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Classical dynamics of particles and systems.

Author: Stephen T Thornton; Jerry B Marion
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed.View all editions and formats

This classical mechanics text provides a complete account of the classical mechanics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies. The authors make extensive use of vector calculus to explore  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thornton, Stephen T.
Classical dynamics of particles and systems.
Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen T Thornton; Jerry B Marion
ISBN: 0534408966 9780534408961
OCLC Number: 52806908
Notes: Marion's name appears first on earlier edition.
Description: xvi, 656 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Matrices, vectors, and vector calculus --
Newtonian mechanics-single particle --
Oscillations --
Nonlinear oscillations and chaos --
Gravitation --
Some methods in the calculus of variations --
Hamilton's principle-Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics --
Central-force motion --
Dynamics of a system of particles --
Motion in a nonintertial reference frame --
Dynamics of rigid bodies --
Coupled oscillations --
Continuous systems ; waves --
Special theory of relativity.
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