## Cornell University Library Historical Math Monographs

### Chapter XI: The notion of a field about the curve which offers a minimum or a maximum value of the integral. The geometrical meaning of the conjugate points

#### Chapter information

**Source***Lectures on the calculus of variations (the Weierstrassian theory)* (Cincinnati: Cincinnati University Press, 1904)

**Dates**

First available in Project Euclid: 10 April 2015

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#### Citation

Hancock, Harris. Chapter XI: The notion of a field about the curve which offers a minimum or a maximum value of the integral. The geometrical meaning of the conjugate points. Lectures on the calculus of variations (the Weierstrassian theory), 161--173, Cincinnati University Press, Cincinnati, 1904. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.chmm/1428685955