Links on Calculus of Variations
Short description of calculus of variations
Description and solution of the classic brachistochrone problem and also the brachistochrone with friction.
at this server.
Constructing the Brachistochrone
JAVA-applet, it creates the brachistochrone for given endpoint.
Biography of Bernoullis
Brachistochrone with Coulomb Friction
This is an abstract from
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization