Exterior Differential Systems and Euler-Lagrange Partial Differential Equations
by R. Bryant, P. Griffiths, D. Grossman
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press 2008
Number of pages: 219
The authors present the results of their ongoing development of a theory of the geometry of differential equations, focusing especially on Lagrangians and Poincaré-Cartan forms. They also cover certain aspects of the theory of exterior differential systems, which provides the language and techniques for the entire study.
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