Physics Classical Mechanics

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(a) Particle dynamics: Centre of mass and laboratory coordinates, conservation of linear and angular momentum, The rocket equation, Rutherford scattering, Galilean transformation, inertial and non-inertial frames, rotating frames, centrifugal and Coriolls forces, Foucault pendulum.

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Paper - ISection-A1. Classical Mechanics(a) Particle dynamics:Centre of mass and laboratory coordinates, conservation of linear and angular momentum, The rocket equation, Rutherford scattering, Galilean transformation, inertial and non-inertial frames, rotating frames, centrifugal and Coriolls forces, Foucault pendulum.(b) System of particles :Constraints, degrees of freedom, generalised coordinates and momenta.Lagranges equation and applications to linear harmonic oscillator, simple pendulum and central force problems. Cyclic coordinates, Hamiltonian Lagranges equation from Hamiltons principle.(c) Rigid body dynamics :Eulerian angles, inertia tensor, principal moments of inertia. Eulers equation of motion of a rigid body, force-free motion of a rigid body, Gyroscope.2. Special Relativity, Waves & Geometrical Optics :(a) Special Relativity :Michelson-Morley experiment and its implications, Lorentz transformationslength contraction, time dilation, addition of velocities, aberration and Doppler effect, mass energy relation, simple application to a decay process, Minkowski diagram, four dimensional momentum vector. Covariance of equations of physics.(b) Waves:Simple harmonic motion, damped oscillation, forced oscillation and resonance, Beats, Stationary waves in a string. Pulses and wave packets. Phase and group velocities. Reflection and Refraction from Huygens principle.(c) Geometrical Optics :Laws of reflection and refraction from Format

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