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Solved problems in Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics /

by Gignoux, Claude [aut]; Silvestre-Brac, Bernard [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Grenoble sciences: Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, c2009Description: xviii, 464 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789048123926 (hbk.); 9048123925 (hbk.); 9048123933 (ebook); 9789048123933 (ebook).Subject(s): Hamiltonian systems | Lagrange equations | Mathematical physics
Contents:
The Lagrangian formulation -- Lagrangian systems -- Hamilton's principle -- Hamiltonian formalism -- Hamilton-Jacobi formalism -- Integrable systems -- Quasi-integrable systems -- From order to chaos.
Summary: This work bridges the gap between the well-known Newtonian mechanics and the studies on chaos, ordinarily reserved to experts. Several topics are treated: Lagrangian, Hamiltonian and Jacobi formalisms, studies of integrable and quasi-integrable systems.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Lagrangian formulation -- Lagrangian systems -- Hamilton's principle -- Hamiltonian formalism -- Hamilton-Jacobi formalism -- Integrable systems -- Quasi-integrable systems -- From order to chaos.

This work bridges the gap between the well-known Newtonian mechanics and the studies on chaos, ordinarily reserved to experts. Several topics are treated: Lagrangian, Hamiltonian and Jacobi formalisms, studies of integrable and quasi-integrable systems.

Translated from the French.