Calculus of VariationseBook - 2000
First 6 chapters include theory of fields and sufficient conditions for weak and strong extrema. Chapter 7 considers application of variation methods to systems with infinite degrees of freedom, and Chapter 8 deals with direct methods in the calculus of variations. Problems follow each chapter and the 2 appendices.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2000
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 232 p.) : ill