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General Relativity

Basics and Beyond, 1st Edition

By Ghanashyam Date

CRC Press

263 pages

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A Broad Perspective on the Theory of General Relativity and Its Observable ImplicationsGeneral Relativity: Basics and Beyond familiarizes students and beginning researchers with the basic features of the theory of general relativity as well as some of its more advanced aspects. Employing the pedagogical style of a textbook, it includes essential id

Table of Contents

BASIC INTRODUCTION: From Newton to Einstein: Synthesis of General Relativity. Examples of Space-Times. Dynamics in Space-Time. Dynamics of Space-Time. Testing the Theory. ADVANCED TOPICS: The Space-Time Arena. Black Holes. Gravitational Waves. Einstein Field Equation: Evolutionary Interpretation. Numerical Relativity. Into the Quantum Realm. Epilogue. Appendices. Bibliography.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI005000
SCIENCE / Astrophysics & Space Science
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics