It was written by Cornelius Lanczos and from the reviews, seems to be a good book. I have completed two semesters of undergraduate classical mechanics using the Taylor and Thornton and Marion texts and I am looking for something that is not Goldstein mechanics. Is this a good stepping stone or is it best lest for grad mechanics and later? My math background is up to and including vector calculus, linear algebra, tensors, basic differential equations, special functions, and some experiences with Green's functions and Fourier transforms.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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