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M. P. Hobson,G. P. Efstathiou,A. N. Lasenby's General Relativity: An Introduction for Physicists PDF

By M. P. Hobson,G. P. Efstathiou,A. N. Lasenby

ISBN-10: 0521536391

ISBN-13: 9780521536394

ISBN-10: 0521829518

ISBN-13: 9780521829519

normal Relativity: An advent for Physicists presents a transparent mathematical advent to Einstein's concept of basic relativity. It provides a variety of functions of the speculation, focusing on its actual outcomes. After reviewing the elemental recommendations, the authors current a transparent and intuitive dialogue of the mathematical history, together with the required instruments of tensor calculus and differential geometry. those instruments are then used to advance the subject of distinct relativity and to debate electromagnetism in Minkowski spacetime. Gravitation as spacetime curvature is then brought and the sector equations of basic relativity derived. After making use of the idea to quite a lot of actual occasions, the ebook concludes with a short dialogue of classical box conception and the derivation of normal relativity from a variational precept. Written for complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars, this approachable textbook includes over three hundred routines to light up and expand the dialogue within the text.

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