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Round table conferences about Relativity and Quantum Theory.In the spring of 1995, a group of keens on physics, decided it would be worthwhile to organize a weekly round table in which interesting related topics could be dealt. And so it was done.It was planned to carry on a schedule based on conferences at the highest level we can cope with. The round table has been going on a weekly basis and attached information show about the topics and bibliography discussed so far. We have been allowed to use the premises of the EUPM, Departamento de expresión gráfica, thanks to its Director D. Pedro Portillo. You are welcome to join us if you are interested on our study line in what can be known as "The Knights of the Round Table".
New: The second release of our bulletin is already outIt can be found here.
New: We have released a first copy of our bulletin(only available in Spanish)The journal can be copied without any cost by asking D. Rafael Miranda (Dpto. Expresión Gráfica en la Ingeniería . E.U. Politécnica . El Ejido) . Also, we've put the whole magazine online in gzipped postscript format. Índice
Those are the sessions done until the 7 of April of 1999:
1st session, 27 April 1995. The presentation is made by D. Pedro Portillo and D. Benigno Pérez.The program is sketched, some photocopies are given. 2nd session, 11 May 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Restringed relativity principles, gravitation and nonEuclidean geometry. Chapter 1 of the book "Gravitation and Cosmology", S. Weinberg, 1972. 3rd session, 18 May 1995. A pupil talks about the Lorentz transformations. D. Rafael Miranda, Lorentz group. Chapter 2 Weinberg. 4th session, 25 May 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Maxwell equations, relativistic invariance and gauge transformation. Chapter 2 of the Weinberg. 5th session, 1 June 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Three dimensional rotations, Euler and RodriguesHamilton theorems, Euler angles and Stereographic projection."Analytical Mechanics", Whittaker. 6th session, 8 June 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Representations of the rotation group: Matrix, vector, exponential and with quaternions. "Computer graphics (Second edition)", Hearn & Baker, 1994. 7th session, 19 June 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. About vectors, covectors and group representation. Representation of covectors with parallel planes. "Ricci Calculus", Schouten. 8th session, 28 June 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Group representations. "Theory of Elementary particles" Roman. 9th session, 6 July 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Lorentz Group representation: Matrix, Cuadrivector and exponential. Chapter 2 Weinberg 10th session, 13 July 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Generalities about Fields, Lagrangians, Gauges, Symmetries and Superstrings. Encyclopaedia Universalis. 11th session, 21 September 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Cualitative aspects of the Classic Physics of the Black Holes. "Black Holes", JP Luminet and "Fenómenos Violentos en el Universo", J Narlikar. 12th session, 28 September 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Diferential Geometry in relativity: Atlas, Maps, Manifolds and tangent vectors to manifolds. Chapter 2 of "The Large Structure of Spacetime", S.W. Hawking & G. Ellis. 13th session, 5 October 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Classic Physics of the Black Holes, the Schwarzschild solution. "Fisica Relativista", E. Loedel. 14th session, 19 October 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Diferential Geometry in relativity: tensors, tensor space and tensor product. Chapter 2 Hawking & Ellis. 15th session, 27 October 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Classic Physics of the Black Holes, the Kerr solution for a rotating black hole. Chapter 12 "The classical theory of fields", L.D. Landau & E. M. Lifshitz. 16th session, 3 November 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Diferential Geometry in relativity: tensor product, change of bases and introduction to the theory of multicovectors. Chapter 2 Hawking & Ellis. 17th session, 10 November 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Classic Physics of the Black Holes, diagrams and maps of Kruskal and CarterPenrose for the gravitational colapse analysis. "Les Houches Lectures on Black Holes", A. Strominger. 18th session, 17 November 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Differential Geometry in relativity: alternate multilinear forms. "Functions of several variables", Fleming. 19th session, 24 November 1995. Rafael Larrosa. Predicting weather: The meridional oscilation ("El niño") in the world climate. "Contemporary Climatology", A. Henderson & P.J. Robinson. 20th session, 1 December 1995. D. Francisco Villatoro. Quantum Physics of the Black Holes; qualitative aspects of the Hawking radiation and Black Holes evaporation."Lectures on black holes: Classical and Quantum theory", S.W. Hawking. 21th session, 15 December 1995. Sergio Garcia. The Dark Matter problem. Detection methods. "La quinta esencia", L. Krauss. 22th session, 20 December 1995. D. Rafael Miranda. Diferential Forms. Fleming. 23th session, 12 January 1996. Sergio Garcia. The Dark Matter problem. Possible candidates. "La quinta esencia", L. Krauss. 24th session, 19 January 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Codifferencial and adjoint differential forms. Fleming. 25th session, 26 January 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Lagrangian formulation in field theory. "Particulas Elementales" L. Nelipa. 26th session, 2 February 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Exterior Algebra: Application to the equations of MaxwellEinstein. 27th session, 9 February 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Noether theorem and theory of invariants fields."Particulas Elementales" L. Nelipa. 28th session, 16 February 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. More about forms. 29th session, 1 March 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Derivative and exact forms. Fleming. 30th session, 8 March 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Action invariance in spacetime translations: Energyimpulse tensor conservation."Particulas Elementales" L. Nelipa. 31th session, 15 March 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Homotopy, preparing for the Poincare lemma. Fleming. 32th session, 23 March 1996. Rafael Larrosa. Lineal forms applications to computer graphics."Graphics Gems" A. Glassner (editor). 