Title  Einstein's spacetime : an introduction to special and general relativity 
Author(s)  Rafael Ferraro 
Publication  New York, Springer, 2007. 
Description  1 online resource (xvii, 310 p.) : ill 
Abstract Note  "Einstein's SpaceTime: An Introduction to Special and General Relativity is a textbook addressed to students in physics and other people interested in Relativity and the history of physics. The book contains a complete account of Special Relativity that begins with the historical analysis of the reasons that led to a change in our manner of regarding the space and time."Jacket 
Contents Note  Space and time before Einstein  In search of the ether  Space and time in special relativity  Geometric structure of spacetime  Transformation of the electromagnetic field  Energy and momentum  Covariant formulation  Inertia and gravity  Results of general relativity  Appendix A.1: EulerLagrange equation  Appendix A.2: The action functional  Appendix A.3: Metric energymomentum tensor  Appendix A.4: Gauge transformations and source conservation  Appendix A.5: Killing vectors and energymomentum conservation 
Notes  Includes bibliographical references (p. 297302) and index 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. GENERAL RELATIVITY (PHYSICS)
4. SPACE AND TIME
5. Special relativity (Physics)

Item Type  eBook 