Lagrangian Mechanics: An Advanced Analytical Approach (PDF) explains the subtleties of analytical mechanics and its applications in rigid body mechanics. The expert authors demonstrate the primordial role of parameterization, which conditions the equations and thus the information obtained; the essential notions of virtual kinematics, such as the virtual derivative and the dependence of the virtual quantities with respect to a reference frame; and the key concept of perfect joints and their intrinsic character, namely the invariance of the fields of compatible virtual velocities with respect to the parameterization.
Throughout the ebook, any demonstrated results are stated with the respective hypotheses, clearly indicating the applicability conditions for the results to be ready for use. Numerous examples accompany the textbook, facilitating the understanding of the calculation mechanisms.
The ebook is mainly intended for Master’s, Bachelor’s, or engineering students who are interested in an in-depth study of analytical mechanics and its applications.
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