Spinning Tops

A Course on Integrable Systems
Author: M. Audin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521779197
Category: Mathematics
Page: 148
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Since the time of Lagrange and Euler, it has been well known that an understanding of algebraic curves can illuminate the picture of rigid bodies provided by classical mechanics. A modern view of the role played by algebraic geometry has been established iby many mathematicians. This book presents some of these techniques, which fall within the orbit of finite dimensional integrable systems. The main body of the text presents a rich assortment of methods and ideas from algebraic geometry prompted by classical mechanics, whilst in appendices the general, abstract theory is described. The methods are given a topological application to the study of Liouville tori and their bifurcations. The book is based on courses for graduate students given by the author at Strasbourg University but the wealth of original ideas will make it also appeal to researchers.

Integrable Systems in the Realm of Algebraic Geometry


Author: Pol Vanhaecke
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540423370
Category: Mathematics
Page: 264
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This book treats the general theory of Poisson structures and integrable systems on affine varieties in a systematic way. Special attention is drawn to algebraic completely integrable systems. Several integrable systems are constructed and studied in detail and a few applications of integrable systems to algebraic geometry are worked out. In the second edition some of the concepts in Poisson geometry are clarified by introducting Poisson cohomology; the Mumford systems are constructed from the algebra of pseudo-differential operators, which clarifies their origin; a new explanation of the multi Hamiltonian structure of the Mumford systems is given by using the loop algebra of sl(2); and finally Goedesic flow on SO(4) is added to illustrate the linearizatin algorith and to give another application of integrable systems to algebraic geometry.

Integrable Systems, Topology, and Physics

A Conference on Integrable Systems in Differential Geometry, University of Tokyo, Japan, July 17-21, 2000
Author: Joel B Wolfe,Martin A. Guest,Reiko Miyaoka,Yoshihiro Ohnita
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 0821829394
Category: Mathematics
Page: 324
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Ideas and techniques from the theory of integrable systems are playing an increasingly important role in geometry. Thanks to the development of tools from Lie theory, algebraic geometry, symplectic geometry, and topology, classical problems are investigated more systematically. New problems are also arising in mathematical physics. A major international conference was held at the University of Tokyo in July 2000. It brought together scientists in all of the areas influenced by integrable systems. This book is the second of three collections of expository and research articles. This volume focuses on topology and physics. The role of zero curvature equations outside of the traditional context of differential geometry has been recognized relatively recently, but it has been an extraordinarily productive one, and most of the articles in this volume make some reference to it.Symplectic geometry, Floer homology, twistor theory, quantum cohomology, and the structure of special equations of mathematical physics, such as the Toda field equations - all of these areas have gained from the integrable systems point of view and contributed to it. Many of the articles in this volume are written by prominent researchers and will serve as introductions to the topics. It is intended for graduate students and researchers interested in integrable systems and their relations to differential geometry, topology, algebraic geometry, and physics. The first volume from this conference, also available from the 'AMS', is ""Differential Geometry and Integrable Systems, Volume 308"" in the ""Contemporary Mathematics"" series. The forthcoming third volume will be published by the Mathematical Society of Japan and will be available outside of Japan from the 'AMS' in the ""Advanced Studies in Pure Mathematics"" series.

Algebraic Integrability, Painlevé Geometry and Lie Algebras


Author: Mark Adler,Pierre van Moerbeke,Pol Vanhaecke
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 366205650X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 484
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This Ergebnisse volume is aimed at a wide readership of mathematicians and physicists, graduate students and professionals. The main thrust of the book is to show how algebraic geometry, Lie theory and Painlevé analysis can be used to explicitly solve integrable differential equations and construct the algebraic tori on which they linearize; at the same time, it is, for the student, a playing ground to applying algebraic geometry and Lie theory. The book is meant to be reasonably self-contained and presents numerous examples. The latter appear throughout the text to illustrate the ideas, and make up the core of the last part of the book. The first part of the book contains the basic tools from Lie groups, algebraic and differential geometry to understand the main topic.

