Logo

Geometry in Physics by Alexander Altland

Small book cover: Geometry in Physics

Geometry in Physics
by


Number of pages: 79

Description:
From the table of contents: Exterior Calculus (Exterior Algebra, Differential forms in Rn, Metric, Gauge theory, Summary and outlook); Manifolds (Basic structures, Tangent space, Summary and outlook); Lie groups (Generalities, Lie group actions, Lie algebras, Lie algebra actions, From Lie algebras to Lie groups).

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(3MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Topology and Physics: A Historical EssayTopology and Physics: A Historical Essay
by - arXiv
In this essay we wish to embark on the telling of a story which, almost certainly, stands only at its beginning. We shall discuss the links and the interaction between one very old subject, physics, and a much newer one, topology.
(9156 views)
Book cover: Geometry, Topology and PhysicsGeometry, Topology and Physics
by - Technische Universitat Wien
From the table of contents: Topology (Homotopy, Manifolds, Surfaces, Homology, Intersection numbers and the mapping class group); Differentiable manifolds; Riemannian geometry; Vector bundles; Lie algebras and representations; Complex manifolds.
(12288 views)
Book cover: Geometry of Quantum MechanicsGeometry of Quantum Mechanics
by - Stockholms universitet, Fysikum
These are the lecture notes from a graduate course in the geometry of quantum mechanics. The idea was to introduce the mathematics in its own right, but not to introduce anything that is not directly relevant to the subject.
(9583 views)
Book cover: Edinburgh Lectures on Geometry, Analysis and PhysicsEdinburgh Lectures on Geometry, Analysis and Physics
by - arXiv
These notes are based on a set of six lectures that the author gave in Edinburgh and they cover some topics in the interface between Geometry and Physics. They involve some unsolved problems and they may stimulate readers to investigate them.
(5543 views)