TitleAdvanced mechanics : from Euler's deteminism to Arnold's chaos
Author(s)S.G. Rajeev
Description1 online resource : illustrations
Abstract NoteThis book begins with the ancient parts of classical mechanics: the variational principle, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms, and Poisson brackets. Hamilton-Jacobi theory is discussed, showing a path towards quantum mechanics and a connection to the eikonal of optics. The three body problem is studied in detail, including small orbits around the Lagrange points. Chaos on the complex plane is also covered: Julia sets, Fatou sets and the Mandelblot
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
ISBN,Price9780191775154 (ebook)
Item TypeeBook
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