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Review of Classical Action Principles

  • Kimball A. MiltonEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Physics book series (SpringerBriefs in Physics)

Abstract

This section grew out of lectures given by Schwinger at UCLA around 1974, which were substantially transformed into Chap.  8 of Classical Electrodynamics (Schwinger 1998). (Remarkably, considering his work on waveguide theory during World War II, now partially recorded in Ref. (Milton 2006), he never gave lectures on this subject at Harvard after 1947.)

Keywords

Action Principle Virial Theorem Lagrangian Description Infinitesimal Transformation Explicit Time Dependence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of OklahomaNormanUSA

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