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
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.