Symplectic manifolds

  • V. I. Arnold
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 60)

Abstract

A symplectic structure on a manifold is a closed nondegenerate differential 2-form. The phase space of a mechanical system has a natural symplectic structure.

Keywords

Vector Field Poisson Bracket Symplectic Manifold Symplectic Structure Hamiltonian Function 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Arnold
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MoscowMoscowUSSR

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