3+1 Formalism in General Relativity: Bases of Numerical Relativity

3+1 Formalism in General Relativity: Bases of Numerical Relativity

by Éric Gourgoulhon

Paperback(2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642245244
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , #846
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Differential Geometry.- Geometry of Hypersurfaces.- Geometry of Foliations.- 3+1 decomposition of Einstein Equation.- 3+1 Equations for Matter and Electromagnetic Field.- Conformal Decompositon.- Asymptotic Flatness and Global Quantities.- The Initial Data Problem.- Choice of Foliation and Spatial Coordiinates.- Evolution Schemes.- Conformal Killing Operator and Conformal Vector Laplacian.- Sage Codes.

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