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General relativity

Author: Nicholas M J Woodhouse
Publisher: London : Springer, 2007.
Series: Springer undergraduate mathematics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:General Relativity.
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Based on a course taught for years at Oxford, this book offers an exposition of the central ideas of general relativity. It focuses on the chain of reasoning that leads to the relativistic theory  Read more...

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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas M J Woodhouse
ISBN: 1846284864 9781846284861 1846284872 9781846284878
OCLC Number: 255147823
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [215] - 216.
Description: IX, 219 S. : ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Newtonian Gravity.- Inertial Coordinates and Tensors.- Energy-Momentum Tensors.- Curved Space-Time.- Tensor Calculus.- Einstein's Equation.- Spherical Symmetry.- Orbits in the Schwarzschild Space-Time.- Black Holes.- Rotating Bodies.- Gravitational Waves.- Redshift and Horizons.
Series Title: Springer undergraduate mathematics series.
Responsibility: N.M.J. Woodhouse.
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