2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

PHYC 530 Mechanics

Basic concepts of mechanics, general motion of particles in three dimensions. Simple and damped harmonic motion. Particle dynamics in noninertial frames of reference, central forces. Dynamics of systems of particles. Motion of rigid bodies in three dimensions. Dynamics of oscillation systems. Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson. Not open to students who have credit in PHYC 330.