Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2009

464 Pages | 46 line drawings

6 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199564828

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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 chaoters on Lie groups and fibre bundles leading to an exposition of guage theory and the standard model of elementary particle physics

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