variational principles of mechanics. by Cornelius Lanczos

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mechanics, Analytic.,
  • Variational principles.

Edition Notes

Bibliography : p. 303-304.

Book details

SeriesMathematical expositions ;, no. 4
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LC ClassificationsQA845 .L3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 307 p.
Number of Pages307
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Open LibraryOL6065421M
LC Control Number50001787

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