Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text surveys the classical theory of the calculus of variations. Topics include static systems, control systems, additional constraints, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and the accessory optimization problem. Emphasis throughout the text is placed upon methods and principles, which are illustrated by worked problems and sets of exercises. 1975 edition.
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Lawden is Emeritus Professor at the University of Aston in Birmingham, England.
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Book Description Hafner Press, 1975. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3836833