The Key to Newton's Dynamics
by J. Bruce Brackenridge
Publisher: University of California Press 1996
Number of pages: 330
The book clearly explains the surprisingly simple analytical structure that underlies the determination of the force necessary to maintain ideal planetary motion. J. Bruce Brackenridge sets the problem in historical and conceptual perspective, showing the physicist's debt to the works of both Descartes and Galileo. He tracks Newton's work on the Kepler problem from its early stages at Cambridge before 1669, through the revival of his interest ten years later, to its fruition in the first three sections of the first edition of the Principia.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Ervin S. Ferry - John Wiley & Sons
A rigorous theoretical and mathematical description of the motion of spinning bodies and practical applications where their gyroscopic properties are used. The book goes into great detail on the theory, design and implementation of applications.
by David Tong - University of Cambridge
This is an introductory course on Newtonian mechanics and special relativity given to first year undergraduates. Topics: Forces; Dimensional Analysis; Systems of Particles; Central Forces; Rigid Bodies; Non-Inertial Frames; Special Relativity.
by John Bascombe Lock - MacMillan
This work explains the elementary principles of Dynamics, illustrating them by numerous easy numerical examples in a manner suitable for use in Schools with boys of ordinary mathematical attainments. This is the third edition of the book.
by G. W. Housner, D. E. Hudson - California Institute of Technology
Textbook for engineering students who wish to prepare for more advanced studies of dynamics. The emphasis is on particle and rigid-body dynamics. The book shows how the classical mechanics methods are applied to the various branches of engineering.