4 edition of **Introduction to general relativity** found in the catalog.

Introduction to general relativity

Atwater, Harry Albert

- 320 Want to read
- 12 Currently reading

Published
in Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press
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Written in English

- General relativity (Physics)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by H. A. Atwater. |

Series | International series of monographs in natural philosophy -- v. 63 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.6.A88 1974 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 224 p. |

Number of Pages | 224 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22899335M |

ISBN 10 | 0080176925, 0080177182 |

LC Control Number | 73016251 |

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Introduction to Relativity is intended to teach physics and astronomy majors at the freshman, sophomore or upper-division levels how to think about special and general relativity in a fundamental, but accessible, way. Designed to render any reader a "master of relativity", everything on the subject is comprehensible and derivable from first principles. An introduction to general relativity by Hughston, L. P., Publication date Topics General relativity (Physics), Relativity (Physics) Publisher I would very much love to check out this book, and others, during the current coronavirus pandemic, but you have chosen to use a DRM format that means not everyone can. Pages:

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This self-contained book is an introductory text on the subject aimed at first-year graduate students, or advanced undergraduates, in physics that assumes only a basic understanding of classical Lagrangian mechanics/5(3). "Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity" provides a lucid and thoroughly modern introduction to general relativity.

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With an accessible and lively writing style, it introduces modern techniques to what can often be a formal and intimidating subject/5. An excellent introduction to general relativity: it's well written, all the ideas are explained at an intuitive level and with an easy-to-understand language; furthermore no mathematical prerequisites of Cited by: I can only recommend textbooks because that's what I've used, but here are some suggestions: Gravity: An Introduction To General Relativity by James Hartle is reasonably good as an A First Course in General Relativity by Bernard Schutz is one that I've heard similar things about, Spacetime.

General relativity is a beautiful scheme for describing the gravitational ﬂeld and the equations it obeys. Nowadays this theory is often used as a prototype for other, more intricate constructions to describe forces between elementary particles or other branches of fundamental physics.

This is why in an introduction to general relativity it is of. The essential mathematical methods for the formulation of general relativity are presented in Chapters 2 and 3 while more advanced techniques are discussed in Appendices A to C. Wald believes that this is the best way forward because putting all the mathematical techniques at the beginning of the book would prove to be a major obstruction for Author: Robert Wald.

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Beginning with a comprehensive but simple review of special relativity, the book creates a framework from which to launch the ideas of general relativity. Introduction to General Relativity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(7). Introduction to General Relativity published in was aimed at first-year graduate students, or advanced undergraduates, in physics.

Only a basic understanding of classical lagrangian mechanics is assumed; beyond that, the reader should find the material to be self-contained. Introduction to General Relativity, by Adler, Bazin and Schiffer, McGraw Hill, An older, reliable book, with many good presentations, and an excellent approach to the study of the Petrov types of solutions to Einstein's field equations.

Introduction Following the approach of Lev Landau and Evgenii Lifshitz, this book introduces the theory of special and general relativity with the Lagrangian formalism and the principle of least action.

Following the approach of Lev Landau and Evgenii Lifshitz, this book introduces the theory of special and general relativity with the Lagrangian formalism and the principle of least action. This method allows the complete theory to be constructed starting from a small number of assumptions, and is the most natural approach in modern theoretical physics.

Introduction to General Relativity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A student-friendly style, over illustrations, and n /5(8).Introduction to General Relativity is an introductory text on the concepts and modes of calculation used in general relativity.

Topics covered range from Newton's laws of motion and the Galilean transformation to tensor analysis, equations of motion of free particles, electromagnetism, and.

There are a great number of really excellent books on relativity, but no particular book is good for everyone: the reader is as important as that which is being read. To be honest I imagine that self-learning relativity to be quite difficult. It.