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528 Pages | 222 figures/illustrations

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198844631

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Introduction to Modern Dynamics

Chaos, Networks, Space, and Time

Second Edition

David D. Nolte

  • A readable and accessible approach to advanced physics topics, conveyed in a manner suited for both undergraduate and graduate students
  • Provides a unified geometric approach to nonlinear physics
  • Supported throughout by worked examples and computer simulations, aiding its functionality on university courses
  • Explores application of challenging topics, such as network theory, econophysics, and evolutionary dynamics
  • Includes traditional topics such as Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics as well as rotating systems and orbital dynamics, making it invaluable and comprehensive for beginners in the field

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded sections on core topics of mechanics, such as applications of Lagrangian mechanics
  • Additional new material, such as coverage of Hamiltonian chaos, ensures that crucial introductory topics are thoroughly discussed
  • More homework problems at the end of each chapter increase its usability as a classroom text
  • Rearranged flow of the early chapters for improved clarity

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