Date 
Topic 
What’s due? 
Th 826 
1 Math Intro Vectors and vector
operations 

T 831 
1 Math Intro Coordinate
transformations Time derivatives 

Th 92 
1 Math Intro Gradients 2 Newtonian Single Inertial reference
frames 
Class Handout 1: Vector exercises: 1.4,
1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, Coordinate transformations:
1.11 
T 97 
2 Newtonian Single Equations of motion Constant forces Velocitydependent
forces Timedependent forces 

Th 99 
2 Newtonian Single Positiondependent
forces Kinetic energy Conservation
lawsenergy 
Class Handout: Velocity vectors 1.14,
1.15 Book: 1.31 (gradients) 2.2 (equation of
motion on sphere) 2.3 (projectile) 
T 914 
2 Newtonian Single Conservations laws –
linear and angular momentum 

Th 916 
3 Oscillations Linear harmonic
oscillator – solving the diff eq. 
Class handout 2: 2.3b,c (projectile
drag) 2.12 (rf potential) 2.13 (sliding off
sphere) Text book: 2.53 (ID conservative
forces) 
T 921 
3 Oscillations 2d oscillator, phase
diagrams, 

Th 923 
3 Oscillations damped harmonic
oscillator Driven harmonic
oscillator, Problem set 1
is handed out Please sign up
for consultations; the signup sheet is posted on my office door. 
Text book: 2.23 (timedependent
force) 2.41 (relativity of
kinetic energy) 3.4 (time averages T,
U) Class handout 3: 3.6 (rod pendulum) 3.8 (vertical throw in
phase space) 
T 928 
Class was canceled 

Th 930 
3 Oscillations Driven oscillator Examples 
Text book: 3.1 (massspring) 3.2 (with resistance) 3.3 (max x, max U) 3.11 (energy of a
damped oscillator) Freestyle
Consultations 
T 105 
5 Gravitation 
Consultations Monday this week 
Th 107 
6 Variation 
Class handout 3: 3.14 (baseball
pendulum with drag) 3.21 (driven
horizontal ball, 2 springs) 3.22 (damped dashpot
system) 3.24 (quality of
damped system) solutions
(hidden until Fri 3 pm) 
T 1012 
6 Variation 

Th 1014 
7 Lagrange and
Hamilton Problem Set 2
is handed out 
Class handout 5: 5.3 (spherical mass
outside) 5.7 (infinite flat
sheet) Text book: 3.8 (a weird free
oscillator) 5.13 (dust cloud) 6.5 (minimum surface) 6.7 (Snell’s law) 
Th 1021 
7 Lagrange and
Hamilton 
Consultations held on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Class handout: 7.5 constraints 7.9 Atwood’s machine 
T 1026 
7 Lagrange and
Hamilton Problem set 2 is due 

Th 1028 
7 Lagrange and
Hamilton 8 Central Force 
Class handout: 7.14 rolling ball Book problems: 7.12 rolling on a
rising incline 7.7 double pendulum 7.25 gravity on helix 
T 112 
8 Central Force 

Th 114 
8 Central Force 
Class Handout 8: 8.1 Eq of Mot in Newton+Lagrange Text book: 8.8 F=kr, hyperbolic 8.10 solar mass
decreasing ˝ 8.11 F=k/r^{n}, particles passing through center 8.17 eccentricity of
orbit 
T 119 
8 Central Force 

Th 1111 
9 System of Particles Problem Set 3 is
handed out 
Text book 823 max rad vel of sat 841 Hohmann transfer class handouts: 8.21 nuclear waste 
T 1116 
9 System of Particles 
Consultations for PS3
Monday, Tuesday 
Th 1118 
9 System of Particles 
Problem Set 3 is due Class handouts 8.17 small orbit
oscillations Text book 832 stability of
circular orbit 
T 1123 
9 systems of particles 10 Noninertial
Reference 
Text book 9.4 center of mass
wire 9.10 exploding shell 921 flexible rope 
T 1130 
10 Noninertial
Reference 

Th 122 
10 Noninertial
Reference 
Class Handout 9.8 restitution in
inelastic collision Book: 102 race car 
T 127 
10 Noninertial
Reference 

Th129 
11 Rigid Bodies 
Book: 107 gravitational
field strength 109 projectile due east 1011 missile NS 1016 vertical probe, only include (a) 



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