Mathematical physics

use of mathematics to solve physics problems

In applied mathematics, a branch of mathematics, mathematical physics refers to the knowledge made up of equations and ideas which scientists look to for assistance in modeling, describing, or solving problems in physics or related areas. These equations[1] and ideas are derived from areas of pure mathematics. The equations form a consistent structure.[2] An example of a so-called structure is a noncommutative space.

Teachers of mathematical physics change

Professor Edward Witten

There are many teachers that specialize in mathematical physics, one is Edward Witten, pictured here.

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Practitioners includes those who develop and apply mathematical physics.

Associations of mathematical physics change


There are several organized associations in mathematical physics, one is the International Association of Mathematical Physics.

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  1. "Mathematical Physics - EqWorld".
  2. "Robert Geroch: Mathematical Physics". Archived from the original on 2009-09-08. Retrieved 2009-08-11.

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  • "Mathematical physics", Robert Geroch, Publisher University of Chicago Press, 1985 ISBN 978-0-226-28862-8

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