Lie Groups, Lie Algebras & Some of Their Applications

Lie Groups, Lie Algebras & Some of Their Applications

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With rigor and clarity, this upper-level undergraduate text employs numerous exercises, solved problems, and figures to introduce upper-level undergraduates to Lie group theory and physical applications. It further illustrates Lie group theory's role in expressing concepts and results from several fields of physics. 1974 edition. Includes 75 figures and 17 more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 129.54 x 210.82 x 30.48mm | 589.67g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 75 figures, 17 tables
  • 0486445291
  • 9780486445298
  • 273,440

Table of contents

1. Introductory Concepts 2. The Classical Groups 3. Continuous Groups—Lie Groups 4. Lie Groups and Lie Algebras 5. Some Simple Examples 6. Classical Algebras 7. Lie Algebras and Root Spaces 8. Root Spaces and Dynkin Diagrams 9. Root Forms 10. Contractions and Expansions Bibliography Author Index Subject Indexshow more