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An introduction to tensor calculus, relativity, and cosmology, D.F. Lawden

Label
An introduction to tensor calculus, relativity, and cosmology
Title
An introduction to tensor calculus, relativity, and cosmology
Statement of responsibility
D.F. Lawden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lawden, Derek F
Dewey number
530.1/1/0151563
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.55
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Calculus of tensors
  • Cosmology
  • Matematica Aplicada
  • Relatividade E Gravitacao
  • Relativitätstheorie
  • Tensoranalysis
  • Tensorrechnung
Label
An introduction to tensor calculus, relativity, and cosmology, D.F. Lawden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: An introduction to tensor calculus and relativity. 2nd ed
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Orthogonal Transformations. Cartesian Tensors
  • Orthogonal transformations
  • Repeated-index summation convention
  • Rectangular Cartesian tensors
  • Invariants. Gradients. Derivatives of tensors
  • Contraction. Scalar product. Divergence
  • Pseudotensors
  • Vector products. Curl
  • Special Relativity Mechanics
  • The velocity vector
  • Special Principle of Relativity. Lorentz Transformations
  • Mass and momentum
  • The force vector. Energy
  • Lorentz transformation equations for force
  • Fundamental particles. Photon and neutrino
  • Lagrange's and Hamilton's equations
  • Energy--momentum tensor
  • Energy--momentum tensor for a fluid
  • Angular momentum
  • Special Relativity Electrodynamics
  • 4-Current density
  • Newton's laws of motion
  • 4-Vector potential
  • The field tensor
  • Lorentz transformations of electric and magnetic vectors
  • The Lorentz force
  • The energy--momentum tensor for an electromagnetic field
  • General Tensor Calculus. Riemannian Space
  • Generalized N-dimensional spaces
  • Contravariant and covariant tensors
  • The quotient theorem. Conjugate tensors
  • Covariant derivatives. Parallel displacement. Affine connection
  • Covariance of the laws of motion
  • Transformation of an affinity
  • Covariant derivatives of tensors
  • The Riemann--Christoffel curvature tensor
  • Special principle of relativity
  • Lorentz transformations. Minkowski space--time
  • The special Lorentz transformation
  • Fitzgerald contraction. Time dilation
  • Spacelike and timelike intervals. Light cone
Control code
7876506
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiii, 205 pages
Isbn
9780471100829
Lccn
81014801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)24623
  • (OCoLC)7876506
Label
An introduction to tensor calculus, relativity, and cosmology, D.F. Lawden
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: An introduction to tensor calculus and relativity. 2nd ed
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Orthogonal Transformations. Cartesian Tensors
  • Orthogonal transformations
  • Repeated-index summation convention
  • Rectangular Cartesian tensors
  • Invariants. Gradients. Derivatives of tensors
  • Contraction. Scalar product. Divergence
  • Pseudotensors
  • Vector products. Curl
  • Special Relativity Mechanics
  • The velocity vector
  • Special Principle of Relativity. Lorentz Transformations
  • Mass and momentum
  • The force vector. Energy
  • Lorentz transformation equations for force
  • Fundamental particles. Photon and neutrino
  • Lagrange's and Hamilton's equations
  • Energy--momentum tensor
  • Energy--momentum tensor for a fluid
  • Angular momentum
  • Special Relativity Electrodynamics
  • 4-Current density
  • Newton's laws of motion
  • 4-Vector potential
  • The field tensor
  • Lorentz transformations of electric and magnetic vectors
  • The Lorentz force
  • The energy--momentum tensor for an electromagnetic field
  • General Tensor Calculus. Riemannian Space
  • Generalized N-dimensional spaces
  • Contravariant and covariant tensors
  • The quotient theorem. Conjugate tensors
  • Covariant derivatives. Parallel displacement. Affine connection
  • Covariance of the laws of motion
  • Transformation of an affinity
  • Covariant derivatives of tensors
  • The Riemann--Christoffel curvature tensor
  • Special principle of relativity
  • Lorentz transformations. Minkowski space--time
  • The special Lorentz transformation
  • Fitzgerald contraction. Time dilation
  • Spacelike and timelike intervals. Light cone
Control code
7876506
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiii, 205 pages
Isbn
9780471100829
Lccn
81014801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)24623
  • (OCoLC)7876506

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