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By John H. Lowenstein

Classical dynamics is among the cornerstones of complicated schooling in physics and utilized arithmetic, with purposes throughout engineering, chemistry and biology. during this e-book, the writer makes use of a concise and pedagogical kind to hide all of the subject matters useful for a graduate-level direction in dynamics in keeping with Hamiltonian equipment. Readers are brought to the outstanding advances within the box through the moment half the twentieth-century, together with KAM concept and deterministic chaos. necessary to those advancements are a few intriguing rules from sleek arithmetic, that are brought rigorously and selectively. middle thoughts and methods are mentioned, including quite a few concrete examples to demonstrate key ideas. a distinct function of the booklet is using software program to enquire advanced dynamical platforms, either analytically and numerically. this article is perfect for graduate scholars and complex undergraduates who're already conversant in the Newtonian and Lagrangian remedies of classical mechanics. The e-book is definitely suited for a one-semester path, yet is well tailored to a extra centred layout of one-quarter or a trimester. A ideas guide and creation to Mathematica® can be found on-line at www.cambridge.org/Lowenstein.

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