Newtonian Dynamics

A complete set of lecture notes for an upper-division undergraduate Newtonian dynamics course. The course concentrates on those aspects of classical dynamics which can be studied analytically. Topics covered include oscillations, Keplerian orbits, two-body scattering, rotating frames of reference, rotation of rigid bodies in three dimensions, Lagrangian mechanics, Hamiltonian mechanics, and coupled oscillations.

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Richard Fitzpatrick
Last modified: Tue Apr 26 12:19:00 CDT 2011