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Classical Mechanics 3RD Edition

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For 30 years, this book has been the acknowledged standard in advanced classical mechanics courses. This classic book enables readers to make connections between classical and modern physics — an indispensable part of a physicist's education. In this new edition, Beams Medal winner Charles Poole and John Safko have updated the book to include the latest topics, applications, and notation to reflect today's physics curriculum.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 617-621) and indexes.

Table of Contents

 1. Survey of the Elementary Principles.

 2. Variational Principles and Lagrange's Equations.

UPDATED! 3. The Central Force Problem.

 4. The Kinematics of Rigid Body Motion.

 5. The Rigid Body Equations of Motion.

UPDATED! 6. Oscillations.

REVISED! 7. The Classical Mechanics of the Special Theory of Relativity.

 8. The Hamiltonian Equations of Motion.

 9. Canonical Transformations.

10. Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and Action Angle Variables.

NEW! 11. Classical Chaos.

REVISED! 12. Canonical Perturbation Theory.

13. Introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Formulations for Continuous Systems and Fields.

Appendixes.

Select Bibliography.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201657029
Author:
Goldstein, Herbert
Author:
Poole, Charles P.
Author:
Poole, Charles P., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. J
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Safko, John L.
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Mechanics
Subject:
Mechanics, analytic
Subject:
Mechanics - General
Subject:
Physics-Classical Mechanics
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series Volume:
no. 183
Publication Date:
June 2001
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
680
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.5 x 1.5 in 1238 gr

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