Title: Variational principles for nonlinearly constrained systems in one independent variable (12 pages)
Author(s): Andrew D. Lewis
Detail: Miscellaneous

Original manuscript: 1997/07/23

The Lagrange-d'Alembert Principle for systems with constraints linear in the velocity is generalised to systems with nonlinear constraints. A Noether theorem is also derived for this class of problems.

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Andrew D. Lewis (andrew at mast.queensu.ca)