University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PHYSICS 3006 - Advanced Dynamics and Relativity III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
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
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24226 LE01 60 23 25 Jul - 12 Sep Monday 12pm - 1pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
27 Jul - 27 Jul Wednesday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 11am - 12pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 9am - 10am Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
17 Aug - 17 Aug Wednesday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
7 Sep - 7 Sep Wednesday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 12pm - 1pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 11am - 12pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 9am - 10am Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
12 Oct - 12 Oct Wednesday 9am - 10am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: The Wednesday 9am lecture slot is used for Level III lecture tests and is shared with Quantum Mech. III, Adv Dyn. & Rel. and Optics & Photonics III.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20509 WR02 25 11 5 Aug - 16 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 1pm - 2pm Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
20510 WR01 25 2 3 Aug - 14 Sep Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Badger, G31, Macbeth Lecture Theatre
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Badger, G31, Macbeth Lecture Theatre