Classical mechanics

Edition
  • 5th ed.
Published
  • London River Edge, NJ : Imperial College Press ; Distributed by World Scientific Pub. c2004
Physical description
xx, 478 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 1860945198 (electronic bk.)
  • 9781860945199 (electronic bk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-464) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2005. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Linear motion -- 3. Energy and angular momentum -- 4. Central conservative forces -- 5. Rotating frames -- 6. Potential theory -- 7. The two-body problem -- 8. Many-body systems -- 9. Rigid bodies -- 10. Lagrangian mechanics -- 11. Small oscillations and normal modes -- 12. Hamiltonian mechanics -- 13. Dynamical systems and their geometry -- 14. Order and chaos in Hamiltonian systems -- Appendix A. Vectors -- Appendix B. Conics -- Appendix C. Phase plane analysis near critical points -- Appendix D. Discrete dynamical systems: maps.
Related item
  • Original: ; ISBN: 1860944248 ; ISBN: 1860944353
  • http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366253
  • http://zbmath.org/?q=an:1068.70001
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Lehrbuch.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This well established text, now in its fifth edition, continues to set out the fundamental principles of the mechanics of particles and rigid bodies.

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