Consider a system of the form:
That is, dx/dt depends only on y and dy/dt depends only on x.
What is the Hamiltonian function?
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Compute the lagrangian and then
where are the canonical momenta conjugated to the coordinates and
Last edited by Ruun; March 28th 2010 at 12:34 PM.
Do you know the physical interpretation of the Hamiltonian? We are talking about classical mechanics I guess
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