Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 8, Issue 9, pp 825–827 | Cite as

Some comments on the original Kaluza-Klein theory

  • Amjad Pervez
  • Asghar Qadir


In this note the basis of the Kaluza-Klein theory is examined critically and it is pointed out that the five-dimensional version can't work in the way that was originally intended. The reason why the problem was not noted originally is elucidated.


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© Shanghai University of Technology 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amjad Pervez
    • 1
  • Asghar Qadir
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsQuaid-I-Azam UniversityPakistan
  2. 2.Centre of Basic SciencesUGCIslamabadPakistan

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