MAGIC008: Lie groups and Lie algebras

Course details

Semester

Autumn 2009
Monday, October 5th to Friday, December 11th

Hours

Live lecture hours
20
Recorded lecture hours
0
Total advised study hours
0

Timetable

Mondays
09:05 - 09:55
Wednesdays
11:05 - 11:55

Description

Lie groups, Lie algebras, classical matrix groups GL(n,R), SO(n), SO(p,q), U(n), Lorentz group, Poincare group; exponential map, one-parameter subgroups; actions and basic representation theory, orbits and invariants; Lie-Poisson bracket, dynamical systems with symmetries, applications to Relativity Theory and Hamiltonian Mechanics.

Prerequisites

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Syllabus

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Lecturer

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    Dr Alexey Bolsinov

    University
    Loughborough University

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