This site contains many of the definitions and theorems from the area of mathematics generally called abstract algebra. It is intended for undergraduate students taking an abstract algebra class at the junior/senior level, as well as for students taking their first graduate algebra course. It is based on the books Abstract Algebra, by John A. Beachy and William D. Blair, and Abstract Algebra II, by John A. Beachy.
The site is organized by chapter. The page containing the Table of Contents also contains an index of definitions and theorems, which can be searched for detailed references on subject area pages. Topics from the first volume are marked by the symbol and those from the second volume by the symbol . To make use of this site as a reference, please continue on to the Table of Contents.
TABLE OF CONTENTS (Frames version)
Interested students may also wish to refer to a closely related site that includes solved problems: the
John A. Beachy
William D. Blair
ISBN 0-88133-866-4, © 1996, 427 pages
Waveland Press, P.O. Box 400, Prospect Heights, Illinois, 60070, Tel. 847 / 634-0081
Abstract Algebra II
This set of lecture notes was expanded into the following text.
Introductory Lectures on Rings and Modules,
John A. Beachy
ISBN 0-521-64407-0, © 1999, 238 pages
Cambridge University Press, London Mathematical Society Student Texts #47
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