Methods of Differential Geometry in Analytical Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444880178, 9780080872698

Methods of Differential Geometry in Analytical Mechanics, Volume 158

1st Edition

Authors: M. de León P.R. Rodrigues
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444880178
eBook ISBN: 9780080872698
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 1st January 1989
Page Count: 482
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Table of Contents

  1. Differential Geometry.
  2. Almost Tangent Structures and Tangent Bundles.
  3. Structures on Manifolds.
  4. Connections in Tangent Bundles.
  5. Symplectic Manifolds and Cotangent Bundles.
  6. Hamiltonian Systems.
  7. Lagrangian Systems.
  8. Presymplectic Mechanical Systems. Appendices: A Brief Summary of Particle Mechanics in Local Coordinates. Higher Order Tangent Bundles. Generalities. Bibliography. Index.

Description

  1. Differential Geometry.
  2. Almost Tangent Structures and Tangent Bundles.
  3. Structures on Manifolds.
  4. Connections in Tangent Bundles.
  5. Symplectic Manifolds and Cotangent Bundles.
  6. Hamiltonian Systems.
  7. Lagrangian Systems.
  8. Presymplectic Mechanical Systems. Appendices: A Brief Summary of Particle Mechanics in Local Coordinates. Higher Order Tangent Bundles. Generalities. Bibliography. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
482
Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 1989
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780080872698

Reviews

@from:D.E. Betounes @qu:I would assess this book...as being fairly good and would recommend it for providing a nice compilation of much of the recent research in the area. @source:Mathematical Reviews


About the Authors

M. de León Author

P.R. Rodrigues Author