The Resource Theory of Gravitational Interactions, by Maurizio Gasperini, (electronic resource)
Theory of Gravitational Interactions, by Maurizio Gasperini, (electronic resource)
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 This is the second edition of a wellreceived book that is a modern, selfcontained introduction to the theory of gravitational interactions. The new edition includes more details on gravitational waves of cosmological origin, the socalled brane world scenario, and gravitational timedelay effects. The first part of the book follows the traditional presentation of general relativity as a geometric theory of the macroscopic gravitational field, while the second, more advanced part discusses the deep analogies (and differences) between a geometric theory of gravity and the 2gauge3 theories of the other fundamental interactions. This fills a gap within the traditional approach to general relativity which usually leaves students puzzled about the role of gravity. The required notions of differential geometry are reduced to the minimum, allowing room for aspects of gravitational physics of current phenomenological and theoretical interest, such as the properties of gravitational waves, the gravitational interactions of spinors, and the supersymmetric and higherdimensional generalization of the Einstein equations. This textbook is primarily intended for students pursuing a theoretical or astroparticle curriculum but is also relevant for PhD students and young researchers.
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 2nd ed. 2017.
 Extent
 XVII, 373 p. 14 illus.
 Contents

 Elementary Notions of Relativistic Field Theory
 Towards a Relativistic Theory of Gravity
 Tensor Calculus in a Riemann Manifold
 Maxwell Equations and Riemann Geometry
 Test Bodies and Signals in a Riemann Space{u2013}Time
 Geodesic Deviation and Curvature Tensor
 The Einstein Equations for the Gravitational Field
 The WeakField Approximation
 Gravitational Waves
 The Schwarzschild Solution
 The Kasner Solution
 Vierbeins and Lorentz Connection
 The Dirac Equation in a Gravitational Field
 Supersymmetry and Supergravity
 Appendix A The Language of Differential Forms
 Appendix B HigherDimensional Gravity
 References
 Index
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 9783319496825
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 Theory of Gravitational Interactions
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 Theory of Gravitational Interactions
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 by Maurizio Gasperini
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 eng
 Summary
 This is the second edition of a wellreceived book that is a modern, selfcontained introduction to the theory of gravitational interactions. The new edition includes more details on gravitational waves of cosmological origin, the socalled brane world scenario, and gravitational timedelay effects. The first part of the book follows the traditional presentation of general relativity as a geometric theory of the macroscopic gravitational field, while the second, more advanced part discusses the deep analogies (and differences) between a geometric theory of gravity and the 2gauge3 theories of the other fundamental interactions. This fills a gap within the traditional approach to general relativity which usually leaves students puzzled about the role of gravity. The required notions of differential geometry are reduced to the minimum, allowing room for aspects of gravitational physics of current phenomenological and theoretical interest, such as the properties of gravitational waves, the gravitational interactions of spinors, and the supersymmetric and higherdimensional generalization of the Einstein equations. This textbook is primarily intended for students pursuing a theoretical or astroparticle curriculum but is also relevant for PhD students and young researchers.
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 Elementary Notions of Relativistic Field Theory  Towards a Relativistic Theory of Gravity  Tensor Calculus in a Riemann Manifold  Maxwell Equations and Riemann Geometry  Test Bodies and Signals in a Riemann Space{u2013}Time  Geodesic Deviation and Curvature Tensor  The Einstein Equations for the Gravitational Field  The WeakField Approximation  Gravitational Waves  The Schwarzschild Solution  The Kasner Solution  Vierbeins and Lorentz Connection  The Dirac Equation in a Gravitational Field  Supersymmetry and Supergravity  Appendix A The Language of Differential Forms  Appendix B HigherDimensional Gravity  References  Index
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