Poisson brackets formulation

Classical Mechanics (Fall, 2007)

December 20, 2007
Poisson brackets formulation describes flow in phase space.
Define the axiomatic structure of Poisson brackets. Canonical rransformation of Poisson brackets preserves the Poisson bracket axioms.
Define the generator of an infinitesimal canonical transformation.
  • Poisson brackets
  • Canonical transformation
  • Phase space
  • Generator function