by William Fogg Osgood
Publisher: The MacMillan Company 1937
Number of pages: 494
The book is adapted to the needs of a first course in Mechanics, given for sophomores, and culminating in a thorough study of the dynamics of a rigid body in two dimensions. So important are Hamilton's Equations and their solution by means of Jacobi's Equation, that this subject has also been included.
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by Michael Cohen - University of Pennsylvania
This is an introduction to Classical Mechanics, which many students may find useful as a supplementary resource. Cohen emphasizes basic concepts, such as force and permissible frames of reference, which frequently are dealt with hastily.
by Roy McWeeny - Learning Development Institute
From these simple ideas about mass and motion, and a few experiments that anyone can do, we can lay the foundations of Physics: they are expressed mathematically in the 'laws of motion', which form the starting point for the Physical Sciences.
General mechanics introductory text for physics and engineering students with a background in calculus. Contents: Newton's Laws: First principles; Rotational Dynamics; Newton's Laws: A second look; Harmonic Oscillators; etc.
by James E. Boyd - McGraw-Hill
This book is intended to give a working knowledge of the principles of Mechanics and to supply a foundation upon which study of Strength of Materials, Stresses in Structures, Machine Design, and other courses of more technical nature may rest.