TitleEinstein's theory : a rigorous introduction for the mathematically untrained
Author(s)�yvind Gr�n;Arne N�ss
PublicationNew York, Springer, 2011.
Description1 online resource (xvii, 341 p.)
Contents NoteVectors -- Differential calculus -- Tangent vectors -- Curvilinear coordinate systems -- The metric tensor -- The Christoffel symbols -- Covariant differentiation -- Geodesics -- Curvature -- Conservation laws of classical mechanics -- Einstein{u2019}s field equations -- Einstein{u2019}s theory of spacetime and gravitation -- Some applications -- Relativistic universe models
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
Keyword(s)1. Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology 2. Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. EINSTEIN FIELD EQUATIONS 6. GENERAL RELATIVITY (PHYSICS) 7. PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 8. Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
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