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Classical Mechanics

Herbert Goldstein, Charles P. Poole, and John L. Safko
Publisher: 
Addison Wesley
Publication Date: 
2001
Number of Pages: 
680
Format: 
Hardcover
Edition: 
3
Price: 
138.00
ISBN: 
978-0201657029
Category: 
Textbook
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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.

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED