Undergraduate Study

MATH3977/4077 Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics (Advanced)

General Information

This page contains information on the senior advanced unit of study MATH3977.

  • Taught in Semester 2.
  • Credit point value: 6.
  • Classes per week: Three lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s): Holger Dullin .

Please refer to the Senior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook for all questions relating to Senior Mathematics and Statistics. In particular, see the handbook entry for MATH3977 for further information relating to MATH3977.

You may also view the description of MATH3977 and the description of MATH4077 in the University's course search database.

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13:00 – 14:00 Tue, Zoom or 714 Carslaw


Date*DescriptionBetter markWeighting
12:00 September 21 Quiz I 10%
12:00 October 28 Quiz II 10%
23:00 November 14 assignment 10%
Exam 70%
All dates are given in Sydney time.


Online Resources / Announcements

Printed lecture notes for MATH3977/4077 are available from KOPYSTOP for purchase. At the moment the shop front is closed due to COVID but you can order a printed set of notes by emailing with your contact and address details. Notes can be sent via Australia Post or courier (depending on location) for an additional cost. The printed notes will cost $35 inc GST + postage.

There is an Ed page for this course. If you don't have a login for Ed for this course please go to canvas and click on the Ed link on the left side menu there, this should enrol you in Ed. If you are an external AMSI ACE student and cannot access Ed please contact the lecturer.

This unit is also offered to students outside the University via the AMSI ACE network. To sign up as an ACE student please fill out the application form.