Generating Function (physics)

Generating Function (physics)

Generating functions which arise in Hamiltonian mechanics are quite different from generating functions in mathematics. In the case of physics, generating functions act as a bridge between two sets of canonical variables when performing canonical transformation.

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Generating Function (physics) - Example
... The generatingfunction, F, for this transformation is of the 3rd kind, To find F explicitly, use the equation for its derivative (from the table above), and ...

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