Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    R. Douglas Gregory

Title   Classical Mechanics

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   170 x 240 Mm

Publisher   Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 2008

ISBN    052173312X / 9780521733120

Seller ID   033863

Gregory's Classical Mechanics is a major new textbook for undergraduates in mathematics and physics. It is a thorough, self-contained and highly readable account of a subject many students find difficult. The author's clear and systematic style promotes a good understanding of the subject: each concept is motivated and illustrated by worked examples, while problem sets provide plenty of practice for understanding and technique. Computer assisted problems, some suitable for projects, are also included. The book is structured to make learning the subject easy; there is a natural progression from core topics to more advanced ones and hard topics are treated with particular care. A theme of the book is the importance of conservation principles. These appear first in vectorial mechanics where they are proved and applied to problem solving. They reappear in analytical mechanics, where they are shown to be related to symmetries of the Lagrangian, culminating in Noether's theorem. Contents Part I. Newtonian Mechanics of a Single Particle: 1. The algebra and calculus of vectors 2. Velocity, acceleration and scalar angular velocity 3. Newton's laws of motion and the law of gravitation 4. Problems in particle dynamics 5. Linear oscillations 6. Energy conservation 7. Orbits in a central field 8. Non-linear oscillations and phase space Part II. Multi-particle Systems: 9. The energy principle 10. The linear momentum principle 11. The angular momentum principle Part III. Analytical mechanics: 12. Lagrange's equations and conservation principle 13. The calculus of variations and Hamilton's principle 14. Hamilton's equations and phase space Part IV. Further Topics: 15. The general theory of small oscillations 16. Vector angular velocity and rigid body kinematics 17. Rotating reference frames 18. Tensor algebra and the inertia tensor 19. Problems in rigid body dynamics Appendix: centres of mass and moments of inertia Answers to the problems Bibliography Index. Printed Pages: 608.

Classical Mechanics

Price = 19.50 USD


Books of related interest
The Bakhshali Manuscript: An Ancient Treatise of Indian Arithmetic
Svami Satya Prakash Sarasvati and Dr Usha Jyotishmati (ed.)
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Bhaskara I and His Works: Part II: Maha-Bhaskariya
Kripa Shankar Shukla (ed. & Trs.)
250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Science and Mathematics of the Vedas
Dhanraj Ramnath
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

How to Think Like a Mathematician: A Companion to Undergraduate Mathematics
Kevin Houston
39.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Exercises in Probability
T. Cacoulios
14.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Problems in Geometry
M. Berger, P. Pansu, J.P. Berry, and X. Saint-Raymond
14.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Vedic Mathematics
Jagadguru Swami Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji Maharaja
4.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Vedic Mathematics
Jagadguru Swami Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji Maharaja
6.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Encyclopedia of General Typology
K.P. Hart, et al.
185.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Encyclopedia of Physical Sciences and Technology (3rd Edition), 18 Vols.
Robert Meyers
4970.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability, 4 Vols.
Fabrizio Ruggeri, et al.
1150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Global Calculus
S. Ramanan
19.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie