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Relativity, gravitation and cosmology : a basic introduction

Author: Ta-Pei Cheng
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2010.
Series: Oxford master series in particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology, 11.; Oxford master series in physics, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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This book provides an introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity. A "physics-first" approach is adopted so that interesting applications come before the more difficult task of solving  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ta-Pei Cheng
ISBN: 9780199573639 0199573638 9780199573646 0199573646
OCLC Number: 690512927
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-435 p.) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: I: PRELIMINARIES; II: RELATIVITY - METRIC DESCRIPTION OF SPACETIME; III: COSMOLOGY; IV: RELATIVITY - FULL TENSOR FORMULATION
Series Title: Oxford master series in particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology, 11.; Oxford master series in physics, 11.
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