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The Resource General relativity : an introduction for physicists, M.P. Hobson, G.P. Efstathiou and A.N. Lasenby

General relativity : an introduction for physicists, M.P. Hobson, G.P. Efstathiou and A.N. Lasenby

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General relativity : an introduction for physicists
Title
General relativity
Title remainder
an introduction for physicists
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M.P. Hobson, G.P. Efstathiou and A.N. Lasenby
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Language
eng
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UKM
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.6
LC item number
.H63 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
General relativity : an introduction for physicists, M.P. Hobson, G.P. Efstathiou and A.N. Lasenby
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General relativity : an introduction for physicists, M.P. Hobson, G.P. Efstathiou and A.N. Lasenby
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 555) and index
Contents
The spacetime of special relativity -- Manifolds and coordinates -- Vector calculus on manifolds -- Tensor calculus on manifolds -- Special relativity revisited -- Electromagnetism -- The equivalence principle and spacetime curvature -- The gravitational field equations -- The Schwarzschild geometry -- Experimental tests of general relativity -- Schwarzschild black holes -- Further spherically symmetric geometries -- The Kerr geometry -- The Friedmann-Robertson-Walker geometry -- Cosmological models -- Inflationary cosmology -- Linearised general relativity -- Gravitational waves -- A variational approach to general relativity
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26 cm.
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Extent
xviii, 572 p.
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9780521829519
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(hbk.)
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2006277059
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  • 9780521829519
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(OCoLC)61757089

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