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AMATH 507 A: Calculus Of Variations

Meeting Time: 
MWF 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
LOW 216
SLN: 
10250
Joint Sections: 
AMATH 507 B
Instructor:
Mark Kot
Mark Kot
Catalog Description: 
Necessary and sufficient conditions for a weak and strong extremum. Legendre transformation, Hamiltonian systems. Constraints and Lagrange multipliers. Space-time problems with examples from elasticity, electromagnetics, and fluid mechanics. Sturm-Liouville problems. Approximate methods. Prerequisite: either AMATH 351 or MATH 307; MATH 324; MATH 327. Offered: W, odd years.
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:10pm
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