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Analytical Mechanics

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ISBN-10: 0521575729

ISBN-13: 9780521575720

Edition: 1998

Authors: Louis N. Hand, Janet D. Finch

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Analytical Mechanics provides an introduction to the analytical techniques of classical mechanics. The authors explain the fundamentals of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics to provide a good foundation for further study.
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Book details

List price: $118.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Lagrangian mechanics
Variational calculus and its application to mechanics
Linear oscillators
One dimensional systems: central forces and the Kepler problem
Noether's theorem and Hamiltonian dynamics
Theoretical mechanics: from canonical transformations to action-angle variables
Rotating coordinate systems
The dynamics of rigid bodies
The theory of small vibrations
Approximate solutions to non-analytic problems
Chaotic dynamics
Special relativity