Syllabus for Math 390,  Spring 2013

Symmetries in mechanics

Text book:
  • Stephanie F. Singer, Symmetry in mechanics
  • The plan is to read the whole book.

    Other useful books to look at:
  • Darryl D. Holm, Tanya Schmah, Cristina Stoica ; with solutions to selected exercises by David C.P. Ellis
    Geometric mechanics, and symmetry : from finite to infinite dimensions
    Oxford texts in applied and engineering mathematics ; 12.
  • N.M.J. Woodhouse,
    Introduction to analytical dynamics [electronic]
  • Reyer Sjamaar,
    Manifolds and differential forms lecture notes

    You may also benefit from looking at the notes of Darryl Holm: