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Intermediate Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete
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Theoretical mechanicsclassical mechanicsAnalytical mechanics
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Intermediate Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Overview3m
Constraints8m
Lagrange Equation of First Kind9m
3 readings
Overview10m
Additional Materials10m
Presentations, Bibliography10m
1 practice exercise
Test 130m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Lagrangian Formalism

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lagrange Equation of the Second Kind. Principle of the Least Action.6m
Properties of Lagrange Function4m
The Explicit Form of Lagrange Function9m
1 reading
Presentations10m
1 practice exercise
Test 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Lagrangian Formalism: Specific Problems

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 18 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Kelly’s Problem7m
Dynamics in a Central Field3m
1 reading
Presentations10m
1 practice exercise
Test 330m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Scattering

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Scattering on a Solid Sphere4m
Rutherford’s Scattering6m
1 reading
Presentations10m
1 practice exercise
Test 430m

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