PHY 820  Classical Mechanics 
Fall 2013 
Pawel
Danielewicz, Lecturer Email: danielew@msu.edu Phone: (517) 9087330, 59672 x 330 from campus Office: 2057 Cyclotron Office hours: MTu 1:502:40pm (or by appointment) 

Jeff Wyka, Grader Email: wykajeff@msu.edu Phone: (248) 4103079 Office: 1300 BPS Office hour: Tu 11:00amnoon 
Required Textbook: Classical Mechanics*, Herbert
Goldstein, Charles Poole and John Safko, 2002, 3rd edition
Publisher: Addison Wesley
ISBN10: 0201657023, ISBN13: 9780201657029
Other Potentially Useful Texts:
More concise: Mechanics*, L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz;
Classical Mechanics with Applications, P. W. Johnson
Some topics more expanded: Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary
Approach*, J. V. Jose and E. J. Saletan
*On reserve at the Engineering
Library.
Quizzes: The quizzes will be unannounced. Extra 5% has been
added to the grade contribution from the quizzes, in order to compensate for
any absences and getting caught by surprise.