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PHY354H1
Advanced Classical Mechanics

Official description

Symmetry and conservation laws, stability and instability, generalized co-ordinates, Hamilton’s principle, Hamilton’s equations, phase space, Liouville’s theorem, canonical transformations, Poisson brackets, Noether’s theorem.



Prerequisite
MAT244H1/MAT267H1, PHY254H1
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
PHY351H1
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            ['Required:  ``Mechanics", 3rd ed. Volume 1 by L. Landau and I. Lifshitz.', 'Recommended:  "Introduction to Classical Mechanics with Problems and Solutions" by David Morin.']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=TBA
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY354H1
session
winter
year of study
3rd year
time and location
24L: LEC0101, LEC2001, LEC7001, LEC9101: MW9, On line Synchronous Tutorials: M2/R12, On line Synchronous Lectures will be delivered synchronously via Zoom and recorded for later viewing. Students can ask questions during the lectures by writing in the “chat" window or by using using the "microphone”. A camera is not necessary.
Course URL
https://piazza.com/utoro…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

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* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.