AMATH 507 A: Calculus of Variations

Autumn 2023
Meeting:
MW 3:30pm - 4:50pm / CMU 230
SLN:
23414
Section Type:
Lecture
Instructor:
Frederic Y Wan
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: MATH 224; MATH 327; and either AMATH 351 or MATH 207. Offered: W, odd years.
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
May 21, 2024 - 12:58 am