|A functional is a function of a function.|
|An admissible function is one which satisfies the boundary conditions, as well as certain continuity conditions.|
procedure is based on the theorem of minimum potential energy in
mechanics: if one has a functional giving the
potential energy of a system, then the ‘admissible’ function which
minimizes that functional is the solution of the system.
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