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.
Application deadline was
16 October 2017.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.