Courses: Mechanics of Discrete and Continuous Systems (PHYSH308A01)

Fall 2010

Classical mechanics of systems of particles, and also continua such as fluids, including oscillations and chaos, Lagrangian mechanics, dynamics of systems of particles, the Navier-Stokes equations of fluids, and applications to diverse physical phenomena that may vary from year to year, e.g. waves, vortices, rotating fluids, flight, instabilities, turbulence, and biological flows.

Prerequisites: Physics 106 or Physics 213.

Fulfills: NA II


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Taught By

Jerry Gollub (Profile)


Haverford, Kosh E309

Meeting Times

MWF 10:30-11:30