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The aim of this book is to discuss the present situation of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms involving higher order derivatives. The achievements of differential geometry in formulating a more modern and powerful treatment of these theories is described and an extensive review of the development of these theories in classical language is also given.
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Book Description Elsevier Science Ltd, 1985. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0444877533