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Abstract

There are various approaches to the theory of Hamiltonian systems. They are described in [12, 74, 224, 233]. In this chapter we recall the definition of the basic concepts of Hamiltonian mechanics, and also present several examples of Hamiltonian systems which will be used in the sequel.

Keywords

Rigid Body Hamiltonian System Invariant Measure Poisson Bracket Symplectic Structure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerij V. Kozlov
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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