Number of lectures per week: 3
Assessment: Regular assignments
End-of-year Examination: One 2-hour One 3-hour Final examination
Description: First and second parts of the course are devoted to classical mechanics
Third part of the course introduces special theory of relativity and classical mechanics of continuous systems and fields.
See also http://www.maths.tcd.ie/~frolovs/Mechanics/Mechanics.html for further information.
Objectives: Introduction to Lagrangian and
Introduction to special relativity and field theory.
L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz/Mechanics, Butterworth-Heinemann
H. Goldstein/Classical Mechanics, third edition, Addison Wesley
V.I. Arnold,/Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K.
Mar 26, 2007