Rigid body motion (precession, tensor of inertia);

Non-inertial systems & ficticious forces (centrifugal and coriolis forces);

Central forces (two-body problem, general properties of central force motion);

Harmonic oscillator (driven and damped oscillations)

Required Reading

D. Kleppner, R. J. Kolenkow, An Introduction to Mechanics, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press

Module Prerequisite

MA1241

Assessment Detail

This module will be examined 2-hour examination in Trinity term. The final grade will consist of 80% exam and 20% continuous assessment. Supplemental exams if required will consist of 100% exam