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Variational methods in function theory.

Lars Valerian Ahlfors

Variational methods in function theory.

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Published by Harvard University in [Cambridge] .
Written in English

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  • Functions of complex variables.

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    Pagination218 l. (loose-leaf)
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16591364M

    interesting results in function theory by assuming Dirichlet’s principle (Charles B. Morrey Jr., []). The characterization of phenomena by means of variational principles has been a cornerstone in the transition from classical to contemporary physics. Since the middle part of theFile Size: 1MB. Book Description. Partial Differential Equations with Variable Exponents: Variational Methods and Qualitative Analysis provides researchers and graduate students with a thorough introduction to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs) with a variable exponent, particularly those of elliptic type.. The book presents the most important variational methods for elliptic . Additional Sources for Math Book Reviews; About MAA Reviews; Mathematical Communication; Information for Libraries; Author Resources; Advertise with MAA; Meetings. MAA MathFest. Register Now; Registration Rates and Other Fees; Exhibitors and Sponsors; Abstracts; Chronological Schedule; Mathematical Sessions. Invited Addresses; Invited Paper. ution of engineering problems by the variational methods. Readers of this book should be familiar with calculus and linear algebra, theory of ordinary and partial differential equations, vectors and matrices, and basic courses in fluid mechanics, heat transfer and mechanics of solids.


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