**Calculus of Variations**

by Erich Miersemann

**Publisher**: Leipzig University 2012**Number of pages**: 195

**Description**:

These lecture notes are intended as a straightforward introduction to the calculus of variations which can serve as a textbook for undergraduate and beginning graduate students. The text covers functions of n variables and ordinary differential equations.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.3MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Selected Chapters in the Calculus of Variations**

by

**Jürgen Moser**-

**Birkhäuser**

These notes describe the Aubry-Mather-Theory within the calculus of variations. The text consists of the original lectures of Juergen Moser and a bibliographic appendix with comments on the current state of the art in this field of interest.

(

**5967**views)

**A History of the Progress of the Calculus of Variations during the Nineteenth Century**

by

**Isaac Todhunter**-

**Adamant Media Corporation**

The book traces the progress of the Calculus of Variations during the nineteenth century: Lagrange and and Lacroix, Dirksen and Ohm, Gauss, Poisson, Ostrogradsky, Delaunay, Sarrus, Cauchy, Legendre, Brunacci, and Jacobi.

(

**12338**views)

**Lectures on the Calculus of Variations**

by

**Oskar Bolza**-

**The University of Chicago press**

The emphasis lies entirely on the theoretical side: I have endeavored to give clear definitions of the fundamental concepts, sharp formulations of the problems, and rigorous demonstrations. Difficult points have received special attention.

(

**2434**views)

**Variational Analysis**

by

**R. Tyrrell Rockafellar, Roger J-B Wets**-

**Springer**

This book provides a detailed exposition of variational geometry and subdifferential calculus in their current forms beyond classical and convex analysis. Also covered are set-convergence, set-valued mappings, epi-convergence, duality, etc.

(

**5254**views)