Info
Course Code PCC208
Semester 4
Category Basic
Points 5
ECTS Units 8
Eclass
Lecturer
Recommended Reading

1) Goldstein, H., “ Classical Mechanics”, Addison-Wesley, 1980
2) “Lagrangian Dynamics”, by D.E. Wells, Schaum Publishing Company, 1967.

Course Description

1. Kinematics of material point (particle)
2. The laws of Newtonian Mechanics
3. One dimension motions – Oscillations
4. Central force field
5. Systems of material points (particles)
6. Non inertial coordinate systems
7. Constraints – Principle of virtual work – D’ Alembert’ principle
8. Lagrange’s equations
9. Hamilton theory. Poisson brackets. The principle of least action