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Notes on Functionals *
B. Svetitsky
School of Physics and Astronomy
Raymond and Beverly
Sackler Faculty
of Exact Sciences
Tel Aviv University
69978 Tel Aviv, Israel
December 28, 1998

Functionals
and functional derivatives

Generalizations

The
Euler equation

Minimization
and classical mechanics

Field
theory

Constraints

The
delta function

References

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* notes for Methods
of Theoretical Physics I, first semester 5759