ISBN: 9780131469907 | 0131469908

Edition: 2ndFormat: Hardcover

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 7/21/2005

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Contains a wealth of topics to allow instructors flexibility in the choice of topics and depth of coverage: Examines projective motion with and without realistic air resistance. Discusses planetary motion and the three-body problem. Explores chaotic motion of the pendulum and waves on a string. Includes topics relating to fractal growth and stochastic systems. Offers examples on statistical physics and quantum mechanics. Contains ample explanations of the necessary algorithms students need to help them write original programs, and provides many example programs and calculations for reference.