- Course
Syllabus

- Lecture Notes:
- Section 1: Fondations of Classical Mech./Review of Newtonian Mech./Phase Portraits
- Section 2: Constraints/Generalized Coord./Lagrange Eqs./Lagrange Multiplier methods
- Sec. 2/3 Appendix (Examples)
- Section 3: Calculus of Variations/Lagrange Eqs./Noether's Theorem
- Section 4: Two-Body Central Force Prob./Effective Potentials/Kepler Prob.
- Recent pages added to Section 4.
- Section 5: Rigid Body Kinematics/Rotations
- Section 6: Rigid Body Dynamics
- Section 7: Small Oscillations
- Section 8: Hamiltonian Formulation of Mech.
- First-half Section 9: Canonical Transformatons
- Homework and HW solutions(added as quarter progresses):
- Homework 1 (Due Monday, September 15, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 2 (Due 5 pm. Monday, September 22, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 3 (Due 5 pm. Monday, September 29, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 4 (Due 5 pm. Monday, October 6, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 5 (Due 5 pm. Tuesday, October 14, 2008) with solutions.
- Example Midterm Exam (Last year's).
- Homework 6 (Due 5pm Monday, October 27, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 7 (Due 5pm Monday, November 3, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 8 (Due 5pm Monday, November 10, 2008) with solutions.
- Homework 9 (Due 4pm Friday, November 14, 2008) with solutions.

Last updated 14 November 2008.