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Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics

Peter Mann (St Andrews University, UK)



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Oxford University Press
07 June 2018
Mathematics & Sciences; Classical mechanics; Statistical physics; Mathematical physics; Physical chemistry; Mechanical engineering
An introductory textbook exploring the subject of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics with a relaxed and self-contained setting for those unacquainted with mathematics or university level physics. Journeying in a self-contained manner from the very basics, through the fundamentals and onwards to the cutting edge of the subject. Along the way the reader is supported by all the necessary background mathematics, fully worked examples, thoughtful and vibrant illustrations as well as an informal narrative and numerous fresh, modern and inter-disciplinary applications.
By:   Peter Mann (St Andrews University UK)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 189mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   1.166kg
ISBN:   9780198822387
ISBN 10:   0198822383
Pages:   560
Publication Date:   07 June 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Peter Mann completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at the University of St Andrews. He is now a PhD student at the University of St Andrews investigating spreading phenomena on complex networks and how antibiotic resistance proliferates on different network topologies.

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