Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics (5th Edition) Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 19. Vector Algebra The problem asks you to derive Angle transformation formulae using vector algebra. You should know about Basic concept of a vector algebra Law of cosines Pythagorean trigonometric identity Solution (a) From the law of cosines, (b)…

# Category: Classical Mechanics

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 18

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 18. Geometrical interpretation of the vector product Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 17

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 17. Geometrical interpretation of the scalar product Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 16

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 16. Geometrical interpretation of the scalar product Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 15

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 15. Orthogonal matrix Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 14

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 14. Vector calculus Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 13

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 13. Vector triple product (BAC-CAB rule) Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 12

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 12. Application of the scalar and vector product (Geometrical interpretations) Solution

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 11

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 11. Triple scalar product The problem asks you to show that 1) triple scalar product can be written as 2) the product is unaffected by an interchange of operators or by a change in the order. 3) a geometrical interpretation,…

## Thornton & Marion (5th Edition), Chapter 01, Exercise Problem 10

Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics, Fifth Edition Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus Problem 10. Differentiation of a vector The problem asks you to calculate vector derivatives to get velocity and acceleration of a particle. The problem gives position vector of a particle in a plain elliptical orbit. We should know about calculation of…