## Classical dynamics of particles and systems |

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amplitude angle angular momentum angular velocity approximation arbitrary axis becomes calculation center of mass Chapter circular orbit coefficients components conservation consider const constant constraint coordinate system corresponding cosine coupled oscillators curve damping defined density derivative described differential equation direction discussion displacement distance dynamics equal equations of motion equilibrium example expression fixed Fourier gravitational Hamilton's Principle Hamiltonian harmonic oscillator Hence inertia tensor inertial reference frame initial conditions integral kinetic energy Lagrange's equations Lagrangian linear loaded string matrix mechanics method modes Newton's Newtonian nonlinear obtain origin orthogonal particle of mass pendulum phase paths phase velocity physical plane position potential energy principal axes principal moments problem quantity radius reference frame represented result rotation scalar scattering Section Show shown in Fig sin2 solution space Substituting surface symmetrical theory tion total energy transformation vanish vector wave function write zero