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A first course in general relativity, Bernard F. Schutz

Label
A first course in general relativity
Title
A first course in general relativity
Statement of responsibility
Bernard F. Schutz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clarity, readability and rigor combine in the second edition of this widely-used textbook to provide the first step into general relativity for undergraduate students with a minimal background in mathematics. Topics within relativity that fascinate astrophysical researchers and students alike are covered
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schutz, Bernard F
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.6
LC item number
.S38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Astrophysics
  • Astrophysics
  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie
  • General theory of relativity
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie
Label
A first course in general relativity, Bernard F. Schutz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 378-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special relativity -- Vector analysis in special relativity -- Tensor analysis in special relativity -- Perfect fluids in special relativity -- Preface to curvature -- Curved manifolds -- Physics in a curved spacetime -- The Einstein field equations -- Gravitational radiation -- Spherical solutions for stars -- Schwarzschild geometry and black holes -- Cosmology
Control code
244767823
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xv, 393 pages
Isbn
9780521887052
Lccn
2009497226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)244767823
Label
A first course in general relativity, Bernard F. Schutz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 378-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special relativity -- Vector analysis in special relativity -- Tensor analysis in special relativity -- Perfect fluids in special relativity -- Preface to curvature -- Curved manifolds -- Physics in a curved spacetime -- The Einstein field equations -- Gravitational radiation -- Spherical solutions for stars -- Schwarzschild geometry and black holes -- Cosmology
Control code
244767823
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xv, 393 pages
Isbn
9780521887052
Lccn
2009497226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)244767823

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