Problem Book in Relativity and Gravitation

An essential resource for learning about general relativity and much more, from four leading expertsImportant and useful to every student of relativity, this book is a unique collection of some 475 problems--with solutions--in the fields of special and general relativity, gravitation,... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Richard H. Price, Alan P. Lightman, William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky.
Format: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2017]
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Enthält auch: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Notation -- Problems -- 1. Special-Relativistic Kinematics -- 2. Special-Relativistic Dynamics -- 3. Special-Relativistic Coordinate Transformations, Invariants and Tensors -- 4. Electromagnetism -- 5. Matter and Radiation -- 6. Metrics -- 7. Covariant Differentiation and Geodesic Curves -- 8. Differential Geometry: Further Concepts -- 9. Curvature -- 10. Killing Vectors and Symmetries -- 12. Gravitation Generally -- 13. Gravitational Field Equations and Linearized Theory -- 14. Physics in Curved Spacetime -- 15. The Schwarzschild Geometry -- 16. Spherical Symmetry and Relativistic Stellar Structure -- 17. Black Holes -- 18. Gravitational Radiation -- 19. Cosmology -- 20. Experimental Tests -- 21. Miscellaneous -- Solutions -- 1. Solutions -- 2. Solutions -- 3. Solutions -- 4. Solutions -- 5. Solutions -- 6. Solutions -- 7. Solutions -- 8. Solutions -- 9.Solutions -- 10. Solutions -- 11. Solutions -- 12. Solutions -- 13. Solutions -- 14. Solutions -- 15. Solutions -- 16. Solutions -- 17. Solutions -- 18. Solutions -- 19. Solutions -- 20. Solutions -- 21. Solutions -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Notation -- Problems -- 1. Special-Relativistic Kinematics -- 2. Special-Relativistic Dynamics -- 3. Special-Relativistic Coordinate Transformations, Invariants and Tensors -- 4. Electromagnetism -- 5. Matter and Radiation -- 6. Metrics -- 7. Covariant Differentiation and Geodesic Curves -- 8. Differential Geometry: Further Concepts -- 9. Curvature -- 10. Killing Vectors and Symmetries -- 12. Gravitation Generally -- 13. Gravitational Field Equations and Linearized Theory -- 14. Physics in Curved Spacetime -- 15. The Schwarzschild Geometry -- 16. Spherical Symmetry and Relativistic Stellar Structure -- 17. Black Holes -- 18. Gravitational Radiation -- 19. Cosmology -- 20. Experimental Tests -- 21. Miscellaneous -- Solutions -- 1. Solutions -- 2. Solutions -- 3. Solutions -- 4. Solutions -- 5. Solutions -- 6. Solutions -- 7. Solutions -- 8. Solutions -- 9.Solutions -- 10. Solutions -- 11. Solutions -- 12. Solutions -- 13. Solutions -- 14. Solutions -- 15. Solutions -- 16. Solutions -- 17. Solutions -- 18. Solutions -- 19. Solutions -- 20. Solutions -- 21. Solutions -- Index
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