Author: Stephen T. Thornton (Author), Jerry B. Marion (Author) Title: Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Classical-Dy...8966/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358796417&sr=8-1 Prerequisities: Calculus, Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, Introductory Physics Level Undergraduate Upper Level Table of Contents: 5th Ed 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus. 2. Newtonian Mechanics--Single Particle. 3. Oscillations. 4. Nonlinear Oscillations and Chaos. 5. Gravitation. 6. Some Methods in the Calculus of Variations. 7. Hamilton's Principle--Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics. 8. Central-Force Motion. 9. Dynamics of a System of Particles. 10. Motion in a Noninertial Reference Frame. 11. Dynamics of Rigid Bodies. 12. Coupled Oscillations. 13. Continuous Systems: Waves. 14. The Special Theory of Relativity. Appendices. Selected References. Bibliography.