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Theoretical Mechanics


  Fall 2018
Physics 451/551: Theoretical Mechanics

        P. Nerem and G. A. Krafft

        Fall Term,   Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • Outline
  • Lecture 1 08/28/2018 Small Oscillations I:                                   Perry Nerem
  • Lecture 2 08/30/2018 Small Oscillations II:                                  Perry Nerem
  • Lecture 3 09/04/2018 Small Oscillations III:                                 Perry Nerem
  • Lecture 4 09/06/2018 Ridgid Bodies I:                                          Perry Nerem
  • Lecture 5 09/11/2018 Ridgid Bodies II:                                         Perry Nerem
  • Lecture 6 09/13/2018 Phase Space and Differential Forms:         Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 7 09/18/2018 Exterior Differentiation:                              Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 8 09/20/2018 Manifolds and Symplectic Structures:        Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 9 09/25/2018 Symplectic Matrices:                                  Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 10 09/27/2018 Hamiltonian Flow:                                    Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 11 10/02/2018 Canonical Transformations:                      Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 12 10/04/2018 Action-angle Variables:                            Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 13 10/09/2018 Lagrange's Equations of Motion:         Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 14 10/11/2018 Constraints:                                          Geoff Krafft
  • No Lecture 02/27/2018 Mid-Term Preparation
  • No Lecture 03/01/2018 Mid-Term Exam
  • Lecture 15 03/13/2018 Relative Coordinates:                          Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 16 03/15/2018 Solution of Two Body Problem:           Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 17 03/20/2018 Non-inertial Frames:                            Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 18 03/22/2018 Coriolis and Centrifugal "Forces":       Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 19 03/27/2018 Inertia Tensor:                                     Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 20 03/29/2018 Motion of Tops:                                    Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 21 04/03/2018 Coupled Oscillators:                            Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 22 04/05/2018 Normal Modes:                                    Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 23 04/10/2018 Hamiltonian Mechanics:                      Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 24 04/12/2018 Louville's Theorem:                            Geoff Krafft
  • Lecture 25 04/17/2018 Introduction to Special Relativity:       Geoff Krafft
  • No Lecture 04/19/2018 Review Problems:                              Geoff Krafft