Course Information
Course Code PHYS 2P20
Course Title Introductory Mechanics
Description Mechanics of particles and systems of particles by the Newtonian method; conservation of linear momentum, angular momentum and energy; elementary dynamics of rigid bodies; oscillators; motion under central forces; selected applications.
Course Format Lectures, problem sessions, 3 hours per week; lab, tutorial, 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s) PHYS 1P21 or 1P91 (recommended); one of PHYS 1P22, 1P23, 1P92 (recommended), 1P93; MATH 1P01 and 1P02, or MATH 1P05 and 1P06 (recommended).