FYS 500 Classical Mechanics, fall term 2017

Lectures:

Monday 12.15-14.00, KE D-206: Lecture
Thursday 12.15-14.00, KE D-206: Lecture
Friday 10.15-10.00, KE D-206: Lecture/exercises
Friday 11.15-12.00, KE D-206: Exercises

The first lecture will be om Monday 21.8 2017

Lecturer: Professor Per Amund Amundsen. Office: KE E-523.
Teaching assistant: Giorgio Pattarini.

Lecture notes:

These notes contain additions and comments to the textbook.

Notes for lecture 21 August 2017
Notes for lecture 24 August 2017
Notes for lecture 25 August 2017
Notes for lecture 1 September 2017
Notes for lecture 14 September 2017
Notes for lecture 5 October 2017
Notes for lecture 16 October 2017
Notes for lecture 23 October 2017
Notes for lecture 9 November 2017

Exercises:

Set 1 for 25 August 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 2 for 2 September 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 3 for 8 September 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 4 for 15 September 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 5 for 22 September 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 6 for 29 September 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 7 for 6 October 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 8 for 13 October 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 9 for 20 October 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 10 for 27 October 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 11 for 3 November 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 12 for 10 November 2017 - Suggested solutions
Set 13 for 16-17 November 2017 - Suggested solutions

Exam problems

Exam 2013F - Suggested solutions
Exam 2014S - Suggested solutions
Exam 2014F - Suggested solutions
Exam 2015S - Suggested solutions
Exam 2015F - Suggested solutions
Exam 2016S - Suggested solutions
Exam 2016F - Suggested solutions
Exam 2017S - Suggested solutions

Textbook:

H. Goldstein: Classical Mechanics, 3rd ed.

Preliminary curriculum:

Goldstein: Chapters 1-3, 4 except 4.5, 5.1-5.6, 5.9, 7.1-4, 7.6-7, 7.9, 8.1-2,
Distributed lecture notes.

The following sections are cursory, and not directly relevant for the exam:
Sections 2.5, 2.6 from eq 2.49 to 2.50, 3.6, 3.12, 4.4, 5.6 p. 201 from eq. 5.41 to the top of p. 205, 7.7 following eq. 7.83, 8.2.


Exam date

Thursday 23 November 2017, 09.00 - 13.00

Written examination.

Good luck!