Lecturer: Professor Fredrick Olness
Office hours: 201 Fondren Science and by appointment
Call or leave a message at (214) 768-2500, or
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Mathematica for symbolic and numerical problem solving
by H. Goldstein
Publisher: Addison Wesley;
Edition: You may use 2nd or 3rd edition.
Relevant Web Sites:
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Principle of least action
Calculus of variations
Kepler problem, and variations
Rigid body mechanics
Groups, Rotation matrices
Poisson Brackets & connection to QM
Canonical Perturbation Theory
Classical Mechanics. (2nd or 3rd Edition) by Herbert Goldstein
by Keith R. Symon
A classic! Provides an intuitive introduction to relativity, cosmology, quantum mechanics, and more.
Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems. by Thornton and Marion
Mathematica for Physics. by Zimmerman and Olness
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