University of Calgary

PHYS 609 - Advanced Classical Mechanics - Fall 2013

Variational principles, Lagrange's equations, Noether's theorem. Hamilton's equations and canonical transformations. Accelerated reference frames; rigid body motions. Hamilton-Jacobi theory, action-angle variables. Perturbation theory.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • It is expected that a student's background will include Physics 433 or equivalent.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2014.
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