General Relativity: A First Examination by Marvin Blecher

General Relativity: A First Examination

byMarvin Blecher

Kobo ebook | June 15, 2016

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This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering. The book is concise so that the entire material can be covered in the one-semester time frame. Besides, the readers are introduced to the subject easily without the need for advanced mathematics. Though concise, the theory development is lucid and the readers are exposed to possible analytic calculations. Full solutions to some important problems are provided, and the experimental evidence is discussed in detail.

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  • Review of Special Relativity
  • Vectors and Tensors in Spacetime
  • Covariant Differentiation, Equations of Motion
  • Curvature
  • Gravity and General Relativity
  • Solar System Tests of General Relativity
  • Black Holes
  • Gravitational Waves
  • Cosmolgy

Readership: Undergraduate and graduate students in physics courses.
Key Features:

  • The book is concise
  • It includes some calculations not seen in other texts
Title:General Relativity: A First ExaminationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 15, 2016Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9813108495

ISBN - 13:9789813108493

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