2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

PHY 431 Mechanics II

Intermediate course in the treatment of Newton's laws of motion, vector analysis, and rectilinear and curvilinear motion in a plane, as well as study in areas of statics and dynamics, including concurrent and non-concurrent forces, movements and torques, energy, rotational motion, moments of inertia and oscillatory motion. Three periods of lecture/week. Prerequisites: MAT 213, MAT 318, MAT 322 (at least concurrently), and PHY 331.