Classical Mechanics 
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User Review  Bikash Kanungo  GoodreadsMore analytical than geometrical but it still remains the gold standard for classical mechanics. The only improvement I would like is more succinctness. Read full review
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User Review  Ryan  GoodreadsI found this book was great suplement to Landau. Goldstein can be more clear and comprehensive when Landau is concise. Read full review
Contents
Variational Principles and Lagranges Equations  30 
The TwoBody Central Force Problem  58 
The Kinematics of Rigid Body Motion  93 
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action variables actionangle variables angle angular momentum canonical transformation cartesian center of mass central force Chapter classical mechanics coefficients components conservation theorem considered constant coordinate system corresponding covariant cyclic coordinate defined derivative diagonal differential equation direction discussion eigenvalue eigenvectors equations of motion equilibrium Euler example expressed field figure axis frequencies function given HamiltonJacobi equation Hamilton's principle Hamiltonian Hence independent inertia inertia ellipsoid infinitesimal initial integral invariant inverse involved kinetic energy Lagrange equations Lagrange's Lorentz transformation magnitude matrix elements momenta obtained orbit orthogonal matrix orthogonal transformation oscillations parameter particle physical plane Poisson bracket potential energy precession problem quantities quantum mechanics reduces relativistic result rigid body rotation scalar scattering Section Show simple solution spatial surface symmetrical system point tensor theory tion torque transformation equations vanish variation vector velocity vibrations wave written zero