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General relativity (Physics)

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  • Special Relativityby Domenico Giulini

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 16.99

    Special relativity provides the foundations of our knowledge of space and time. Without it, our understanding of the world, and its place in the universe, would be unthinkable. This book gives a concise, elementary, yet exceptionally modern, introduction to special relativity. It is a gentle yet serious 'first encounter', in that it conveys... more...

  • Lesebuch Mathematik für das erste Studienjahrby Joachim Hilgert

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.95

    Dieses Buch ist eine Begleitlektüre zum ersten Jahr des Mathematikstudiums und darüber hinaus. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Motivation und Erläuterung der zentralen Begriffsbildungen anhand von Beispielen und exemplarischen Resultaten. Ausgehend von den elementarsten und historisch frühesten mathematischen Konzepten des Messens und Zählens... more...

  • Special Relativityby U.E. Schroder; P. Roman

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 99.00

    This book provides a thorough discussion of the concepts and main consequences of special relativity. Treated in detail are the Lorentz transformations, their kinematical consequences (the so-called paradoxes), relativistic mechanics, electrodynamics as an example of a relativistic field theory, and the principal features of relativistic hydrodynamics.... more...

  • Relativityby Asghar Qadir

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1989; US$ 73.00

    The most important feature in this book is the simple presentation with details of calculations. It is very easy to follow. Fairly sophisticated calculations are developed very rapidly. The presentation is logical and the detailed coverage makes this book very readable and useful. The contents develop Relativity as a modern theory of motion, starting... more...

  • The Special Theory of Relativity for Mathematics Studentsby Peter Lorimer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 73.00

    One of the problems facing mathematics and physics is that mathematicians and physicists speak languages that the others find hard to understand. These notes take a fundamental part of physics, the special theory of relativity and describe it in terms that can be understood by mathematics students who have studied the two basic undergraduate topics,... more...

  • General Relativity and Gravitationby Petros Florides; Brien Nolan; Adrian Ottewill

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 287.00

    This authoritative volume provides a snapshot of the state of the art in gravitational physics and related mathematical fields, as well as a review of recent achievements and prospects for future work. With contributing authors among the world leaders in their respective fields, this proceedings volume is a worthy addition to this conference series,... more...

  • Singular Null Hypersurfaces in General Relativityby C Barrabès; P A Hogan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 113.00

    This book presents a comprehensive and self-contained exposition of the mathematical theory of impulsive light-like signals in general relativity. Applications are provided in relativistic astrophysics, cosmology and alternative theories of gravity deduced from string theory. Cataclysmic astrophysical events give rise to impulsive light-like signals... more...

  • An Introduction to General Relativityby L. P. Hughston; K. P. Tod

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 48.00

    This textbook provides an introduction to general relativity for mathematics undergraduates or graduate physicists. After a review of Cartesian tensor notation and special relativity the concepts of Riemannian differential geometry are introducted. More emphasis is placed on an intuitive grasp of the subject and a calculational facility than on a rigorous... more...

  • General Relativityby M. P. Hobson; G. P. Efstathiou; A. N. Lasenby

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 79.00

    Advanced textbook providing a clear mathematical introduction to general relativity and its physical applications. more...

  • Essays in General Relativityby Frank J. Tipler

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Essays in General Relativity: A Festschrift for Abraham Taub is collection of essays to honor Professor Abraham H. Taub on the occasion of his retirement from the mathematics faculty of the University of California at Berkeley. Relativistic hydrodynamics has always been a subject dear to Taub's heart. In fact, many basic results on special relativistic... more...