Accession Number : AD0712543

Title :   NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS IN THE SIMPLEST PROBLEM OF THE CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS,

Corporate Author : RICE UNIV HOUSTON TEX AERO-ASTRONAUTICS GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Miele,Angelo ; Pritchard,Robert E.

Report Date : OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The paper discusses numerical techniques for solving the simplest problem in the calculus of variations. Both first-variation methods and second-variation methods are reviewed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, PROBLEM SOLVING), INTEGRALS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, OPTIMIZATION, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), ITERATIONS, ALGORITHMS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE