PHYS 380 Advanced Mechanics
Dr. Johnny B. Holmes


Catalog description: Primarily an advanced study of the kinematics and dynamics of single particles; Newton's laws; concepts of momentum, work, energy; and conservation principles. Prerequisites PHYS 252 and MATH 232.

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Syllabus (pdf file) and Office hours for Dr. Holmes (pdf file).

To download the windows version of Physics Computer Homework Volume 1: PV1WIN.EXE
Note to Mac users: If you have a Windows emulator, you should be able to run the above program. If you don't, or if you have problems, see the instructions at Computer Assisted Homework. If you choose the first options (Wine), download the above Windows program; if you use the 2nd option (DOSbox), download the DOS program below.
To download the DOS volume 1 PV1DOS.EXE

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Note: the notes below are in pdf format. The word format uses different fonts for mathematical, Greek, and physics symbols (such as h-bar) that may not show up on your computer. The pdf file should show all of those symbols correctly.


damped harmonic oscillator


catenary and parabola curves

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