Item description for Calculus of Variations II: The Hamiltonian Formalism (Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften) by Mariano Giaquinta...
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 readeris provided:besides the verydetailed 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6" Height: 1.7" Weight: 2.45 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2006
ISBN 3540579613 ISBN13 9783540579618
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More About Mariano Giaquinta
Giaquinto is with the University of Pisa.
Mariano Giaquinta was born in 1947 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Universit?? degli Studi, Pisa Universita degli Studi, Pisa Universita.