402-2203-01L  Classical Mechanics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersC. Anastasiou
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

AbstractA conceptual introduction to theoretical physics: Newtonian mechanics, central force problem, oscillations, Lagrangian mechanics, symmetries and conservation laws, spinning top, relativistic space-time structure, particles in an electromagnetic field, Hamiltonian mechanics, canonical transformations, integrable systems, Hamilton-Jacobi equation.