A brief overview of the foundations of classical mechanics.

## Lecture Notes

- Classical Mechanics
- Overview of foundations of classical mechanics
- Langrangian, Hamiltonian formulation, Noether’s theorem, Poisson brackets and more

## Texts

- Goldstein, Poole, and Safko,
*Classical Mechanics*- One of the standards, for good reason; very solid and thorough coverage.

- Landau and Lifshitz, Mechanics (Vol. 1)
- An older and technical book. A very elegant coverage of classical mechanics. More appropriate at a slightly more advanced level.