PhysicsPHYS 210 Classical Mechanics and Thermal Physics

Generalized coordinates, Lagrange and Hamiltonian mechanics, Poisson Brackets, Classical field theory, other advanced topics in classical dynamics. Introduction to thermodynamics, thermodynamic potentials and Legendre transforms, entropy, distribution functions. (Formerly Classical Mechanics.)

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Sergey Syzranov