**Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics**

by Gerald Jay Sussman, Jack Wisdom

**Publisher**: The MIT Press 2001**ISBN/ASIN**: 0262194554**ISBN-13**: 9780262194556**Number of pages**: 526

**Description**:

This textbook takes an innovative approach to the teaching of classical mechanics, emphasizing the development of general but practical intellectual tools to support the analysis of nonlinear Hamiltonian systems. The development is organized around a progressively more sophisticated analysis of particular natural systems and weaves examples throughout the presentation. Explorations of phenomena such as transitions to chaos, nonlinear resonances, and resonance overlap to help the student to develop appropriate analytic tools for understanding.

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