Office hours: 201 Fondren Science: I am available most any time, especially following class, and from 2-4 most afternoons. For a class this size, I find it easier if you just set up an appointment individually. I am also available for review sessions before the exams if requested.
Contact:
Mathematica for symbolic and numerical problem solving
Course Text:
Classical Mechanics;
by John Taylor
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Newton's Laws
Lagrange Equations
Calculus of variations
Kepler problem, and variations
Rigid body mechanics
Groups, Rotation matrices
Small Oscillations
Special Relativity
Hamilton's Equations
Chaos