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Minimization of the Dual Action

  • Jean Mawhin
  • Michel Willem
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 74)

Abstract

A basic problem in mechanics (classical and celestial) is the study of the periodic solutions of Hamiltonian systems
$$ J\dot u(t) + \nabla H(u(t)) = 0 $$

Keywords

Periodic Solution Hamiltonian System Action Principle Minimal Period Dual Action 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Mawhin
    • 1
  • Michel Willem
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Mathematique Pure et AppliqueeLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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