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Differential Forms

  • Norbert Straumann
Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

Cartan’s calculus of differential forms is particularly useful in general relativity (but also in other fields of physics). We begin our discussion by repeating some algebraic preliminaries.

Keywords

Volume Form Local Coordinate System Exterior Derivative Exterior Algebra Integral Theorem 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norbert Straumann
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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