General Relativity An Introduction for Physicists

ISBN-10: 0521829518
ISBN-13: 9780521829519
Edition: 2005
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List price: $105.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/2/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738

'General Relativity' provides a clear mathematical introduction to Einstein's theory of general relativity. It presents a wide range of applications of the theory, concentrating on its physical consequences. The authors present a clear and intuitive discussion of the mathematical background.

George Efstathiou is Director of the Institute of Astronomy, the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of the Royal Society.

The spacetime of special relativity
Manifolds and coordinates
Vector calculus on manifolds
Tensor calculus on manifolds
Special relativity revisited
Electromagnetism
The equivalence principle and spacetime curvature
The gravitational field equations
The Schwarzschild geometry
Experimental tests of general relativity
Schwarzschild black holes
Further spherically-symmetric geometries
The Kerr geometry
The Friedmann-Robertson-Walker geometry
Cosmological models
Inflationary cosmology
Linearised general relativity
Gravitational waves
A variational approach to general relativity

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