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Major Sources

The material appearing in Appendix A is largely based on the author's recollections of a vector analysis course given by Dr. Stephen Gull at the University of Cambridge. Major sources for the material appearing in Chapters 2-13 include Dynamics, H. Lamb, 2nd Edition (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1923); Analytical Mechanics, G.R. Fowles (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York NY, 1977); Solar System Dynamics, C.D. Murray, and S.F. Dermott (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1999); Classical Mechanics, 3rd Edition, H. Goldstein, C. Poole, and J. Safko (Addison-Wesley, San Fransico CA, 2002); Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 5th Edition, S.T. Thornton, and J.B. Marion (Brooks/Cole--Thomson Learning, Belmont CA, 2004); and Analytical Mechanics, 7th Edition, G.R. Fowles, and G.L. Cassiday (Brooks/Cole--Thomson Learning, Belmont CA, 2005). The various sources for the material appearing in Chapters 14 and 15 are identified in footnotes.

Richard Fitzpatrick 2011-03-31