Theory of Relativity by Fayyazuddin

Theory of Relativity

byFayyazuddin, Riazuddin, Muhammad Jamil Aslam

Kobo ebook | March 30, 2015

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This volume is to facilitate undergraduate and graduate students in theory of relativity and help them in their studies of High Energy Physics and Cosmology. The presentation has been kept simple and sufficient details have been provided in order to facilitate the understanding of the subject. The problems have also been selected to clarify the presentation and solutions of selected problems are given for better understanding of the contents.

Contents:

  • Special Theory of Relativity:

    • Galilean Transformations
    • Lorentz Transformations
    • Relativistic Mechanics
    • Lorentz Transformations (General Case)
    • Four Velocity: Minkowski Force
    • Covariant Form of Electrodynamics
    • Spin
    • Space Time Groups and Their Representations
  • General Theory of Relativity: Riemannian Geometry; Curved Space-time:

    • Tensor Analysis and Affine Connection
    • Geodesic and Equivalence Principle
    • Curvature Tensor and Einstein's Field Equations
    • The Schwarzschild, Friedmann Robertson Walker (FRW) Metric

Readership: Graduates in astrophysics, astronomy, cosmology and theory of relativity.
Key Features:

  • Covers special theory of relativity, space-time groups and general theory of relativity in a concise way
  • The mathematics is done in detail
  • Solutions of some problems are included in the text
Title:Theory of RelativityFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 30, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:981464191X

ISBN - 13:9789814641913

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