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Analytical Mechanics, 6 Credits

Swedish name: Analytisk mekanik C

This syllabus is valid: 2009-10-26 and until further notice

Course code: 5FY001

Credit points: 6

Education level: First cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Physics: First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: TH teknisk betygsskala

Responsible department: Department of Physics


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.

Required Knowledge

Mathematical Methods of Physics 15 credits (alternatively Differential Equations 7,5 credits and Calculus in Several Variables 7,5 credits) or equivalent. Classical Mechanics 9 credits or equivalent.


Valid from: 2011 week 33

Classical dynamics of particles and systems
Thornton Stephen T., Marion Jerry B.
5. ed. : Belmont, Calif. : Brooks/Cole - Thomson learning : cop 2004 : xvi, 656 s. :
ISBN: 0-534-40896-6
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