The course Mechanics covers the basic principles of classical mechanics, based on Newton¿s laws. The contents include the concepts of work, kinetic and potential energy, linear and angular momentum, torque, moment of inertia, central force fields with emphasis on the gravitational force, rotating non-inertial frames and fictitious forces, rotational motion of rigid bodies. In addition, an introduction to the special theory of relativity is presented.
Course period1/09/12 → …
Course levelDeepening
Course formatCourse