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PHYS 3101. Analytical Mechanics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is typically offered in Fall.

Moving coordinate systems, three-body problems, partial differential equations, wave propagation (strings, membranes, fluids), boundary value problems, normal modes, fluid equations of motion, viscosity; virtual work, Lagrange's equations, Hamilton's equations; angular momentum of a rigid body, inertia tensor, Euler's equations, Euler angles, tops and gyroscopes, small vibrations.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
PHYS 2101|Minimum Grade of C-|May not be taken concurrently.