Gauge Theory and Variational Principles
ISBN: 0486445461
EAN13: 9780486445465
Language: English
Pages: 181
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Detailed and self-contained, this text supplements its rigor with intuitive ideas and is geared toward beginning graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Topics include principal fiber bundles and connections; curvature; particle fields, Lagrangians, and gauge invariance; inhomogeneous field equations; free Dirac electron fields; calculus on frame bundle; and unification of gauge fields and gravitation. 1981 edition