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Physics 409: Classical Mechanics Fall ‘10 30 November Lecture schedule : 2 December: 2 nd ed.: Ch. 9, Sec. 1, 2 canonical transformations (partial coverage of Sec. 3 (p. 391) ); 3 rd ed.: Ch. 9, Sec. 1, 2, 3 (partial coverage of Sec. 4 (pp. 381, 382)) 7 December: Chapter Test #6 on Ch. 8 Review how to set up Hamiltonians using cylindrical and spherical coordinates. 9 December: Course evaluation , Hamilton-Jacobi Theory; Ch. 10, Sec. 8 (2 nd ed. .)- handout for users of 3 rd ed. Reading tips for 2 Dec. lecture : What is a “Kamiltonian”? What is the difference between a Type I and Type II canonical transformation? How can you assure that a transformation is canonical? What is the difference between the “equations of transformation” and the “equations of motion”? Review Session : Thursday Dec. 16, 3-6 PM, Rm 202.- Time can be adjusted to avoid conflicts. Final Exam: Friday 17 December, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm (The time will be extended 1:30-5:30.) Fuller Library. This exam is open book, open notes, open homework solutions, and you may bring other reference materials except for an internet connection.
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2010 for the course PHYSICS ph 409 taught by Professor Wilemski during the Fall '10 term at Missouri S&T.

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