by Eric Poisson
Publisher: University of Guelph 2008
Number of pages: 164
These lecture notes are suitable for a one-semester course at the third-year undergraduate level. The table of contents: Newtonian mechanics; Lagrangian mechanics; Hamiltonian mechanics; Term project: Motion around a black hole.
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