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Variational Methods supporting text for Lectures on Mathematical Optics
 

Summary: Variational Methods
supporting text for Lectures on Mathematical Optics
(synopsis from Lecture Notes `Applied Analytical Methods' 150950)
E. van Groesen
(groesen@math.utwente.nl)
Applied Analysis & Mathematical Physics
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
University of Twente
January 2001
POBox 217,
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands
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Contents
1 Introduction 1
1.1 General formulation of optimisation problems . . . . . . . . . . . 1
1.2 Mathematical method of local investigation . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1.3 Optimality in the natural sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.4 Dynamical systems with a variational structure . . . . . . . . . . 4
2 Unconstrained variational problems 5

  

Source: Al Hanbali, Ahmad - Department of Applied Mathematics, Universiteit Twente

 

Collections: Engineering