Foundations of Mechanics

Foundations of Mechanics

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Undoubtedly [the book] will be for years the standard reference on symplectic geometry, analytical mechanics and symplectic methods in mathematical physics.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 826 pages
  • 182 x 262 x 44mm | 1,642g
  • American Mathematical Society
  • Providence, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0821844385
  • 9780821844380
  • 643,707

Table of contents

Preliminaries: Differential theory Calculus on manifolds Analytical dynamics: Hamiltonian and Lagrangian systems Hamiltonian systems with symmetry Hamilton-Jacobi theory and mathematical physics An outline of qualitative dynamics: Topological dynamics Differentiable dynamics Hamiltonian dynamics Celestial mechanics: The two-body problem The three-body problem The general theory of dynamical systems and classical mechanics by A. N. Kolmogorov Bibliography Index Glossary of symbols Errata.

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