The Key to Newton's Dynamics (J. Bruce Brackenridge)

 
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The Key to Newton's Dynamics (J. Bruce Brackenridge)

Although much has been published about the effects of Newton's dynamics, until recently, only a physics specialist could access the intricacies of Newton's solution.

The remarkably straightforward theoretical framework that underlies the calculation of the force required to sustain ideal planetary motion is well explained in The Key to Newton's Dynamics. J. Bruce Brackenridge places the issue in a philosophical and historical context while highlighting the physicist's obligation to both Descartes and Galileo.

He follows the development of Newton's work on the Kepler problem from its inception at Cambridge prior to 1669, through a resurgence of interest ten years later, to its culmination in the first three sections of the Principia.

This work covers a significant gap in the literature and is clear and significant. Unquestionably, Brackenridge is the kind of talented, understanding instructor one would expect from a reputable liberal arts college.

Ebook Details

About the Authors
J. Bruce Brackenridge is Alice G. Chapman's Professor of Physics at Lawrence University.
Published
Published Date / Year
First edition (February 29, 1996)
Hardcover
330 pages
eBook Format
HTML
Language
English
ISBN-10
0520202171
ISBN-13
978-0520202177

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