Mathematics for Theoretical Physics
by Jean Claude Dutailly
Publisher: arXiv 2012
Number of pages: 767
This is a comprehensive and precise coverage of the mathematical concepts and tools used in present theoretical physics: differential geometry, Lie groups, fiber bundles, Clifford algebra, differential operators, normed algebras, connections, etc.
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