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Theoretical Mechanics
An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of Dynamics

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  • Date Published: December 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107593459

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  • Originally published in 1921, this book was intended as a textbook of dynamics for the use of students who have some acquaintance with the methods of the differential and integral calculus. The chapters cover a vast range of topics and include the existing well-known key theorems of the day; chapters include, 'Displacement, velocity, acceleration', 'Forces acting on a particle' and 'The rotation of the Earth'. Notably, difficult and challenging topics are marked with an asterisk to indicate the advanced nature of the subject and a collection of miscellaneous examples are appended to most of the chapters to assist with classes and revision, most of which have been sourced from previous examination papers. Linear equations and diagrams are included throughout to support the text. This book will be a valuable resource to scholars of physics and engineering as well as to anyone with an interest in the history of education.

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    • Date Published: December 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107593459
    • length: 328 pages
    • dimensions: 210 x 148 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Displacement, velocity, acceleration
    2. The motion of a free particle in a field of force
    3. Forces acting on a particle
    4. Motion of a particle under given forces
    5. Motion under constraints and resistances
    6. The law of reaction
    Appendix to chapter 6. Reduction of a system of localized vectors
    7. Miscellaneous methods and applications
    8. Motion of a rigid body in two dimensions
    9. Rigid bodies and connected systems
    10. The rotation of the Earth
    11. Summary and discussion of the principles of dynamics
    Appendix. Measurement and units
    Index.

  • Author

    A. E. H. Love

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