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A relativist's toolkit : the mathematics of black-hole mechanics

Author: Eric Poisson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, dr. 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : This digitally printed versionView all editions and formats
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This 2004 textbook provides the advanced student with practical tools for the computation of many physically interesting quantities in general relativity and gravitational physics. The context is  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Poisson
ISBN: 9780521830911 0521830915 9780521537803 0521537800
OCLC Number: 802151652
Notes: Na s. red.: "First published 2004."
Description: XVI, 233 s. : il. ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; Notation and conventions; 1. Fundamentals; 2. Geodesic congruences; 3. Hypersurfaces; 4. Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of general relativity; 5. Black holes; References; Index.
Responsibility: Eric Poisson.
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