The Euler–Lagrange Equations and Noether’s Theorem

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Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Abstract

The stationary action principle and the general form of the Euler–Lagrange equations. The notion of symmetry in classical field theory. Noether’s conserved currents.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsJagiellonian UniversityKrakówPoland

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