Exact Space-Times in Einstein's General Relativity
  • Exact Space-Times in Einstein's General Relativity
  • Exact Space-Times in Einstein's General Relativity

Exact Space-Times in Einstein's General Relativity

by Jerry B. Griffiths, JiAi Podolsk
     
 

This book explores concepts within general relativity in the context of the particular space-times in which they arise.See more details below

Overview

This book explores concepts within general relativity in the context of the particular space-times in which they arise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521889278
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2009
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Series
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Basic tools and concepts; 3. Minkowski space-time; 4. de Sitter space-time; 5. Anti-de Sitter space-time; 6. Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker space-times; 7. Electrovacuum and related background space-times; 8. Schwarzchild space-time; 9. Space-times related to Schwarzchild; 10. Static axially symmetric space-times; 11. Rotating black holes; 12. Taub-NUT space-time; 13. Stationary, axially symmetric space-times; 14. Accelerating black holes; 15. Further solutions for uniformly accelerating particles; 16. Plebański-Demiański solutions; 17. Plane and pp-waves; 18. Kundt solutions; 19. Robinson-Trautman solutions; 20. Impulsive waves; 21. Colliding plane waves; 22. A final miscellany; Appendix A. 2-spaces of constant curvature; Appendix B. 3-spaces of constant curvature; References; Index.

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