33th session, 29 March 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Action invariance with rotations and isotopies U(1): Conservation of the angular moment tensor, the spin, and the electric charge. "Particulas Elementales" L. Nelipa. 34th session, 12 April 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. More about Action invariance.Nelipa. 35th session, 19 April 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Poincare's lemma. 36th session, 26 April 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. More about Action invariance.Nelipa. 37th session, 10 May 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Betti numbers, cycles, cocycles and edges.Topologie. SeifertThrelfall. 38th session, 17 May 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Fields. 39th session, 24 May 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Homology.Topologie. SeifertThrelfall. 40th session, 31 May 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. More about Fields. 41th session, 7 June 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Homology.Topologie. SeifertThrelfall 42th session, 14 June 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. More about Fields. 43th session, 21 June 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Homology.Topologie. SeifertThrelfall 44th session, 28 June 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Quantization. 45th session, 3 July 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Betti numbers.Topologie. SeifertThrelfall and "Analysis Situs" Poincaré. 46th session, 10 July 1996. D. Francisco Villatoro. Statistics. 47th session, 17 July 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. More about Betti numbers.Differential Manifolds. Postnikov. 48th session, 24 July 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Homology, Betti numbers.Differential Manifolds. Postnikov. 49th session, 31 July 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. More about homology.Differential Manifolds. Postnikov. 50th session, 4 September 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Matrices of orientation. Betti numbers. 51th session, 11 September 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Vectorial
spaces, covectors and differential forms.
52th session, 21 September 1996. Rafael Larrosa. Covectors. Juan Manuel Pedrosa. Virtual work principle. 53th session, 23 September 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. More
about forms.
54th session, 5 October 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Adjoint
differential forms.
55th session, 11 October 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Closed and exact differential forms. Fleming. 56th session, 19 October 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Orientation and definition of certain differential forms. Chapter VII of Fleming. D. Francisco Villatoro. Canonical transformations. 57th session, 26 October 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Simplectic geometry.Algébre géométrique. Artin. 58th session, 29 October 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Geodesics, covariant derivatives. 59th session, 9 November 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Geodesics, covariant derivatives. Cayley formulas. 60th session, 16 November 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. More
about geodesics; geodesics on a sphere.Leçons sur la géométrie
des espaces de Riemann. E. Cartan.
61th session, 23 November 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Parallel
transport of LeviCivita.Lecons sur la géométrie des espaces
de Riemann. E. Cartan
62th session, 30 November 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Affine
geometry, Weyl affine connection.
63th session, 14 December 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. Connections and torsion following Cartan.Leçons sur la géométrie des espaces de Riemann. E. Cartan 64th session, 14 December 1996. D. Rafael Miranda. CayleyClifford geometry.Cartan & Appell. 65th session, 11 January 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Read of "Some differential geometry". SchwarzGreenWitten . 66th session, 18 January 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Reflections about superstrings. SchwarzGreenWitten. 67th session, 25 January 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Bundle spaces.KobayashiNomizu. 68th session, 1 February 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Bundle spaces.KobayashiNomizu. 69th session, 15 February 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Path homotopy, fibre bundles."The topology of fibre bundles" Steenrod. 70th session, 22 February 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. "Some differential geometry".SchwarzGreenWitten 71th session, 8 March 1997. D. Juan Manuel Pedrosa. Maxwell ecuations. D. Rafael Miranda. Homotopies. Rafael Larrosa. Cordic arithmetic. 72th session, 15 March 1997. D. Francisco Villatoro. Fields theories. 73th session, 22 March, 5,12,19 April 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Homotopy."Algebraic Topology" GreenbergHarper 77th session, 26 April 1997. D. Juan Manuel Pedrosa. Differential forms.Gockeler & Schucker. 78th session, 10, 17, 24, 31 May, 7 Juny 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Jordan forms.Algebra. Van der Waerden. 83th session, 27 Juny 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Lie derivative.Jacobson. 84th session, 3 July 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Global structure of the universe.HawkingEllis. 85,86,87th sessions, 10,17,24 July 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Lie derivative.Postnikov. 88th session, 30 July 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Covariant derivative. Afin conection.Postnikov. 89,90,91th sessions, August 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Lie groups and Lie algebras.Jacobson. 92th session, 29 August 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Rotations in R3."Angular Momentum" Rose. 93th session, 9 September 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Group representations."Theory of groups" H. Weyl. 94th session, 10 September 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. More about rotations."Angular Momentum" Rose. 95th session, 27 September 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Schur lemma."Theory of groups" H. Weyl. 96th session, 11 October 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. More about representations and characters."Theory of groups" H. Weyl. 97th session, 18 October 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Eigenvalues. "Angular Momentum" Rose. 98th session, 25 October 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Eigenvalues."Angular Momentum" Rose. 99th session, 8 November 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Harmonic spherics."Theory of Potential". Kellog. 