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klabautermann Mar2-12 04:41 AM

differentiation of a vektorfield
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i flipped through my notes on a class on general relativity this morning and i found an expression wich doesn't make sense to me. im not sure if don't understand the last term in the last equality or it just dosn't make sense. i would appreciate your oppinion.
a,b are abstract indicies. everything else are coordinate indicies.

bloby Mar4-12 09:00 AM

Re: differentiation of a vektorfield
You should explain your notations...

klabautermann Mar5-12 02:43 AM

Re: differentiation of a vektorfield
of course. as i said, a and b are abstract indicies, i,j,m,k are components with respect to a basis. bared and not bared components and differential operators correspond to different coordinate systems.

bloby Mar5-12 04:43 AM

Re: differentiation of a vektorfield
Ok but what are [itex]\partiala[/itex], the quotation? x is a vector?

bloby Mar5-12 04:46 AM

Re: differentiation of a vektorfield

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