Office: Thornton 527

Telephone: (415) 338-1697

Course syllabus

Office Hours: Tu 4-5PM

Email: amahdavi@sfsu.edu

Homeworks

Mathematica notebooks

- Initial introduction
- Analytic solutions of ODEs
- Solving the single pendulum numerically
- More examples of solving differential equations numerically in Mathematica
- Free bead on a cone with animation
- Plotting through power law potentials using Manipulate
- Motion in uniform gravity confined to paraboloid
- Plotting orbits in Cartesian coordinates with energy/angular momentum monitoring
- Plotting orbits in Cartesian coordinates---in center of mass coordinates
- Solving transcendental equations
- 3-body problem