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The Geometry of Physics by Theodore Frankel

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CHAPTER 6

Holonomic and Nonholonomic Constraints

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6.1. The Frobenius Integrability Condition

Can one always find a surface orthogonal to a family of curves in image3?

6.1a. Planes in image3

Given a smooth nonvanishing vector field in image3, by solving a system of ordinary differential equations one can always locally find a smooth family of integral curves, that ...

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