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Syllabus:

Analytical Mechanics, 6 Credits

Swedish name: Analytisk mekanik C

This syllabus is valid: 2007-07-02 valid to 2009-10-25 (newer version of the syllabus exists)

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

Contents

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

Mathematics, 45 ECTS-credits. Classical Mechanics, or equivalent.

Literature

Valid from: 2009 week 14

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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