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Title:
The principle of least action [electronic resource] : history and physics / Alberto Rojo, Oakland University, Michigan, Anthony Bloch, University of Michigan.
Author(s):
Rojo, Alberto G., author.
Bloch, Anthony, 1955- author.
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Imprint:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Description:
1 online resource (xi, 255 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
ISBN:
9781139021029 (ebook)
Subject(s):
Contents
Prehistory of variational principles
An excursio to Newton's Principia
The optical-mechanical analogy, Part I: D'Alembert, Lagrange, and the statics-dynamics analogy
The optical mechanical analogy, Part II: the Hamilton-Jacobi equation
Relativity and least action
The road to quantum mechanics.
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