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Brice Smith
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2821
Fax: 607-753-4973

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PHY 420 - Classical Mechanics

The study of the motion of physical bodies at the macroscopic level. Topics include the dynamics of a particle, the harmonic oscillator, motion in three dimensions, central forces, systems of particles, and rigid bodies.

Prerequisites: PHY 202 and MAT 237.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.