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Covectors and Dyadics in Spacetime

Generalisations of Vectors
  • E. G. Peter Rowe
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Abstract

In Chapter 2, vectors, the elements of ν, were introduced and used to discuss many kinematical problems. The kinematical applications followed immediately from the original definition of vectors as a class of displacements in spacetime. In Chapter 3 the very slightly more general space of vectors was used to consider particle momentum.

Keywords

Scalar Field Basis Vector Inertial Frame Vector Gradient Natural Isomorphism 
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References

  1. B. Felsager, Geometry,Particles, and Fields (Springer, 1998 )Google Scholar
  2. C.W. Misner, K.S. Thorne and J.A. Wheeler, Gravitation (Freeman, 1973 )Google Scholar
  3. R. Penrose and W. Rindler, Spinors and space-time, Volume 1 (CUP, 1984 )Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. G. Peter Rowe
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  1. 1.University of DurhamEngland

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