By Marián Fecko

Differential geometry performs an more and more very important position in glossy theoretical physics and utilized arithmetic. This textbook offers an creation to geometrical issues precious in theoretical physics and utilized arithmetic, masking: manifolds, tensor fields, differential kinds, connections, symplectic geometry, activities of Lie teams, bundles, spinors, etc. Written in a casual kind, the writer locations a powerful emphasis on constructing the knowledge of the final thought via greater than a thousand uncomplicated routines, with whole options or unique tricks. The ebook will arrange readers for learning sleek remedies of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, electromagnetism, gauge fields, relativity and gravitation. Differential Geometry and Lie teams for Physicists is easily fitted to classes in physics, arithmetic and engineering for complex undergraduate or graduate scholars, and will even be used for lively self-study. the mandatory mathematical heritage wisdom doesn't transcend the extent of ordinary introductory undergraduate arithmetic courses.

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