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 Jeremy Heyl - The University of British Columbia
Contents: Linear Motion; Energy and Angular Momentum; The Principle of Least Action; Central Forces; Rotating Frames; Conservative Systems; Many-Particle Systems; Rigid Bodies; Continuum Mechanics; Small Oscillations and Perturbed Motion; etc.
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 J. B. Tatum - University of Victoria
Contents: Centres of Mass; Moment of Inertia; Systems of Particles; Rigid Body Rotation; Collisions; Motion in a Resisting Medium; Projectiles; Impulsive Forces; Conservative Forces; Rocket Motion; Simple and Damped Oscillatory Motion; etc.
by Z.K. Silagadze - arXiv
These test problems were used by the author as weekly control works for the first year physics students at Novosibirsk State University in 2005. Solutions of the problems are also given. Written in Russian and English language.