Mechanics

PHY 6247 - Fall 2019


Syllabus


Homework problems:

HW 1: Due 9/3/2019 - Solution sketch
HW 2: Due 9/17/2019 - Solution sketch
HW 3: Due 10/1/2019 - Solution sketch
HW 4: Due 10/8/2019 - Solution sketch
HW 5: Due 10/18/2019 - Solution sketch
HW 6: Due 10/24/2019 - Solution sketch
HW 7: Due 11/12/2019
HW 8: Due 11/21/2019
HW 9: Due 11/26/2019
Note: The solution sketches posted here were not all written by me, and are thus not necessarily error free.

Exams:

Exam 1: Thursday 9/26/2019 from 3:30-4:50PM in SE 324
The exam will cover Elementary Principles of Mechanics, Variational Principles, Lagrange's Equations and Hamilton's Principle, i.e. Chap. 1 and 2 in the book, and HW 1 and 2.

Exam 2: Tuesday 10/31/2019 from 3:30-4:50PM in SE 324
The exam will focus on Central forces, Rigid Bodies and Hamiltonian's equations, i.e. Chap. 3, 4, 5 and 8 in the book, and HW 3, 4, 5, 6.
Note: Students are allowed to bring one sheet of letter size paper with handwritten notes on one side.