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Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften Calculus of Variations

Calculus of Variations II

Authors: Giaquinta, Mariano, Hildebrandt, Stefan

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This long-awaited book by two of the foremost researchers and writers in the field is the first part of a treatise that covers the subject in breadth and depth, paying special attention to the historical origins, partly in applications, e.g. from geometrical optics, of parts of the theory. A variety of aids to the reader are provided: besides the very detailed table of contents, an introduction to each chapter, section and subsection, an overview of the relevant literature (in Vol. 2) plus the references in the Scholia to each chapter, in the (historical) footnotes, and in the bibliography, and finally an index of the examples used throughout the book. Both individually and collectively these volumes have already become standard references.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)
  • Legendre Transformation, Hamiltonian Systems, Convexity, Field Theories

    Pages 3-152

    Giaquinta, Mariano (et al.)

  • Parametric Variational Integrals

    Pages 153-280

    Giaquinta, Mariano (et al.)

  • Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and Canonical Transformations

    Pages 283-440

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  • Partial Differential Equations of First Order and Contact Transformations

    Pages 441-604

    Giaquinta, Mariano (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Calculus of Variations II
Authors
Series Title
Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften
Series Volume
311
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-06201-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-06201-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-57961-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08192-7
Series ISSN
0072-7830
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 655
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