Study programme 20202021  Français  
Analytical Mechanics  
Programme component of Bachelor's in Mathematics à la Faculty of Science 
Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3 

Code  Type  Head of UE  Department’s contact details  Teacher(s) 

USB3SCMATH022M  Optional UE  BOULANGER Nicolas 

Language of instruction  Language of assessment  HT(*)  HTPE(*)  HTPS(*)  HR(*)  HD(*)  Credits  Weighting  Term 

 Français  25  25  0  0  0  4  4.00  1st term 
AA Code  Teaching Activity (AA)  HT(*)  HTPE(*)  HTPS(*)  HR(*)  HD(*)  Term  Weighting 

SPHYS017  Analytical Mechanics  25  25  0  0  0  Q1  100.00% 
Programme component 

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes of UE
Be able to apply the mathematically methods of analytical mechanics to problemsolving. Understanding of the key issues of symplectic geometry.
Content of UE
Variational principles, Lagrange, Hamilton, HamiltonJacobi equation, integrability and actionangle variables
Prior Experience
Differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, tensor calculus
Type of Assessment for UE in Q1
Q1 UE Assessment Comments
Written examen without any notes as support.
Type of Assessment for UE in Q3
Q3 UE Assessment Comments
Same examination mode as in Q1
Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)
Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)
Not applicable
Type of Teaching Activity/Activities
AA  Type of Teaching Activity/Activities 

SPHYS017 

Mode of delivery
AA  Mode of delivery 

SPHYS017 

Required Reading
AA  

SPHYS017 
Required Learning Resources/Tools
AA  Required Learning Resources/Tools 

SPHYS017  Lecture notes made available on Moodle 
Recommended Reading
AA  

SPHYS017 
Recommended Learning Resources/Tools
AA  Recommended Learning Resources/Tools 

SPHYS017  V. Arnold, Mathematical methods of classical mechanics, SpringerVerlag 1989; Ph. Spindel, Mécanique analytique, Volume II, Editeur(s) : Paris : Contemporary publishing internationalGB sciencepublishers, 2002 
Other Recommended Reading
AA  Other Recommended Reading 

SPHYS017  L. Landau and E. Lifchitz, Vol 1 Mecanique, MIR Moscou 
Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
AA  Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next 

SPHYS017  Authorized 