Accession Number:

ADA038941

Title:

On Legendre Transformations and Elementary Catastrophes.

Descriptive Note:

Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

A precise equivalence is established between the multi-valued Legendre transforms of certain polynomials, and the bifurcation sets of the cuspoid catastrophes. Examples are explored in detail, including a graphical representation and a physical interpretation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE