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Hamilton-Jacobi theory in the calculus of variations

Hanno Rund

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Published
**1966** by Van Nostrand in London .

Written in English

- Calculus of variations,
- Quantum theory

**Edition Notes**

Series | The New university mathematics series |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA316 R8 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 404p. |

Number of Pages | 404 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL16521421M |

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The Hamilton-Jacobi theory is the apotheosis of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics: action functions encode all of the possible trajectories of a mechanical system satisfying certain criteria. These action functions are the solutions of a nonlinear, first-order partial differential equation, called the Hamilton-Jacobi equation.

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The fundamentals of the Hamilton–Jacobi theory were developed by W. Hamilton in the s for problems in wave optics and geometrical optics. In Hamilton extended his ideas to problems in dynamics, and C.G.J.

Jacobi () applied the method to the general problems of classical variational calculus. This book describes the classical aspects of the variational calculus which are of interest to analysts, geometers and physicists alike.

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Front Matter. Calculus of Variations Convexity Hamiltonian Formalism Lagrangian Formalism differential equation. The book focuses on variational problems that involve one independent variable.

The fixed endpoint problem and problems with constraints are discussed in detail. In addition, more advanced topics such as the inverse problem, eigenvalue problems, separability conditions for the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and Noether's theorem are discussed.

This textbook on the calculus of variations leads the reader from the basics to modern aspects of the theory. One-dimensional problems and the classical issues such as Euler-Lagrange equations are treated, as are Noether's theorem, Hamilton-Jacobi theory, and in particular geodesic lines, thereby developing some important geometric and topological aspects.5/5(1).

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The Hamilton-Jacobi equation 5. Veri cation theorem 6. Existence of optimal controls - bounded control space 7. Sub and superdi erentials 8. Optimal control in the calculus of variations setting 9. Viscosity solutions Stationary problems 5.

Duality theory 1. Model problems 2. Some informal computations File Size: 1MB. In this chapter, we present the classical Hamilton-Jacobi theory. This theory has played an enormous role in the development of theoretical and mathematical physics. On the one hand, it builds a bridge between classical mechanics and other branches of physics, in particular, by: 2.

This is an intuitively motivated presentation of many topics in classical mechanics and related areas of control theory and calculus of variations. All topics throughout the book are treated with zero tolerance for unrevealing definitions and for proofs which leave the reader in the dark.

Euler-Lagrange and Hamilton-Jacobi theory and of the. the work of Euler, Lagrange, and Laplace. In the nineteenth century, Hamilton, Jacobi, Dirichlet, and Hilbert are but a few of the outstanding contributors. In modern times, the calculus of variations has continued to occupy center stage, witnessing major theoretical advances, along with wide-ranging applications in physics, engineering and all.

Questions tagged [hamilton-jacobi-equation] Ask Question Use this tag for questions related to the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, which in mathematics is a necessary condition describing extremal geometry in generalizations of problems from the calculus of variations and in physics is an alternative formulation of classical mechanics.

In articles published in [l] and [2], and culminating in his book in [3] (see also [4]), Caratheodory introduced a unifying approach to problems in the Calculus of Variations, namely the concept of equivalent problems.

This method leads immediately to the classical Hamilton-Jacobi theory. Recently, this approach has been modified to be useful in the solution of.

Excellent text provides basis for thorough understanding of the problems, methods, and techniques of the calculus of variations and prepares readers for the study of modern optimal control theory. Treatment limited to extensive coverage of single integral problems in one and more unknown functions.

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This chapter introduces the calculus of variations in the context of the finite-dimensional configuration space discussed previously. The calculus of variations is concerned with the comparison of line integrals along different paths.

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