Skinner-Rusk approach to time-dependent mechanics

Jorge Cortés, Sonia Martínez, Frans Cantrijn

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Abstract

The geometric approach to autonomous classical mechanical systems in terms of a canonical first-order system on the Whitney sum of the tangent and cotangent bundle, developed by Skinner and Rusk, is extended to the time-dependent framework.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-258
Number of pages9
JournalPhysics letters A
Volume300
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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Keywords

  • Time-dependent mechanics
  • Skinner-Rusk formalism
  • Singular Lagrangians
  • Constraint algorithm

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Cortés, J., Martínez, S., & Cantrijn, F. (2002). Skinner-Rusk approach to time-dependent mechanics. Physics letters A, 300(2-3), 250-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0375-9601(02)00777-6
Cortés, Jorge ; Martínez, Sonia ; Cantrijn, Frans. / Skinner-Rusk approach to time-dependent mechanics. In: Physics letters A. 2002 ; Vol. 300, No. 2-3. pp. 250-258.
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Skinner-Rusk approach to time-dependent mechanics. / Cortés, Jorge; Martínez, Sonia; Cantrijn, Frans.

In: Physics letters A, Vol. 300, No. 2-3, 2002, p. 250-258.

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