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Hamiltonian Mechanics of Gauge Systems (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics) Hardcover – November 21, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0521847599 ISBN-10: 0521876435

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Product Details

  • Series: Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics (Book 17)
  • Hardcover: 484 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 21, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521876435
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521847599
  • ASIN: 052189512X
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 1.2 x 9.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,461,382 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"It is definitely a first choice for anybody willing to learn constrained systems."
Giuseppe Nardelli, Mathematical reviews

Book Description

Ideal for graduate students and researchers in theoretical and mathematical physics, this unique book provides a systematic introduction to Hamiltonian mechanics of systems with gauge symmetry. It covers aspects of Hamiltonian path integral formalism in detail, along with a number of key related topics.

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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Wolf Kohn on March 8, 2013
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The book presents a reasonable summary of the key aspects of the theory. I would appreciate a bit less back ground because it gets in the way of maintaining the attention of the reader
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