**An Introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics**

by Simon J.A. Malham

**Publisher**: Heriot-Watt University 2016**Number of pages**: 87

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These notes are intended as an elementary introduction into the ideas and the basic prescription of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics. The only physical principles we require the reader to know are Newton's three laws ...

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