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Annexure ‘CD – 01’ FORMAT FOR COURSE CURRICULUM Course Title: CLASSICAL MECHANICS Course Code: Credit Units: L T P/S SW/F W - - - - TOTAL CREDIT UNITS Course Objectives: A detailed exposition of classical mechanics for the students, opting for physics is vitally important for a clear understanding of recent intricate theories of quantum mechanics, Modern Physics and research to build a well developed and conceptualized foundation. Pre-requisites: Student Learning Outcomes: After learning this course, the students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of techniques of tackling problems in classical mechanics and provides a recent intricate theories of quantum mechanics, modern physics at an advanced level, which is also apply for research work in future. Course Contents/Syllabus: Weightage (%) Module I Mechanics of a system of particles, constraints, D’Alembert’s principle, Variational calculus and its applications, Hamiltons variational Principle, Lagrangian equations, applications of Lagrangian formulation, conservation theorems and symmetry properties. 35 Module II Hamiltonian equation of motion, applications of hamiltonian formulation, Principle of least action, the equations of canonical transformations, cyclic coordinates, phase space and Liouville’s theorem, Poisson bracket, Jacobi’s Indentity Module III Reduction to one body problem, equation of motion and first integral, one dimensional problem and classification of orbits, Differential equation for the orbit, Kepler problem and planetary motion, Rutherford formula, scattering in central force field, transformation to laboratory frames. Module IV 20 10 Euler angles, tensor of inertia, kinetic energy of a rotating body, symmetric top and applications. Vibrating string, solution wave equation, normal vibrations, coupled vibrating system. Pedagogy for Course Delivery: The class will be taught using three theory classes and one tutorial class. In addition we assign seminars and short term project. Lab/ Practicals details, if applicable:No List of Experiments:NIl Assessment/ Examination Scheme: Theory L/T (%) 35 Lab/Practical/Studio (%) Total 100 N.A. 100 Theory Assessment (L&T): Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment Components (Drop down) End Term Examination Mid-Term Exam Project Viva Attendance 10% 5% 5% Weightage (%) 10% 70% Lab/ Practical/ Studio Assessment:N.A. Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment Components (Drop down Weightage (%) Text & References: H. Goldstein, Classical Mechanics, 2nd edition, Narosa Publishing House (1994). W. Greiner, Classical Mechanics, Springer-Verlag (2003). Classical mechanics – S.L.Gupta, Meenakshi Prakashan, 1970, New Delhi. Introduction to classical mechanics – R.G.Takwall and P.S.Puranik, Tata – McGraw Hill, 1980, New Delhi. Classical mechanics – N.C.Rana and P.S.Joag, Tata McGraw Hill, 1991, New Delhi. Any other Study Material: End Term Examination