Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits 9101045431998 Analytical Mechanics I Elective 1 1 8
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lesson; to introduce concepts of mechanics to students and solve problems with the help of these concepts
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Murat GERÇEKLİOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
 1 To write the Lagrangien for a free particle and a systems of particles 2 To understand integration of equations of motion 3 To introduce generalized coordinates and the principles of least action, solve problems 4 To understand equations of motion 5 To undersand conservation laws 6 To understand energy, momentum, centre of mass, angular momentum 7 To understand importance of collisions between particles and solve problems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Equations of motion, Generalized coordinates, the principles of least action, The Lagrangien for a free particle and a systems of particles, Conservation laws, Integration of equations of motion, Collisions between particles
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 Equations of motion Guided Problem Solution 2 Generalized coordinates, the principles of least action Guided Problem Solution 3 The Lagrangien for a free particle and a systems of particles Guided Problem Solution 4 Conservation laws Guided Problem Solution 5 Conservation laws (continue) Guided Problem Solution 6 Integration of equations of motion Guided Problem Solution 7 Equation in one dimension Guided Problem Solution 8 Midterm Exam 9 Determination of the potential energy from the period of oscillations Guided Problem Solution 10 Motion in a central field Guided Problem Solution 11 Motion in a central field (continue) Guided Problem Solution 12 Collisions between particles Guided Problem Solution 13 Kepler’s problem Guided Problem Solution 14 Elastic collisions, Rutherford’s formula Guided Problem Solution 15 General repetition Rehberli Problem Çözümü 16 Final Exam
Mechanics,L.D.Landau and E.M.Lifshitz, ,Butterworth Heinemann,Amsterdam,2000 Classical Mechanics,H.Goldstein,Addison-Wesley,Amsterdam,1980
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None