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### Calculus of Variations

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### Calculus of Variations by Robert Weinstock

Undetermined end points This book by Robert Weinstock was written to fill the need for a basic introduction to the calculus of variations. Books by Robert Weinstock.

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Membrane with boundary held elastically. Simply and easily written, with an emphasis on the applications of this calculus, it has long been a standard reference of physicists, engineers, and applied mathematicians. Chapters 1—4 include background material, basic theorems and isoperimetric problems.