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Analytical Dynamics - Course N - Samuel D. Lindenbaum

Analytical Dynamics - Course N

Hardcover Published: 1994
ISBN: 9789810214678
Number Of Pages: 316

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This book comprises a set of notes on a course of lectures on rational mechanics, as part of the graduate physics curriculum, delivered by the late Professor Shirley L. Quimby during his tenure at Columbia University, New York. The notes contain proofs of basic theorems, derivations of formulae and amplification of observations, as well as the presentation and solution of illustrative problems. Collateral readings from more than 50 source references are indicated at appropriate places in the text.

Preface and Acknowledgements
Contents
Introductory note and references
Kinematics of a Rigid Body
Finite Displacementsp. 1
Infinitesimal Displacementsp. 26
Kinematics of a Particle
Dynamics of Systems of Particles
The Newtonian Methodp. 42
The Lagrangian Methodp. 55
Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies
General Dynamical Relations for an Aggregate of Mass Particlesp. 106
Dynamical Specification of a Rigid Bodyp. 109
Problems of Rigid Dynamicsp. 118
Impulsive Motionp. 146
Dissipative Motionp. 154
Theory of Small Vibrations
Matrices, Linear Transformations and Quadratic Formsp. 168
Free Vibrations of Dissipative Systemsp. 183
Free Vibrations of Conservative Systemsp. 195
Normal Coordinates and Dissipative Systemsp. 217
Forced Vibrationsp. 218
Transverse Vibrationsp. 222
General Dynamical Systems
Additional Principles of General Dynamical Systems
The Hamiltonian Method in Dynamics
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ISBN: 9789810214678
ISBN-10: 9810214677
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 1994
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54

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