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Within the Spring of 1966, I gave a chain of lectures within the Princeton collage division of Physics, aimed toward contemporary mathematical leads to mechanics, particularly the paintings of Kolmogorov, Arnold, and Moser and its software to Laplace's query of balance of the sun approach. Mr. Marsden's notes of the lectures, with a few revision and growth by means of either one of us, turned this ebook.
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We shall denote the space of projectable vector field by ℘. It is easy to see that if X, Y ∈ ℘, then X + Y ∈ ℘ and p(X + Y) = pX + pY. Moreover ℘ is a submodule of C (P) regarded as an U (V)-module (but not an U (P)-submodule). For f ∈ U (V) and X ∈ ℘, we have p((p∗ f )X) = f (pX). Thus p : ℘ → C (V) is an U (V)homomorphism and the kernel is just the module N of vector fields on P tangential to the fibre. Furthermore, for every X, Y ∈ ℘, we have [X, Y] ∈ ℘ and p[X, Y] = [pX, pY]. 44 Proposition 7.
We may assume that V is simply connected in which case Φ(ξ) = Φr (ξ), the general case being an easy consequence. Moreover, since it is enough to take d1 η, d2 η to be horizontal, we may consider the values of K on the manifold M(ξ). We may therefore restrict ourselves to the case when Φr (ξ) = G, and M(ξ) = P. Let I be the subalgebra of G generated by 4. Holonomy Groups 58 75 the values of K. Let L be the set of vector fields X on P such that γ(X) is a function with values in I . This is an U (P)- submodule.
H is defined by h(y, ξ) = ξ. By proposition (3). 3, the principal bundle Pq is trivial if and only if there exists a differentiable cross section for Pq over Y. , the diagram is commutative. P ?? p Y q // X λ 33 We now assume that q is surjective and everywhere of rank = dim X. If Pq is trivial we shall say that P is trivialised by the map q. Let q be a differentiable map Y → X which trivialises P. Consider the subset Yq of Y × Y consisting of points (y, y′ ) such that q(y) = q(y′ ).