Intermediate Dynamics: A Linear Algebraic Approach by R.A. HowlandIntermediate Dynamics: A Linear Algebraic Approach by R.A. Howland

Intermediate Dynamics: A Linear Algebraic Approach

byR.A. Howland

Paperback | February 11, 2011

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Complete, rigorous review of Linear Algebra, from Vector Spaces to Normal FormsEmphasis on more classical Newtonian treatment (favored by Engineers) of rigid bodies, and more modern in greater reliance on Linear Algebra to get inertia matrix and deal with machinesDevelops Analytical Dynamics to allow the introduction of friction
Title:Intermediate Dynamics: A Linear Algebraic ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:542 pagesPublished:February 11, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441939202

ISBN - 13:9781441939203

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Table of Contents

Part I. Linear Algebra.- Vector Spaces.- Linear Transformations on Vector Spaces.- Special Case--Square Matrices.- Part II. 3-D Rigid Body Dynamics.- Kinematics.- Kinetics.- Part III: Analytical Dynamics.- Analytical Dynamics: Perspective.- Lagrangian Dynamics: Kinematics.- Lagrangian Dynamics: Kinetics.- Integrals of Motion.- Hamiltonian Dynamics.

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From the reviews:"Howland ( Univ. Of Notre Dame) has prepared a mathematical treatment of mechanics/dynamics in three dimensions with an emphasis on linear-algebraic details. The book is well written, showing a real appreciation for the underlying mathematics. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals." (J. D. Fehribach, Choice, Vol. 43 (10), June, 2006)