Introduction to the Calculus of Variations (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Introduction to the Calculus of Variations (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Hans Sagan

Language: English

Pages: 449

ISBN: 0486673669

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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. Carefully chosen variational problems and over 400 exercises. "Should find wide acceptance as a text and reference."—American Mathematical Monthly. 1969 edition. Bibliography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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