Author | Lawvere, F. William. author |
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Title | Categories in Continuum Physics [electronic resource] : Lectures given at a Workshop held at SUNY, Buffalo 1982 / by F. William Lawvere, Stephen H. Schanuel |

Imprint | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1986 |

Connect to | http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BFb0076928 |

Descript | IV, 126 p. online resource |

CONTENT

Continuum mechanics and geometric integration theory -- Structure of continuum physics -- On differentiable spaces -- Cartesian closed categories and analysis of smooth maps -- to synthetic differential geometry, and a synthetic theory of dislocations -- Synthetic reasoning and variable sets -- Recent research on the foundations of thermodynamics -- Global and local versions of the second law of thermodynamics -- Thermodynamics and the hahn-banach theorem -- What is the length of a potato?

Mathematics
K-theory
Physics
Mathematics
K-Theory
Theoretical Mathematical and Computational Physics