PH 314 Theoretical Mechanics
Web Page Fall 2001
September 30, 2001 
Mike Moloney CL109
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Course
Philosophy and Format
Text: Classical Mechanics, by Chow
Midterm
Exam Laundry List
List of Items for Final Exam (draft 11/04/01)
Approximate order of chapters and topics

Chapter 1 (brief, no matrices (yet))

Chapter 2, recipe for Lagrange's equation, some spreadsheet integration

Chapter 3 integration of f=ma. f(t) f(x), f(v)

Chapter 7 linear oscillations shm, driven oscillator, Q of oscillator,
driven inverted pendulum

Chapter 11 coupled oscillations

Chapter 4 Lagrangian mechanics

Chapter 6 Central force motion

Chapter 10 Motion in noninertial systems (rotating coordinate systems)
Centriptal, coriolis forces

Chapter 12 Rigid body motion
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