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Riemann normal coordinates

  1. Feb 2, 2007 #1
    I have been reading Leo Brewin's notes on Riemann normal coordinates.www.maths.monash.edu.au/~leo/preprints/preprint02.ps.gz

    I don't know how to obtain equation (3.3).
    Can anyone please help???
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  3. Feb 2, 2007 #2


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    Try differentiating (3.1) and substituting in [itex]x^\mu[/itex]

    (By the way, I wouldn't say that this was an introductory physics question. More advanced physics, or maths; calculus and beyond).
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2007
  4. Feb 4, 2007 #3
    OK. Thank you. I've done that but I'm stuck again because the only thing I could obtain is this: [​IMG]

    (I know now that this isn't an introductory physics question... But can someone help me again?)
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