University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

76-340 Advanced Mechanics W(3-0)

This course covers Lagrangian mechanics and Hamiltonian mechanics. Topics include oscillations and normal modes, Poisson brackets, Liouville's theorem, Hamilton- Jacobi theory, the transition to quantum mechanics and non-linear dynamics.

Prerequisites: 63-215, (63-217 or 63-227), 76-245.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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