This is a first course in classical mechanics for first year (Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science) B.Sc. students
The course is scheduled to meet from 11:50 am to 13:05 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Lectures will be conducted online via zoom.
Some course information will be posted on MoodleDepending on availability of time, the course will aim to address some aspects of Vectors, polar coordinates and kinematics, Galileo's principle of relativity, Newton's laws, forces, momentum, energy, work, angular momentum, conserved quantities, collisions, motion in one dimension, small oscillations, Kepler's laws of planetary motion, motion in accelerating frames and special relativity.
Some text/reference books are listed here.
Some brief lecture notes are here.
Problem set 1 is due by 6pm, Wednesday Sep 29, 2021
Problem set 2 is due by 5pm, Friday Oct 8, 2021
Problem set 3 is due by 6pm, Sunday Oct 17, 2021
Problem set 4 is due by 6pm, Friday Oct 29, 2021
Problem set 5 is due by 6pm, Saturday Nov 6, 2021
Problem set 6 is due by 6pm, Friday Nov 19, 2021
Problem set 7 is due by 6pm, Wednesday Dec 1, 2021
Problem set 8 is due by 6pm, Sunday Dec 19, 2021
Problem set 9 is due by 1:30 pm, Tuesday Dec 28, 2021