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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Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

The calculus of variations ihtroduction a mathematical discipline that may best. Introduction to the calculus of variations Hans Sagan Snippet view – Vladimir Karatkou marked it as to-read Apr 11, Return to Book Page.

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Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to the Calculus of Variations. 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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Carefully chosen variational problems and over exercises. 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.


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Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

In Chapter 5, the minimum principle of Pontryagin as it applies to optimal control problems of nonpredetermined duration, where the state variables satisfy an autonomous system of first-order equations, is developed to the extent possible by classical means within the general framework of the Hamilton-Jacobi theory.

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