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Relativistic classical mechanics and canonical formalism

Abstract

The analysis of interacting relativistic many-particle systems provides a theoretical basis for further work in many diverse fields of physics. After a discussion of the nonrelativisticN-particle systems we describe two approaches for obtaining the canonical equations of the corresponding relativistic forms. A further aspect of our approach is the consideration of the constants of the motion.

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Steeb, W.-., Miller, D.E. Relativistic classical mechanics and canonical formalism. Found Phys 12, 531–542 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00730000

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Keywords

  • Theoretical Basis
  • Canonical Formalism
  • Classical Mechanic
  • Relativistic Form
  • Diverse Field