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Introduction To Classical Mechanics

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AuthorWalecka John Dirk
ISBN9780000990013
Published LanguageEnglish
Publication Year2021
PublisherWorld Scientific
BindingPaperback
Original Price$78
Pages184
EditionWorld Scientific Low Price Edition (WSLPE)

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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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Weight0.25 kg
Dimensions15.19 × 1.7 × 22.91 cm
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