MATH 137

Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics

Winter Quarter 2013

MoWe 11 am - 12:15 pm

383N

INSTRUCTOR - Professor Yakov Eliashberg

OFFICE 383S

Office hours: Mo 3:10-4pm TuWe 1-2pm

Text: V.I. Arnold Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics, Springer-Verlag, Second Edition

Homework will be given once every two weeks.

There will be a take-home Final Exam.

The grade will be based on attendance (40%), homework (30%) and the Final Exam (30%)

The class will be using the Piazza system: www.piazza.com.

Piazza is a question-and-answer platform specifically designed to get you answers fast.

You can use Piazza for asking questions, as well as answering questions of your classmates.

Please never hesitate to ask questions. Your questions will also benefit other students.

The instructor and the TA will be monitoring all the discussions on Piazza.