MATH 5757: Mathematical Methods in Relativity Theory II

October 20, 2013

Gravitation via geometry; stress energy tensor, fluid dynamics; energy momentum conservation; Einstein's field equations, geodesic world lines via Hamilton-Jacobi theory; Schwarzschild spacetime; gauge invariant perturbation theory. Prereq: 5756 (665). Not open to students with credit for 666.

Credit Hours: 
3.0
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Semesters Taught: Spring (odd numbered years)

 

Textbook

Title: Spacetime Physics
Edition: 2nd
Author: Taylor & Wheeler
Publisher: Freeman
ISBN: 9780716723271

Additional Textbook (Recommended)

Title: Gravitation
Author: Misner, Thorne & Wheeler
Publisher: Freeman
ISBN: 9780716703440


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