Lagrangian Mechanics, Dynamics, and Control
by Andrew D. Lewis
Publisher: Queen's University 2004
Number of pages: 271
These notes deal primarily with the subject of Lagrangian mechanics. Matters related to mechanics are the dynamics and control of mechanical systems. The control theory we discuss here is quite elementary, and does not really touch upon some of the really challenging aspects of the subject. It will serve to give a flavour of the subject so that people can see if the area is one which they'd like to pursue.
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by Alfonso Sorrentino - arXiv
In these lecture notes we shall try to to provide a brief, but comprehensive introduction to Mather's theory for Lagrangian systems and its subsequent developments by Ricardo Mane and Albert Fathi. We shall consider only the autonomous case.
by Radu Miron - arXiv
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