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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian
Equations and mathematical symbols are impossible to read. Do not purchase technical books until kindle readers support them.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent, clear, concise. Fills in the large mathematical gaps that are always ignored in courses on Lagrangian mechanics.Published 12 months ago by Jess R.
Gelfand and Fomin wrote a wonderfully clear, rigorous, and concise introduction to the calculus of variations, and it requires little more than a calculus and analysis background... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Brian Jo
This book is quite thorough in that it contains much of the relevant information. I recommend finding additional references to understand some of the unique topics.Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is the best book in calculus of variations. Really need a introductory course on real analysis to understand the proofs. As usual the russians write the best math books.Published 21 months ago by Pedro Pontes
Although I think this text is very good I found it hard to follow for someone who doesn't actually have a mathematics degree. Read morePublished 22 months ago by MSE fanatic
Excellent text on Calculus. Dr Gelfand is one of the greatest teacher who has a knack for explaining and teaching in the most simplest way to understandPublished 23 months ago by diligentreader
This book is absolutely fantastic, easily the best Dover book I have bought. The derivations are very clear and, if not easy to understand, than at least understandable. Read morePublished on October 4, 2013 by John