Brown, Harvey R. and Holland, Peter (2004) Dynamical versus variational symmetries: understanding Noether's first theorem. UNSPECIFIED.
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It is argued that awareness of the distinction between dynamical and variational symmetries is crucial to understanding the significance of Noether's 1918 work. Specific attention is paid, by way of a number of striking examples, to Noether's first theorem, which establishes a correlation between dynamical symmetries and conservation principles.
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|Additional Information:||This paper was published in Molecular Physics, Vol. 102, No. 11-12, 1133-1139 (2004).|
|Keywords:||symmetry, conservation law, Noether's theorem|
|Subjects:||Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances|
|Depositing User:||Prof Harvey R Brown|
|Date Deposited:||15 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:14|
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