Isomorphism classes for Banach vector bundle structures of second tangents

Dodson, CTJ and Galanis, GN and Vassiliou, E (2006) Isomorphism classes for Banach vector bundle structures of second tangents. [MIMS Preprint]

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On a smooth Banach manifold M, the equivalence classes of curves that agree up to acceleration form the second order tangent bundle T^2M of M. This is a vector bundle in the presence of a linear connection on M and the corresponding local structure is heavily dependent on the choice of connection. In this paper we study the extent of this dependence and we prove that it is closely related to the notions of conjugate connections and second order differentials. In particular, the vector bundle structure on T^2M remains invariant under conjugate connections with respect to diffeomorphisms of M.

Item Type: MIMS Preprint
Uncontrolled Keywords: Banach manifold, connection, second tangent bundle, isomorphism class, conjugacy
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 58 Global analysis, analysis on manifolds
Depositing User: Prof CTJ Dodson
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 18:18

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