Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism Refresher Course Webpage

Resource person: Govind S. Krishnaswami

Module 2 (Analytical Dynamics) of Refresher course conducted by Indian Academies of Sciences, Dec 8-20, 2014.

Venue: PG Department of Physics, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College, Ujire, Karnataka.

The course will meet from 930 am to 11:15 am and from 2 pm to 3:45 pm

Topics: Newtonian and Lagrangian mechanics, Noether's theorem, Hamiltonian mechanics, Poisson brackets, Oscillations, Normal modes of a double pendulum, Vibrations of a stretched string, Canonical transformations, Rigid body motion.

Some brief lecture notes are here.

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