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High-school classical mechanics
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IntroductoryGuide to Motion
Mountain - this fascinating online textbook will simply capture your
attention! Hundreds of pages on classical mechanics and very easy style! (in pdf
format)Kinematics and dynamics for
beginners.Learn Physics Today - a
beautiful and professionally done web site; true online textbook.Introductory Physics with first half devoted to mechanics.Physic s 131 - mechanics lecture course.Projectile motion and Two-dimentional collisions - Java applets from Vigninia
Univ.Mechanics course online a good tutorial fromMCasco Associates.Introduction to Physics I - a beautiful, detailed, easy to follow web based course.. | Advanced
topicsSimple harmonic motion - an interactive site. |

University level: lagrangian and hamiltonian
dynamics
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IntroductoryLagrangian Mechanics, Hamilton Mechanics, Hamilton-Jacobi equation, - a brief outline, from Tennessi Univ.. See also Archive of
mechanics problems with detailed solutions and Tabulation of commonly used tools to remind you some useful formulas - an
excellent site!Classical Mechanics (physics/9909035), 131 pp., graduate course on classical mechanics. | Advanced
topicsStructure, Stability and Dynamics of Self-gravitating system - online lectures: though
with some inclination towards astrophysics, it cover many interesting mechanics
issues.Hamilton-Jacobi equation - an article by J.Winkler.Hamilton, Lagrangian for simple oscllators - an article in three parts by J.Winkler. |

Oscillations
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IntroductorySimple harmonic motion - an interactive site.Oscillations in biology - the famous prey and predator problem. | Advanced
topicsOscillation demonstractions - Java applets: from simple pendulum to Poincare
mapping.A wonderful tutorial on analytical solution of Oscillator
s with 1 or 2 degrees of freedom,
of Coupled
oscillators
and of Vibrations of a
String as weel as other topics on System
Dynamics .The
Lecture Room The Pendulum Lab - an excellent site, includes
(equations of motion, oscillations and resonances, nonlinear
dynamics etc.) and The Lab
with wonderfull collection of Java animated pendulums. |

Rigid body motion
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IntroductoryRotational dynamics -
looks like calculus-heavy but in fact quite thorough and student-friendly.Why does a top stand up when spinning? and Why does a
spinning top sometimes turn over? - from New Scientist.Gyroscopes - the whole web
site is devoted to gyros, their behavior and applications. | Advanced
topicsRigid body motion - equations of motoin, Euler angles etc..Rotational dynamics - a large outline of rotational dynamics by E. Weisstein; follow
links. |