By Dipak K Sen

ISBN-10: 981452283X

ISBN-13: 9789814522830

This quantity bargains with the basic recommendations of area, time and topic. It offers a singular reformulation of either the certain and normal concept of relativity, during which time doesn't represent the fourth measurement in a standard four-dimensional space-time. in its place, the position of time is performed through the circulate of a vector box on a three-dimensional house. the normal versions of de Sitter, Schwarzschild and Kerr space-times are reformulated in a simply three-d manifold.

the quantity additionally provides a conception of topic within which the elemental debris, comparable to baryons and leptons, seem because of an interplay among left-handed and right-handed 2-component Weyl neutrinos. The Appendices comprise a finished remedy of classical mechanics by way of Hamiltonian vector fields on symplectic manifolds. Graduate scholars of mathematical physics or theoretical physics, in addition to lecturers, will locate this quantity of interest.

Readership: Graduate scholars and researchers in mathematical physics and theoretical physics.