University of Vermont
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Physics 311: Classical Mechanics
General Information
Lecturer: | Dr. Dennis Clougherty |
Address: | Cook Physical Science Building A405 |
Telephone: | (802) 656-0063 |
Email: | dennis.clougherty(at)uvm.edu |
Office Hours | W 1-3 |
Schedule
Lecture | TR | 10:00-11:15 | Cook 402 |
Course Prerequisites
Physics 211 or permission of instructor
Course Text
Theoretical Mechanics of Particles and Continua, A. Fetter and J. Walecka(Available in the UVM Bookstore and online.)
Optional References
Classical Mechanics, H. Goldstein, C.P. Poole, and J.L. Safko
Mechanics, L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz
Mathematical Methods for Physicists, G. Arfken
Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach, J.V. Jose and E.J. Saletan
Homework
There will be approximately a problem set each week. Solutions will be distributed in class.
Exams
There will be a mid-term exam given on Thursday October 20th. The final grade will be based on the homework, mid-term and final exams.
Course Outline
Links
Goldstein's errata
Last modified August 31 2011 11:16 AM