MP350 - Classical Mechanics

Lecturer: Brian Dolan, Room 1.7B, Department of Theoretical Physics, Science Building, North Campus

Lectures: Tues 12.05-12.55, Hall A; Thurs 09.05-09.55, Physics Hall.

Tutorials: Wed 10.05-10.55, Hall B, Arts block.

There is no required textbook for this module, and there are many, many books on the subject that you can find in the library or via websearching. Two that are worth mentioning are:
A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians, Patrick Hamill (Cambridge)
and
Classical Mechanics, Herbert Goldstein, John Poole and John Safko (Addison-Wesley)

Lecture notes for Classical Mechanics (MP350).

Problem sets for the course:

Problem Set 1, question 3 due in for the 10 am tutorial on Wednesday 9th October.
Solutions to problem set 1.
Problem Set 2, questions 5 and 6 due in before the 10am tutorial on 23rd October.
Solutions to problem set 2.
Problem Set 3, questions 2 and 3 due in before the 10am tutorial on 6th November.
Solutions to problem set 3.
Problem Set 4, question 5 due in before the 10am tutorial on 27th November.
Problem Set 5, questions 3 and 4 due in by Friday 13th December.