PHY311 Mechanik

Organisation of the course

Lectures:  

  • Monday 08:00 - 09:45 Y22-F-62
  • Thursday 08:00 - 09:45 Y03-G-85
  • First lecture: Monday, 17.09.2018

Exercise classes:

  • The exercise classes start in the second week of the course, and they are organised in four groups.
  • First exercise class: Wednesday, 26.09.2018
  • Publication of the exercises: Wednesday (in this web page) 
  • Return of the exercises by the students: At the latest on the following Wednesday, at the beginning of the corresponding exercise class.
  • In order to be admitted to the exam, at least 50% of the assignments must have been returned with acceptable solutions. 

Exam's details:

  • The exam will be held the 5th February 2019, at 9:00.
  • The exam will be a written test (duration 3 hrs.)

 

 

Group / List Assistant Time Room Language
1 Claudia Cornella

Wednesday

08:00-09:45

Y13-L-11 English
2 Matthias König

Wednesday

08:00-09:45

Y35-F-47 German
3 Michael Baker

Wednesday

15:00-17:00

Y13-L-11 English
4 Javier Fuentes-Martin

Wednesday

15:00-17:00

Y22-F-62 English

Lecture details

 

Lecture Date Handwritten notes

Lecture 0

Lecture 1

17.09.2018

0. Preliminaries (PDF, 409 KB)

1.1-2 Newtonian Mechanics (PDF, 842 KB)

Lecture 2 20.09.2018 1.3-4 Newtonian Mechanics (PDF, 1408 KB)

Lecture 3

24.09.2018

1.5-6 Newtonian Mechanics (PDF, 1219 KB)

Lecture 4

27.09.2018

1.7 Newtonian Mechanics (PDF, 653 KB)

Lecture 5 01.10.2018 2.1-3 The Lagrangian Formalism (PDF, 1352 KB)
Lecture 6 04.10.2018 2.4-5 The Lagrangian Formalism (PDF, 854 KB)
Lecture 7 08.10.2018 2.6-7 The Lagrangian Formalism (PDF, 1864 KB)
Lecture 8 11.10.2018 3.1-3 The two-body problem (PDF, 1159 KB)
Lecture 9 15.10.2018 3.4-5 The two-body problem (PDF, 1055 KB)
Lecture 10 18.10.2018 3.6-7 The two-body problem (PDF, 1032 KB)
Lecture 11 22.10.2018 3.8-10 The two-body problem (PDF, 1228 KB)
Lecture 12 25.10.2018 4.1-2 Small oscillations (PDF, 813 KB)
Lecture 13 29.10.2018 4.2-3 Small oscillations (PDF, 903 KB)
Lecture 14 01.11.2018 4.4-5 Small oscillations (PDF, 947 KB)
Lecture 15 05.11.2018 4.6-7 Small oscillations (PDF, 1052 KB)
Lecture 16 08.11.2018 5.1-2 Rigid bodies (PDF, 923 KB)
Lecture 17 12.11.2018 5.3-4 Rigid bodies (PDF, 963 KB)
Lecture 18 15.11.2018 5.5 Rigid bodies (PDF, 1121 KB)

Lecture 19

Lecture 20

19.11.2018

5.6 Rigid bodies (PDF, 777 KB)

6.1 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 591 KB)

Lecture 21 22.11.2018 6.2 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 1025 KB)
Lecture 22 26.11.2018 6.3 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 937 KB)
Lecture 23 29.11.2018 6.4 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 1279 KB)
Lecture 24 03.12.2018 6.4-6 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 1256 KB)
Lecture 25 06.12.2018 6.6 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 883 KB)
Lecture 26 10.12.2018 6.7 The Hamiltonian Formalism (PDF, 679 KB)
Lecture 27 13.12.2018 7.1-2 Relativisitic Mechanics (PDF, 1097 KB)

Conditions to successfully complete this Module:

  • Return at least 50% of the exercise series with acceptable solutions.
  • Present a solution in the exercise class at least once.
  • Sufficient performance in the final written exam.

Suggested Literature

  • H. Goldstein: Classical Mechanics
  • V.I. Arnold: Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics
  • L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifschitz: Mechanics (Course in Theoretical Physics Vol. 1)
  • W. Greiner: Classical Mechanics (as exercise book)