Calculus of Variations: With Applications to Physics and Engineering. Front Cover. Robert Weinstock. McGraw-Hill, – Calculus of variations – pages. Synge, J. L. Review: Robert Weinstock, Calculus of variations with applications to physics and engineering. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 59 (), no. 4, Calculus of Variations by Robert Weinstock, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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