Lagrange-Hamilton theory

Lagrange-Hamilton theory

[lə′gränj ′ham·əl·tən ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mechanics)
The formalized study of continuous systems in terms of field variables where a Lagrangian density function and Hamiltonian density function are introduced to produce equations of motion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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