Nonrelativistic Motion

  • Walter Thirring
  • Evans Harrell


The study of free particles is the foundation of kinematics, and can be used as a basis of comparison for realistic systems. The canonical flow for free particles is linear.


Phase Space Periodic Orbit Poisson Bracket Canonical Transformation Point Transformation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Thirring
    • 1
  • Evans Harrell
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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