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High-school classical mechanics
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  Introductory
Guide to Motion Mountain - this fascinating online textbook will simply capture your attention! Hundreds of pages on classical mechanics and very easy style! (in pdf format)
Kinematics and dynamics for beginners.
Learn Physics Today - a beautiful and professionally done web site; true online textbook.
Introductory Physics with first half devoted to mechanics.
Physics 131 - mechanics lecture course.
Projectile motion and Two-dimentional collisions - Java applets from Vigninia Univ.
Mechanics course online a good tutorial fromMCasco Associates.
Introduction to Physics I - a beautiful, detailed, easy to follow web based course.
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  Advanced topics
Simple harmonic motion - an interactive site.

University level: lagrangian and hamiltonian dynamics
  Introductory
Lagrangian Mechanics, Hamilton Mechanics, Hamilton-Jacobi equation, - a brief outline, from Tennessi Univ.. See also Archive of mechanics problems with detailed solutions and Tabulation of commonly used tools to remind you some useful formulas - an excellent site!
Classical Mechanics (physics/9909035), 131 pp., graduate course on classical mechanics.
  Advanced topics
Structure, Stability and Dynamics of Self-gravitating system - online lectures: though with some inclination towards astrophysics, it cover many interesting mechanics issues.
Hamilton-Jacobi equation - an article by J.Winkler.
Hamilton, Lagrangian for simple oscllators - an article in three parts by J.Winkler.

Oscillations
  Introductory
Simple harmonic motion - an interactive site.
Oscillations in biology - the famous prey and predator problem.
  Advanced topics
Oscillation demonstractions - Java applets: from simple pendulum to Poincare mapping.
A wonderful tutorial on analytical solution of Oscillators with 1 or 2 degrees of freedom, of Coupled oscillators and of Vibrations of a String as weel as other topics on System Dynamics .
The Pendulum Lab - an excellent site, includes The Lecture Room (equations of motion, oscillations and resonances, nonlinear dynamics etc.) and The Lab with wonderfull collection of Java animated pendulums.

Rigid body motion
  Introductory
Rotational dynamics - looks like calculus-heavy but in fact quite thorough and student-friendly.
Why does a top stand up when spinning? and Why does a spinning top sometimes turn over? - from New Scientist.
Gyroscopes - the whole web site is devoted to gyros, their behavior and applications.
  Advanced topics
Rigid body motion - equations of motoin, Euler angles etc..
Rotational dynamics - a large outline of rotational dynamics by E. Weisstein; follow links.


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