**[Cr:3, Lc:2, Tt:1, Lb:0]**

- Review of calculus, vectors, rotations, polar co-ordinates. Velocity and acceleration in polar co-ordinates. Newton's laws of motion. Configuration space and phase space. Notion of system Hamiltonian.
- Frames of reference. Inertial and accelerated frames. Centrifugal and Coriolis forces. Foucault's pendulum. Galilean transformations.
- Conservation laws. Conservation of energy, momentum and angular momentum. Their connection with symmetry principles.
- Central Force problem. Inverse-square law force. Derivation of orbit equation. Kepler's laws.
- Oscillations. Harmonic oscillator. Damped oscillations. Driven damped oscillations. Coupled oscillations and normal modes of motion.
- Motion of rigid bodies. Angular momentum, angular velocity, moment of inertia, product of inertia, principal axes. Euler's equations. Examples with fixed axis of rotation.
- Special theory of relativity. Relativistic kinematics. Lorentz transformations. Length contraction, time dilation. Velocity addition. Four-vectors. Doppler effect.

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