Lecture Notes on Classical Mechanics
by Sunil Golwala
Publisher: California Institute of Technology 2007
Number of pages: 396
These notes cover classical mechanics and special relativity at a level of sophistication beyond the introductory sequence. You will learn a variety of new techniques and formalism that will allow you to attack a wider set of problems than you saw in the introductory sequences as well as provide you a deeper, more unified understanding of the structure and fundamental principles of classical physics.
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