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**Location: 157 Fondren**

`Last edit: 1 Nov 2017`

**Prof. Thomas Coan (x8-2497)**
**coan@smu.edu**

**Office: 47 Fondren Science**

Date |
Topic |
Reading Due | HW Due |
---|---|---|---|

22 Aug | Intro, Evaluation and Newton's Laws | T 1.1-1.7 | |

24 Aug | Projectile motion and air resistance | T 1.7, 2.1-2.4 | |

29 Aug | Linear Air Resistance | T 2.1-2.3 | |

1 Sep | HW due today | ||

5 Sep | Linear and Quadratic Air Resistance | T 2.4-2.5 | |

7 Sep | Quadratic Air resistance | T 2.4-2.5 | |

8 Sep | HW due today | ||

12 Sep | Cons. of Linear Momentum and COM | T 3.1-3.3 | |

14 Sep | Angular Momentum, Kepler's 2nd Law | T 3.4-3.5 | |

15 Sep | HW due today | ||

19 Sep | KE and Work I | T 4.1-4.5 | |

21 Sep | Test | ||

22 Sep | HW due today | ||

26 Sep | KE and Work II | T 4.1-4.4 | |

28 Sep | U(t), E of 1-D systems, Central forces | T 4.5-4.8 | |

29 Sep | No HW due today | ||

Central Forces | T 4.9-4.10 | ||

3 Oct | Central Forces II | T 4.10 | |

5 Oct | Simple/Damped Harmonic Oscillation | T 5.1-5.3 | |

6 Oct | No HW due today | ||

10 Oct | Fall Break. No class. | ||

11 Oct | HW due today | ||

12 Oct | Damped Oscillations II | T 5.4 | |

13 Oct | No HW due today | ||

17 Oct | Driven Damped Oscillations | T 5.5-5.6 | |

19 Oct | Calculus of Variations | T 6.1 - 6.4 | |

20 Oct | HW due today | ||

24 Oct | Caluclus of Variations with Constraints | T 6.1-6.4, TEC notes | |

26 Oct | Lagrangians | T 7.1-7.5 | |

27 Oct | HW due today | ||

31 Oct | Test | ||

2 Nov | Lagrangian Examples and Constraint Forces | T 7.6, 7.10 | |

3 Nov | HW due today | No HW due | |

7 Nov | Central Forces w/ 2 Bodies | T 8.1-8.4 | |

9 Nov | Orbits | T 8.5-8.8 | |

10 Nov | |||

14 Nov | Non-Inertial Reference Frames | T 9.1-9.5 | |

16 Nov | Non-IRM | T 9.6-9.10 | |

17 Nov | |||

21 Nov | Test | Chaps:??? | |

23 Nov | Thanksgiving | ||

27 Nov | |||

28 Nov | Rigid Body Rotational Motion | T 10.1-10.4 | |

30 Nov | RBRM II | T 10.5-10.8 | |

4 Dec | HW due today | ||

4 Dec | Coupled Oscillators and Normal Modes | T 11.1-11.3 | |

11 Dec | Final Cumulative | ||