Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Treats the following topics from group theory: permutation groups, crystallographic groups, kinematic groups, abstract groups, matrix Lie groups, group representations. Specific topics include the rotation group (spinors and quantum mechanical applications), the Lorentz group (representations and wave equations), SU (3) (its Lie algebra and physical relevance).
Prerequisite(s): (MATH 238 and MATH 277) or (MATH 223 and MATH 224) or (MATH 225 and MATH 226 - with grades of at least 80% and permission of the instructor); and MATH 266.
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