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MATH 537 - Calculus of Variations

Units: 3
Study of the theory of maximum and minimum values of functions defined on spaces of infinite dimension. Includes topics such as Euler’s equation, geodesics, the isoperimetric problem, optimization constrained by subsidiary conditions, and the Weierstrass-Erdman corner conditions. Emphasis to be on both theory and application.

Prerequisite(s): For undergraduates and enrollment requirement For graduate students: MATH 362 , MATH 374 , and MATH 430 .



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