**Dynamics and Relativity**

by David Tong

**Publisher**: University of Cambridge 2012**Number of pages**: 154

**Description**:

This is an introductory course on Newtonian mechanics and special relativity given to first year undergraduates. Contents: Newtonian Mechanics; Forces; Dimensional Analysis; Systems of Particles; Central Forces; Rigid Bodies; Non-Inertial Frames; Special Relativity.

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