By Louis N. Hand,Janet D. Finch

ISBN-10: 0521573270

ISBN-13: 9780521573276

ISBN-10: 0521575729

ISBN-13: 9780521575720

Analytical Mechanics, first released in 1999, presents a close creation to the main analytical thoughts of classical mechanics, one of many cornerstones of physics. It bargains with all of the very important matters encountered in an undergraduate direction and prepares the reader completely for extra research at graduate point. The authors set out the basics of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics early on within the ebook and move directly to hide such subject matters as linear oscillators, planetary orbits, rigid-body movement, small vibrations, nonlinear dynamics, chaos, and specified relativity. a unique characteristic is the inclusion of many 'e-mail questions', that are meant to facilitate discussion among the scholar and teacher. Many labored examples are given, and there are 250 homework routines to assist scholars achieve self assurance and skillability in problem-solving. it's a terrific textbook for undergraduate classes in classical mechanics, and gives a legitimate origin for graduate study.

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