Academic Catalog

PHYS502 ANALYTICAL MECHANICS

Course Code: 2300502
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ALTU ZPNEC
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Lagrange's equation, central force problem, Rigid body problem, small oscillations, Hamilton's equations, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, introduction to continuous systems and fields.