An Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

Author: Charles Fox
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486654997
Format: PDF
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In this highly regarded text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, the author develops the calculus of variations both for its intrinsic interest and for its powerful applications to modern mathematical physics. Topics include first and second variations of an integral, generalizations, isoperimetrical problems, least action, special relativity, elasticity, more. 1963 edition.

Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

Author: Hans Sagan
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048613802X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides a thorough understanding of calculus of variations and prepares readers for the study of modern optimal control theory. Selected variational problems and over 400 exercises. Bibliography. 1969 edition.

Calculus of Variations

Author: Robert Weinstock
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486630694
Format: PDF, Docs
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This text is basically divided into two parts. Chapters 1–4 include background material, basic theorems and isoperimetric problems. Chapters 5–12 are devoted to applications, geometrical optics, particle dynamics, the theory of elasticity, electrostatics, quantum mechanics, and other topics. Exercises in each chapter. 1952 edition.

An Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

Author: L.A. Pars
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486165957
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Clear, rigorous introductory treatment covers applications to geometry, dynamics, and physics. It focuses upon problems with one independent variable, connecting abstract theory with its use in concrete problems. 1962 edition.

Calculus of Variations

Author: Izrail Moiseevitch Gelfand
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486414485
Format: PDF, ePub
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Fresh, lively text serves as a modern introduction to the subject, with applications to the mechanics of systems with a finite number of degrees of freedom.Ideal for math and physics students.

Calculus of Variations

Author: Lev D. Elsgolc
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486154939
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This text offers an introduction to the fundamentals and standard methods of the calculus of variations, covering fixed and movable boundaries, plus solutions of variational problems. 1961 edition.