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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