Classical Mechanics





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Review of the Newtonian mechanics; Lagrangian Mechanics, Generalized coordinates, constraints, Principle of virtual work, Lagrange's equation, Calculus of variations; Central forces, Collisions, Scattering; Small oscillations, An harmonic oscillators, Perturbation theory, Forced oscillators; Hamilton's Equations, phase space & phase trajectories, canonical transformations, Poisson brackets, Hamilton Jacobi theory; Rigid body dynamics; Nonlinear Dynamics.



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