PHYS 2650 - Classical Mechanics 1
(3 Credits)

The first in a sequence of two courses on intermediate to advanced level mechanics. Topics include inertial and non-inertial reference frames, Newton's second law in cylindrical and spherical coordinates, oscillations, motion of a projectile with air resistance, rotational motion of rigid bodies, as well as gravitation and central force motion. Prerequisite: A "C" or better in one of PHYS 1070, PHYS 1071, or PHYS 2152 or a "C+" or better in one of PHYS 1030 or PHYS 1031. Pre-or corequisite: PHYS 2496 or PHYS 2490 or MATH 3132.