Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 60)
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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.
KeywordsVector Field Poisson Bracket Symplectic Manifold Symplectic Structure Hamiltonian Function
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