## Schedule

TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE

Lesson 0: 1/18 |
Intro class | |

Lesson 1: 1/23 |
Newtonian Mechanincs - Single particle |
2.1-Introduction 2.2- Newton's laws 2.3- Frames of reference 2.4 The equation of motion for a particle (Skipp example 2.8) |

Lesson 2: 1/25 |
Newtonian Mechanincs - Single particle |
2.5 Conservation theorems 2.6 Energy 2.7 Limitations of newtonian mechanics |

Lesson 3: 1/30 |
Oscillations | |

Lesson 4: 2/1 |
Oscillations | |

Lesson 5 | Exercises | |

Lesson 6 | Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos | |

Lesson 7 | Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos | |

Lesson 8 | Some methods in the Calculus of variations | |

Lesson 9 | Exercises | |

Lesson 10 | Hamilton's Priciple -Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics | |

Lesson 11 | Hamilton's Priciple -Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics | |

Lesson 12 | Hamilton's Priciple -Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics | |

Lesson 13 | Exercises | |

Lesson 14 | Central-force motion | |

Lesson 15 | Central-force motion | |

Lesson 16 | Dynamics of a system of particles | |

Lesson 17 | Dynamics of a system of particles | |

Lesson 18 | Exercises | |

Lesson 19 | Motion in a noninertial reference frame | |

Lesson 20 | Motion in a noninertial reference frame | |

Lesson 21 | Dynamics of rigid bodies | |

Lesson 22 | Dynamics of rigid bodies | |

Lesson 23 | Exercises | |

Lesson 24 | Coupled Oscillations | |

Lesson 25 | Coupled Oscillations | |

Lesson 26 | Exercises |

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