**Modern Introductory Mechanics**

by Walter Wilcox

**Publisher**: Bookboon 1999**ISBN-13**: 9788740308556**Number of pages**: 309

**Description**:

This is a two semester introductory classical mechanics text. The coverage of material includes some unusual topics in variational techniques and deterministic chaos. The treatment of relativity is more complete than usual, and the author introduces the idea of covariant and contravariant vectors and tensors.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(10MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Lectures on Classical Mechanics**

by

**John C. Baez**-

**University of California**

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.

(

**17266**views)

**Lecture Notes and Exercises on Statics**

by

**Abdulwahab Amrani**

Course objectives: To understand and use the general ideas of force vectors and equilibrium; To understand and use structural analysis and internal force and friction; To understand the ideas of center of gravity, centroids and moments of inertia.

(

**10329**views)

**Lecture Notes on Classical Mechanics**

by

**Sunil Golwala**-

**California Institute of Technology**

These notes cover classical mechanics and special relativity. You will learn new techniques 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 understanding of physics.

(

**13732**views)

**A Short Introduction to Theoretical Mechanics**

by

**A. Nony Mous**-

**Archive.org**

Contents: Generalized Coordinate Systems; Differential Equations; One Dimensional Motion; Motion of a Particle in Two and Three Dimensions; Accelerated Frames of Reference; Systems of Interacting Particles; The Special Theory of Relativity; etc.

(

**14359**views)