PHYS2650: Classical Mechanics 1 - Winter 2021
Welcome to PHYS2650: Classical Mechanics 1.
Tutorial sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 4:30. These are intended to be informal, open format tutorials where you can ask for help on
specific questions, or for review of certain topics. Observers are free to join in.
Please select a topic of interest from the list below.
- Here is a video of the tutorial held on Monday, April 19.
- The final will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 6:00-9:00 p.m. You will have an additional 10 minute grace period to allow for scanning and
uploading of solutions.
- Late submissions will not be accepted, so please upload whatever you have by 9:10 p.m. If you run into
technical difficulties notify me immediately, then photograph and email me your solutions.
- The final exam will cover all material as outlined in the course handout and the readings from the lectures given below.
- The final exam can be accessed on the Assignments section of the course on UMLearn beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Upload a scanned or photographed answer for each question, or put all the answers into one file. There is no limit on the number of uploads.
- Include an Honesty Declaration with your submission. You can fill this out in advance to save time.
- You may use a calculator, your textbook, the course notes, and other material posted on the course website. You may not use any other material.
You may not consult or communicate in any manner with any other person during the exam. Penalties for cheating include failure of the course
and/or suspension from the university.
- The formula sheet is here. You should study it and print it out ahead of time.
- If you have questions during the exam you can email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assignments should be scanned into a single PDF file and uploaded to UMLearn. You must include an
Honesty Declaration with each assignment.
For scanning documents to PDF you can use your phone: iPhone users can try iScanner; Android users can use the built-in Google Drive app.
Here is a list of suggested problems from the text:
- Chapter 2: 12, 18, 37, 38, 41, 42 Solutions
- Chapter 3: 1, 11, 25, 27 Solutions
- Chapter 4: 34, 35 Solutions
- Chapter 5: 8, 29, 35, 40, 41, 44 Solutions
- Chapter 8: 12, 28, 29, 32, 35 Solutions
- Chapter 9: 8, 10, 15, 28 Solutions
- Background review of integration, including multiple integrals
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