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I'm undergraduate and I'm looking for a text about Small Oscillations in which matrices are used. Could you suggest me a book or a PDF file?

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I think you should try these books:

1) David Tong: Lectures on Classical Dynamics (

2) V. I. Arnold, Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics

3) L. Landau an E. Lifshitz, Mechanics

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Thanks a lot! :) –  sunrise Nov 23 '12 at 12:14

The material is standard, so you can probably learn it equally well from many sources, some of which are referenced in the link mentioned in the (edited) question.

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I haven't linked anything.. it was Qmechanic! ^_^ –  sunrise Nov 23 '12 at 12:11
@sunrise: I corrected my statement. Anyway, the information is there. –  Arnold Neumaier Nov 23 '12 at 12:25

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