Publisher description for Topology and geometry for physicists / Charles Nash, Siddhartha Sen.


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Written by physicists for physics students, this text introduces geometrical and topological methods in theoretical physics and applied mathematics. It assumes no detailed background in topology or geometry, and it emphasizes physical motivations. Topics include differential forms, homotopy, homology, cohomology, fiber bundles, connection and covariant derivatives, and Morse theory. "Thoroughly recommended." - Physics Bulletin. 1983 edition.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Topology.
Geometry, Differential.
Mathematical physics.
MATHEMATICS / Topology -- bisacsh.