Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

3L 1T 1C

Incompatible

PHYS2100

Prerequisite

PHYS1001 + PHYS1002 + (MATH1052 or MATH1072)

Restricted

BAdvSc(Hons) students or by approval of the course coordinator

Assessment methods

Exam, assignments

Course coordinator

Prof Tim Ralph (ralph@physics.uq.edu.au

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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Course description

Introduction to Lagrangian & Hamiltonian mechanics including elementary treatment of chaos in Hamiltonian systems. Calculus of variations, constraints, generalised coordinates, geometrical methods. Introduction to Special Relativity including relativistic particle mechanics. Advanced topics.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile