## Computer Algebra Recipes for Classical MechanicsHundreds of novel and innovative computer algebra "recipes" will enable readers starting at the second year undergraduate level to easily and rapidly solve and explore most problems they encounter in their classical mechanics studies. While the aim is not to try and teach the fundamentals of the subject, the recipes are organized to correlate with topics found in standard classical mechanics texts. Using the powerful computer algebra system MAPLE (Release 8) --- no prior knowledge of MAPLE is presumed --- the relevant command structures are explained on a need-to-know basis as the recipes are developed. This is a self-contained and standalone text, similar only in style and format to This new problem-solving guide can serve in a variety of ways: for use in the classroom or self-study, for reference, or as a text for an on-line course. Science professionals, engineers who need to quickly solve complex classical mechanics problems relevant to their work, and instructors seeking a modern approach to teaching this venerable subject will find this work an invaluable resource. |

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### Contents

1 | |

THE APPETIZERS | 9 |

Newtonian Mechanics | 49 |

THE ENTREES | 101 |

Newtonian Dynamics I | 135 |

Newtonian Dynamics II | 181 |

THE DESSERTS | 209 |

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Computer Algebra Recipes for Classical Mechanics, Volume 1 Richard H. Enns,George C. McGuire Limited preview - 2002 |