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Mathematics for Physics : An Illustrated Handbook - by Adam Marsh (Hardcover)

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This unique book complements traditional textbooks by providing a visual yet rigorous survey of the mathematics used in theoretical physics beyond that typically covered in undergraduate math and physics courses. The exposition is pedagogical but compact, and the emphasis is on defining and visualizing concepts and relationships between them, as well as listing common confusions, alternative notations and jargon, and relevant facts and theorems. Special attention is given to detailed figures and geometric viewpoints, some of which would seem to be novel to the literature. Certain topics which are well covered in textbooks, such as historical motivations, proofs and derivations, and tools for practical calculations, are avoided. The primary physical models targeted are general relativity, spinors, and gauge theories, with notable chapters on Riemannian geometry, Clifford algebras, and fiber bundles.
Number of Pages: 300
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Author: Adam Marsh
Language: English
Street Date: November 27, 2017
TCIN: 53270857
UPC: 9789813233911
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-7578
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