Journals Higher Education

$89.95

Hardcover

15 September 2013

184 Pages | 18 b/w illustrations

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199670857


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Advanced Mechanics

From Euler's Determinism to Arnold's Chaos

S. G. Rajeev

  • Connects modern ideas on chaos to ancient questions of mechanics
  • Numerical examples help in understanding abstract results
  • Connections to quantum mechanics, relativity, and optics
  • Self-contained introduction to Riemannian geometry
  • Detailed study of the Three Body problem
  • KAM theory introduced using Newton's iteration
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