## PHYSICS 110: Advanced Mechanics (PHYSICS 210)

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics. Principle of least action, Euler-Lagrange equations. Small oscillations and beyond. Symmetries, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, action-angle variables. Introduction to classical field theory. Selected other topics, including nonlinear dynamical systems, attractors, chaotic motion. Undergraduates register for
Physics 110 (4 units). Graduates register for
Physics 210 (3 units). Prerequisites:
MATH 131P, and
PHYSICS 112 or MATH elective 104 or higher. Recommended prerequisite:
PHYSICS 130.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3-4
| UG Reqs: GER: DB-NatSci, WAY-FR, WAY-SMA

## PHYSICS 210: Advanced Mechanics (PHYSICS 110)

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics. Principle of least action, Euler-Lagrange equations. Small oscillations and beyond. Symmetries, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, action-angle variables. Introduction to classical field theory. Selected other topics, including nonlinear dynamical systems, attractors, chaotic motion. Undergraduates register for
Physics 110 (4 units). Graduates register for
Physics 210 (3 units). Prerequisites:
MATH 131P, and
PHYSICS 112 or MATH elective 104 or higher. Recommended prerequisite:
PHYSICS 130.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3-4

Instructors:
Hartnoll, S. (PI)

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