Introduction to the Theory of General Relativity, PHYS 5240
PHYS 5240 Introduction to the Theory of General Relativity
Reviews special relativity and coordinate transformations. Includes the principle of equivalence; effects of gravitation on other systems and fields; general tensor analysis in curved spaces and gravitational field equations; Mach's principle, tests of gravitational theories; perihelion precession, red shift, bending of light, gyroscopic precession, radar echo delay; gravitational radiation; relativisitic stellar structure and cosmography; and cosmology. Prerequisite: Advanced calculus through partial differentiation and multiple integration; vector analysis in three dimensions.
|Section #||Meeting Days||Meeting Time||Meeting Place||Instructor||Section Web Site|
|1||MWF||9:00 - 9:50||PHS 210||Prof. Fowler|| |
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