Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Incompatible

MATH4104

Prerequisite

Permission of Head of School

Assessment methods

Examination, assignments

Course coordinator

Prof Mark Gould

Course description

(offered in semester 2 in odd-numbered years only) Newtonian mechanics and the dynamics of a single particle. Lagrangian mechanics of many body systems. Hamiltonian dynamics, Poisson brackets and canonical transformations. Systems of very large numbers of particles, Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile