Calculus of Variations and Tensor Calculus

MATH 5451: Calculus of Variations and Tensor Calculus

Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's Principle, Lagrangian mechanics, Hamiltonian dynamics, Hamilton-Jacobi integration theory of dynamical systems, direct methods, tensor calculus, curvature and geometry of continuum mechanics. Prereq: 2415.xx (415) and 2568 (568 or 572). Not open to students with credit for 701.
Credit Hours
3.0

Semester(s) Offered:

Autumn