University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PHYSICS 3006 - Advanced Dynamics and Relativity III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3520
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: PHYSICS 2532, PHYSICS 2534, MATHS 2101 or MATHS 2202, MATHS 2102 or MATHS 2201
Assessment: Tests, assignments, written exam
Syllabus:

This course will give students a working knowledge of analytical mechanics and relativity to the standard required for further study in physics. Content will include: Mechanics: Lagrangian mechanics, variational techniques, conservation laws, Noether's theorem, small oscillations, Hamiltonian mechanics, Poisson brackets. Relativity: space-time vectors and tensors, relativistic mechanics, electrodynamics; field-strength tensor, Lienard-Wiechert potentials.

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Units
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Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3520 Mon 10/08/2015 Mon 31/08/2015 Fri 18/09/2015 Fri 30/10/2015


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24156 LE01 50 10 27 Jul - 14 Sep Monday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 11am - 12pm Engineering Nth, N132, Lecture Theatre
31 Jul - 18 Sep Friday 11am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
5 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 11am - 12pm Engineering Nth, N132, Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Friday 11am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: The Monday 11am lecture slot is used for Level III lecture tests and is shared with QM III, ADR and Optics & Photonics III.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23843 TU02 25 10 30 Jul - 17 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Darling West, 104, Lecture Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Thursday 10am - 11am Darling West, 104, Lecture Room
24157 TU01 28 3 29 Jul - 16 Sep Wednesday 10am - 11am Darling West, 104, Lecture Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Wednesday 10am - 11am Darling West, 104, Lecture Room