Covariant Differentiation

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 772)

We must have a method of differentiation that maintains the anti-symmetry, thus making sure that what we end up with after differentiation is still a form.


Covariant Derivative Lagrange Equation Free Particle World Line Christoffel Symbol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oslo University College Faculty of EngineeringCpy Olavs PlassNorway

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