Dirac bracket for pedestrians

M. K. Fung*

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We present an exposition explaining the implication of the Dirac bracket as well as its application to derive equations of motion in the full phase space for some simple dynamical systems in classical mechanics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1643-1651
Number of pages9
JournalChinese Journal of Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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