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The variational principles of mechanics.

by Cornelius Lanczos

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanics, Analytic.,
  • Variational principles.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 407-408.

    SeriesMathematical expositions -- no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA805 .L278 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 418 p. :
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21572574M
    ISBN 100802017436

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      A comprehensive guide to using energy principles and variational methods for solving problems in solid mechanics. This book provides a systematic, highly practical introduction to the use of energy principles, traditional variational methods, and the finite element method for the solution of engineering problems involving bars, beams, torsion, plane elasticity, trusses, and : Variational principles of mechanics are derived from the calculus of variations. It is shown that Lagrange's equations can be derived from Hamilton's principle, in which the canonical integral (containing the Lagrangian) is extremized. Similarly, a variational principle is used to derive the motion of freely falling bodies in General Relativity.


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Variational Principles In Classical Mechanics. The goal of this book is to introduce the reader to the intellectual beauty, and philosophical implications, of the fact that nature obeys variational principles that underlie the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian analytical formulations of classical mechanics.

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