By Robert Gilmore
Describing the various most crucial facets of Lie workforce thought, this ebook provides the topic in a 'hands on' manner. instead of targeting theorems and proofs, the publication indicates the functions of the fabric to actual sciences and utilized arithmetic. Many examples of Lie teams and Lie algebras are given during the textual content. The relation among Lie crew idea and algorithms for fixing usual differential equations is gifted and proven to be analogous to the relation among Galois teams and algorithms for fixing polynomial equations. different chapters are dedicated to differential geometry, relativity, electrodynamics, and the hydrogen atom. difficulties are given on the finish of every bankruptcy so readers can display screen their knowing of the fabrics. it is a interesting creation to Lie teams for graduate and undergraduate scholars in physics, arithmetic and electric engineering, in addition to researchers in those fields.
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