Physics Classical_Mechanics/Lagrangian_and_Hamiltonian_Mechanics

  • The Brachistichrone Problem - A Java applet which illustrates the solution to the Brachistichrone problem.
  • Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Mechanics - A detailed introduction to the basic features and mathematical formalisms involved.
  • Lagrangians and Hamiltonians for High School Students - A discussion of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics is presented at a level which should be suitable for advanced high school students.
  • The Principle of Least Action - A brief review of the mathematics and physics involved in the principle of least action.
  • The Principle of Least Action - An overview of the historical development of the principle of least action.

    What is the electron spin?
    Electron spin is the electron's electromagnetic field angular momentum

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