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Spring 2017
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Download Intro Mathematica Notebook
(.nb)
Download Guided Notebook on solving and visualizing oscillators
(.nb)
Homework
Homework #1
Homework #1 solution
Homework #2
Homework #2 solution
Homework #3
Homework #3 solution
Homework #4
Homework #4 solution
Homework #5
Homework #5 solution
Homework #6
Homework #6 solution
Exam #1 solution
Homework #7
Homework #7 solution
Homework #8
Homework #8 solution
Homework #9
Homework #9 solution
Homework #10
Homework #10 solution
Homework #11
Homework #11 solution
Note:
Final Exam (Exam 2) is
Thursday 5/11/17at 10:00 AM in MLT 309
Selected Class Notes
Some selected notes summaries (many with handwritten class notes also)
Class #1 (1/18-20/17)
: Classes 1&2: oscillators; simple harmonic & otherwise
Class #2 (1/20/17)
: Class #2 Dr. Holland's oscillator notes
Class #3 (1/23/17)
: Classes 1-3 Oscillators & Pendulum
Class #4 (1/25/17)
: Class 4 Summary - Pendulum phase portrait & fixed points
Class #5 (1/27/17)
: Class 5 Summary - Van der Pol limit cycle
Class #6 (1/30/17)
: Class 6 Summary - Newton to Lagrange
Class #7 (2/1/17)
: Class 7 Summary - Deriving the Euler Equation
Class #8 (2/3/17)
: Class 8 Summary - the Brachistochrone problem
Class #9 (2/6/17)
: Class 9 Summary - Constraints & Multipliers
Class #10 (2/8/17)
: Class 10 Summary - Gen. Coords. & Hamilton's Princ.
Class #11 (2/10/17)
: Class 11 Summary - 3D pendulum example
Class #12 (2/13/17)
: Class 12 example: spring + pendulum
Class #13 (2/15/17)
: Class 13 - L indep. of t; Def. of H
Class #14 (2/17/17)
: Class 14 - L & H examples
Class #15 (2/20/17)
: Class 1e - H=E & E&M Lagrangian
Class #16 (2/22/17)
: Class 16 Summary - Finish E&M and hoop
Class #17 (2/24/17)
: Class 17 Summary - E&M example + Poisson brackets.
Class #18 (2/27/17)
: Class 18 Summary - PBs & Levels of machanics
Class #19 (3/1/17)
: Class 19 Summary - C.M. & angular momentum
Class #20 (3/3/17)
: Class 19 Summary - C.M. & angular momentum
Class #21 (3/6/17)
: Class 21: Practice Exam 1
Class #21 (3/6/17)
: Class 21: Second Practice Exam 1
Class #22 (3/8/17)
: Class 22 Summary - Kinetic energy & Principal axes
Class #23 (3/10/17)
: Class 23 Summary - Exam 1
Class #24 (3/20/17)
: Class 24 Summary - Exam discussion & Disk example
Class #25 (3/22/17)
: Class 25 Summary - Steiner's parallel axis theorem
Class #26 (3/24/17)
: Class 26 Summary - Dynamic wheel balancing example
Class #27 (3/27/17)
: Class 27 Summary - 2 coupled mass/spring oscillators
Class #28 (3/29/17)
: Class 28 Summary - Digonalizing W; normal coords.
Class #29 (3/31/17)
: Class 29 Summary - ISU Research Symposium
Class #30 (4/3/17)
: Class 30 Summary - General Method for coupled oscillators
Class #31 (4/5/17)
: Class 31 Summary - Analytic solution for coupled oscillators
Mathematica notebook for Class #31
: Linear mass/spring chain plotter (.nb)
Class #32 (4/7/17)
: Class 32 Summary - UIUC Qual Problem
Class #33 (4/10/17)
: Class 33 Summary - Loaded String & continuum limit
Class #34 (4/12/17)
: Class 34 Summary - The wave equation in 1-D
Class #35 (4/14/17)
: Class 35 Summary - Separation of variables - 1&2-D wave equation
Class #36 (4/17/17)
: Class 36 Summary - Full solution for the drumhead
Mathematica notebook for Class #36
: Bessel functions for drumhead solution (.nb)
Class #37 (4/19/17)
: Class 37 Summary - Navier-Stokes fluid equation
Class #38 (4/21/17)
: Class 38 Summary - Incompressible irrotational flow
Class #39 (4/24/17)
: Class 39 Summary - Flow near sphere & sound waves
Class #40 (4/26/17)
: Class 40 Summary - Streamlines & relativity
Class #41 (4/28/17)
: Class 41 Summary - Lorentz Transformation & 4-vectors
Class #42 (5/1/17)
: Class 42 Summary - 4-momentum & 4-force
Class #43 (5/3/17)
: Class 43 Summary - Relativistic Dynamics
Class #44 (5/5/17)
: Class 44: Practice Exam 2