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Graduate Record 2005-2006 
Graduate Record 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

MAE 621 - Analytical Dynamics

Classical analytical dynamics from a modern mathematical viewpoint: Newton’s laws, dynamical variables, many particle systems; the Lagrangian formulation, constraints and configuration manifolds, tangent bundles, differential manifolds; variational principles, least action; non-potential forces; constrained problems; linear oscillations; Hamiltonian formulation: canonical equations, Rigid body motion. Cross-listed as AM 621. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Undergraduate physics, ordinary differential equations.

Credits: 3