Physics 507, Fall 2017

Classical Mechanics

Anirvan Sengupta


The textbook is "Classical Mechanics", 3rd ed., by Goldstein, Poole and Safko, Addison Wesley.


The evaluation will depend upon several homework assignments, a mid-term and a final exam. The exams would be open book/notes and even with internet access. You just have to work by yourself.


Course Material

Homework Assignments and Solutions

Lecture Notes


Classes are on Mondays and Thursdays, 12.00 noon to 1.20 PM, in ARC 203. The first class is on Thursday, Sep. 7.
Office hrs: Thu 2.00-3.00PM, Hill 275.

Mid-term Exam: Time and Place: Nov 9th, 2017, 12.00 noon-1.20 pm, usual classroom.
Make-up Class: Dec 11th, 2017, 3.45-5.00 pm, SEC 212.
Exam Prep: General: Take a look at some problems in the Goldstein book, if you feel like. I will send out a list.
Special: Homework 5 from last year is here. Stated with differential forms, but you can think about it. The solutions are here.
Last years exam is here. The solutions are here.
Final Exam: Time and place: Dec 18th, 2017, 1.30-4.30 pm. Bldg/Room: ARC 203

Anirvan Sengupta (email)