PHYS 505: Classical Mechanics (graduate)  Fall 2015Location & Contact InfoInstructor: Sergiy BubinLecture Hours: Mon,Wed,Fri 9:00 AM  9:50 AM in room 8.319 Recitations: Tue 1:30 PM  2:45 PM in room 6.518 Office Hours: Mon 2:00 PM  3:00 PM & Tue 2:50 PM  3:50 PM, both in room 7.204 (or by appointment) Phone: +7 (7172) 69 46 63 Email: sergiy.bubin@nu.edu.kz Course DescriptionIn this course students learn, at a more advanced level than in the corresponding undergraduate courses, the following topics: the Lagrangian and Hamilton dynamics, variational calculus, and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Modern topics such as canonical perturbation theory, invariant mappings, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, and applications to semiclassical quantum theory will also be included as time permits.Course InfoSyllabus: syllabus.pdfRequired TextbookH. Goldstein, C. Poole, and J. Safko, Classical Mechanics (3rd Edition)Other Useful ReferencesMany other texts exist on classical or analytical mechanics both at the introductory and advanced level, some can be found in the library, and can also be very useful in this course. Students are encouraged to explore those. Examples of the graduate and/or advanced undergraduate textbooks are:
Homework Submission GuidelinesThe submission of only answers is not acceptable. Homework must show sufficient proof that a derivation of the solution was carried out. Any student who wants to get the best possible score for his/her homework must:
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Lecture MaterialsWarning: Lecture materials provided below may be inclomplete and should not be considered a substitute for notes taken in class or textbook materials
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