Handbook of Differential Geometry


Author: Franki J.E. Dillen,Leopold C.A. Verstraelen
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080461205
Category: Mathematics
Page: 574
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In the series of volumes which together will constitute the "Handbook of Differential Geometry" we try to give a rather complete survey of the field of differential geometry. The different chapters will both deal with the basic material of differential geometry and with research results (old and recent). All chapters are written by experts in the area and contain a large bibliography. In this second volume a wide range of areas in the very broad field of differential geometry is discussed, as there are Riemannian geometry, Lorentzian geometry, Finsler geometry, symplectic geometry, contact geometry, complex geometry, Lagrange geometry and the geometry of foliations. Although this does not cover the whole of differential geometry, the reader will be provided with an overview of some its most important areas. . Written by experts and covering recent research . Extensive bibliography . Dealing with a diverse range of areas . Starting from the basics

Internationale Mathematische Nachrichten


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
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Mathematical and general
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C. G. J. Jacobi's Vorlesungen Über Dynamik

Gehalten an der Universität zu Königsberg im Wintersemester 1842-1843 und nach Einem von C. W. Borchart Ausgearbeiteten Hefte (Classic Reprint)
Author: Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780484314244
Category: Mathematics
Page: 306
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Excerpt from C. G. J. Jacobi's Vorlesungen Uber Dynamik: Gehalten an der Universitat zu Konigsberg im Wintersemester 1842-1843 und nach Einem von C. W. Borchart Ausgearbeiteten Hefte Dritte Vorlesung. Das Princip der Erhaltung der Bewegung des Schwerpunkts. Vierte Vorlesung. Das Princip der Erhaltung der lebendigen Kraft. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Finite-Elemente-Methoden


Author: Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
Publisher: Springer Verlag
ISBN: 9783540668060
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1253
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Dieses Lehr- und Handbuch behandelt sowohl die elementaren Konzepte als auch die fortgeschrittenen und zukunftsweisenden linearen und nichtlinearen FE-Methoden in Statik, Dynamik, Festkörper- und Fluidmechanik. Es wird sowohl der physikalische als auch der mathematische Hintergrund der Prozeduren ausführlich und verständlich beschrieben. Das Werk enthält eine Vielzahl von ausgearbeiteten Beispielen, Rechnerübungen und Programmlisten. Als Übersetzung eines erfolgreichen amerikanischen Lehrbuchs hat es sich in zwei Auflagen auch bei den deutschsprachigen Ingenieuren etabliert. Die umfangreichen Änderungen gegenüber der Vorauflage innerhalb aller Kapitel - vor allem aber der fortgeschrittenen - spiegeln die rasche Entwicklung innerhalb des letzten Jahrzehnts auf diesem Gebiet wieder.

Einführung in die Mechanik und Symmetrie

Eine grundlegende Darstellung klassischer mechanischer Systeme
Author: Jerrold E. Marsden,Tudor S. Ratiu
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642568599
Category: Mathematics
Page: 598
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Symmetrie spielt in der Mechanik eine große Rolle. Dieses Buch beschreibt die Entwicklung zugrunde liegender Theorien. Besonderes Gewicht wird der Symmetrie beigemessen. Ursache hierfür sind Entwicklungen im Bereich dynamischer Systeme, der Einsatz geometrischer Verfahren und neue Anwendungen. Dieses Lehrbuch stellt Grundlagen bereit und beschreibt zahlreiche spezifische Anwendungen. Interessant für Physiker und Ingenieure. Ausgewählte Beispiele, Anwendungen, aktuelle Verfahren/Techniken veranschaulichen die Theorie.

Applied Mechanics Reviews


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Category: Mechanics, Applied
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Einführung in die Symplektische Geometrie


Author: Rolf Berndt
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783322802156
Category: Mathematics
Page: 185
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INIS Atomindex

INIS Atomindeks
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Category: Nuclear energy
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