Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Springer.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Preface.

Contents.

Contributors.

1: Mechanics.

2: Kinematics.

3: Description of Motion.

4: Reference Systems.

5: Time.

6: Length, Area, Volume.

7: Angle.

8: Mechanical Systems.

9: Motion in One Dimension.

10: Velocity.

11: Acceleration.

12: Simple Motion in One Dimension.

13: Motion in Several Dimensions.

14: Velocity Vector.

15: Acceleration Vector.

16: Free-Fall and Projectile Motion.

17: Rotational Motion.

18: Angular Velocity.

19: Angular Acceleration.

20: Orbital Velocity.

21: Dynamics.

22: Fundamental Laws of Dynamics.

23: Mass and Momentum.

24: Newton's Laws.

25: Orbital Angular Momentum.

26: Torque.

27: The Fundamental Law of Rotational Dynamics.

28: Forces.

29: Weight.

30: Spring Torsion Forces.

31: Frictional Forces.

32: Inertial Forces in Rotating Reference Systems.

33: Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces.

34: Coriolis Force.

35: Work and Energy.

36: Work.

37: Energy.

38: Kinetic Energy.

39: Potential Energy.

40: Frictional Work.

41: Power.

42: Efficiency.

43: Collision Processes.

44: Elastic Straight-Line Central Collisions.

45: Elastic Off-Center Central Collisions.

46: Elastic Non-Central Collision with a Body at Rest.

47: Inelastic Collisions.

48: Rockets.

49: Thrust.

50: Rocket Equation.

51: Systems of Point Masses.

52: Equations of Motion.

53: Momentum Conservation Law.

54: Angular Momentum Conservation Law.

55: Energy Conservation Law.

56: Lagrange's and Hamilton's Equations.

57: Lagrange's Equations and Hamilton's Principle.

58: Hamilton's Equations.

59: Rigid Bodies.

60: Kinematics.

61: Density.

62: Center of Mass.

63: Basic Kinematic Quantities.

64: Statics.

65: Force Vectors.

66: Torque.

67: Couples.

68: Equilibrium Conditions of Statics.

69: Technical Mechanics.

70: Machines.

71: Dynamics.

72: Moment of Inertia and Angular Momentum.

73: Moment of Inertia.

74: Angular Momentum.

75: Work, Energy and Power.

76: Kinetic Energy.

77: Torsional Potential Energy.

78: Theory of the Gyroscope.

79: Tensor of Inertia.

80: Nutation and Precession.

81: Applications of Gyroscopes.

82: Gravitation and the Theory of Relativity.

83: Gravitational Field.

84: Law of Gravitation.

85: Planetary Motion.

86: Planetary System.

87: Special Theory of Relativity.

88: Principle of Relativity.

89: Lorentz Transformation.

90: Relativistic Effects.

91: Relativistic Dynamics.

92: General Theory of Relativity and Cosmology.

93: Stars and Galaxies.

94: Mechanics of Continuous Media.

95: Theory of Elasticity.

96: Stress.

97: Elastic Deformation.

98: Plastic Deformation.

99: Hydrostatics, Aerostatics.

100: Liquids and Gases.

101: Pressure.

102: Buoyancy.

103: Cohesion, Adhesion, Surface Tension.

104: Hydrodynamics, Aerodynamics.

105: Flow Field.

106: Basic Equations of Ideal Flow.

107: Real Flow.

108: Turbulent Flow.

109: Scaling Laws.

110: Flow with Density Variation.

111: Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos and Fractals.

112: Dynamical Systems and Chaos.

113: Dynamical Systems.

114: Conservative Systems.

115: Dissipative Systems.

116: Bifurcations.

117: Logistic Mapping.

118: Universality.

119: Fractals.

120: Formula Symbols Used in Mechanics.

121: Tables on Mechanics.

122: Density.

123: Solids.

124: Fluids.

125: Gases.

126: Elastic Properties.

127: Dynamical Properties.

128: Coefficients of Friction.

129: Compressibility.

