## Geometric Mechanics — 1st Semester 2012/2013
## AnnouncementsThe You can see examples of the instability of free rigid body rotations about the intermediate axis here. ## Syllabus
## Bibliography
- Godinho and Natário, An Introduction to Riemannian Geometry
- Arnold, Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics
- Marsden and Ratiu, Introduction to Mechanics and Symmetry
- Oliva, Geometric Mechanics
- Schutz, A First Course in General Relativity
## Grading Policy
## Homework- Week 1 (due on September 28)
- Week 2 (due on October 9)
- Week 3 (due on October 12)
- Week 4 (due on October 19)
- Week 5 (due on October 26)
- Week 6 (due on November 2)
- Week 7 (due on November 9)
- Week 8 (due on November 16)
- Week 9 (due on November 23)
- Week 10 (due on November 30)
- Week 11 (due on December 7)
- Week 12 (due on December 14)
- Week 13 (due on December 21)
For more exercises check the course webpages from previous years (mostly in Portuguese): ## Tests |