Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Mth 480 Systems Analysis: Calculus of Variations

Basic problems of the calculus of variations. Euler equations. Lagrange conditions. Lagrange multipliers. Lagrange equations. Hamilton's equations. Application to mechanical and electrical systems. Also offered for graduate-level credit as Mth 580 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisite: Mth 256 or 422/522.
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