Accession Number : ADA141654

Title :   Closed Geodesics for the Jacobi Metric and Periodic Solutions of Prescribed Energy of Natural Hamiltonian Systems.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Benci,V

PDF Url : ADA141654

Report Date : Mar 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : Questions of existence of periodic solutions for classical mechanical systems have a long history. The development of the nonlinear functional analysis has provided powerful new tools and renewed interest in these problems. This paper considers the Hamiltonian system under certain circumstances.

Descriptors :   *Hamiltonian functions, *Periodic functions, *Geodesics, Nonlinear analysis, Functional analysis, Differential equations, Energy, Solutions(General)

Subject Categories : Geodesy
      Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE