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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Oliver Clarence Lester - Ginn and company
The matter presented is intended to form the introduction to a work on Theoretical Mechanics. The book is intended as a drill book, and the unusual elaboration of the topics, should enable the student to overcome most of his difficulties himself.
by John Duncan - Macmillan and co
The author's object in writing this book has been to provide a practical statement of the principles of Mechanics. Principles have been illustrated by numerous fully worked-out examples, and exercises for home or class work have been provided.
by Frank Berry Sanborn - J. Wiley & sons
The book presents many practical problems together with brief definitions and solutions of typical problems which should help the student to follow this advice: ''Learn for yourself, think for yourself, make yourself master of principles''.
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.