Special relativity as moving frames; tensors, exterior algebra and exterior calculus; differentiable manifolds and space time structures; parallel transport, torsion and curvatures, metric compatibility; structure equations of differential geometry. Prereq: 2153.xx (254) and one of 2568 (568) or 5101 (601) or 572. Not open to students with credit for 665.
: Spacetime Physics
: Taylor & Wheeler
Additional Textbook (Recommended)
: Misner, Thorne & Wheeler