Office of the Registrar

Course Descriptions

To view course descriptions for all courses in a single subject:

  1. Select the subject from the drop-down list
  2. Click Get Descriptions

Searching course descriptions by keyword is currently unavailable.

Course: -

PHYSICS

PHYS-430
Classical Mechanics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Vector analysis. Newton's laws and dynamics of particles. Harmonic oscillator. Conservative systems. Gravitational forces and potential. Central fields and the motions of planets and satellites. Relativity. Elements of mathematical physics. Usually offered every three semesters; see Physics Department website. Prerequisite: PHYS-351 and MATH-321 (may be taken concurrently), or permission of instrutor.