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Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PHYS 521 - Theoretical Mechanics

The statics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Discusses the methods of generalized coordinates, the Langrangian, Hamilton-Jacobi equations, action-angle variables, and the relation to quantum theory. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: PHYS 321 and MATH 522, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3