Click on the Amazon logo to the left of any citation and purchase the book from Amazon. Course Description Classical mechanics is a beautiful subject. It starts with a few simple principles, but is capable of describing some extremely complex and surprising phenomena. It has many applications, and is still an active subject of research. It is also the foundation for more advanced theories of physics.
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This will not increase the cost of your purchase. Learn more. Course Description Physics 8. This course covers the same material as 8. This course provides the best preparation for upper level courses, in particular 8.
An Introduction to Mechanics. ISBN: Problem Sets Homework problem sets will be assigned weekly. Students are encouraged to freely discuss homework problems with other students. However, you must write up your solutions completely on your own.
Do not copy solutions from other students. Do not consult solutions from previous years or from the Web. Problem sets will be graded on correctness, but all work must be shown. Problems answered with only the correct answer and no work will receive no credit. Partial credit for showing work without a correct answer will be given at the discretion of the grader.
Exams There will be three midterm exams given during the course of the semester. There will also be a comprehensive final exam. No books, notes, calculators, computers, cell phones, or other study aides are permitted in the exam. You will be provided with a list of helpful equations for each exam. Grading Your grade will be based on weekly homework problem sets, exams 3 midterms and a final , in-class concept tests, and a class project.
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