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Published: 13 May 2004

464 Pages | numerous figures


ISBN: 9780198510598

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Tensors and Manifolds

With Applications to Physics

Second Edition

Robert H. Wasserman

  • Provides concise introduction to several branches of mathematical physics.
  • Focuses on fundamental concepts, but avoids excessive technical details.
  • Bridges gap between basic and highly specialised courses.
  • Written in an informal style.
  • Assumes minimal technical background.
  • Enables early appreciation of modern mathematics and its application in modern physics.

New to this Edition:

  • Four new chapters on Lie groups and fibre bundles leading to an exposition of gauge theory and the standard model of elementary particle physics.