130: Viscosity.

131: Flow Resistance.

132: Surface Tension.

133: Vibrations and Waves.

134: Vibrations.

135: Free Undamped Vibrations.

136: Mass on a Spring.

137: Standard Pendulum.

138: Physical Pendulum.

139: Torsional Vibration.

140: Liquid Pendulum.

141: Electric Circuit.

142: Damped Vibrations.

143: Friction.

144: Damped Electric Oscillator Circuit.

145: Forced Vibrations.

146: Superposition of Vibrations.

147: Superposition of Vibrations of Equal Frequency.

148: Superposition of Vibrations of Different Frequencies.

149: Superposition of Vibrations in Different Directions and with Different Frequencies.

150: Fourier Analysis, Decomposition into Harmonics.

151: Coupled Vibrations.

152: Waves.

153: Basic Features of Waves.

154: Polarization.

155: Interference.

156: Coherence.

157: Interference.

158: Standing Waves.

159: Waves with Different Frequencies.

160: Doppler Effect.

161: Mach Waves and Mach Shock Waves.

162: Refraction.

163: Reflection.

164: Phase Relations.

165: Dispersion.

166: Diffraction.

167: Diffraction by a Slit.

168: Diffraction by a Grating.

169: Modulation of Waves.

170: Surface Waves and Gravity Waves.

171: Acoustics.

172: Sound Waves.

173: Sound Velocity.

174: Parameters of Sound.

175: Relative Quantities.

176: Sources and Receivers of Sound.

177: Mechanical Sound Emitters.

178: Electro-Acoustic Transducers.

179: Sound Absorption.

180: Sound Attenuation.

181: Flow Noise.

182: Ultrasound.

183: Physiological Acoustics and Hearing.

184: Perception of Sound.

185: Evaluated Sound Levels.

186: Musical Acoustics.

187: Optics.

188: Geometric Optics.

189: Optical Imaging—Fundamental Concepts.

190: Reflection.

191: Refraction.

192: Lenses.

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Springer.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Preface.

Contents.

Contributors.

1: Mechanics.

2: Kinematics.

3: Description of Motion.

4: Reference Systems.

5: Time.

6: Length, Area, Volume.

7: Angle.

8: Mechanical Systems.

9: Motion in One Dimension.

10: Velocity.

11: Acceleration.

12: Simple Motion in One Dimension.

13: Motion in Several Dimensions.

14: Velocity Vector.

15: Acceleration Vector.

16: Free-Fall and Projectile Motion.

17: Rotational Motion.

18: Angular Velocity.

19: Angular Acceleration.

20: Orbital Velocity.

21: Dynamics.

22: Fundamental Laws of Dynamics.

23: Mass and Momentum.

24: Newton's Laws.

25: Orbital Angular Momentum.

26: Torque.

27: The Fundamental Law of Rotational Dynamics.

28: Forces.

29: Weight.

30: Spring Torsion Forces.

31: Frictional Forces.

32: Inertial Forces in Rotating Reference Systems.

33: Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces.

34: Coriolis Force.

35: Work and Energy.

36: Work.

37: Energy.

38: Kinetic Energy.

39: Potential Energy.

40: Frictional Work.

41: Power.

42: Efficiency.

43: Collision Processes.

44: Elastic Straight-Line Central Collisions.

45: Elastic Off-Center Central Collisions.

46: Elastic Non-Central Collision with a Body at Rest.

47: Inelastic Collisions.

48: Rockets.

49: Thrust.

50: Rocket Equation.

51: Systems of Point Masses.

52: Equations of Motion.

53: Momentum Conservation Law.

54: Angular Momentum Conservation Law.

55: Energy Conservation Law.

56: Lagrange's and Hamilton's Equations.

57: Lagrange's Equations and Hamilton's Principle.

58: Hamilton's Equations.

59: Rigid Bodies.

60: Kinematics.

61: Density.

62: Center of Mass.

63: Basic Kinematic Quantities.

64: Statics.

