Notes on Analytical Mechanics
by Ingemar Bengtsson
Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Fysikum 2017
Number of pages: 139
These are lecture notes for an undergraduate course in analytical mechanics. From the table of contents: The Best of all Possible Worlds; Lagrangian mechanics; The central force two-body problem; Rotation and rigid bodies; The Hamiltonian formulation; Integrable and chaotic motion.
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by Sunil Golwala - California Institute of Technology
These notes cover classical mechanics and special relativity. You will learn new techniques that will allow you to attack a wider set of problems than you saw in the introductory sequences as well as provide you a deeper understanding of physics.
by Michael Spivak - University of Georgia
Contents: The Hardest Part of Mechanics (The Fundamentals); How Newton Analyzed Planetary Motion; Systems of Particles; Conservation Laws; Rigid Bodies; Constraints; Holonomic and Non-Holonomic Constraints; Statically Indeterminate Structures.
by Eric Poisson - University of Guelph
These lecture notes are suitable for a one-semester course at the third-year undergraduate level. The table of contents: Newtonian mechanics; Lagrangian mechanics; Hamiltonian mechanics; Term project: Motion around a black hole.
by Robert L. Dewar - The Australian National University
We develop a more abstract viewpoint in which one thinks of the dynamics of a system described by a number of generalized coordinates, but in which the dynamics can be encapsulated in a single scalar function: the Lagrangian or the Hamiltonian.