# Calculus of variations

### Basic Information

M139 (2+2+0) - 6 ECTS creditsTo familiarize students with the calculus of variations, with special attention on its applications.

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### Teachers

### Basic literature

- U. Brechtken – Manderscheid, Introduction to the calculus of variations, First Edition, CRC Press, 1991.
- B. Dacorogna, Introduction to the calculus of variations, third ed., Imperial College Press, London, 2015.

### Additional literature

- H. Brezis, Functional analysis, Sobolev spaces and partial differential equations, Universitext, Springer, New York, 2011.
- J. A. Burns, Introduction to the calculus of variations and control with modern applications, CRC Press, 2013.
- B. Dacorogna, Direct methods in the calculus of variations, 2ed., Springer, 2008.
- L. C. Evans, Partial differential equations, AMS, 1998.
- I. M. Gelfand, S. V. Fomin, Calculus of variations, 2ed., Courier Corporation, 2012.
- J. L. Troutman, Variational calculus and optimal control, 2ed., Springer, New York, 1995.

### Teaching materials

The materials are available on the internal Teams channel of the course, through which all internal communication takes place. Students are required to register on the course’s Teams channel. The channel code for joining the course can be found in the schedule.