Classical Mechanics

ISBN Number : 978-93-5367-535-6

Student Price : Rs.625

Student Dollar Price : 25$

Library Price : Rs.1495

Library Dollar Price : 60$

Book Edition : Third

Year of Publication : 2023

No. Of Pages : 568

Book Weight :754

About The Book

In the present edition of the book, the subject matter has been thoroughly revised and enlarged not only to cover the latest syllabi of the various Indian Universities, but a lot of attention has been paid keeping in view the requirements of the students, appearing in different national and state level competitive examinations, e.g., NET/JRF, GATE, etc. Further, a sufficient number of problems (solved and unsolved) and objective type questions have been added so that the aspiring students may have a good practice and develop a good insight in the subject. With these improvements, the present form of the book is expected relatively more useful for the student community.


Contents :

1. Introductory Ideas
2. Langrangian Dynamics
3. Hamiltonian Dynamics
4. Two-Body Central Force Problem
5. Variational Principles
6. Canonical Transformations
7. Brackets and Liouville`s Theorem
8. Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and Transition to Quantum Mechanics
9. Small Oscillations and Normal Modes (Coupled-Oscillators)
10. Dynamics of a Rigid Body
11. Noninertial and Rotating Coordinate Systems
12. Special Theory of Relativity-Lorentz Transformations
13. Relativistic Mechanics
14. Four Dimensional Formulation-Minkowski Space
15. Convariant Formulation of Electrodynamics
16. Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

About The Author

Dr. J.C. Upadhyaya was born on Jan. 2, 1941 in Agra. He was recepient of Merit Scholarship throughout his university career. He was conferred his Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Solid State Physics in 1973 by Agra Universtiy. He was elected as Member of the Institute of Physics (London) in 1977 and Fellow of the Institute of Physics (London) in 1978. He has a teaching experience of about 36 years at university level. He wrote two text books on Mechnics and General Properties of Matter which were first published in 1976/70. 

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