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Unformatted text preview: III. The Central Force Problem (G Chapter 3) 4/10 T Eq. of motion and orbits 4/12 Th Kepler problem 4/17 T Classical elastic scattering IV. The Kinematics of Rigid-Body Motion (G Chapter 4) 4/19 Th Orthogonal transformations and Euler angles 4/24 T Euler’s theorem & finite rotations V. Rigid-Body Equations of Motion ( G Chapter 5) 4/26 Th Inertial tensor and principal axes 5/1 T Solving rigid-body problems 5/3 Th Symmetric and asymmetric tops VI. Oscillations (G Chapter 6) 5/8 T MIDTERM EXAMINATION 5/10 Th Formulation of the problem 5/15 T Free and forced vibrations VII. Hamilton Equations of Motion (G Chapter 8) 5/17 Th Derivation & examples 5/22 T Least action VIII. Canonical Transformations (G Chapter 9) 5/24 Th Examples & Poisson brackets IX. Hamilton-Jacobi Theory & Action-Angle Variables (G Chapter 10) 5/29 T Hamilton-Jacobi equations 5/31 Th Action-angle variables...
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course PHYSICS 821 taught by Professor Eric during the Spring '07 term at Ohio State.
- Spring '07