Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach by Jorge V. José,Eugene J. Saletan

By Jorge V. José,Eugene J. Saletan

Advances within the examine of dynamical platforms have revolutionized the way in which that classical mechanics is taught and understood. Classical Dynamics, first released in 1998, is a accomplished textbook that offers an entire description of this primary department of physics. The authors disguise all of the fabric that one might anticipate finding in a typical graduate path: Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics, canonical alterations, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, perturbation equipment, and inflexible our bodies. in addition they care for extra complex subject matters similar to the relativistic Kepler challenge, Liouville and Darboux theorems, and inverse and chaotic scattering. A key characteristic of the e-book is the early advent of geometric (differential manifold) principles, in addition to particular remedy of issues in nonlinear dynamics (such because the KAM theorem) and continuum dynamics (including solitons). The booklet includes many labored examples and over two hundred homework routines. will probably be an awesome textbook for graduate scholars of physics, utilized arithmetic, theoretical chemistry, and engineering, in addition to an invaluable reference for researchers in those fields. A suggestions handbook is out there solely for instructors.

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