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Applied group theory for physicists and chemists by George H. Duffey

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English


  • Symmetry (Physics),
  • Group theory.,
  • Chemistry -- Mathematics.,
  • Chemistry, Physical and theoretical.

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge H. Duffey.
LC ClassificationsQC174.17.S9 D84 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 373 p. :
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1869100M
ISBN 100130405361
LC Control Number90027528

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Applied Group Theory covers group theory and its applications and is designed to cater undergraduate students. This text is comprised of two parts; the first of which discusses topics such as symmetry; crystallographic groups; vibrations in molecules and solids; and . This text introduces advanced undergraduates and graduate students to symmetry relations by means of group theory. Key relationships are derived in detail from first principles. Rather than matrix theory, the treatment employs algebraic theory in deriving the properties of characters and projection by: 2. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hall, G.G. (George Garfield). Applied group theory. New York, American Elsevier Pub. Co. [] (OCoLC) This book has the advantage of applying group theory directly to solvable physical problems. In most areas of applied physics it is very important to know the basics concepts of group theory, but there is no need to have a deep knowledge as well as to know how to proof all the main theorems. As an introductory course for undergradCited by:

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Notes on Group Theory. This note covers the following topics: Notation for sets and functions, Basic group theory, The Symmetric Group, Group actions, Linear groups, Affine Groups, Projective Groups, Finite linear groups, Abelian Groups, Sylow Theorems and Applications, Solvable and nilpotent groups, p-groups, a second look, Presentations of Groups, Building new groups from old.   Abstract Algebra: A First Course. By Dan Saracino I haven't seen any other book explaining the basic concepts of abstract algebra this beautifully. It is divided in two parts and the first part is only about groups though. The second part is an in. A great cheap book in Dover paperback for graduate students is John Rose's A Course In Group Theory. This was one of the first books to extensively couch group theory in the language of group actions and it's still one of the best to do that. It covers everything in group . 4. Wu-Ki Tung, Group Theory in Physics 5. S. Sternberg, Group theory and physics. Sternberg is a matmematician and the book is written from a mathematicians perspective of applications to physics. It has some very nice material. 6. P. Ramond, Group Theory: A Physicist’s Survey, Very recent text with a stress on applications to particle.