holonomic constraints


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holonomic constraints

[¦häl·ə¦näm·ik kən′strāns]
(mechanics)
An integrable set of differential equations which describe the restrictions on the motion of a system; a function relating several variables, in the form ƒ(x1, …, xn ) = 0, in optimization or physical problems.
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Lagrange equations in the presence of holonomic constraints are of the form [2]:
Within this framework, we defined an extremum problem, either with holonomic constraints or nonholonomic constraints of equality type, if the Pfaff system (5.