Upper Division
Mechanics
Outline

Preflight #3:Modeling Real World Problems

Preflight #4:More Numerical Modeling, Systems of Particles

Preflight #6:Rockets!

Preflight #7:Energy and Simple Harmonic Motion

Preflight #8:Limits of Newtonian Mechanics, the Plane Pendulum

Preflight #9:Calculus of Variations; Eulers Equation

Preflight #18:Law of Universal Gravitation, Potential

Preflight #20:Central Force Motion: Reduced Mass, First Integrals of Motion

Preflight #21:Central Force Motion; Equations of Motion, Intro to Planetary Motion

Preflight #25:Orbital Dynamics, Part II

Preflight #27:Collisions and Scattering; Elastic Collisions of Two Particles





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