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This is an introduction to classical field theory. Topics treated include: Klein-Gordon field, electromagnetic field, scalar electrodynamics, Dirac field, Yang-Mills field, gravitational field, Noether theorems relating symmetries and conservation laws, spontaneous symmetry breaking, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms.

Publication Date

12-16-2020

City

Logan, UT

Keywords

classical field theory, Klein-Gordon field, electromagnetic field, scalar electrodynamics, Dirac field, Yang-Mills field, gravitational field, Noether theorems, spontaneous symmetry breaking, Lagrangian, Symmetries and conservation laws, Hamiltonian

Disciplines

Applied Mathematics | Cosmology, Relativity, and Gravity | Elementary Particles and Fields and String Theory | Geometry and Topology | Physics

Comments

This is an introduction to classical field theory. Topics treated include: Klein-Gordon field, electromagnetic field, scalar electrodynamics, Dirac field, Yang-Mills field, gravitational field, Noether theorems relating symmetries and conservation laws, spontaneous symmetry breaking, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms.

This is version 1.3, released in December 2020.

© 2016 C. G. torre

Introduction to Classical Field Theory

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