by Jeremy Heyl
Publisher: The University of British Columbia 2007
Number of pages: 264
Contents: Linear Motion; Energy and Angular Momentum; The Principle of Least Action; Central Forces; Rotating Frames; Conservative Systems; Many-Particle Systems; Rigid Bodies; Continuum Mechanics; Small Oscillations and Perturbed Motion; Hamilton's Equations; Phase Space; Hamilton-Jacobi Equation; Action-Angle Variables; Poisson Brackets; Chaotic Motion; Solving Problems; Dissipative Forces.
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