100th,101th,102th,103th sessions, 15, 22, 29, November 13 December 1997. D. Rafael Miranda. Fermat's last theorem."The theory of numbers" H. Wright. "Fermat's last theorem", Edwards. 104th session, 10 January 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Euler's infinite descent method. 105th,106th sessions, 17,24 January 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Covariant and contravariant vectors. 107th,108th sessions, 31 January, 7 February 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Covariant and contravariant tensors. Geodesics. Christoffel's simbols 109th session, 14 February 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Covariant derivatives 110th session, 21 February 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. RiemannChristoffel' contracted tensor. Cosmic constant . Schwarzschild 's functions 111th session, 7 March 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Eddington. Mass's potential . Planetary orbits compared with Newton's gravitation theory 112th session, 14 March 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Wigner . Minkowski's space . Representation of groups . Lie groups 113th session, 28 March 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Eigenvectors 114th session, 3 April 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Lorentz's group 115th session, 8 April 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. C_{2}, the bidimensional complex group . Absolutely ortogonal planes . Topologic structure of Lorentz's group . L_{p} , Lorentz's proper subgroup 116th session, 18 April 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Hilbert space . Topologic groups and vector spaces . preHilbert spaces. 117th session, 25 April 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Spectrum of an operator in a Hilbert space . N_{4p} and L_{p} representations. 118th session, 9 May 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Proper groups decomposition in subgroups product . Getting of N_{4p}, L_{p}, O_{3p}, N_{3p} . CayleyKlein' parameters. 119th session, 16 May 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Covering groups . ClebschJordan' formula. 120th session, 23 May 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Riemann's surface . Tensorial representations in D^{j}. 121th session, 30 May 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Clifford's Algebra . Tensor product . 122th session, 11 July 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Linear group's infinitesimal ring. 123th session, 16 July 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Homotopy . Degree of a map f:S^{n}>S^{n} . Brouwer's theorem. 124th session, 23 July 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Paths . Homotopy group. 125th session, 30 July 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Homotopy classes group . Free groups . Simplicial complex 126th session, 3 September 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Homeomorphisms 127th session, 10 September 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Homology groups . Cyclic groups . Betti's number and torsion group . Strings . Boundaries sucession. 128th session, 17 September 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Boundary operator properties . Homology classes. 128th session, 24 September 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Cohomology (by De Rham and HawkingEllis) . Exterior's differentation. 129th session, 1 October 1998. Special : Monopoles 130th session, 7 October 1998. Special : Monopoles 131th session, 14 October 1998. Special : Monopoles 132th session, 21 October 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Lorentz's transforms . Chapter 2 of the book "Gravitation and Cosmology", S. Weinberg, 1972. 133th session, 28 October 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Relativistic quantum mechanics and Lagrangians. 134th session, 4 November 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. First order differential ecuations. 135th session, 11 November 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Partial differential ecuations. 136th session, 18 November 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Partial differential ecuations. 137th session, 25 November 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Partial differential ecuations. 138th session, 2 December 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Partial differential ecuations. 139th session, 9 December 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Partial differential ecuations. 140 session, 16 December 1998. D. Rafael Miranda. Partial differential ecuations. 141 session, 13 January 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Braquistochrone. 142 session, 20 January 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Variational Calculus. 143 session, 20 January 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Variational Calculus. 144 session, 27 January 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Variational Calculus.Bliss; Lectures on the calculus of variations. 145 session, 3 February 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Variational Calculus.Bliss; Lectures on the calculus of variations. 146 session, 10 February 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Variational Calculus.Bliss; Lectures on the calculus of variations. 147 session, 17 February 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Variational Calculus.Bliss; Lectures on the calculus of variations. 148 session, 24 February 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. The two bodies problem.Bliss; Lectures on the calculus of variations. 149 session, 3 March 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Elliptical coordinates.Bliss; Lectures on the calculus of variations. 150 session, 10 March 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Tensorial algebra and elliptical coordinates.Chevdley "Algebraic Theory of Spinors" 151 session, 17 March 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Tensorial algebra. 152 session, 25 March 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Clifford algebra.Chevdley "Algebraic Theory of Spinors". 153 session, 7 April 1999. D. Rafael Miranda. Status of the YangMills and gravitational theories. If you have any question, feel free to send an email to rmiranda@uma.es or antlarr@wanadoo.es To visit this page again, guide your web browser to :
