Book Title : Classical Mechanics

Author(s) : Goldstein Poole Safko

Publisher : Addison Wesley

Edition : Third Edition

Pages : 636

PDF Size : 199 Mb

Book Description:

Classical Mechanics book by Goldstein Poole Safko has been

the acknowledged standard in advanced classical mechanics

courses. This eBook enables readers to make connections

between classical and modern physics an highly necessary part

of a physicist’s education.

Table of Contents:

1) Survey of the Elementary Principles.

2) Variational Principles and Lagrange’s equations.

3) The Central Force Problem.

4) The Kinematics of Rigid Body Motion.

5) The Rigid Body Equations of Motion.

6) Oscillations.

7) Classical Mechanics of the Special Theory of

Relativity.

8) The Hamiltonian Equations of Motion.

9) Canonical Transformations.

10) Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and Action Angle Variables.

11) Classical Chaos.

12) Canonical Perturbation Theory.

13) Introduction to Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Formulations

for Continuous Systems and Fields.

Appendixes.

Select Bibliography.

Index.