Jorge Cortés


Skinner-Rusk approach to time-dependent mechanics
J. Cortés, S. Martínez, F. Cantrijn
Physics Letters A 300 (2/3) (2002), 250-258


The geometric approach to autonomous classical mechanical systems in terms of a canonical first-order system on the Whitney sum of the tangent and cotangent bundle, developed by R. Skinner and R. Rusk, is extended to the time-dependent framework.

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