Introduction To Classical Mechanics

By WALECKA JOHN DIRK (WALECKA JOHN DIRK)

This textbook aims to provide a clear and concise set of lectures that take one from the introduction and application of Newton's laws up to Hamilton's principle of stationary action and the lagrangian mechanics of continuous systems. An extensive set of accessible problems enhances and extends the coverage. It serves as a prequel to the author's recently published book entitled Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism based on an introductory course taught sometime ago at Stanford with over 400 students enrolled. Both lectures assume a good, concurrent, course in calculus and familiarity with basic concepts in physics; the development is otherwise self-contained. A good introduction to the subject allows one to approach the many more intermediate and advanced texts with better understanding and a deeper sense of appreciation that both students and teachers alike can share.
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WALECKA JOHN DIRK WALECKA JOHN DIRK

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY, USA

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Number of Pages : 184
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing
Weight : 478.00g
Sku : 9789811217432
Dimension : 229 x 152 (mm)