Dirac Structures, Nonholonomic Systems And Reduction
The reduction of nonholonomic systems is formulated in terms of Dirac reduction. An optimal reduction method for a class of nonholonomic systems is formulated. Several examples are studied in detail.
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Keywords: Dirac structure ; symmetry reduction ; nonholonomic mechanics ; momentum map ; Generalized Complex Structures ; Hamiltonian-Systems ; Singularities ; Integrability ; Foliations ; Manifolds ; Orbits
Record created on 2012-07-13, modified on 2016-08-09