Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach. Front Cover · Jorge V. José, Eugene J. Saletan. Cambridge University Press, Aug 13, – Science – J José, E Saletan. American JV José, LP Kadanoff, S. Kirkpatrick, and DR Nelson, Phys. Rev. PH Tiesinga, JM Fellous, E Salinas, JV José, TJ Sejnowski. Download Jose Saletan Classical Dynamics Solutions Pdf this is an introductory course in classical dynamics from a contemporary view point classical.

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Solutions Manual – Classical Dynamics, Jose, Saletan

Topics Covered in Each Lecture. Aim and basic notions of classical mechanics: The pages from the textbook listed above may not include some of the subjects covered in the lectures. Elementary notions and postulates of Classical Mechanics: Isolated particles, Inertial frames, inertial mass and momentum, Newton’s second and third law as consequences of the postulates, Newton’s equation and the existence, uniqueness and stability of its solution, transformation between inertial frames, general notion of an observable in classical mechanics, momentum, angular momentum, torque.

Work, kinetic energy, conservative forces, potential and total energy, using conserved quantities to solve equation of motion in one dimension, many particle systems, conservation of momentum, center of mass, internal and external potential energy, angular momentum in the center of mass frame, non-inertial frames, rotating frames.

Lagrangian Formulation of CM: Constrained motion and Lagrange multipliers, generalized coordinates, a local coordinate description of a circle, the basic idea leading to a notion of a manifold, a precise definition of a manifold.

Derivation of Lagrange’s equations from Newton’s equation, equivalent and singular Lagrangians. Energy conservation and invariant quantity for explicitly time-independent Lagrangians, examples: Two-body problem with an internal distance-dependent conservative interaction, Kepler ‘s problem general treatment and details of closed trajectories. Stationary points of a functional.


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Hamilton’s principle and action functional, the second derivative joe for functions of several variables, and the second functional derivative of the action functional. The differential operator defined by the second functional derivative of the action functional and the role of its spectrum to determine whether a classical path is the minimum or maximum of the action functional.

Covers the material of Lectures Scattering theory for central forces: Linear oscillations, normal modes, application of one-dimensional chain of equally spaced identical particles with nearest neighbor harmonic interactions. A chain of 3 one-dimensional oscillators; Damped forced oscillator, intensity of the power lost in stationary state, Lorentizan resonanace.

Vector bundles, Tangent bundle of the configuration space as the phase space in the Lagrangian mechanics; Hamiltonians Formulation of CM: Hamilton Equations and the classical Hamiltonian, Legendre transformation. Cotangent bundle of the configuration space as the phase state space in the Hamiltonian formulation of CM, Hamilton’s equation sof motion written in a unified notion josr position and momentum variables; the standard symplectic matrix; Hamiltonian for the special relativistic point particle.

Observables in the Hamiltonian formulation of CM, Poisson bracket and its properties, Lie algebra defined by the Poisson bracket, kinematic and dynamical Lie algebras, Heisenberg and jjose 1,1 algebras, Hamiltonian dynamical systems. Characterization in terms of the invariance of the Poisson brackets, time-independent canonical transformations, local canonical transformations mapping the coordinates and momenta to coordinates and momenta respectively, one-dimensional special case and dilatations, linear canonical transformations and the real symplectic groups Sp 2n,Rjode of time-independent linear canonical tranformations to a simple harmonic oscillator.


Proof of the fact that an invertible transformation is locally canonical if and only if its Jacobian is a symplectic matrix; Hamiltonian vector fields and integrability condition; local proof of the fact that invariance of the Poisson Bracket implies that an invertible time-dependent transformation of the phase space is canonical; structure of the transformed Hamiltonian under a time-dependent canonical transformation, example: Inertia tensor, Angular Momentum in fixed and body coordinate systems, Principal axes of inertia.

Application of the Lie’s condition for canonicity for linear canonical transformations in 1. Difference of the Poincare-Cartan formes before and after a canonical transformation is an exact differential; Canonical transformations admitting generators. Moments of inertia for different body coordinate systems, further properties of inertia tensor diagonalization of inertia tensor, transformation properties of inertia tensor, rotation method for diagonalization and orthogonality conditions.

Dynamics as a one-parameter family subgroup of canonical transformation, Hamilton-Jacobi formulation of CM, complete solutions of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, applications to free particle, time-independent Hamilton-Jacobi equation.

The angle and action variables and the condition of their existence. Euler angles, Euler’s equations for a rigid body, Force-free motion of a symmetric saletam, Motion of a symmetric top with one point fixed.

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Solving the time-independent Hamilton-Jacobi equation by separation of variables. Tensors on a vector space, dual vector space and dual basis. Antisymmetric tensors, p-forms on a differentiable manifold, exterior derivative, closed and exact forms, non-degenerate 2-forms, symplectic manifolds, Darboux theorem.