School of Mathematics School of Mathematics
Course 241 - Mechanics 2006-07 (SF Mathematics, SF Theoretical Physics, optional for JS Mathematics, JS & SS Two-subject Moderatorship )
Lecturer: Dr. Sergey Frolov
Requirements/prerequisites: 131, 141

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 for further information.

Objectives: Introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, 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

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