Elementary Dynamics: a textbook for engineers
by Joseph Whittington Landon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1920
Number of pages: 268
In the following pages an attempt has been made to present the principles of elementary dynamics, and to explain the meaning of the physical quantities involved, partly by definition and description, but mainly by worked examples in which formulae have been avoided as far as possible. By continually having to think of the principle and the physical quantities involved, the student gradually acquires the true meaning of them, and they become real to him.
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by J. Bruce Brackenridge - University of California Press
The book clearly explains the surprisingly simple analytical structure that underlies the determination of the force necessary to maintain ideal planetary motion. The author sets the problem in historical and conceptual perspective.
by Rudra Pratap, Andy Ruina - Cornell University
This is an engineering statics and dynamics text intended as both an introduction and as a reference. The book emphasizes use of vectors, free-body diagrams, momentum and energy balance and computation. Intuitive approaches are discussed throughout.
by Ervin S. Ferry - John Wiley & Sons
A rigorous theoretical and mathematical description of the motion of spinning bodies and practical applications where their gyroscopic properties are used. The book goes into great detail on the theory, design and implementation of applications.
by Martin Scholtz - Charles University
Contents: Classical mechanics; Lagrange equations; Hamilton's equations; Variational principle; Hamilton-Jacobi equation; Electromagnetic field; Discrete dynamical systems and fractals; Dynamical systems; Bifurcations; Commands in Mathematica.