Variational Principles in Dynamics and Quantum Theory (Dover Books on Physics)

Valutazione media 4,25
( su 4 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780486637730: Variational Principles in Dynamics and Quantum Theory (Dover Books on Physics)

Concentrating upon applications that are most relevant to modern physics, this valuable book surveys variational principles and examines their relationship to dynamics and quantum theory. Stressing the history and theory of these mathematical concepts rather than the mechanics, the authors provide many insights into the development of quantum mechanics and present much hard-to-find material in a remarkably lucid, compact form.
After summarizing the historical background from Pythagoras to Francis Bacon, Professors Yourgrau and Mandelstram cover Fermat's principle of least time, the principle of least action of Maupertuis, development of this principle by Euler and Lagrange, and the equations of Lagrange and Hamilton. Equipped by this thorough preparation to treat variational principles in general, they proceed to derive Hamilton's principle, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and Hamilton's canonical equations.
An investigation of electrodynamics in Hamiltonian form covers next, followed by a resume of variational principles in classical dynamics. The authors then launch into an analysis of their most significant topics: the relation between variational principles and wave mechanics, and the principles of Feynman and Schwinger in quantum mechanics. Two concluding chapters extend the discussion to hydrodynamics and natural philosophy.
Professional physicists, mathematicians, and advanced students with a strong mathematical background will find this stimulating volume invaluable reading. Extremely popular in its hardcover edition, this volume will find even wider appreciation in its first fine inexpensive paperbound edition.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Wolfgang Yourgrau , Stanley Mandelstam
Editore: Dover Publications (1979)
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Zubal-Books
(Cleveland, OH, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications, 1979. Condizione libro: New. 201 pp., Paperback, NEW!!. Codice libro della libreria ZB1078068

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 5,32
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,93
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Wolfgang Yourgrau
Editore: Dover Publications Inc., United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications Inc., United States, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3rd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Concentrating upon applications that are most relevant to modern physics, this valuable book surveys variational principles and examines their relationship to dynamics and quantum theory. Stressing the history and theory of these mathematical concepts rather than the mechanics, the authors provide many insights into the development of quantum mechanics and present much hard-to-find material in a remarkably lucid, compact form. After summarizing the historical background from Pythagoras to Francis Bacon, Professors Yourgrau and Mandelstram cover Fermat s principle of least time, the principle of least action of Maupertuis, development of this principle by Euler and Lagrange, and the equations of Lagrange and Hamilton. Equipped by this thorough preparation to treat variational principles in general, they proceed to derive Hamilton s principle, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and Hamilton s canonical equations. An investigation of electrodynamics in Hamiltonian form covers next, followed by a resume of variational principles in classical dynamics. The authors then launch into an analysis of their most significant topics: the relation between variational principles and wave mechanics, and the principles of Feynman and Schwinger in quantum mechanics. Two concluding chapters extend the discussion to hydrodynamics and natural philosophy. Professional physicists, mathematicians, and advanced students with a strong mathematical background will find this stimulating volume invaluable reading. Extremely popular in its hardcover edition, this volume will find even wider appreciation in its first fine inexpensive paperbound edition. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780486637730

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,32
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Yourgrau, Wolfgang
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2011. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria V0-9780486637730

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 4,98
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,34
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Yourgrau, Wolfgang
Editore: Dover Publishers
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publishers. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0486637735

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 5,59
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,93
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Yourgrau, Wolfgang; Mandelstam, Stanley; Physics
Editore: Dover Publications
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: > 20
Da
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0486637735 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Codice libro della libreria NATARAJB1FI996788

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,17
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,34
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Yourgrau, Wolfgang; Mandelstam, Stanley; Physics
Editore: Dover Publications
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: 1
Da
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0486637735 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|0.52. Codice libro della libreria OTF-S-9780486637730

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,24
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,34
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Wolfgang Yourgrau
Editore: Dover Publications Inc., United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications Inc., United States, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3rd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Concentrating upon applications that are most relevant to modern physics, this valuable book surveys variational principles and examines their relationship to dynamics and quantum theory. Stressing the history and theory of these mathematical concepts rather than the mechanics, the authors provide many insights into the development of quantum mechanics and present much hard-to-find material in a remarkably lucid, compact form. After summarizing the historical background from Pythagoras to Francis Bacon, Professors Yourgrau and Mandelstram cover Fermat s principle of least time, the principle of least action of Maupertuis, development of this principle by Euler and Lagrange, and the equations of Lagrange and Hamilton. Equipped by this thorough preparation to treat variational principles in general, they proceed to derive Hamilton s principle, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and Hamilton s canonical equations. An investigation of electrodynamics in Hamiltonian form covers next, followed by a resume of variational principles in classical dynamics. The authors then launch into an analysis of their most significant topics: the relation between variational principles and wave mechanics, and the principles of Feynman and Schwinger in quantum mechanics. Two concluding chapters extend the discussion to hydrodynamics and natural philosophy. Professional physicists, mathematicians, and advanced students with a strong mathematical background will find this stimulating volume invaluable reading. Extremely popular in its hardcover edition, this volume will find even wider appreciation in its first fine inexpensive paperbound edition. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780486637730

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,23
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Wolfgang Yourgrau
Editore: Dover Publications Inc., United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications Inc., United States, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3rd Revised edition. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Concentrating upon applications that are most relevant to modern physics, this valuable book surveys variational principles and examines their relationship to dynamics and quantum theory. Stressing the history and theory of these mathematical concepts rather than the mechanics, the authors provide many insights into the development of quantum mechanics and present much hard-to-find material in a remarkably lucid, compact form. After summarizing the historical background from Pythagoras to Francis Bacon, Professors Yourgrau and Mandelstram cover Fermat s principle of least time, the principle of least action of Maupertuis, development of this principle by Euler and Lagrange, and the equations of Lagrange and Hamilton. Equipped by this thorough preparation to treat variational principles in general, they proceed to derive Hamilton s principle, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and Hamilton s canonical equations. An investigation of electrodynamics in Hamiltonian form covers next, followed by a resume of variational principles in classical dynamics. The authors then launch into an analysis of their most significant topics: the relation between variational principles and wave mechanics, and the principles of Feynman and Schwinger in quantum mechanics. Two concluding chapters extend the discussion to hydrodynamics and natural philosophy. Professional physicists, mathematicians, and advanced students with a strong mathematical background will find this stimulating volume invaluable reading. Extremely popular in its hardcover edition, this volume will find even wider appreciation in its first fine inexpensive paperbound edition. Codice libro della libreria BTE9780486637730

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,23
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Wolfgang Yourgrau, Stanley Mandelstam, Physics
Editore: Dover Publications (1979)
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications, 1979. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0486637735

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,71
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 7,52
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Wolfgang Yourgrau/ Stanley Mandelstam
Editore: Dover Publications (1979)
ISBN 10: 0486637735 ISBN 13: 9780486637730
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Dover Publications, 1979. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 3rd edition. 201 pages. 8.25x5.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0486637735

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 17,54
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,78
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro