**Group theory for Maths, Physics and Chemistry**

by Arjeh Cohen, Rosane Ushirobira, Jan Draisma

2007**Number of pages**: 93

**Description**:

Symmetry plays an important role in chemistry and physics, both at the macroscopic and the microscopic level. Group theory is an abstract setting capturing the symmetry in a very efficient manner, which helps to make computations more efficient. We focus on abstract group theory, deal with representations of groups by means of permutations and by means of matrices, and deal with some applications in chemistry and physics.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(900KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Thin Groups and Superstrong Approximation**

by

**Emmanuel Breuillard, Hee Oh (eds.)**-

**Cambridge University Press**

This book focuses on recent developments concerning various quantitative aspects of thin groups. It provides a broad panorama of a very active field of mathematics at the boundary between geometry, dynamical systems, number theory, and combinatorics.

(

**1431**views)

**Frobenius Splittings and B-Modules**

by

**Wilberd van der Kallen**-

**Springer**

The course given by the author in 1992 explains the solution by O. Mathieu of some conjectures in the representation theory of arbitrary semisimple algebraic groups. The conjectures concern filtrations of 'standard' representations.

(

**4282**views)

**Theory of Groups of Finite Order**

by

**William Burnside**-

**Cambridge University Press**

After introducing permutation notation and defining group, the author discusses the simpler properties of group that are independent of their modes of representation; composition-series of groups; isomorphism of a group with itself; etc.

(

**5038**views)

**Group Theory: Birdtracks, Lie's, and Exceptional Groups**

by

**Predrag Cvitanovic**-

**Princeton University Press**

A book on the theory of Lie groups for researchers and graduate students in theoretical physics and mathematics. It answers what Lie groups preserve trilinear, quadrilinear, and higher order invariants. Written in a lively and personable style.

(

**9532**views)