Physics 105: Analytical Mechanics

Professor Jessica Kintner

This is the course web page for Physics 105, Spring 2020

Jessica Kintner's Information:

  • Office: Gal 106-B
  • Office hours: MW 11-12:30, and by appointment
  • email: jkintner@stmarys-ca.edu

Class Information

  • Syllabus (fixed B+ typo)
  • Tentative Schedule
  • The textbook will be: Classical Dynamics, 5th ed, by Thornton and Marion. Here is the link to the text on Amazon so you can see it. There are many other ways to get a copy. You can rent it, you can buy a used copy, and you might find other ways.

Recent announcements:

  • Welcome to the course!
  • The textbook is chosen! (See Class Info)

Calendar

Date
Section
Topic
Homework
Due to me (by 9:45am)
2/27
Ch 2
practice with DE's
energy diagrams
C-1, 2-22
2/25
Ch 2
Catch-up day: Prob 4 from 2/13 handout, C-2(a-c), 2-32, 2-26, New Problem 01 (see below calendar)
2/20
2.5
Go over all the handouts and choose any inClass problems we should still do
2/18
App C
Solving second order linear DE's
practice
C-1, C-2(a-c), 2-22
2/13
2.1-2,4
2-6, 8, 11, 13?
2/11
Ch 2
Intro and overview
Kinematics Review
Do Problem 2-3
If you would like to read ahead, check out sections (2.1-2,4) on next date.