Mangesh Asked a Question
July 21, 2020 9:10 pmpts 30 pts
(please give me accurate answer) what is the purpose canonical transformation? I mean why we are converting set of generalized coordinate and momenta in one coordinate to other
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  • Vaishali sharma Best Answer
    Now, we can choose our generalized coordinates either as Cartesian coordinates (x,y)(x,y) or plane polar coordinates (r,θ)(r,θ).
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    Vaishali sharma
    it's bcoz sometimes problems are not easy to solve in some specific coordinate system. like treating sphere in Cartesian would be too messy so
  • Vaishali sharma thankyou
    hope u got it
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  • Vaishali sharma
    dear sometimes it's convenient to go from old coordinate system to new coordinate syatem.
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    Mangesh
    but why
  • Vaishali sharma
    and important thing is that equation of motion remains unchanged.
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