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Author José, Jorge V. (Jorge Valenzuela), 1949-

Title Classical dynamics : a contemporary approach / Jorge V. José and Eugene J. Saletan
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 670 pages) : illustrations
Contents Fundamentals of mechanics -- Lagrangian formulation of mechanics -- Topics in Lagrangian dynamics -- Scattering and linear oscillations -- Hamiltonian formulation of mechanics -- Topics in Hamiltonian dynamics -- Nonlinear dynamics -- Virigid bodies -- Continuum dynamics
Summary "Recent advances in the study of dynamical systems have revolutionized the way that classical mechanics is taught and understood. Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach is a new and comprehensive textbook that provides a complete description of this fundamental branch of physics." "It will be an ideal textbook for graduate students of physics, applied mathematics, theoretical chemistry, and engineering, and will also serve as a useful reference for researchers in these fields."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [656]-662) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Mechanics, Analytic.
Form Electronic book
Author Saletan, Eugene J. (Eugene Jerome), 1924-
ISBN 051180377X (electronic bk.)
113964890X (electronic bk.)
9780511803772 (electronic bk.)
9781139648905 (electronic bk.)