Prof. Ryoichi Kawai
Campbell Hall 309
Department of Physics
University of Alabama
1300 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
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Classical Mechanics PH461/PH561-2B Course Information
This is the first part of two semester courses on classical mechanics. Main topics covered in this course are:
PH222: General Physics II
MA252: Introduction to Differential Equations
Go to Maple Lab
Download Maple 10: Getting Started Guide (2.7MB)
Download Maple 10: User Manual (8.4MB)
Suggested Books on Maple
Messages from the Instructor
Several homework problems will be given every week. Homework must be turned in by specified due dates. For homework based on Maple, Maple electronic file should be sent to the instructor by email.
Three exams and a final comprehensive exam will be given. Students must take all three exams.
Course grades are determined based on the following weight:
Three midterm exams (15% each), Final exam (35%), Homework and other assignments (20%).