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The Resource Classical Field Theory : On Electrodynamics, NonAbelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation, by Florian Scheck, (electronic resource)
Classical Field Theory : On Electrodynamics, NonAbelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation, by Florian Scheck, (electronic resource)
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 Scheck’s successful textbook presents a comprehensive treatment, ideally suited for a onesemester course. The textbook describes Maxwell's equations first in their integral, directly testable form, then moves on to their local formulation. The first two chapters cover all essential properties of Maxwell's equations, including their symmetries and their covariance in a modern notation. Chapter 3 is devoted to Maxwell's theory as a classical field theory and to solutions of the wave equation. Chapter 4 deals with important applications of Maxwell's theory. It includes topical subjects such as metamaterials with negative refraction index and solutions of Helmholtz' equation in paraxial approximation relevant for the description of laser beams. Chapter 5 describes nonAbelian gauge theories from a classical, geometric point of view, in analogy to Maxwell's theory as a prototype, and culminates in an application to the U(2) theory relevant for electroweak interactions. The last chapter 6 gives a concise summary of semiRiemannian geometry as the framework for the classical field theory of gravitation. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the Schwarzschild solution of Einstein's equations and the classical tests of general relativity. The new concept of this edition presents the content divided into two tracks: the fast track for master's students, providing the essentials, and the intensive track for all wanting to get in depth knowledge of the field. Cleary labeled material and sections guide students through the preferred level of treatment. Numerous problems and worked examples will provide successful access to Classical Field Theory
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 2nd ed. 2018.
 Extent
 XV, 464 p. 63 illus., 1 illus. in color.
 Contents

 Maxwell’s Equations
 Symmetries and Covariance of the Maxwell Equations
 Maxwell Theory as a Classical Field Theory
 Simple Applications of Maxwell Theory
 Local Gauge Theories
 Classical Field Theory of Gravitation
 Bibliography
 Some Historical Remarks
 Exercises
 Selected Solutions of the Exercises
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 9783662555798
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 Classical Field Theory : On Electrodynamics, NonAbelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation
 Title
 Classical Field Theory
 Title remainder
 On Electrodynamics, NonAbelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation
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 by Florian Scheck
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Scheck’s successful textbook presents a comprehensive treatment, ideally suited for a onesemester course. The textbook describes Maxwell's equations first in their integral, directly testable form, then moves on to their local formulation. The first two chapters cover all essential properties of Maxwell's equations, including their symmetries and their covariance in a modern notation. Chapter 3 is devoted to Maxwell's theory as a classical field theory and to solutions of the wave equation. Chapter 4 deals with important applications of Maxwell's theory. It includes topical subjects such as metamaterials with negative refraction index and solutions of Helmholtz' equation in paraxial approximation relevant for the description of laser beams. Chapter 5 describes nonAbelian gauge theories from a classical, geometric point of view, in analogy to Maxwell's theory as a prototype, and culminates in an application to the U(2) theory relevant for electroweak interactions. The last chapter 6 gives a concise summary of semiRiemannian geometry as the framework for the classical field theory of gravitation. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the Schwarzschild solution of Einstein's equations and the classical tests of general relativity. The new concept of this edition presents the content divided into two tracks: the fast track for master's students, providing the essentials, and the intensive track for all wanting to get in depth knowledge of the field. Cleary labeled material and sections guide students through the preferred level of treatment. Numerous problems and worked examples will provide successful access to Classical Field Theory
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 Classical Electrodynamics
 Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
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 Maxwell’s Equations  Symmetries and Covariance of the Maxwell Equations  Maxwell Theory as a Classical Field Theory  Simple Applications of Maxwell Theory  Local Gauge Theories  Classical Field Theory of Gravitation  Bibliography  Some Historical Remarks  Exercises  Selected Solutions of the Exercises
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 2nd ed. 2018.
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 XV, 464 p. 63 illus., 1 illus. in color.
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 9783662555798
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 Classical Field Theory : On Electrodynamics, NonAbelian Gauge Theories and Gravitation, by Florian Scheck, (electronic resource)
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 online resource
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 Maxwell’s Equations  Symmetries and Covariance of the Maxwell Equations  Maxwell Theory as a Classical Field Theory  Simple Applications of Maxwell Theory  Local Gauge Theories  Classical Field Theory of Gravitation  Bibliography  Some Historical Remarks  Exercises  Selected Solutions of the Exercises
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 unknown
 Edition
 2nd ed. 2018.
 Extent
 XV, 464 p. 63 illus., 1 illus. in color.
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 multiple file formats
 Form of item
 electronic
 Isbn
 9783662555798
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 uncompressed
 Media category
 computer
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 rdamedia
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 Other control number
 10.1007/9783662555798
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