On the geometry of non-holonomic Lagrangian systems

de Leon, Manuel; de Diego, David M.
July 1996
Journal of Mathematical Physics;Jul96, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p3389
Academic Journal
Studies a geometric framework for non-holonomic Lagrangian system in terms of distribution on the configuration manifold. Product structure of the phase space of velocities; Obtainment of constrained dynamics by projecting the free dynamics; Constraint algorithm for a singular constrained system.


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