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Suggestions for simple practice lagrangian problems

  1. Jul 26, 2009 #1
    does anyone have any suggestions for websites (and or books) that have some decently simple solved Lagrangian problems that i could try to solve as practice. I'm just a beginner so the simpler it is the better. Also any websites or books that might be good for explanations of Lagrangians.
     
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  3. Jul 26, 2009 #2

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    Try Schaum's outline of Lagrangian Dynamics. I've never read it but other Schaum's I have read are quite useful. It's cheap for a book! good luck

    Jason
     
  4. Sep 12, 2009 #3
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  5. Sep 17, 2009 #4
    I went to my local library, the Carnegie Library in Oakland (Pittsburgh), PA and they had a copy of the Schaums outline so I checked it out. It is very good. I recommend this for anyone learning Lagrangian mechanics.

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    Matt
     
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