5 edition of **Topics in the calculus of variations** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1994**
by Vieweg in Braunschweig/Wiesbaden
.

Written in English

- Calculus of variations.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-144) and index.

Statement | Martin Fuchs. |

Series | Advanced lectures in mathematics, |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA316 .F83 1994 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | vii, 145 p. : |

Number of Pages | 145 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL866050M |

ISBN 10 | 3528066237 |

LC Control Number | 95150231 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 32867555 |

encyclopedic work on the Calculus of Variations by B. Dacorogna [25], the book on Young measures by P. Pedregal [81], Giusti’s more regularity theory-focused introduction to the Calculus of Variations [44], as well as lecture notes on several related courses by J. Ball, J. Kristensen, A. Size: 1MB. Calculus of variations, branch of mathematics concerned with the problem of finding a function for which the value of a certain integral is either the largest or the smallest possible. Many problems of this kind are easy to state, but their solutions commonly involve difficult procedures of the differential calculus and differential equations.. The isoperimetric problem—that of finding.

The volume comprises the theory and applications of the variational calculus and theory of extrema in macroscopic physics, chemistry and engineering with a few relevant excursions made to the self-organization theory, ecology and econophysics. The vast range of topics comprises the problems found in nonequilibrium thermodynamics (described by. Designed specifically for a one-semester course, the book begins with calculus of variations, preparing the ground for optimal control. It then gives a complete proof of the maximum principle and covers key topics such as the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman theory of dynamic programming and .

Calculus of variations is an essential subject for classical mechanics and applied mechanics. Mathematical texts on this subject tend to focus on the intricate mathematical details of exceptional cases. The topic is rarely treated properly in physics and engineering texts. This book provides an introduction to calculus of variations. 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.

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