Instructor: Joel Shapiro
Office: Serin 325
Phone: 5-5500 X 3886
``Classical Mechanics'', by Joel A. Shapiro, dated July 2, 2010.
It is available as
Homework: There will normally be a homework assignment each week.
Late homeworks will not be accepted without
special permission, generally requested in advance.
Homeworks will be graded and will be a significant
contribution to your final grade (30-35%).
Exams: There will be one hour exam and a final exam.
They will probably be in-class exams on which you will
be permitted to use some notes, and a calculator.
Class Times: The class meets in ARC 207, Mondays and Thursdays,
2nd period. (10:20-11:40).
Classes will start promptly, so please come on time.
Office Hours: Thursday, 3:15-4:15, in Serin 325.
My book covers all the required material, but there are many other books
which give alternate presentations or treat subjects in more depth.
A list of some of them are here. There are
also some links to supplementary notes at the bottom of that page.
Syllabus: The material to be covered is what is in the
version of my book, with some adjustments as we go along.
The syllabus is here.