# Objectivity in classical continuum physics: a rationale for discarding the 'principle of invariance under superposed rigid body motions' in favour of purely objective considerations

## Related Articles

- GÃ¼ntherâ€™s formalism (k-symplectic formalism) in classical field theory: Skinnerâ€“Rusk approach and the evolution operator. Rey, Angel M.; Román-Roy, Narciso; Salgado, Modesto // Journal of Mathematical Physics;May2005, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p052901
The first aim of this paper is to extend the Skinnerâ€“Rusk formalism on classical mechanics for first-order field theories. The second is to generalize the definition and properties of the evolution K-operator on classical mechanics for first-order field theories using in both cases...

- The goldstone fields of interacting higher spin field theory in AdS(4). Rühl, W. // Physics of Atomic Nuclei;Jun2008, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p1109
A higher spin field theory on AdS(4) possesses a conformal theory on the boundary R(3) which can be identified with the critical O( N) sigma model of O( N) invariant fields only. The notions of quasiprimary and secondary fields can be carried over to the AdS theory. If de Donderâ€™s gauge...

- Four-Dimensional Wall-Crossing via Three-Dimensional Field Theory. Gaiotto, Davide; Moore, Gregory; Neitzke, Andrew // Communications in Mathematical Physics;Oct2010, Vol. 299 Issue 1, p163
We give a physical explanation of the Kontsevich-Soibelman wall-crossing formula for the BPS spectrum in Seiberg-Witten theories. In the process we give an exact description of the BPS instanton corrections to the hyperkÃ¤hler metric of the moduli space of the theory on $${\mathbb R^3 \times...

- The KÃ¤hler potential of Abelian Higgs vortices. Chen, Heng-Yu; Manton, N. S. // Journal of Mathematical Physics;May2005, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p052305
We calculate the KÃ¤hler potential for the Samols metric on the moduli space of Abelian Higgs vortices on R2, in two different ways. The first uses a scaling argument. The second depends on a variant of the relationship between accessory parameters and the regularized action in Liouville field...

- Phase space properties and the short distance structure in quantum field theory. Bostelmann, Henning // Journal of Mathematical Physics;May2005, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p052301
The paper investigates relations between the phase space structure of a quantum field theory (â€œnuclearityâ€) and the concept of pointlike localized fields. Given a net of local observable algebras, a phase space condition is introduced that allows a very detailed description of the...

- Creating Streamtubes Based on Mass Conservative Streamlines. Raj, Nawin; Zhenquan Li // Proceedings of World Academy of Science: Engineering & Technolog;Dec2007, Vol. 36, p396
Streamtube is used to visualize expansion, contraction and various properties of the fluid flow. These are useful in fluid mechanics, engineering and geophysics. The streamtube constructed in this paper only reveals the flow expansion rate along streamline. Based on the mass conservative...

- Globular structures of a helix-coil copolymer: Self-consistent treatment. Nowak, C.; Rostiashvili, V. G.; Vilgis, T. A. // Journal of Chemical Physics;1/21/2007, Vol. 126 Issue 3, p034902
A self-consistent-field theory was developed in the grand canonical ensemble formulation to study transitions in a helix-coil multiblock globule. Helical and coil parts are treated as stiff rods and self-avoiding walks of variable lengths correspondingly. The resulting field theory takes, in...

- New Version of the Thermodynamically Consistent Model of Maxwell Viscosity. Godunov, S. K. // Journal of Applied Mechanics & Technical Physics;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p775
Formalization of the evolutionary equations of continuum mechanics in the form of a Galilean-invariant nondivergent hyperbolic system is described. Special attention is paid to supplementing the system by additional equations required for validity of the conservation laws. A new version of...

- The structure of 2D semi-simple field theories. Teleman, Constantin // Inventiones Mathematicae;Jun2012, Vol. 188 Issue 3, p525
I classify the cohomological 2D field theories based on a semi-simple complex Frobenius algebra A. They are controlled by a linear combination of Îº-classes and by an extension datum to the Deligne-Mumford boundary. Their effect on the Gromov-Witten potential is described by Givental's Fock...