65: Force Vectors.

66: Torque.

67: Couples.

68: Equilibrium Conditions of Statics.

69: Technical Mechanics.

70: Machines.

71: Dynamics.

72: Moment of Inertia and Angular Momentum.

73: Moment of Inertia.

74: Angular Momentum.

75: Work, Energy and Power.

76: Kinetic Energy.

77: Torsional Potential Energy.

78: Theory of the Gyroscope.

79: Tensor of Inertia.

80: Nutation and Precession.

81: Applications of Gyroscopes.

82: Gravitation and the Theory of Relativity.

83: Gravitational Field.

84: Law of Gravitation.

85: Planetary Motion.

86: Planetary System.

87: Special Theory of Relativity.

88: Principle of Relativity.

89: Lorentz Transformation.

90: Relativistic Effects.

91: Relativistic Dynamics.

92: General Theory of Relativity and Cosmology.

93: Stars and Galaxies.

94: Mechanics of Continuous Media.

95: Theory of Elasticity.

96: Stress.

97: Elastic Deformation.

98: Plastic Deformation.

99: Hydrostatics, Aerostatics.

100: Liquids and Gases.

101: Pressure.

102: Buoyancy.

103: Cohesion, Adhesion, Surface Tension.

104: Hydrodynamics, Aerodynamics.

105: Flow Field.

106: Basic Equations of Ideal Flow.

107: Real Flow.

108: Turbulent Flow.

109: Scaling Laws.

110: Flow with Density Variation.

111: Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos and Fractals.

112: Dynamical Systems and Chaos.

113: Dynamical Systems.

114: Conservative Systems.

115: Dissipative Systems.

116: Bifurcations.

117: Logistic Mapping.

118: Universality.

119: Fractals.

120: Formula Symbols Used in Mechanics.

121: Tables on Mechanics.

122: Density.

123: Solids.

124: Fluids.

125: Gases.

126: Elastic Properties.

127: Dynamical Properties.

128: Coefficients of Friction.

129: Compressibility.

130: Viscosity.

131: Flow Resistance.

132: Surface Tension.

133: Vibrations and Waves.

134: Vibrations.

135: Free Undamped Vibrations.

136: Mass on a Spring.

137: Standard Pendulum.

138: Physical Pendulum.

139: Torsional Vibration.

140: Liquid Pendulum.

141: Electric Circuit.

142: Damped Vibrations.

143: Friction.

144: Damped Electric Oscillator Circuit.

145: Forced Vibrations.

146: Superposition of Vibrations.

147: Superposition of Vibrations of Equal Frequency.

148: Superposition of Vibrations of Different Frequencies.

149: Superposition of Vibrations in Different Directions and with Different Frequencies.

150: Fourier Analysis, Decomposition into Harmonics.

151: Coupled Vibrations.

152: Waves.

153: Basic Features of Waves.

154: Polarization.

155: Interference.

156: Coherence.

157: Interference.

158: Standing Waves.

159: Waves with Different Frequencies.

160: Doppler Effect.

161: Mach Waves and Mach Shock Waves.

162: Refraction.

163: Reflection.

164: Phase Relations.

165: Dispersion.

166: Diffraction.

167: Diffraction by a Slit.

168: Diffraction by a Grating.

169: Modulation of Waves.

170: Surface Waves and Gravity Waves.

171: Acoustics.

172: Sound Waves.

173: Sound Velocity.

174: Parameters of Sound.

175: Relative Quantities.

176: Sources and Receivers of Sound.

177: Mechanical Sound Emitters.

178: Electro-Acoustic Transducers.

179: Sound Absorption.

180: Sound Attenuation.

181: Flow Noise.

182: Ultrasound.

183: Physiological Acoustics and Hearing.

184: Perception of Sound.

185: Evaluated Sound Levels.

186: Musical Acoustics.

187: Optics.

188: Geometric Optics.

189: Optical Imaging—Fundamental Concepts.

190: Reflection.

191: Refraction.

192: Lenses.