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Calculus of variations with applications

Ewing, George M.

Calculus of variations with applications

by Ewing, George M.

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calculus of variations.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 331-340.

    Statement[by] George M. Ewing.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA315 .E9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5680662M
    LC Control Number69011935

    calculus of variations which can serve as a textbook for undergraduate and beginning graduate students. The main body of Chapter 2 consists of well known results concerning necessary or sufficient criteria for local minimizers, including Lagrange mul-tiplier rules, of . While predominantly designed as a textbook for lecture courses on the calculus of variations, this book can also serve as the basis for a reading seminar or as a companion for self-study. The reader is assumed to be familiar with basic vector analysis, functional analysis, Sobolev spaces, and measure theory, though most of the preliminaries are Brand: Springer International Publishing.

    The calculus of variations is a field of mathematical analysis that uses variations, which are small changes in functions and functionals, to find maxima and minima of functionals: mappings from a set of functions to the real numbers. Functionals are often expressed as definite integrals involving functions and their ons that maximize or minimize functionals may be found. Calculus of Variations with Applications George M. Ewing This introductory text offers a far-reaching, rigorous, application-oriented approach to variational theory that will increase students' understanding of more specialized books and research papers in the field.

    problem solved using some form of the calculus of variations was the problem of the passage of light from one medium to another, and was resolved by Fermat. In simplest terms, the calculus of variations can be compared to one-dimensional, standard calculus; that is, the . CALCULUS OF V ARIA TIONS MA SOLUTION MANUAL B Neta Departmen t of Mathematics Na v al P ostgraduate Sc ho ol Co de MANd Mon terey California June c Professor B Neta. Con ten ts F unctions of n V ariables Examples Notation First Results V ariable EndP oin t Problems Higher Dimensional Problems and Another Pro of of the Second EulerFile Size: KB.


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