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Good reference for self study of Gauge theory

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Defining constant function on open set seemingly leads to contradiction in definitions

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Why the derivative of a vector field along a curve is not defined for a generic manifold?

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What structure do smooth maps and diffeomorphisms preserve?

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The derivative of an unknown function is additive?

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What is the correct sign for the four-vector potential gauge transform; $A_\mu\to A_\mu\pm\partial_\mu\lambda$ and where does this gauge originate?

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In bra-ket notation, what axiom allows "distributing" the conjugate ($^*$) across a sum of bras or sum of kets?

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Why does the matrix of the bundle homomorphism $g:TM\to T^{*}M$ have entries $(g_{ij})$ and not $g_{ij}E_{k}^{i}$?

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Are Functions Smooth Sections?

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Chain rule mismatch

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Covariant derivative on associated vector bundle under change of section

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Isomorphism between horizontal subspace on a principal bundle and tangent space on the base

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Levi Civita Connections vs. Ehresmann connection

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Is the induced connection in the hom bundle compatible with the metric provided that the connections from which it comes are?

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I want to learn mathematics of physics without going near proof writing

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Curvature on an Associated Vector Bundle

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Find all of the x-intercepts using the Newton Method.

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Differentiate $\left(x^6-2x^2\right) \ln\left(x\right) \sin\left(x\right)$

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How do I find a basis for this vector space?

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History of the undergraduate major in mathematics

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Having trouble finding an exact sequence.

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Understand the definition of covariant derivative for parameterized set

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Dimension of tensor product vs. dimension of direct product

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Bundle isomorphism $E \to F$ from isomorphisms on each fiber $E_p \to F_p$?

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Proof of local isometry, Riemannian manifolds. Is my proof correct?

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Is fiber product of $M_s$ , $M_t$ over $M_{st}$ isomorphic to $M$?

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Covariant derivative/connection of a local frame $\nabla \bar e = \nabla(e)g + edg$

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Proof critique - Glueing local isomorphism

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Two $SO(2)$ connections on a smooth $SO(2)$-vector bundle

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Why are coordinate maps diffeomorphisms (revisited)