Introduction to the Calculus of Variatio

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November 2004



- Serves as an excellent introduction to the calculus of variations- Useful to researchers in different fields of mathematics who want to get a concise but broad introduction to the subject- Includes more than 70 exercises with solutions


Preliminaries; Classical Methods; Direct Methods; Regularity; Minimal Surfaces; Isoperimetric Inequality; Solutions to the Exercises.


"This wonderful book is imbued with a marvelous historical perspective so that the reader is taught some very beautiful mathematics fitted in the proper historical perspective ... it is full of terrific hard analysis focused on a general theme that is exemplified by the author's astute and elegant choice of topics ... There are a lot of (outstanding) exercises and these are critical for a deeper understanding of the material. All of Chapter 7 is devoted to their solutions, and this increases the book's already considerable value as a source for self-study ... it's a very beautiful treatment, and will reward the diligent reader with a solid introduction to a great and grand subject and to a lot of beautiful hard analysis." MAA Online Book Review "A great feature is the concluding Chapter 7, presenting complete solutions to all the exercises set earlier in the book ... This is a well thought-out selection, and Dacorogna's expert discussion is everywhere really clear and nicely motivated, with lots of details put in. He obviously cares about actually teaching and not just covering material." SIAM Review
EAN: 9781860945083
ISBN: 1860945082
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 242 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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