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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: MW9 12T: M2/R12
Course URL
https://piazza.com/utoro…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

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Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
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