**Selected Chapters in the Calculus of Variations**

by Jürgen Moser

**Publisher**: Birkhäuser 2003**ISBN/ASIN**: 3764321857**ISBN-13**: 9783764321857**Number of pages**: 140

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These lecture notes describe the Aubry-Mather-Theory within the calculus of variations. The text consists of the translated original lectures of Jürgen Moser and a bibliographic appendix with comments on the current state of the art in this field of interest. Students will find a rapid introduction to the calculus of variations, leading to modern dynamical systems theory.

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