General Relativity (e-bok)
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2018-03-23
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Morgan & Claypool Publishers
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9781681748849
General Relativity (e-bok)

General Relativity (e-bok)

An Introduction to Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and Cosmology

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This book is based on a set of 18 class-tested lectures delivered to fourth-year physics undergraduates at Grifith University in Brisbane, and the book presents new discoveries by the Nobel-prize winning LIGO collaboration. The author begins with a review of special relativity and tensors and then develops the basic elements of general relativity (a beautiful theory that unifies special relativity and gravitation via geometry) with applications to the gravitational deflection of light, global positioning systems, black holes, gravitational waves, and cosmology. The book provides readers with a solid understanding of the underlying physical concepts; an ability to appreciate and in many cases derive important applications of the theory; and a solid grounding for those wishing to pursue their studies further. General Relativity: An Introduction to Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and Cosmology also connects general relativity with broader topics. There is no doubt that general relativity is an active and exciting field of physics, and this book successfully transmits that excitement to readers.
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