PHYS 615 (01) - Classical Mechanics and Mathematical Physics I

Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Online Course Delivery Method: Rotational Attendance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 50395
Analytical treatment of classical mechanics covering the dynamics of particles and rigid bodies at an intermediate level. Advanced mathematical analysis (complex numbers, differential equations, Fourier series, multiple integrals) are reviewed or introduced as needed to analyze physical situations. Prereq: PHYS 407, MATH 527 and MATH 528, or MATH 525 and MATH 526, and IAM 550 or CS 410P. Pre- or Coreq: MATH 527 and MATH 528 or MATH 525 and MATH 526.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Dawn Meredith

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm DEM 251
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 T 11:10am - 12:30pm DEM 240


Required text: Classical Mechanics by John R. Taylor; University Science Books Print Book ISBN 978-1-891389-22-1, 2005, 786 pages List Price US$ 144.50 Publisher's Discount Price US$122.83 eBook ISBN 978-1-891389-92-4 Lease eBook 180-Days US$60 Own eBook US$90 OPTIONAL text: Mathematical Methods in the Physical Science, Mary L Boas Wiley Print ISBN: 978-0-471-19826-0 $210 e-book ISBN: 978-1-118-04888-7 $42-$120 (lower price for rental)