PHY4222 Mechanics 2 - Spring 2013
This is a tentative schedule, subject to change as the semester evolves.
Date | Day | Lectures | Topics | HW/Exams |
Jan 7 | M | Ch. 7 | Overview, Ch. 6 review, Ch. 7 | |
Jan 9 | W | Ch. 7 | Lagrange's equations | |
Jan 11 | F | Ch. 7 | ||
Jan 14 | M | Ch. 7 | ||
Jan 16 | W | Ch. 7 | (Will skip Sections 7.9 and 7.10) | HW 1 due |
Jan 18 | F | Ch. 8 | Two-body center-force problems | |
Jan 21 | M | No class | MLK Day | |
Jan 23 | W | Ch. 8 | ||
Jan 25 | F | Ch. 8 | ||
Jan 28 | M | Ch. 8 | ||
Jan 30 | W | Ch. 8 | HW 2 due | |
Feb 1 | F |
Ch.8
+ review |
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Feb 4 | M | Exam 1 | Ch. 7 - Section 8.4 | In class |
Feb 6 | W | Ch. 9 | Mechanics in non-linear frames | |
Feb 8 | F | Ch. 9 | ||
Feb 11 | M | Ch. 9 | ||
Feb 13 | W | Ch. 9 | HW 3 due | |
Feb 15 | F | Ch. 9 | ||
Feb 18 | M | Ch. 9 | ||
Feb 20 | W | Ch. 10 | Rotational motion of rigid bodies | |
Feb 22 | F | Ch. 10 | ||
Feb 25 | M | Ch. 10 | HW 4 due | |
Feb 27 | W | Review | ||
Mar 1 | F | Exam 2 | Section 8.5 - Ch. 9 | In class |
Mar 4 | M | No class | Spring break | |
Mar 6 | W | No class | Spring break | |
Mar 8 | F | No class | Spring break | |
Mar 11 | M | Ch. 10 | ||
Mar 13 | W | Ch. 10 | ||
Mar 15 | F | Ch. 10 | (Will skip sections 10.9 and 10.10) | |
Mar 18 | M | Ch. 11 | Coupled oscillators and normal modes | |
Mar 20 | W | No class | APS March meeting (Instructor will be away) | |
Mar 22 | F | Ch. 11 | HW 5 due | |
Mar 25 | M | Ch. 11 | ||
Mar 27 | W | Ch. 11 | ||
Mar 29 | F | Ch. 11 | ||
Apr 1 | M | Ch. 11 | HW 6 due | |
Apr 3 | W | Review | ||
Apr 5 | F | Exam 3 | Ch. 10 - Section 11.3 | In class |
Apr 8 | M | Ch. 11 | (Will skip Section 11.7) | |
Apr 10 | W | Ch. 12 | Non-linear mechanics and chaos | |
Apr 12 | F | Ch. 12 | ||
Apr 15 | M | Ch. 12 | HW 7 due | |
Apr 17 | W | Ch. 12 | ||
Apr 19 | F | Ch. 13 | Hamiltonian mechanics | |
Apr 22 | M | Ch. 13 | (Will skip Sections 13.4 - 13.7) | |
Apr 24 | W | Review | HW 8 due | |
Apr 26 | F | No class | Reading/review break | |
April 30 | T | Final exam | Section 11.4 - Ch. 13 40%, cumulative 60% | 10:00
am - 12:00 pm
(NPB 1002) |