## Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems"This book presents a modern and reasonably complete account of the classical mechanics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies for physics students at the advance undergraduate level." -- Pref. |

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### Contents

Matrices and Vectors | 1 |

Vector Calculus | 32 |

Fundamentals of Newtonian Mechanics | 56 |

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amplitude angle angular momentum angular velocity approximately arbitrary axis becomes calculation center of mass Chapter circular orbit components conservation consider const constant constraint coordinate system cosine curve damping defined derivative described differential equation direction discussion distance dynamics equal equations of motion equilibrium Euler 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 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 rotation scalar scattering Section Show shown in Fig sin2 solution space specified surface symmetrical theorem theory total energy transformation vanish vector wave function wave number write zero