MCS 311 Calculus of Variations

Instructor : Prof. Dr. Fahd Jarad

Office :  R222 (Main Campus)

E-mail: fahd@cankaya.edu.tr

 

 

Course Desscription: Lagrange multipliers, Maxima and minima, the first variation. The Euler-Lagrange equations. Constraints. Natural and boundary conditions.Transversality conditions. The Hamiltonian formulation.

Text Book : Bruce van Brut; The Calculus of Variations, Springer, 2004.

Evaluation: 2 Midterms (30%) , Final (40%)

Exam Dates:

Midterm I : 12.11.2020, 19:00

Midterm II: 10.12.2020, 19:00 

Final: 22.01.2021, 10.00