Science Physics Classical Mechanics Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics
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This is a reformulation of Newton's Laws of Motion, developed by W. R. Hamilton and J. L. Lagrange, using Hamilton's principle of least action and then further analysing the resultant formulae using methods in calculus of variations.

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