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General relativity and the Einstein equations

Author: Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
Publisher: Oxford ; New York ; Auckland : Oxford University Press, cop. 2009.
Series: Oxford mathematical monographs.
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Aimed at researchers in mathematics and physics, this monograph, in which the author overviews the basic ideas in General Relativity, introduces the necessary mathematics and discusses some of the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: General relativity and the Einstein equations [Ressource électronique] / Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. (@Oxford mathematical monographs)
(ABES)151383030
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
ISBN: 9780199230723 0199230722
OCLC Number: 493785270
Description: 1 vol. (xxiv-785 p.) : fig., photos. ; 25 cm.
Contents: FOREWORD ; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; 1. Lorentzian Geometry ; 2. Special Relativity ; 3. General Relativity and the Einstein Equations ; 4. Schwarzschild Space-time and Black Holes ; 5. Cosmology ; 6. Local Cauchy Problem ; 7. Constraints ; 8. Other Hyperbolic-Elliptic systems ; 9. Relativistic Fluids ; 10. Kinetic Theory ; 11. Progressive Waves ; 12. Global Hyperbolicity and Causality ; 13. Singularities ; 14. Stationary Space-times and Black Holes ; 15. Global Existence Theorems, Asymptotically Euclidean Data ; 16. Global existence theorems, cosmological case ; APPENDICES ; I. Sobolev Spaces ; II. Elliptic Systems ; III. Second Order Quasidiagonal Systems ; IV. General Hyperbolic Systems ; V. Cauchy Kovalevski and Fuchs theorems ; VI. Conformal Methods ; VII. Kaluza Klein Formulas
Series Title: Oxford mathematical monographs.
Responsibility: Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat.
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The book is a refreshing exposition of what is not known: The reader will come away feeling that general relativity has many exciting aspects to it just waiting to be discovered. Physics Today

 
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