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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2 (2002), Issue 3, Pages 109-120
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/S1110757X02110333

Gauge independent Hamiltonian reduction of constrained systems

Department of Physics, Al-Azhar University, Gaza, Palestinian Authority

Received 31 October 2001; Revised 18 March 2002

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Abstract

A gauge independent method of obtaining the reduced space constrained dynamics is discussed in a purely Hamiltonian formalism. Three examples are studied.