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Lectures on Classical Mechanics

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Lectures on Classical Mechanics
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Publisher: University of California
Number of pages: 76

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These are course notes for a mathematics graduate course on classical mechanics. The author started with the Lagrangian approach, with a heavy emphasis on action principles, and derived the Hamiltonian approach from that.

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