• Introduction • Fundamental Concepts and Definitions • Variational Principle and Lagrangian Formulation of Mechanics • Hamiltonian Formulation of Mechanics • Canonical Transformation Theory • Hamilton-Jacobi Theory • Conservation Laws in Classical Mechanics • Two-Body Central Force Problem: Kepler's Laws Of Planetary Motion • Scattering In Central Force Field • Kinematics and Dynamics of The Motion of a Rigid Body • Moving Frames of Reference: Rotating Frame, Centrifugal Force and Coriolis Force • Small Oscillations

• Main emphasis is on the evolution of the subject, the underlying ideas, the concepts, the laws and the mathematical methods

• Written in the style of classroom teaching so that the students may benefit from it by way of self-study

• Step-by-step derivation of concepts, with each step clearly numbered

• Concepts explained with the help of relevant examples to aid understanding