ISBN-10: 0716703440

ISBN-13: 9780716703440

Edition: 1973

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List price: $193.99
Copyright year: 1973
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 9/15/1973
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1215
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 5.742
Language: English

Spacetime Physics
Geometrodynamics in Brief
Physics in Flat Spacetime
Foundations of Special Relativity
The Electromagnetic Field
Electromagnetism and Differential Forms
Stress-Energy Tensor and Conservation Laws
Accelerated Observers
Incompatibility of Gravity and Special Relativity
The Mathematics of Curved Spacetime
Differential Geometry: An Overview
Differential Topology
Affine Geometry: Geodesics, Parallel Transport and Covariant Derivatives
Geodesic Deviation and Spacetime Curvature
Newtonian Gravity in the Language of Curved Spacetime
Riemannian Geometry: Metric as Foundation of All
Calculation of Curvature
Bianchi Identities and the Boundary of a Boundary
Einstein's Geometric Theory of Gravity
Equivalence Principle and Measuremetn of the "Gravitational Field"
How Mass-Energy Generates Curvature
Weak Gravitational Fields
Mass and Angular Momentum of a Gravititing System
Conservation Laws for 4-Momentum and Angular Momentum
Variation Principle and Initial-Value Data
Thermodynamics, Hydrodynamics, Electrodynamics, Geometric Optics, and Kinetic Theory
Relativistic Stars
Spherical Stars
Pulsars and Neutron Stars: Quasars and Supermassive Stars
The "Pit in the Potential" as the Central New Feature of Motion in Schwarzschild Geometry
Stellar Pulsations
The Universe
Idealized Cosmologies
Evolution of the Universe into Its Present State
Present State and Future Evolution of the Universe
Anisotropic and Inhomogeneous Cosmologies
Gravitational Collapse and Black Holes
Schwarzschild Geometry
Gravitational Collapse
Black Holes
Global Techniques, Horizons, and Singularity Theorems
Gravitational Waves
Propagation of Gravitational Waves
Generation of Gravitational Waves
Detection of Gravitational Waves
Experimental Tests of General Relativity
Testing the Foundations of Relativity
Other Theories of Gravity and the Post-Newtonian Approximation
Solar-System Experiment
Regge Calculus
Superspace: Arena for the Dynamics of Geometry
Beyond the End of Time
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