The Theory of Classical Dynamics by J. B. GriffithsThe Theory of Classical Dynamics by J. B. Griffiths

The Theory of Classical Dynamics

byJ. B. Griffiths

Paperback | November 27, 2008

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This textbook describes in detail the classical theory of dynamics, a subject fundamental to the physical sciences, which has a large number of important applications. The author's aim is to describe the essential content of the theory, the general way in which it is used, and the basic concepts that are involved. No deep understanding can be obtained simply by examining theoretical considerations, so Dr Griffiths has included throughout many examples and exercises. This then is an ideal textbook for an undergraduate course for physicists or mathematicians who are familiar with vector analysis.
Title:The Theory of Classical DynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:November 27, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521090695

ISBN - 13:9780521090698


Table of Contents

1. The Newtonian method; 2. Space, time and vector notation; 3. Force, mass and the law of motion; 4. Newtonian relativity; 5. Newtonian gravitation; 6. Particle dynamics; 7. Systems of several particles; 8. Rigid body dynamics; 9. Analytical dynamics; 10. Variational principles; 11. Hamilton-Jacobi theory.