With the direct, accessible, and pragmatic approach of Fowles and Cassiday's ANALYTICAL MECHANICS, Seventh Edition, thoroughly revised for clarity and concision, students will grasp challenging concepts in introductory mechanics. A complete exposition of the fundamentals of classical mechanics, this proven and enduring introductory text is a ...Read MoreWith the direct, accessible, and pragmatic approach of Fowles and Cassiday's ANALYTICAL MECHANICS, Seventh Edition, thoroughly revised for clarity and concision, students will grasp challenging concepts in introductory mechanics. A complete exposition of the fundamentals of classical mechanics, this proven and enduring introductory text is a standard for the undergraduate Mechanics course. Numerical worked examples increased students' problem-solving skills, while textual discussions aid in student understanding of theoretical material through the use of specific cases.Read Less
New. Coverage includes a thorough exposition and development of Newtonian Mechanics, as well as an introduction to Hamiltonian formalism, a complete presentation of Lagrangian formalism, featuring D``Alembert``s principle, Lagrange multipliers, forces of constraint and generalized forces, and invariance of Lagrangian formalism under exchange operations and relation to normal modes. An expanded explanation of harmonic motion includes the discussion of phase space and chaotic motion. A comprehensive overview of historical development is followed by a discussion of the theory of gravitation and planetary motion, both of which help students understand the development of the laws of mechanics from real problem-solving efforts. This trademark historical perspective has been further extended, where relevant. Fundamental Concepts: Vectors. Newtonian Mechanics: Rectilinear Motion of a Particle. Oscillations. General Motion of a Particle in Three Dimensions. Noninertial Reference Systems. Gravitation and Central Forces. Dynamics of Systems of Particles. Mechanics of Rigid Bodies: Planar Motion. Motion of Rigid Bodies in Three Dimensions. Lagrangian Mechanics. Dynamics of Oscillating Systems. Appendices. Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems. Selected References. Index. Printed Pages: 544..
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