non-linear systems and chaos, gravitation, variational principles, Lagrange´s and Hamilton´s equations, three dimensional motion of rigid bodies, coupled oscillations. Canonical transformations and Hamilton-Jacobi´s equation.
Mathematical Methods of Physics 15 credits, or equivalent. Differential Equations 7,5 credits and Calculus in Several Variables 7,5 credits, or equivalent. Classical Mechanics 9 credits, or equivalent.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
The online application opens 17 September 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 October 2018.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.