ISBN-10:
0894644459
ISBN-13:
9780894644450
Pub. Date:
11/28/1990
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Dynamics

Dynamics

by S. Neil Rasband

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Overview

Dynamics

Discusses classical dynamics from a modern geometrical (differential geometry) viewpoint using modern mathematical techniques. Introduces for the first time in a textbook recent developments relating to the invariance of mechanical systems under perturbation and Lie algebraic techniques. Includes figures to illustrate mathematical and physical concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780894644450
Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/1990
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Kinematics.

Newtonian Dynamics.

Lagrangian Dynamics.

The Dynamics of Rigid Bodies.

The Dynamics of Small Oscillations.

Invariants of the Motion.

Hamiltonian Dynamics.

Dynamics on Phase Space.

Action-Angle Variables.

Algebraic Aspects of Motion.

Index.

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