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Course Information

Year 2016  School School of Advanced Science and Engineering
Course Title
Exercises for Fundamental Physics B

IPSE Course

Instructor TANAKA, Shu/HASEGAWA, Tsuyoshi
Term/Day/Period fall semester  Wed.3
Category Elective Subjects Eligible Year 2nd year and above Credits 2
Classroom 53-101 Campus Nishi-Waseda(Former: Okubo)
Course Key 28GA032001 Course Class Code 01
Main Language English
  Course Code PHYP10ZS
First Academic disciplines Physics
Second Academic disciplines Physics
Third Academic disciplines Physics
Level Beginner, initial or introductory Types of lesson Seminar

Syllabus Information

Latest Update:2016/02/24 11:43:51

Course Outline 【IPSE subject】 This course is intended for students who want to learn the basics of intermediate mechanics (especially how to solve mathematically a given problem). Students solve some practice problems in class.
Objectives To be able to solve a variety of standard problems in intermediate mechanics
To complement the corresponding lecture (`Intermediate Mechanics')
Course Schedule
1:
Week 1
Introduction, vector analysis  (S. Tanaka)
2:
Week 2
Differential equations and linear algebra (S. Tanaka)
3:
Week 3
Classical mechanics (1) (S. Tanaka)
4:
Week 4
Classical mechanics (2) (S. Tanaka)
5:
Week 5
Variational principles and the Lagrangian (1) (S. Tanaka)
6:
Week 6
Variational principles and the Lagrangian (2) (S. Tanaka)
7:
Week 7
The Hamiltonian and canonical variables (1)  (S. Tanaka)
8:
Week 8
The Hamiltonian and canonical variables (2)  (S. Tanaka)
9:
Week 9
The Hamiltonian and canonical variables (3)  (S. Tanaka)
10:
Week 10
Invariance and conservation law (1)  (S. Tanaka)
11:
Week 11
Invariance and conservation law (2)  (S. Tanaka)
12:
Week 12
Invariance and conservation law (3)  (S. Tanaka)
13:
Week 13
Other topics  (S. Tanaka)
14:
Week 14
Exam. (S. Tanaka)
15:
Week 15
Other topics and feedback on student assignments (S. Tanaka)
Evaluation
Rate Evaluation Criteria
Exam: 60% The performance at the final examination held in class is the major criterion for the final grade.
Class Participation: 40% Students solve some practice problems in class. If you cannot solve all the problems, you can submit answers to the remaining questions at the beginning of the next week's class.

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