Part IB - Variational Principles
Lectured by P. K. Townsend, Easter 2015
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- V Full version
- 0 Introduction
- 1 Multivariate calculus
- 2 Euler-Lagrange equation
- 3 Hamilton's principle
- 4 Multivariate calculus of variations
- 5 The second variation