Mechanics and Special Relativity
by Howard Georgi
Publisher: Harvard College 2005
Number of pages: 203
Description:
Newtonian mechanics and special relativity for students with good preparation in physics and mathematics at the level of the advanced placement curriculum. Topics include an introduction to Lagrangian mechanics, Noether's theorem, special relativity, collisions and scattering, rotational motion, angular momentum, torque, the moment of inertia tensor, oscillators damped and driven, gravitation, planetary motion, and an introduction to cosmology.
This document is no more available for free.
Similar books
Classical Mechanics
by Joel A. Shapiro - Rutgers
A textbook for an advanced course in classical mechanics covering: Particle Kinematics; Lagrange's and Hamilton's Equations; Two Body Central Forces; Rigid Body Motion; Small Oscillations; Hamilton's Equations; Perturbation Theory; Field Theory.
(12764 views)
by Joel A. Shapiro - Rutgers
A textbook for an advanced course in classical mechanics covering: Particle Kinematics; Lagrange's and Hamilton's Equations; Two Body Central Forces; Rigid Body Motion; Small Oscillations; Hamilton's Equations; Perturbation Theory; Field Theory.
(12764 views)
Amateur Physics for the Amateur Pool Player
by Ron Shepard - Argonne National Laboratory
Notes for the pool player who enjoys playing the game, and who enjoys understanding how things work using the language of physics. The tone of the presentation directed toward the amateur who enjoys both physics and pool playing.
(11923 views)
by Ron Shepard - Argonne National Laboratory
Notes for the pool player who enjoys playing the game, and who enjoys understanding how things work using the language of physics. The tone of the presentation directed toward the amateur who enjoys both physics and pool playing.
(11923 views)
Classical Mechanics
- Wikibooks
Classical mechanics is the study of the motion of bodies based upon Isaac Newton's famous laws of mechanics. The reader should be comfortable with basic physics concepts. Familiarity with geometry, algebra, and calculus is a must.
(12625 views)
- Wikibooks
Classical mechanics is the study of the motion of bodies based upon Isaac Newton's famous laws of mechanics. The reader should be comfortable with basic physics concepts. Familiarity with geometry, algebra, and calculus is a must.
(12625 views)
Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics
by Gerald Jay Sussman, Jack Wisdom - The MIT Press
The book emphasizes the development of general tools to support the analysis of nonlinear Hamiltonian systems. Explorations of transitions to chaos, nonlinear resonances, and resonance overlap to help the student to develop tools for understanding.
(9874 views)
by Gerald Jay Sussman, Jack Wisdom - The MIT Press
The book emphasizes the development of general tools to support the analysis of nonlinear Hamiltonian systems. Explorations of transitions to chaos, nonlinear resonances, and resonance overlap to help the student to develop tools for understanding.
(9874 views)