## Classical dynamics of particles and systems |

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### Contents

Preface | 1 |

Vector Calculus | 32 |

Fundamentals of Newtonian Mechanics | 56 |

Copyright | |

18 other sections not shown

### Common terms and phrases

amplitude angle angular momentum angular velocity approximation arbitrary axis becomes calculation center of mass Chapter circular orbit components conservation consider const constant constraint coordinate system cosine curve damping defined density derivative described differential equation direction discussion distance dynamics equal equations of motion equilibrium example expand expression fixed Fourier frequency given grad group velocity Hamilton's Principle Hamiltonian harmonic oscillator Hence inertia tensor inertial reference frame initial conditions integral kinetic energy Lagrange Lagrange's equations Lagrangian linear loaded string matrix mechanics method Newtonian normal notation obtain origin orthogonal particle of mass pendulum phase paths phase velocity physical plane position potential energy principal moments problem quantity radius reference frame relative relativistic represents result rigid body rotation scalar scattering Section Show shown in Fig solution space specified surface symmetrical theorem theory total energy transformation vanish vector wave function wave number write zero