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Mechanics and Calculus of Variations - APM3712

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: Any 2 APM or MAT modules on second level
Purpose: To enable students to demonstrate a basic understanding of generalised coordinates, Hamilton's principle, calculus of variations and the Euler-Lagrange equations, the problem of Lagrange and the isoperimetric problem, Hamilton-Jacobi theory and Poisson brackets, Equivalent Lagrangians, canonical transformations and Noether's theorem and application of the variational principles in mechanics.