Physics 507: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2014




Instructor:   Prof. Emil Yuzbashyan
Office:        Serin E 270
E-mail:       eyuzbash at physics dot rutgers dot edu
Phone:        (848) 445-9035

Office hour: Thursday 2:30 - 3:30 pm



Lectures: Mondays and Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:20 pm, ARC-203

Final: 1:30- 4:30 pm on Monday, December 15. Room: SEC 218
One formula sheet allowed (standard paper size, both sides).


Text: H. Goldstein, Classical Mechanics, Addison Wesley, Third edition.
Also consider L. D. Landau, E.M. Lifshitz, Mechanics, Butterworth Heinemann, Third edition.

Syllabus: to be announced

Homework Grader: Mr. Omar Shams, oshams at physics dot rutgers dot edu

Exams: just final

Grade breakdown between homework and exams: 50%/50%


(Homework assignments subject to change)

Homework 1: Goldstein Ch. 1 problems 12, 14, 21, 23, solutions

Homework 2: Goldstein Ch. 2 problems 12, 18, 19, 23, solutions

Homework 3: Goldstein Ch. 3 problems 13, 19, 21, 22, 33, solutions

Homework 4: Goldstein Ch. 3 problems 18, 29, 31, 35, solutions

Homework 5: Goldstein Ch. 4 problems 6, 7, 9, 10, 14
, solutions

Homework 6: Goldstein Ch. 5 problems 13, 23, 24, 26, solutions

Homework 7: Goldstein Ch. 6 problems 4, 12, 14, 17, solutions

Homework 8: Goldstein Ch. 8 problems 14, 15, 26, 33, solutions

Homework 9: Goldstein Ch.8 problem 34 and Ch. 9 problems 11, 17, 22, 28, solutions

Homework 10: Goldstein Ch. 10 problems 6, 7, 15, 17, solutions



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