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2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 451/551 Classical Mechanics

Credits: (4-0) 4

This is a systematic introduction to classical mechanics emphasizing motion in three dimensions. Topics include central forces, harmonic oscillations, non-inertial reference frames, rigid body motion, and Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics.

Prerequisites: PHYS 113  or PHYS 213  and MATH 321  
Notes: Students enrolled in PHYS 551 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in PHYS 451. This course is cross listed with NANO 551 .


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