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Classical mechanics

Author: T W B Kibble; F H Berkshire
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This is the fifth edition of a well-established textbook. It is intended to provide a thorough coverage of the fundamental principles and techniques of classical mechanics, an old subject that is at the base of all of physics, but in which there has also in recent years been rapid development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kibble, T.W.B.
Classical mechanics.
London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2004
(DLC) 2004044010
(OCoLC)54415965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T W B Kibble; F H Berkshire
ISBN: 1860945198 9781860945199
OCLC Number: 58553566
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 478 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface; Contents; Useful Constants and Units; List of Symbols; 1 --
Introduction; 2 --
Linear Motion; 3 --
Energy and Angular Momentum; 4 --
Central Conservative Forces; 4 --
Rotating Frames; 6 --
Potential Theory; 7 --
The Two-Body Problem; 8 --
Many-Body Systems; 10 --
Lagrangian Mechanics; 11 --
Small Oscillations and Normal Modes; 12 --
Hamiltonian Mechanics; 13 --
Dynamical Systems and Their Geometry; 14 --
Order and Chaos in Hamiltonian Systems; Appendix A --
Vectors; Appendix B --
Conics; Appendix C --
Phase Plane Analysis near Critical Points; Answers to Problems.
Responsibility: Tom W.B. Kibble, Frank H. Berkshire.

Abstract:

This is the fifth edition of a well-established textbook. It is intended to provide a thorough coverage of the fundamental principles and techniques of classical mechanics, an old subject that is at the base of all of physics, but in which there has also in recent years been rapid development.

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