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by David Tong - University of Cambridge , 2005
We shall describe the advances that took place after Newton when the laws of motion were reformulated using more powerful techniques and ideas developed by some of the giants of mathematical physics: Euler, Lagrange, Hamilton and Jacobi.
Dynamics and Relativity
by David Tong - University of Cambridge , 2012
This is an introductory course on Newtonian mechanics and special relativity given to first year undergraduates. Topics: Forces; Dimensional Analysis; Systems of Particles; Central Forces; Rigid Bodies; Non-Inertial Frames; Special Relativity.
Elementary Dynamics: a textbook for engineers
by Joseph Whittington Landon - Cambridge University Press , 1920
The book presents the principles of elementary dynamics, and explains 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 Ervin S. Ferry - John Wiley & Sons , 1933
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.
Dynamics for Beginners
by John Bascombe Lock - MacMillan , 1890
This work explains the elementary principles of Dynamics, illustrating them by numerous easy numerical examples in a manner suitable for use in Schools with boys of ordinary mathematical attainments. This is the third edition of the book.
Introduction to Statics and Dynamics
by Rudra Pratap, Andy Ruina - Cornell University , 2009
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.
The Key to Newton's Dynamics
by J. Bruce Brackenridge - University of California Press , 1996
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.
Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
by Janusz Krodkiewski , 2008
This text provides the students with the theoretical background of the three dimensional mechanics of rigid body and its applications. This part of mechanics is presented in three parts: Modelling, Analysis and Experimental Investigations.
Applied Mechanics Dynamics
by G. W. Housner, D. E. Hudson - California Institute of Technology , 1980
Textbook for engineering students who wish to prepare for more advanced studies of dynamics. The emphasis is on particle and rigid-body dynamics. The book shows how the classical mechanics methods are applied to the various branches of engineering.
by Richard Fitzpatrick - Lulu.com , 2011
Set of lecture notes for an upper-division classical dynamics course: oscillations, Keplerian orbits, two-body scattering, rotation of rigid bodies in three dimensions, Lagrangian mechanics, Hamiltonian mechanics, and coupled oscillations.
A Treatise on the Analytical Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies
by E. T. Whittaker - Cambridge University Press , 1917
Analytical dynamics studies the motions of material bodies due to the mutual interactions with the aid of mathematical analysis. Here is a famous book on mathematical mechanics, a comprehensive account of the classical results of analytical dynamics.
Topics in dynamics I: Flows
by Edward Nelson - Princeton University Press , 1969
Lecture notes for a course on differential equations covering differential calculus, Picard's method, local structure of vector fields, sums and Lie products, self-adjoint operators on Hilbert space, commutative multiplicity theory, and more.