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Categories in Continuum Physics

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Topos Theory

topos theory

Background

Toposes

Internal Logic

Topos morphisms

Extra stuff, structure, properties

Cohomology and homotopy

In higher category theory

Theorems

This page collects some links related to the book

  • William Lawvere, Stephen Schanuel (eds.),

    Categories in Continuum Physics

    Lectures given at a Workshop held at SUNY, Buffalo 1982

    Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1174

    1986

on the foundations of continuum mechanics (also rational thermodynamics), variational calculus and equations of motion in synthetic differential geometry, diffeological spaces, Frölicher spaces and of the notion intensive and extensive properties by mapping spaces in ring objects, and related constructions in topos theory.

Related texts by Lawvere include

For related discussion see also at geometry of physics and higher category theory and physics.

category: reference

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