Course Details - Mathematics and Statistics - Penn State Altoona

Math/Phys 419

Theoretical Mechanics

3 credits

Blue Book Description: Principles of Newtonian, Lagrangian, and Hamiltonian mechanics of particles with applications to vibrations, rotations, orbital motion, and collisions.

Pre-requisites: MATH 230 or MATH 231; MATH 250 or MATH 251; PHYS 212, PHYS 213, and PHYS 214; or PHYS 203 or PHYS 204.

Pre-requisite for: None

Suggested Textbook:
Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, by S. Thornton and J. Marion , published by Brooks Cole.
Check with your instructor to make sure this is the textbook used for your section.