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PHY 820  Classical Mechanics

Fall of every year
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Two-body central force problem, Hamilton's principle, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian equations of motion, variational methods, small oscillations, classical fields.
Effective Dates:
FALL 1992 - Open