(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. A particle of mass m is in the environment of a force field with components: F_{z}=-K_{z}, F_{y}=F_{x}=0 for some constant K. Write down the Hamiltonian of the particle in Cartesian coordinates .What are the constant of motion?

2. H=kinetic energy +potential energy

3. Is the Hamiltonian H is just E= int(-K)dz = -Kz??

Also, I would like to ask what is the meaning of the constant of motion?? I really don't know where to start .

That is the first time that I deal with the Hamiltonian Mechanics. I don't sure how to do the problem.

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# Homework Help: Hamiltonian Mechanics

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