Summary: This proven and enduring textbook introduces the fundamentals of classical mechanics to undergraduate physics majors. Taking a concise, practical, accessible approach, ANALYTICAL MECHANICS uses a historical perspective to enhance understanding and insight. Examples are presented first, with directness and simplicity, followed by a discussion of fundamental concepts, to help students grasp challenging concepts using more familiar, specific cases. Lagrangian and Hamilt ...show moreonian mechanics are addressed in Chapter 10 to allow for a more complete presentation. This edition contains a marked emphasis on numerical, worked examples to address student problem-solving needs. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 05
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