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Re: [Phys-l] Landau on Lagrangian

ANY excursion away from Goldstein would have been a big help for me back in grad school days ;-).
I don't think I ever advanced beyond Marion.

At 10:03 AM -0500 1/21/10, Calvin Kalman wrote:
I teach this approach in my advanced classical mechanics course. The
textbook is Goldstein, but I make an excursion into Landau & Lifshitz.
I think it is extremely important and jhhave written about it: