Title, Introduction to the calculus of variations. International series in pure and applied mathematics. Author, Hans Sagan. Publisher, McGraw-Hill, Original. eminently suitable as a text for an introductory course: the style is pleasant; the prerequisites are kept to a minimum and the pace of the. Introduction to the Calculus of Variations. Front Cover. Hans Sagan. McGraw-Hill, – Calculus of variations – pages.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The treatment is limited to a thorough discussion of single-integral fhe in one or more unknown functions, where the integral is employed in the riemannian sense.

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Paperbackpages. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This book, which includes many strategically placed problems and over exercises, is directed to advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a background in advanced calculus and intermediate differential equations, and is adaptable to either a one- or two-semester course on the subject.

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Chapter 6 is devoted to a derivation of the multiplier rule for the problem of Mayer with fixed and variable endpoints and its application to the problem of Lagrange and the isoperimetric problem. Chapter 4 is a self-contained treatment of the homogeneous problem in the two-dimensional plane.

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Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to the Calculus of Variations. In the last chapter, Legendre’s necessary condition for a weak relative minimum and a sufficient condition for a weak relative minimum are derived within the framework of the theory of the second variation. Jill rated it really liked it Jan 05, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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