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5 - Differential Geometry

from Part II - General Relativity

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 December 2021

David J. Griffiths
Affiliation:
Reed College, Oregon
David Derbes
Affiliation:
University of Chicago
Richard B. Sohn
Affiliation:
UKG
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Introduction to vectors in curved spaces, the exterior calculus, tensor densities, affine connections and Christoffel symbols, parallel transport and covariant derivatives, metric spaces, and the theory of curvature.

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Print publication year: 2022

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