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Analytical Mechanics

Analytical Mechanics

by Louis N. Hand, Janet D. Finch
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ISBN-13: 9780521573276
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/1998
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 889,980
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. Lagrangian mechanics; 2. Variational calculus and its application to mechanics; 3. Linear oscillators; 4. One dimensional systems: central forces and the Kepler problem; 5. Noether's theorem and Hamiltonian dynamics; 6. Theoretical mechanics: from canonical transformations to action-angle variables; 7. Rotating coordinate systems; 8. The dynamics of rigid bodies; 9. The theory of small vibrations; 10. Approximate solutions to non-analytic problems; 11. Chaotic dynamics; 12. Special relativity.

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