Notes on Analytical Mechanics
by Ingemar Bengtsson
Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Fysikum 2017
Number of pages: 139
These are lecture notes for an undergraduate course in analytical mechanics. From the table of contents: The Best of all Possible Worlds; Lagrangian mechanics; The central force two-body problem; Rotation and rigid bodies; The Hamiltonian formulation; Integrable and chaotic motion.
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