Previous Course

•  Tue/Thu 09:30-10:45,    Bldg.56 Rm.106,    Slides to be available here if needed after the class.
•  Tue or Wed 18:00-19:30,    Bldg.56 Rm.106    (TA sessions, starting in Week 03)
•  This course aims to help students with basic understandings in freshmen physics and mathematics
to appreciate important concepts and connections in classical mechanics.

Week 01-1.   Course Introduction
Week 01-2.   Newtonian Mechanics--Single Particle
Week 02-1.   Newtonian Mechanics--Single Particle
Week 02-2.   Newtonian Mechanics--Single Particle
Week 03-1.   Oscillations + 1st Homework
Week 03-2.   Oscillations
Week 04-2.   Oscillations
Week 05-1.   Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos
Week 05-2.   Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos
Week 06-1.   Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos + 2nd Homework
Week 06-2.   Gravitation
Week 07-1.   Gravitation
Week 07-2.   Gravitation + Special Topics
Week 08-1.   Gravitation + Special Topics
Week 08-3.   Midterm Exam   / Apr. 27 (Sat) 19:30-21:00 (56-105 & 106)
Week 09-1.   Methods in the Calculus of Variations
Week 09-2.   Methods in the Calculus of Variations + Term Project Paper How-To
Week 10-1.   Methods in the Calculus of Variations + 3rd Homework
Week 10-2.   Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics
Week 11-1.   Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics + Term Project Presentation How-To
Week 11-2.   Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics
Week 12-1.   Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics
Week 12-2.   Central-Force Motion + 4th Homework
Week 13-1.   Central-Force Motion
Week 13-2.   Central-Force Motion + Special Topics
Week 14-1.   Central-Force Motion + Term Slides (all slides)
Week 15-1.   Course Conclusion + Term Presentations (slides) + Evaluation Form (link)
Week 15-3.   Final Exam   / Jun. 15 (Sat) 19:30-21:00 (56-105 & 106)