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Homework Help: Can this be a Hamiltonian Evolution?

  1. Jan 19, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Let be [itex]q(t)=e^{-t}\alpha[/itex] and [itex]p(t)=e^{-t}\beta[/itex]

    Can this be a Hamiltonian Evolution

    2. Relevant equations

    The Hamilton equations for [itex]\dot{p}[/itex] and [itex]\dot{q}[/itex].

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Can be a Hamiltonian evolution if verifies Hamilton equations:



    but I get to a loose end...
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