8.223 | January IAP 2017 | Undergraduate

Classical Mechanics II

Course Description

This undergraduate course is a broad, theoretical treatment of classical mechanics, useful in its own right for treating complex dynamical problems, but essential to understanding the foundations of quantum mechanics and statistical physics.

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Illustration of a counterweight trebuchet.
A counterweight trebuchet, a medieval compound machine. Students in this class have to build a small trebuchet and demonstrate that it works. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)