**Variational Principles in Classical Mechanics**

by Douglas Cline

**Publisher**: River Campus Libraries 2017**ISBN/ASIN**: 0998837253**ISBN-13**: 9780998837253**Number of pages**: 587

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This book introduces variational principles, and illustrates the intellectual beauty, the remarkable power, and the broad scope, of applying variational principles to classical mechanics. Applications presented cover a wide variety of topics, as well as extensions to accommodate relativistic mechanics, and quantum theory.

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