A history of vector analysis : the evolution of the idea of by Michael J. Crowe

By Michael J. Crowe

Concise and readable, this article levels from definition of vectors and dialogue of algebraic operations on vectors to the concept that of tensor and algebraic operations on tensors. It also includes a scientific learn of the differential and indispensable calculus of vector and tensor features of house and time. Worked-out difficulties and recommendations. 1968 variation

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S1z_2} be the f-set of cut-sets in G which is determined by the tree T in the sense of Theorem 2-29. , M - 2). , SM_2} is the f -set of cut-sets corresponding to a tree T7- 1 in GIl. s, which equals the tree product sum in G11 because of (3-29). Since any tree in Gil which does not intersect S - 1 is a 2-tree in G which does not intersect S, and vice versa, we obtain (3-47). d. b = W(alb) [yr, (3-48) Proof By definition, [y'°]b,b is nothing but the (ab, ab) minor, [1Y]ab,ab, of yY = d dt, that is, it coincides with the determinant of the 1K° matrix in G(ab) because a = b in G(°b).

Hence H a1 is 16T* a term of U. Conversely, let T* be a chord set in G/P; then its complement T = IGI - T* is a tree in G because of Theorem 2-6(b). Hence every term in UP appears in U. Finally, UP and UP. for P + P' have no common terms because P u F includes a circuit. d. § 4 PLANAR GRAPHS 4-1 Characterizations of the Planar Graph A planar graph is defined to be a graph which can be embedded topologically in a plane, that is, it can be drawn geometrically on a plane without crossing of lines.

We call this problem the transport problem, which will be applied to the theory of the Feynman integral in order to find some support properties (see Section 19). To be more precise, we first present some definitions. We consider a connected graph G, and let g (c v(G)) be a set of n special vertices. For each line 1 of G, we assign a real, nonnegative quantity c(1), which is called a capacity. For each a E g, we assign a real quantity, called a demand, d(a), in such a way that the conversation law Y d(a) = 0 (5-1) aeg is satisfied.

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