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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 creation for Physicists offers a transparent mathematical creation to Einstein's concept of normal relativity. It offers a variety of purposes of the speculation, focusing on its actual results. After reviewing the elemental options, the authors current a transparent and intuitive dialogue of the mathematical history, together with the mandatory instruments of tensor calculus and differential geometry. those instruments are then used to boost the subject of distinct relativity and to debate electromagnetism in Minkowski spacetime. Gravitation as spacetime curvature is then brought and the sector equations of normal relativity derived. After utilising the idea to quite a lot of actual occasions, the booklet concludes with a short dialogue of classical box concept and the derivation of basic relativity from a variational precept. Written for complex undergraduate and graduate scholars, this approachable textbook comprises over three hundred routines to light up and expand the dialogue within the text.

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