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Classical Mechanics

Edition: 
3
Publisher: 
Addison Wesley
Number of Pages: 
680
Price: 
138.00
ISBN: 
978-0201657029
Date Received: 
Thursday, January 1, 2009
Reviewable: 
Yes
Include In BLL Rating: 
Yes
Herbert Goldstein, Charles P. Poole, and John L. Safko
Publication Date: 
2001
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Textbook
BLL Committee
01/28/2009
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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.
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