The General Theory of Relativity: A Mathematical Exposition

The General Theory of Relativity: A Mathematical Exposition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461436577
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 06/26/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 678
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Anadijiban Das, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, das@sfu.ca

Andrew DeBenedictis, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, adebened@sfu.ca

Table of Contents

Tensor Analysis on Differentiable Manifolds.- The Pseudo-Riemannian Space-Time Manifold M4.- Spherically Symmetric Space-Time Domains.- Static and Stationary Space-Time Domains.- Black Holes.- Cosmology.- Algebraic Classification of Field Equations.- The Coupled Einstein-Maxwell-Klein-Gordon Equations.- Appendix 1: Variational Derivation of Differential Equations.- Appendix 2: Partial Differential Equations.- Appendix 3: Canonical Forms of Matrices.- Appendix 4: Conformally Flat Space-Times and "the Fifth Force".- Appendix 5: Linearized Theory and Gravitational Waves.- Appendix 6: Exotic Solutions: Wormholes, Warp-Drives, and Time Machines.- Appendix 7: Gravitational Instantons.- Appendix 8: Computational Symbolic Algebra Calculations.- References.- Index of Symbols.- Index.

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