Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

Ph 424 Classical Mechanics I

The Newtonian formulation of mechanics. Kinematics and dynamics of particles in inertial and accelerated reference frames. Conservation principles. Central forces, gravitation, and celestial mechanics. Free and forced vibrations. Recommended prerequisites: Ph 203 or 213; Mth 256 previously or concurrently.


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