Book:Hans Sagan/Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

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Hans Sagan: Introduction to the Calculus of Variations

Published $1992$, Dover Publications

ISBN 978-0486673660.

Subject Matter




I. Calculus of Variations
1. Historical Notes on the Calculus of Variations
2. Introduction and Preliminaries
3. The Simplest Problem in the Calculus of Variations
4. Necessary Conditions for Local Minima
5. Sufficient Conditions for the Simplest Problem
6. Summary for the Simplest Problem
7. Extensions and Generalizations
8. Applications
II. Optimal Control
9. Optimal Control Problems
10. Simplest Problem in Optimal Control
11. Extensions of the Maximum Principle
12. Linear Control Systems