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Published: 02 May 2021

416 Pages | 79 line drawings, 14 colour images

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198864899

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Covariant Physics

From Classical Mechanics to General Relativity and Beyond

Moataz H. Emam

  • Introductory text to the fundamental principle of covariance in physics
  • Includes applications of tensor calculus in mechanics and electrodynamics, demonstrating that geometrical concepts usually introduced in relativity are actually present in more familiar topics
  • Large collection of practice problems
  • Includes topics in field theory, differential forms, and modified theories of gravity
  • Readers will learn in this book is the foundational mathematical language of many modern branches of physics