## Theses on the Calculus of Variations Submitted to the Faculty of the Division of the Physical Sciences in Candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Mathematics |

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### Contents

ANALOGUE OF THE EDGE COilDITIONS | 9 |

Max Coral The EulerLagrange Multiplier Rule | 63 |

Ralph Aubrie Hefner The Condition of Mayer for Discon | 95 |

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