The method of the perturbation expansion illustrated by Landau and Lifshitz in their textbook on mechanics is extended to higher orders. The validity of the method is established by the problem of a particle moving in the central force field f (r) =−k/r2+2C/r3.
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Papers| January 01 1977
Method of the perturbation expansion in classical mechanics
C. S. Lai;
Am. J. Phys. 45, 50–51 (1977)
C. S. Lai, E. L. Wonnacott; Method of the perturbation expansion in classical mechanics. Am. J. Phys. 1 January 1977; 45 (1): 50–51. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.10907
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