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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 2330 - Intermediate Mechanics

Particle and rigid body dynamics using Newtonian, Lagrangian, and Hamiltonian methods. Motion of particle systems. Central force motion. Rotating coordinate systems. Rigid body motion. Coupled systems and normal coordinates. Deformable media. Introduction to Hamilton-Jacobi theory.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 2400.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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