Dynamics and Relativity
by David Tong
Publisher: University of Cambridge 2012
Number of pages: 154
This is an introductory course on Newtonian mechanics and special relativity given to first year undergraduates. Contents: Newtonian Mechanics; Forces; Dimensional Analysis; Systems of Particles; Central Forces; Rigid Bodies; Non-Inertial Frames; Special Relativity.
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