- Syllabus
NOTE THAT OFFICE HOURS ARE MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS 3-4 PM
- Handout #1: Newton's First Law and the Principle of Relativity
- Handout #2: Newton's Second Law
- Handout #3: Newton's Third Law
- Handout #4: How to Do Mechanics Problems
- Handout #5: Solvable Cases of One-Dimensional Motion
- Handout #6: Momentum, Angular Momentum, and Energy; Conservation Laws
- Handout #7: More on Central-Force Motion
- Problem Set #1
- Handout #8: Coupled Oscillations and Normal Modes
- Problem Set #2
- Handout #9: Introduction to Waves 3 FEBRUARY: SMALL ADDITION MADE TO PAGE 8
- Problem Set #3
- Solutions to Problem Set #3
- Handout #10: Introduction to Perturbation Theory
- Problem Set #4
URGENT UPDATE 13 MARCH: THIS PROBLEM SET WILL NOW
*NOT*BE ASSESSED - Handout #11: The Lagrangian Approach to Mechanics
- Gregory, Chapter 12
- Problem Set #5
URGENT UPDATE 13 MARCH: THIS PROBLEM SET WILL NOW
*NOT*BE ASSESSED - Handout #12: The Hamiltonian Approach to Mechanics THIS TOPIC IS NOW AVAILABLE
- Gregory, Chapter 14
- Problem Set #6+7 (condensed)
THIS PROBLEM SET WILL
*NOT*BE ASSESSED

- Syllabus
- Handout #0: Review of Set Theory
- Handout #1: What is Functional Analysis?
- Problem Set #1
- Handout #2: Compactness of Metric Spaces
- Problem Set #2
- Handout #3: Introduction to Normed Linear Spaces
- Problem Set #3
- Handout #4: Introduction to Hilbert Space
- Problem Set #4
- Handout #5: Spaces of Continuous Functions
- Problem Set #5
- Handout #6: The Hahn-Banach Theorem and the Duality of Banach Spaces
- Problem Set #6
- Handout #7: The Baire Category Theorem and its Consequences
- Problem Set #7

"Between combinatorics and analysis (with a little help from statistical physics)" (PDF file, 4 MB)

- Syllabus
- Problem Set #1 (due 28 January)
- Handout #1: Newton's First Law and the Principle of Relativity
- Handout #2: Newton's Second Law
- Handout #3: Newton's Third Law
- Handout #4: How to Do Mechanics Problems
- Problem Set #2 (due 4 February)
- Handout #5: Solvable Cases of One-Dimensional Motion
- Problem Set #3 (due 11 February)
- Problem Set #4 (due 25 February)
- Problem Set #5 (due 4 March)
- Handout #6: More on Central-Force Motion
- Dr. Baigent's notes on "Polar coordinates and orbital motion" (Math 1302, 2008)
- Problem Set #6 (due 12 March)
**NOTE NEW DUE DATE!!!** - Dr. Baigent's notes on "Motion on a planar curve" (Math 1302, 2008)
- Problem Set #7 (due 19 March)
- Handout #7: Motion constrained to a moving curve
- Dr. Baigent's notes on "Motion on a surface in 3D" (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's notes on "Variable mass systems" (Math 1302, 2008)
- Problem Set #8 (due 26 March)
- Handout #8: Coupled oscillations and normal modes
- Dr. Baigent's notes on "Oscillations" (Math 1302, 2008)
- Problem Set #9 (reading assignment only)
- Dr. Baigent's notes on waves (Math 1302, 2008)
Possibly also of interest as you prepare for the exam:

- Dr. Baigent's notes on planar motion (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's notes on systems of interacting particles (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #1 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #2 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #3 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #4 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #5 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #6 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #7 (Math 1302, 2008)
- Dr. Baigent's Question Sheet #8 (Math 1302, 2008)

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