Physics Notes - Herong's Tutorial Notes - v3.24, by Herong Yang
Hamilton Equations in Generalized Coordinates
This section provides a quick introduction to Hamilton Equations in Generalized Coordinates.
With the definition of generalized momentum p, Hamilton Equations in generalized coordinates stays in the same form as in Cartesian coordinates:
∂H/∂q = -p' (C.6) ∂H/∂p = q' (C.7) # q is the generalized position # p is the generalized momentum
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