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Author Babelon, Olivier, 1951-

Title Introduction to classical integrable systems / Olivier Babelon, Denis Bernard, Michel Talon
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 602 pages)
Series Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics
Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Integrable dynamical systems; 3 Synopsis of integrable systems; 4 Algebraic methods; 5 Analytical methods; 6 The closed Toda chain; 7 The Calogero-Moser model; 8 Isomonodromic deformations; 9 Grassmannian and integrable hierarchies; 10 The KP hierarchy; 11 The KdV hierarchy; 12 The Toda field theories; 13 Classical inverse scattering method; 14 Symplectic geometry; 15 Riemann surfaces; 16 Lie algebras; Index
Summary A clear and pedagogical introduction to classical integrable systems and their applications. It synthesises the different approaches to the subject, providing a set of interconnected methods for solving problems in mathematical physics. Each method is introduced and explained, before being applied to particular examples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dynamics.
Hamiltonian systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Bernard, Denis, 1961-
Talon, Michel, 1952-
LC no. 2002034955
ISBN 0511062044 (electronic bk.)
0511535023 (electronic bk.)
9780511062049 (electronic bk.)
9780511535024 (electronic bk.)