Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 5/e (IE-Paperback)

Stephen T. Thornton , Jerry B. Marion

  • 出版商: Cengage Learning
  • 出版日期: 2008-01-01
  • 售價: $1,180
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,156
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 672
  • ISBN: 0495556106
  • ISBN-13: 9780495556107

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●Written for maximum flexibility, this best-selling junior level mechanics text is easily adaptable to any length--one- or two-semester--or focus of course.
●LAGRANGIAN and HAMILTONIAN DYNAMICS are introduced early in the text.
●This text has an entire chapter on NONLINEAR METHODS.
●NUMERICAL METHODS PROBLEMS are included for students to solve using a computer.


1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus.
2. Newtonian Mechanics--Single Particle.
3. Oscillations.
4. Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos.
5. Gravitation.
6. Some Methods in the Calculus of Variations.
7. Hamilton''s Principle--Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics.
8. Central-Force Motion.
9. Dynamics of a System of Particles.
10. Motion in a Noninertial Reference Frame.
11. Dynamics of Rigid Bodies.
12. Coupled Oscillations.
13. Continuous Systems: Waves.
14. Special Theory of Relativity.
Selected References.
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems.