**[Cr:4, Lc:2, Tt:2, Lb:0]**

- Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of classical mechanics, two body central force problem, rigid body motion, special theory of relativity, phase space formulation of classical mechanics. Nonlinearity and chaos. (The methodology of the course will be based on learning by problem solving)

- H. Goldstein, Classical mechanics, 03rd edition, Addison-Wesley, Cambridge MA (2001).
- L. D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, Mechanics, 03rd edition, Butterworth Heinemann (1976).