PHY4222 Mechanics 2 - Spring 2014
This is a tentative schedule, subject to change as the semester evolves.
Date | Day | Lectures | Topics | HW/Exams | |
Jan 6 | M | Ch 6 | Overview, review | ||
Jan 8 | W | Ch 6 | Calculus of Variations | ||
Jan 10 | F | Ch 7 | Lagrange's equations | ||
Jan 13 | M | Ch 7 | |||
Jan 15 | W | Ch 7 | |||
Jan 17 | F | Ch 7 | HW 1 due | ||
Jan 20 | M | No class | MLK Day | ||
Jan 22 | W | Ch 7 | (May skip Sections 7.9 and 7.10) | ||
Jan 24 | F | Ch 8 | Two-body center-force problems | HW 2 due | |
Jan 27 | M | Ch 8 | |||
Jan 29 | W | Ch 8 | |||
Jan 31 | F | Ch 8 | HW 3 due | ||
Feb 3 | M | Ch 9 | Mechanics in noninertial frames | ||
Feb 5 | W | Ch 9 | |||
Feb 7 | F | Ch 9 | HW 4 due | ||
Feb 10 | M | Ch 9 | |||
Feb 12 | W | Ch 10 | Rotational motion of rigid bodies | ||
Feb 14 | F | Ch 10 | HW 5 due | ||
Feb 17 | M | Ch 10 | |||
Feb 17 | M | Per E2 - E3 | Ch 7 - 9 | NPB 1002 | |
Feb 19 | W | Ch 10 | |||
Feb 21 | F | Ch 10 | (May skip sections 10.9 and 10.10) | ||
Feb 24 | M | Ch 11 | Coupled oscillators and normal modes | ||
Feb 26 | W | Ch 11 | |||
Feb 28 | F | Ch 11 | HW 6 due | ||
Mar 3 | M | No class | Spring break | ||
Mar 5 | W | No class | Spring break | ||
Mar 7 | F | No class | Spring break | ||
Mar 10 | M | Ch 11 | |||
Mar 12 | W | Ch 11 | (May skip Section 11.7) | ||
Mar 14 | F | Ch 13 | Hamiltonian mechanics | HW 7 due | |
Mar 17 | M | Ch 13 | |||
Mar 19 | W | Ch 13 | |||
Mar 21 | F | Ch 13 | (May skip Sections 13.4 - 13.7) | HW 8 due | |
Mar 24 | M | Ch 14 | Collision theory | ||
Mar 26 | W | Ch 14 | |||
Mar 28 | F | Ch 15 | Special relativity | HW 9 due | |
Mar 31 | M | Ch 15 | |||
Mar 31 | M | Per E2 - E3 | Ch 10 - 11, 13 | MAEA 303 | |
Apr 2 | W | Ch 15 | |||
Apr 4 | F | Ch 15 | HW 10 due | ||
Apr 7 | M | Ch 15 | |||
Apr 9 | W | Ch 15 | |||
Apr 11 | F | Ch 15 | HW 11 due | ||
Apr 14 | M | Ch 16 | Continuum mechanics | ||
Apr 16 | W | Ch 16 | |||
Apr 18 | F | Ch 16 | HW 12 due | ||
Apr 21 | M | Ch 16 | |||
Apr 23 | W | Ch 16 | |||
Apr 25 | F | No class | Reading/review break | ||
May 1 | R | 3pm - 5pm | Final exam: Ch 14 - 16 60%, cumulative 40% | NPB 1002 |