University of Technology Sydney

68414 Advanced Mechanics

6cp; 2 x 2hpw (combined lectures/tutorials/workshops)
Requisite(s): (68201 Physics 2 OR 68037 Physical Modelling) AND (33230c Mathematics 2 OR 68038 Advanced Mathematics and Physics OR 33290 Statistics and Mathematics for Science)
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.


This subject builds upon the foundation studies of mechanics as well as mathematical methods, undertaken in introductory subjects. The subject covers advanced topics of classical mechanics, such as dynamics in force fields, coupled oscillators, and rotational motion. The subject also provides an introduction to Lagrangian formalism in mechanics. The emphasis is on the development of advanced problem-solving skills.

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Autumn session, City campus

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